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Blogger’s Block, March Break, and Running, Oh My!!

It’s been awhile since I’ve participated in Thinking Out Loud Thursday and I’ve strangely found myself with some free time so I thought I’d share with you a few random thoughts.

Thought #1 – Blogger’s Block

Is there such a thing as blogger’s block?  ‘Cause if so, I definitely have the worst case of it ever!! 

Being a good blogger is 5% talent and 95% not being distracted by the internet

I have a rare quiet evening at home tonight – the big girls are at goalie training with hubby, and my youngest is curled up with her ipad after a long day at March Break camp and a dinner date with me (poor thing – has to go to camp on March Break!).  The house is quiet, I’ve had a hot bath, and I’m free to blog only I don’t know what to write about, ugh!  I totally hate when that happens.

Thought #2 – March Break

So it’s March Break here (like Spring Break but in the freaking winter).  The kids are kind of sort of off of school.  I say kind of because we had to sign them up for camps because hubby and I both had to work.  Amber bamber is at a nearby school at a camp run by the YMCA, and her big sisters are at a softball camp run by a former division 1 softball scholarship winner.  Both girls worship the ground that this girl walks on and come home very excited about the things they’ve learned (like slap hitting and drag bunting).  I wish I was their age, spending a day at softball camp sounds like a ton of fun!

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To kick off March Break we stayed at hotel for two nights that had an indoor waterslide.  Brooke’s hockey team was in a tournament so our weekend was basically hockey, pool, relax, hockey, pool, relax. 

(She discovered that she can fool us by sliding under the divider of the patios of our two rooms)

We had a lot of fun and I wish we could have stayed there for all of March Break.

Thought #3 – Running

Ok, so when do I NOT think about running?!?  

Running totally makes me happy and I’ve been staying pretty consistent with it, running at least three times a week!  I haven’t been able to do any long runs due to the kids schedules, but I have been doing fun things – like running 3.14 miles in 31 minutes and 40 seconds on March 14th for Pi Day.

While I enjoy running for “fun”, I really miss training for a race. Plus I feel like I’m getting incredibly slow, but that could be because when I run in the mornings with my running friends I just don’t have the same mental toughness as I do on my lunch time runs. For some reason I just feel like walking in the mornings, sorry friends!

Amber is nagging me now, I guess the novelty of time with her iPad has worn off, so I better sign off now to go read some books with her.

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Have a great day!

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