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Hello FitFam,

I hope you are having a terrific Saturday! My Saturday has been quite lovely! A long run, good food, and some quality family time! I cannot ask for much more, except for may be a cocktail 🙂

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Last week was FANTASTIC!! I had 3 busy but joyful days at work (I was super proud of our grade4/5 class – they won the Earth Day door decorating contest and impressed me with their speeches!!). Then Tim, Emily and I set out for a few days in the city. Emily competed in the Canadian National Dance Competition in Winnipeg. She danced wonderfully, I was very impressed with her entire dance team! We took some time and did a little shopping together, I always love spending one on one time with my girls. We connected over our love for Lululemon and shoes 🙂

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We also enjoyed some incredible meals and watched Furious 7 in the Movie Theatre.

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While we were gone Miss Olivia met a few major milestones! On Thursday night she participated in her first Karate grading and received her purple belt! Then on Friday she joined her swim team and swam 1000m in 2 hours for a swim – a – thon!!! I could’t be more proud!!! Rebecca was a real trooper and picked up the slack while we were gone, she accompanied Olivia to both of her events and encouraged Olivia to “just keep swimming” 🙂

Even though our week was full I was still able to complete all my workouts, with the exception of crosswim.

Here is a quick breakdown!

Sunday – Easy Swim 1600m  – 200m warm up, 4X – 100 pull 100m kick, 100m swim, 100 breast 100m swim cool down

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Monday – 45 min bike ride

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Tuesday – 5 mile run on the treadmill due to snow 😦

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Wednesday – 20 min biking on the trainer and 10 mins weights

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Thursday – 4 miles on the treadmill at the hotel

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Friday – Rest day

Saturday – 7 mile long run! I had a friend join me, a much faster friend. He encouraged me to run faster and I managed 7 sub 10 min miles!

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How were your workouts? What is your run pace? Do you have speedy friends ?? most of my friends are much faster than I, this friend likes to run at a sub 9 min mile pace but was kind enough to sit just below 10 overall.

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