Working on his MBA? Check.
Runs barefoot like a crazy chicken everyday? Check.
0% body fat? Check.
Ran a 1/2 marathon with just hours notice? Check.
Since the “over-achiever” spot is taken in our family, I’m happy to take the “please-help-me-get-through-this-day-without-a-melt-down” spot.
David ran his first 1/2 marathon on Saturday! He and his friend decided to run it just a few days before. Unfortunately, the roads were wet (which is very, very bad for barefoot running as it softens your skin and can rip it up easily) so he ran in his Vibrams.
He had a great time and ran it in 1 hour and 46 minutes.
Did I mention he was 1/2 way through his 1/2 marathon before I even rolled out of bed?
Yeah. I felt super productive that day.
Is now a good time to mention that we’re running in the Ragnar Relay? (It is a relay race where you and 11 of your sweaty friends will run about 200 miles over a 24 hour period.)
ME. RUNNING. YES. ME.
I blame David’s sweet talking ways and peer pressure for convincing me to run in this! I have fun friends doing this! It’s going to be a party! I’m only doing for the socialization you know . . . you know I don’t run!
I am so embarrassed to admit how out of shape I am.
To stay in my target hart range, my runs are more like speed walks with bouts of running.
People, I’m currently running a 15 minute mile.
I know that doesn’t even make sense, because how can you RUN a 15 minute mile?
You can’t. You literally have to WALK it.
Oh my. Please don’t let any of my team members be reading this post!
I SWEAR I’ll get my butt in gear! I have nine weeks to make it happen!
On a more random note . . .
I had David pose for me for one of my technical assignments this week. Honestly, this image was one of the hardest assignments I’ve had at AAU! My octabox is really big (it is 6 feet in diameter) so it is challenging to fit it in the right space. The key light was relatively easy to set up . . . the back light however . . . was a nightmare! Let’s just say that after about an hour of moving my back light all over and trying several test shots, and trying every angle, I know of 278 ways to NOT place the bounce light in my kitchen! I ended up placing my light in the dining room (it also joins up with the kitchen) and I bounced it off the ceiling in the far corner. Would you have ever guessed this image was that complicated to light?
Since we had the strobes set up, I took a pictures of Paris as well.
She is such a cute dog. I can almost feel her soft fur on my monitor!
Even though Paris is like 110 in dog years, she’s still got it! That dog will go to any heights for a treat!
There you have it. Even my dog is an “over-achiever.”