Sunday, September 8, 2013

JoMo vs. Food

Yesterday was my long run - 18 miles.  That is the furthest I have ever ran!  And let me tell you, it wasn't so bad.  Yeah, I said it.  I wasn't that sore and today I feel like I really didn't run.  Trust me, I know how weird that sounds.

We ran later in the day and it had just stormed out, leaving it very humid and sticky.  It also resulted in bugs galore!  They were flying into us with a very strong force and flying around us everywhere!  And the gnats!  They were just landing on us and drowning in the sweat.  For some reason, I was just covered in them.

At around mile 15, we stopped at a gas station to get some more water and gatorade and Becky couldn't believe when she saw my neck.  I made her take a picture so I could see it (and put it on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook of course!).

It took just over 4 hours to finish.  My legs were a bit sore after.  I gave Becky a ride home, showered, and ate the leftover zucchini parmesan I had.  It tasted SO good!

I'm off to pancake eating contest against my 11 year old nephew.  For some reason he thinks he can out eat me.  He has no idea what he is up against.  I mean, I can out eat my husband.  I watch Man vs. Food and think about how I could eat that amount easily.  

What are your plans today?


  1. Haha. Please ignore my "don't cut carbs, man" reply to an earlier blog post. It is obvious that you are continuing to eat grains and fueling properly for training. :) I have runner brains, I promptly forgot your pancakes upon reading that post. I need to eat dinner apparently! LOL.

    1. And CONGRATS on the 18. The first time you do those big runs it's a bit surreal and weird! Big 2-0 coming up! Git 'er done.

    2. Thanks! Yeah, I just replied to you. I'm totally a carb girl. I can't fight it.