Thursday, April 1, 2010

Three Things Thursday

1. It is the first day of April and I started the day off right with a easy run this morning.  I headed out with no planned route and ended up running a short 3 mile loop.  As I was coming to the final intersection where I could either go straight back to my apartment or turn left and add on a little extra mileage, I was feeling so good I turned left!  As I made my way the extra half mile, I actually passed a runner!  Usually I never see anyone out at 5am!  This was a woman and she said good morning to me! I wanted to stop and ask her if she lived nearby and ran frequently in the morning, although that might have been a little too sketchy!  Hopefully I will see her out again!!

2. Right now the Easter candy is killing me! The Cadbury eggs, skittles, jelly beans! It is all too much! I cannot stop eating candy!  In Biggest Loser style, I just looked up the nutrition facts and one Cadbury egg has 170 calories.  Ouch.

3. Check out a great giveaway hosted by the Happy Runner to win Run Like A Mother by Dimity McDowell and Sarah Bowen Shea!

March mileage total = 88.6 miles

Happy Thursday!!

23 comments:

teacherwoman said...

Nice job on the run! Sometimes you just gotta listen to the body and forget your plans! :)

I am ready for the East candy to disappear as well.... and eating it all isn't going to help me! LOL

Lacey Nicole said...

happy april, J!!!!

and hooray for being goodreads friends! i love that site. getting updates/ideas for books is so terrific.

way to start out the month :) and yes i have been craving chocolate!! whattssssupppp :) those brownies do a good job of answering the call ;)

Suzy said...

It sounds like you started your month out on the right foot!! I hope you see the other runner again...see her a few times and then you can start in with the questions. :D Also - if you need help with the chocolate I'm game because I have none here right now and it sounds SO good.

runkerarun said...

Yeah new month run! And nice miles for March! I have to amp it up.

I have little to no sweet tooth, so all this Easter candy doesn't bother me too much... aside from Trader Joe's peanut butter eggs! 200 calories an egg, but you bet I ate it for dessert last night! :)

Marlene said...

Great job on the morning run. Surprising that you saw another runner out!

I hear you on the Easter candy. Cadbury Mini Eggs are my fave.

Fair Weather Runner said...

oh yeah, easter candy is evil, and i'm struggling with it too. it's just oh so good. and yay for a GOOD morning run, and seeing other runners. i always feel the same way when i see another runner out. i want to stop and chat, but worry about being sketchy. ha!

marathonmaiden said...

what a great way to start a month off right! i did the same but not at 5am ahahah. it's awesome that you saw people out and about!!

and cadbury eggs don't count because they're seasonal ;)

Jamie said...

I think it's good I work from home/haven't been shopping much. I don't see the easter candy, I don't buy the easter candy!

Nice job starting off April with a run!

trialsoftraining said...

glad the run went well today! :) perfect start to the morning *and* month!

Reese's Peanutbutter eggs are going to be the death of me. and I'm 110% okay with it.. ;) YUM.

Aneta said...

i love seeing other runners at weird times like that!! hahaha. once at like 6 am, i was coming to an intersection and there were 2 other runners at 2 other sides. i wish i had my camera bc it looked cool; all 3 of us approaching the intersection at the same time!!!

good job on ur morning run!

onelittletrigirl said...

I am eating jelly belly beans for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Amber (Girl with the red hair) said...

Hahaha I always get SO EXCITED when I see other people out running and I'm like omg, maybe they can be my running friend! Hahahaha.

The mini-eggs are KILLING ME! Lol

Lisa from Lisa's Yarns said...

Holy smokes. No idea Cadberry eggs had that many calories. Yikes. Good thing I don't like them!! Although i am sure that peanut butter cups are not any better!!!

Mel -Tall Mom on the Run said...

Oh Easter Candy and all its pastel goodness. UGH!!

So funny whenever I see people who look my speed in my area I always want to stop them and introduce myself.

Sorry I have not been commenting more buddy!!

Amy said...

Sounds like a great way to start the month!

I was running behind a woman the other day at exactly the same pace until she stopped at her car. I almost stopped to talk to her about running together but chickened out at the last minute!

The Happy Runner said...

Thanks for the link :-)

Great way to start the month for sure -- and great way to end March with such good mileage! Way to go!

Aneta said...

hey, i got the green jacket at Winners. its kinda like a discounted outlet store that has lots of great clothes at low prices. i dont know if you guys have one where you live.
but ya, its bright! i love it!

runnernic.com said...

Nice running & great mileage! Your getting up there & thats FAB! :) :) Hoppy Easter! The candy is killing me too!

Badgergirl said...

The Starburst jelly beans and Reese Peanut Butter eggs are my Easter candy downfall. So good. But so evil.

Nice job on the run!

Runner Leana said...

170 calories in an Easter egg? Yikes!!! I love those things too!

Chelsea said...

Yeah, we have attack of the Easter Candy at our place, too. Luckily my husband is worse than I am! I love Cadbury Eggs... one isn't sooooo bad.

Mel-2nd Chances said...

I looked up the calories on those Cadbury eggs too :( Thankfully I've only had one... ok, two, in the last few weeks! :)

X-Country2 said...

Mmmmm, Easter candy is just so good!