Way back in September I started a run streak in hopes of running every day for the rest of the year…exactly 100 days. I started on September 22 and failed on November 11. I let the streak fail when we learned that Cannon had been exposed to Covid-19 then fell sick. I was dealing with a lot of anxiety while waiting for his test results. It felt like with the timing that it couldn’t NOT be Covid. I was worried about how sick we might get and if we had passed it to anyone else (his results came back six days later negative for Covid). At the time my body and mind needed a break and I took it. I looked back in my Training Peaks account and I ran every day from September 22 to November 11th which is exactly 50 days. It was definitely not planned but at least it feels like a nice round number to end on.
But I always believe it is best to get right back up and try again. I have been able to do a couple 50 day run streaks now so I am going to keep trying for that 100 days streak! 100 days from now is in March, that seems to far away! If you are interested in trying your own streak Runners World does a holiday run streak from Thanksgiving to New Years. So fun to keep moving during the holidays with the hashtag #RWRunSteak.
I started my streak over with an easy three miles on the treadmill, it’s always a good idea to ease back into these things.
Cannon was my cheering section as usual, I love how supportive he is (Emmy was napping)
The basement playroom is the perfect place for him to hang out while I run on the treadmill.
Cory was climbing on the roof of the house putting up Christmas lights. Our neighborhood is doing a “light up the night” campaign and encouraging residents to put up lights early so we can enjoy the season longer.
The kids and I joined him later to “help”
At four Cannon actually is helpful….at two Emmy is mostly trouble, but she sure is cute!
Then it was time for hot chocolate for the kids and coffee for the adults.
For dinner we made clam chowder and enjoyed time together. The world feels smaller right now but I am just so grateful it is full of these amazing humans!
Tell me something you are doing to make the season brighter!
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