Normally we're rushing around a week before Christmas trying to get all this stuff done.
The tree has been purchased.
And decorated. Emily makes a good extension ladder.
|Go, Go, Gadget toddler! |
Cookies have been baked.
Not sure what's up with the fleece hat. She insisted on wearing it around the house all weekend. It made for a good hairnet I suppose.
Emily was the artist behind the cookies on the left. The green mess on the right was 100% me playing around with a pastry bag. If you can get past the looks, they taste really good.
Lights have been hung.
And Christmas cards are almost ready for the mail.
So with all the holiday hustle and bustle, not much running happened between the race last Saturday and this weekend. I ran for 45 minutes on Tuesday, and ran for an hour with the stroller on Friday night. That was it.
I was long overdue for a rest week anyway, and wouldn't have taken it otherwise. It was a good thing to have it sort of forced on me.
While some rest was warranted, I was feeling a little stabby by yesterday morning. Missing workouts makes me a
My plan is to get to bed at a decent hour every night this week so I can wake up at 4:30 to exercise before work. Shorting myself on sleep ain't pretty either. It's a delicate balance.
What's on your to-do list this week? Do you keep your workouts on track during the holidays? How do you do it?