Our Weekend & A Running Update

12:10:00 PM

This past weekend was full of family and all around fun!
Friday I was able to catch up with an old friend while she trimmed my hair (it's quite nice having one of your bff's also be your hairstylist!)

Friday evening Andrew and I hung out and watched an episode of Bloodline *Season 2*
Anyone else love this show?! It's one of my absolute favorite shows & I look forward to finishing up this newest season!

Saturday Andrew and I had a little date day/evening and we went to the baseball game.
It started out a bit rough but we ended up coming back from a 4-0 deficit to winning 7-4.


Saturday night my sister came over for some bonding time, and we ended up staying up until 4 in the morning talking and hanging out and enjoying some adult beverages.
I am not used to staying up so late.
Sunday morning was a bit rough with two little ones running around!

*On our way out on Sunday*

The rest of Sunday we spent with family and just chilling.

I was able to fit in my work outs Sunday evening so I can keep on track with my Lauren Conrad 30 Day Ab Challenge, that I blogged about on Friday!


As far as my training for the half marathon in October I have had to take the past week off and it's looking like this week will have to be a rest week as well.
A couple Saturday's ago while doing my long run I slipped on some mud, I caught myself before I fell but my foot twisted funny.
The rest of that run and even that day I felt no pain but woke up the morning after with severe pain in the foot.
I hoped it would go away but here I am, a week and two days later and it's just TODAY starting to feel better. I would say today is the best it has felt since the pain began.
I can walk with VERY minimal pain and when I'm sitting it's like nothing is wrong.
From all the research I've done it's just a really bad bruise, that accompanied by the fact that I can see the bruise I feel quite certain.
I just don't want to push it and hurt my foot even worse so resting it is!

I'm hoping by next Monday I will have been fine for a couple days and can SLOWLY get back into my training program.
Fingers crossed!

Anyone have an recommendations for bruised foot pain relief?! I would really appreciate it!

Cheers!

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Linking up with Erin for Weekend Snapshots & Biana & Meghan for Weekending!


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5 comments

  1. Ouch!!! I've dealt with many foot ailments in my running life. The best thing to do for a bruise is to let it rest and keep it elevated when you are sitting down.

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  2. Baseball games are so fun! We have yet to make it to one this year. Hope to fix that here soon!!
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  3. Hey there! Popping over from the link up. Looks like a fun weekend- can't beat a Cards game! I too live in the St. Louis area. Cheers!

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  4. Ouch! I'm so sorry to hear about your foot :( That is no fun at all! But I'm heading to go check out your ab challenge now!

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  5. I haven't started the new season of bloodline yet, but I'm excited to!

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