Boy Is My Face Red
It’s hot out.
I took that picture after sinking my face into a bowl of ice cubes, Joan Crawford-style. Anyone else remember that scene in Mommy Dearest?
I keep forgetting that we’ve moved back to the South, where a “morning run” needs to happen around 5am in order to not be stroke-inducing. I thought I was playing it smart by heading out for my run around 8:00 this morning. Big mistake. Big. HUGE!
(You work on commission, right?)
So I’d like to build up a nice little base before any actual training takes place—you know, get to where I can actually run 3-4 miles without feeling like I’m going to die. But those runs are going to have to take place a LOT earlier than 8:00 AM, obviously.
I did make this yummy recovery smoothie after I removed my face from the bowl of ice:
1.5 cups plain coconut water
1/3 cup blueberries
1/3 cup strawberries
1/3 cup Greek yogurt
1.5 tbsp. peanut butter
Mmmmm…almost makes the hot weather worth it.