Five Things Friday

by Sarah on October 24, 2014 · 1 comment

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1. First off, I want to send a big virtual ‘thank you’ to everyone who has tweeted me, commented on Facebook, sent me emails, connected on instagram, and all the social media love on our engagement. It’s been a really crazy couple of weeks. I honestly have to keep pinching myself to remind myself that yes, Bernie is no longer my boyfriend, he’s my fiancé! I can’t stop looking at the ring!

engagement

2. Not going to lie, wedding planning is a little overwhelming. Right now we know only a few things. One, it won’t be until Summer 2016. And two, it will most likely be on Cape Cod. We also have a tentative guest list. Bernie and I both have very small families, so the list is comprised of mostly friends. Let’s just say this is going to be one rowdy wedding! I am excited to get really started with planning. But right now, we’re focusing on setting a budget and figuring out what we can afford. 2016 is quite a bit away.

3. A few weeks ago, I contacted the very talented Caroline to set up some family photos of Bernie, myself, and Koji. Little did I know I would be newly engaged for the photos! Last weekend we met up in Lexington to take the photos and I am in love with how they turned out. They’re perfect for Fall! Koji was also a great little model. I think he liked all the attention…and the huge field to run in like a crazy man.

Caroline Winn Photography

Caroline Winn Photography

Caroline Winn Photography

Caroline Winn Photography

4. Recovery from the Chicago Marathon is going well. I took the first week after the race off from any kind of physical activity. Going up and down stairs at work was enough activity for my legs at that point. I’ve done a few short runs this week, tapping out at 4 miles. I might try 5 miles this weekend, but we’ll see. So far I feel pretty good, but everything feels a little awkward right now. I sorta pushed it a bit hard at the gym on Tuesday with the weights (hey, I was feeling good!) and ended up being sore for a couple days afterward. I have to keep reminding myself that marathon recovery takes time. I most likely won’t feel 100% until at least November. But I’m enjoying some of the extra free time I have these days! Sleeping in on Saturday mornings is a luxury I haven’t had in at least 8 months.

5. I want everything that Lululemon just came out with. Have you seen these wunder under laser-cut pants?? How fun are those! Too bad I have to “save for a wedding.” :(

lululemon

Readers: What are you up to this weekend?

I have an eye doctor appointment (no fun), dinner with friends Saturday night (fun), and shopping for a couch (sorta fun?)

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