It’s Getting So Close

Mastermind Weekend 1/16

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The marathon is getting so close!! I can’t believe that it’s a little over two weeks away. I feels like we were just signing up for it! It’s getting real, people! ūüėĮ

A special box with all of our Team In Training gear arrived in the mail today.

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Inside was our uniforms, t-shirts, emergency bracelets, dinner and party tickets, flight and hotel information, etc.

Wow, it’s really starting to hit me.¬†In 17 short days, I’m going to run a¬†26.2 miles (in a row). I’m nervous, but so excited! We’ll be in Phoenix before I know it! ūüėÄ

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Thanks for everyone’s music suggestions on this morning’s post. Check out the marathon mix that I created tonight:

  • Whataya Want from Me¬†¬†¬† 3:47¬†¬†¬† Adam Lambert¬†¬†
  • More Than A Feeling¬†¬†¬† 4:47¬†¬†¬† Boston¬†¬†¬† Boston¬†¬†¬†
  • Born to Run¬†¬†¬† 4:30¬†¬†¬† Bruce Springsteen¬†¬†¬†
  • Short Skirt, Long Jacket¬†¬†¬† 3:28¬†¬†¬† Cake¬†¬†¬†
  • Evacuate the Dancefloor¬†¬†¬† 3:28¬†¬†¬† Cascada¬†¬†¬†
  • Lost!¬†¬†¬† 3:57¬†¬†¬† Coldplay¬†¬†¬†
  • Made Up My Mind¬†¬†¬† 3:44¬†¬†¬† David Gray¬†¬†
  • Hey Hey¬†¬†¬† 3:06¬†¬†¬† The Elms¬†¬†¬†
  • Whatcha Say¬†¬†¬† 3:43¬†¬†¬† Jason Der√ɬľlo¬†¬†¬†
  • Run This Town¬†¬†¬† 4:28¬†¬†¬† Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West
  • Don’t Stop Believin’¬†¬†¬† 4:11¬†¬†¬† Journey¬†¬†
  • Teenage Dream¬†¬†¬† 3:48¬†¬†¬† Katy Perry¬†¬†¬†
  • Firework¬†¬†¬† 3:48¬†¬†¬† Katy Perry¬†¬†¬†
  • Tik Tok¬†¬†¬† 3:20¬†¬†¬† Ke$ha¬†¬†¬†
  • We R Who We R¬†¬†¬† 3:25¬†¬†¬† Ke$ha¬†¬†¬†
  • Let It Rock¬†¬†¬† 3:51¬†¬†¬† Kevin Rudolf & Lil Wayne¬†¬†
  • Bad Romance¬†¬†¬† 4:54¬†¬†¬† Lady GaGa¬†¬†¬†
  • Alejandro¬†¬†¬† 4:34¬†¬†¬† Lady GaGa¬†¬†¬†
  • Monster¬†¬†¬† 4:09¬†¬†¬† Lady GaGa¬†¬†¬†
  • Speechless¬†¬†¬† 4:31¬†¬†¬† Lady GaGa¬†¬†¬†
  • Dance In the Dark¬†¬†¬† 4:49¬†¬†¬† Lady GaGa¬†¬†
  • Telephone (feat. Beyonc√ɬ©)¬†¬†¬† 3:41¬†¬†¬† Lady GaGa¬†¬†¬†
  • So Happy I Could Die¬†¬†¬† 3:55¬†¬†¬† Lady GaGa¬†¬†¬†
  • Teeth¬†¬†¬† 3:41¬†¬†¬† Lady GaGa¬†¬†¬†
  • Just Dance (feat. Colby O’Donis)¬†¬†¬† 4:02¬†¬†¬† Lady GaGa¬†¬†
  • LoveGame¬†¬†¬† 3:36¬†¬†¬† Lady GaGa¬†¬†¬†
  • Paparazzi¬†¬†¬† 3:28¬†¬†¬† Lady GaGa¬†¬†¬†
  • Poker Face¬†¬†¬† 3:57¬†¬†¬† Lady GaGa¬†¬†¬†
  • Eh, Eh (Nothing Else I Can Say)¬†¬†¬† 2:55¬†¬†¬† Lady GaGa¬†¬†¬†
  • Beautiful, Dirty, Rich¬†¬†¬† 2:52¬†¬†¬† Lady GaGa¬†¬†¬†
  • The Fame¬†¬†¬† 3:42¬†¬†¬† Lady GaGa¬†¬†¬†
  • Money Honey¬†¬†¬† 2:50¬†¬†¬† Lady GaGa¬†¬†¬†
  • Starstruck (feat. Space Cowboy & Flo Rida)¬†¬†¬† 3:37¬†¬†¬† Lady GaGa¬†¬†¬†
  • Boys Boys Boys¬†¬†¬† 3:21¬†¬†¬† Lady GaGa¬†¬†¬†
  • Paper Gangsta¬†¬†¬† 4:23¬†¬†¬† Lady GaGa¬†¬†¬†
  • Brown Eyes¬†¬†¬† 4:03¬†¬†¬† Lady GaGa¬†¬†¬†
  • I Like It Rough¬†¬†¬† 3:22¬†¬†¬† Lady GaGa¬†¬†¬†
  • Summerboy¬†¬†¬† 4:14¬†¬†¬† Lady GaGa¬†¬†¬†
  • Disco Heaven¬†¬†¬† 3:41¬†¬†¬† Lady GaGa¬†¬†
  • Bad Romance (Starsmith Remix)¬†¬†¬† 4:56¬†¬†¬† Lady GaGa¬†¬†¬†
  • Paper Planes¬†¬†¬† 3:24¬†¬†¬† M.I.A.¬†¬†¬†
  • Hung Up¬†¬†¬† 5:38¬†¬†¬† Madonna¬†¬†¬†
  • Man In the Mirror¬†¬†¬† 5:19¬†¬†¬† Michael Jackson¬†¬†¬†
  • P.Y.T (Pretty Young Thing)¬†¬†¬† 3:46¬†¬†¬† Michael Jackson
  • All the Right Moves¬†¬†¬† 3:58¬†¬†¬† OneRepublic¬†¬†¬†
  • Raise Your Glass¬†¬†¬† 3:23¬†¬†¬† P!nk¬†¬†¬†
  • Disturbia¬†¬†¬† 3:59¬†¬†¬† Rihanna¬†¬†¬†
  • Only Girl (In the World)¬†¬†¬† 3:55¬†¬†¬† Rihanna¬†¬†
  • Dynamite¬†¬†¬† 3:24¬†¬†¬† Taio Cruz¬†¬†¬†
  • You Belong With Me¬†¬†¬† 3:51¬†¬†¬† Taylor Swift¬†¬†¬†

My marathon mix includes 50 songs (heavy on the Gaga) and lasts 3.2 hours. I’ll hear songs more than once, but there’s enough variety that I won’t get sick of listening to them.

Dinner

Tonight’s dinner was a romaine¬†salad with leftover quinoa, roasted brussels sprouts, baked tofu chunks, homemade croutons, tomatoes, and balsamic vinegar.

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On the side, I had a serving with parsnip chips.

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Dessert

I did it! :mrgreen:¬†I went all day without any sweets, so I enjoyed two small bowls of Half Baked FroYo and a pint of coffee-chocolate porter. (The beer was my husband’s idea!) Both treats were totally worth the wait!

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I’m actually surprised how ‚ÄĚňúeasy’ it was to hold off those sugar cravings throughout the day. I definitely experienced them, but knowing that I could enjoy a special something at the end of the day was really all of the motivation that I needed. (Who knew?!) Tomorrow’s another day. Let’s hope that I can do it again!

Mal and I are running 10 miles with our team tomorrow morning. It’s the last run with the people training for the Disney Marathon & Half Marathon, which is NEXT weekend!!

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