A pause

9 Feb

Today was a rest day. I decided that I needed some time out for myself so the alarm was turned off and it was back to sleep, to arise at a more sensible hour, to have my porridge (made with soy milk and eaten with toasted pepitas, sunflower seeds and walnuts…yummo), while reading the local paper.

Then later in the morning meeting up with running friends to celebrate a certain Lovely Liz’s milestone birthday. Well technically that doesn’t happen until early next week but she and her hubby will be in NZ having an awesome holiday by then. It was great to catch up with lots of familiar faces, and a couple of new ones, admire the amazing birthday cake, and have a good ol’ chitchat.

A relaxing Saturday – just what I needed. 🙂

“Your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.”~ Napoleon Hill

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12 Responses to “A pause”

  1. liz 09/02/2013 at 5:04 pm #

    Great to have you at my 50th Birthday Runners’ AM tea Cathy. I think we all love our running mates as much as our running 🙂

    • cathyn61 09/02/2013 at 6:44 pm #

      Agreed Liz. We’re a lovely bunch aren’t we!

      Sent from my iPad

  2. jkkingston 09/02/2013 at 5:10 pm #

    Rest is so underrated by us runners! I took 2 days off after Tuesday, did a light session on Friday and knocked out a 67 second improvement at Parkrun today. Listen to your body, it really does know 🙂

    • cathyn61 09/02/2013 at 6:45 pm #

      I know – and, unusually for me, I listened today! Hopefully it does me well.

      Sent from my iPad

    • Ewen 09/02/2013 at 7:34 pm #

      You’re the new rest guru J!

  3. Ewen 09/02/2013 at 7:35 pm #

    Next birthday I’ll have a shower after my run so I get a hug, like 2Fs.

    • Steve 10/02/2013 at 12:48 am #

      Jealous Ewen. Like being hugged by a female with muscles.

      • Steve 10/02/2013 at 5:29 pm #

        I did notice Ruth has nice shouders & arms now. Has she upped the weights training to produce good results. Well done Ruth.

    • cathyn61 10/02/2013 at 10:19 pm #

      I’m sorry Ewen. I promise – next time you’ll get a hug too 🙂

      Sent from my iPad

      • Ewen 21/03/2013 at 6:03 pm #

        Woohoo! Looking forward to that!

  4. Dash 09/02/2013 at 11:13 pm #

    Love the Asics cake!

    • cathyn61 10/02/2013 at 10:18 pm #

      It’s great isn’t it! And perfect for a runner.

      Sent from my iPad

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