Study: Approximately 60 – 80 hours of May were spent studying. I have to be honest; I was never a big fan of studying. In High School, I never really had to study and in college I definitely did not study enough. This time though, I am trying to make up for it. However, it is not easy. But my job is on the line, so I am trying to buckle down.
Reading: Ha! Can we say….zilch, zip, nil, nul, zero? I read about a quarter of the book Quiet (which is good so far), I read half of an America’s Test Kitchen magazine and I read a few news articles on Flipboard. Other than that, it’s been all business.
Running: 181 miles, including one 100k race (62 miles) and one 50 mile race, bringing non race miles to a grand total of 69. A lot better than April, that’s for sure! However, most of them have not been quality miles. However, the majority of them have been with friends, which is not a normal occurrence for me, so that is a nice change!
|Final stretch of Miwok 100k: Stinson Beach at Sunset|
Travel:Add two race weekends to a holiday weekend and May is just about done! But wait, the fourth and final weekend of May was my cousin’s graduation party/Mother’s Day/my birthday, which was spent in Sacramento with family and friends, and my mother! Memorial Day weekend was spent at Off The Grid with my friend and her family, including new baby, eating fun food truck foods like chicken and waffle bites, falafel, and creme brulee. The next day I spent at the beach near Bodega Bay with broski and the in-laws, running with the dogs, eating clam chowder and enjoying the beautiful sunshine.
|Birthday dinner with the girls|
|Doran beach run with broski’s dog.|
Other that that, I rode about 20 miles on the ol’ bike, went to a Giants game, weeded and planted a garden, and even took the dog for a walk (everyone needs fresh air sometimes)!
What did you do for Memorial Day? Has the food truck craze made it to your area? What is your favorite time of year/month?