Tuesday, April 13, 2010

I hate hotel treadmills

I am in Chicago for work this week so I am forced to get my runs in on the hotel treadmill; now I shouldn't complain because I am getting my runs in while I travel, which can be very difficult but it has been so hot & stuffy in the hotel gym it is making me dread my runs. 

I had my first bloggy meet up Sunday evening with the absolutely lovely Marcia from Running off at the Mouth I am stealing her blog photo as I forgot to pack my USB cable and can't upload the photo that I took; we can credit one of the teenagers that worked at Panera for this photo.



We had such a great time and we are such wild women that we closed Panera Bread - watch out!  It was great to meet Marcia, chat about running, kids, and life.  I hope this is the first of many bloggy meet-ups and I highly recommend it!

You absolutely have to go check out the cool challenge that Amanda at Run to the Finish is sponsoring; she asks us to select three changes that you can make over the next 30 days.  I selected:

1.  Picking up the phone to call instead of using email
2.  Being less judgmental and more accepting
3.  Increase my productivity at work

I hope I haven't bitten off more than I can handle.......have a great day

5 comments:

  1. Hi Kathy,
    I love Chicago!! Bonus...you got to meet Marcia:) How fun!!

    I love you list of changes to make within the next 30 days. I could have them as a goal for myself too:) You can do it!! Have a great week!

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  2. yeahh for meet ups!!! I agree the hotel isn't the best, but better than nothing.

    why is picking up the phone so hard? I swear I think about it but I just don't do it

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  3. Hi Kathy!
    Saw your blog on my statcounter and just wanted to stop by and say hi! I'm really enjoying reading your blog...I used to LOVE running until my knees told me I couldn't do it so much anymore. If you make the Boston Marathon, we'll have to meet up for a drink while you're out here!
    xo

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  4. Have you ever done Hood to Coast before? This will be my first time and I'm really excited (and nervous!)!!

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  5. Hey, I notice you visited the hotel gym. Would you mind writing a review at http://www.HotelGymReview.com?

    Thanks!

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