Happy Labor Day! Our weekend was extremely busy filled with plenty of time with family. We started the weekend at the USC vs. Arkansas football game. We enjoyed a beautiful sunny California day into a cool evening with an entertaining game. The game was a blow out starting with a touch down two minutes into the game. It was so fun to experience my niece and nephew’s first game! I am looking forward to the season and hopefully making it to another game.
Our Sunday was a little more relaxing with cycling, napping and reading before celebrating my birthday with my family. We enjoyed my very favorite meal (my mother’s chicken pot pie) and BBQ. The evening was filled with the 3 Fs- fun, food and family. I was thrilled to have a day off today which was spent sleeping in (I can’t remember the last time I slept past 7am). The morning was spent on the computer and watching our latest binge show- Fresh Off The Boat. The rest of the day will be enjoyed with my husband and Emma by the pool and reading.
The week is going to fly by with only 4 days of work before we fly out to Miami on Saturday. With some of the craziness of the past few weeks, I realized there are a few updates on situations mentioned on the blog that I wanted to follow up on.
Ragnar Relay Update
After the So Cal Ragnar Relay, I was so excited to sign up for the Nor Cal Ragnar Relay. We started to form a team and plan going up to San Francisco. After discussing the logistics of the trip, we realized the trip was just not possible for us. We already had planned Portland in August, Miami in September and Thailand in November. Throwing one more trip in the mix just was not going to happen this year. Luckily, the early registration just started for the 2016 So Cal Ragnar Relay.
Back Pain Update
As a whole, my lower back pain has improved. Unfortunately, there have been some days that my back pain has really acted up. Coincidentally, the pain started to come back after I took a few weeks off of my acupuncture and chiropractic sessions. I have gotten back to regular appointments which has really helped to take away my pain. With an increase in training, I have been trying very hard to watch my back with the exercise I have been doing lately.
Triathlon Training Update
Speaking of training, I had advised that I was looking for a triathlon plan for my race in early October. I looked at a few plans but all of the plans forced me to create my own plan. I am in the home stretch with one month left. My cycling is on par but the running and swimming need to improve over the next few weeks. I will be sure to share my plan this week.
Tell me: What are you looking forward to?