Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!  Here in Indiana, the weather has been a rainy bust all day, and trick-or-treating was even moved to tomorrow night in several counties due to powerful winds and storms!  I can picture this in movie form: Halloween is threatened to be cancelled by the evil parents of the city council, and a group of costumed kids band together to save the day and bring candy to all.  I would totally rent it.

I’m celebrating by working on a research presentation while watching The Addams Family and eating microwaved s’mores by myself (awesome).  The Addams Family is a good background movie because I don’t think it’s very interesting, so I can finish the presentation without getting too distracted.

Tomorrow I plan to celebrate Halloween by buying discount candy, which is actually the best part about Halloween.  It’s kind of a tradition (FYI Walgreens seems to have the best post-Halloween selection and deals).

Top five Halloween picks:

  • Pretzel M&Ms
  • Take 5
  • Kit Kat
  • 100 Grand
  • Peanut Butter Snickers

With all of this candy I plan on eating soon, maybe I will actually feel like running.  This week has been more resting than running– the end(ish) of the semester (i.e. now) is super swamped, so I am saving most of my energy for my brain.  For whatever reason, whenever my brain is drained, my legs also feel tired and don’t want to run.  I’ve forced myself out a few times, and here’s what’s happened in the workout realm:

Sunday: 5 miles + bodyweight strength (lunges, squats, push ups, tri dips)
Monday: Rest
Tuesday: 6 miles speed: 2, 6 x 0.5, 1.  This wasn’t super fast (ever repeat got slower and slower), but the point was to fit in some speed before the race this weekend.
Wednesday: 6 easy in the morning; 2.5 extra easy in the evening (social run; we stopped about 10 times for an extended fall photo shoot, which I was totally okay with).
Thursday: Rest

Tomorrow I would like to run a shake out 2-3 miles, and the Indy Half is on Saturday!

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Halloween candy favorites?

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