Saturday, September 29, 2012

Saturday- I Love You!

I have been slightly boggled down in work lately that I am so exhausted. I slept till 9:15 this morning and Kaylee slept till 9:17. Love that girl! Here is a catch up of our life lately.

Last night, Kaylee and I snuggled on the couch for a while watching Honey Boo Boo, well she was while I dozed in and out. I know your thinking, what? You let your 15 month old watch Honey Boo Boo, but OMG she loves the little girl! She has no concept of what those crazy people are saying, she just likes to see Alana, and I have to say that Alana looked very cute in that blue swimwear during the finale Wednesday night. 

I made a delicious dessert for a lady and her husband at work. 3rd grade teachers made a meal for them since they have new twin girls.
Graham Crackers, Marshmallow Puff, Brownie Mix, White Chocolate Chips, and Oreos
Kaylee liked the outcome!

We finally made it to the doctor for Kaylee's 15 month check-up even though she is 15 1/2 months now. She checked in at 20lbs and 14oz and 30 3/4 inches long. She did not gain as much on her growth chart as she had been, but she did still show grow. She is just slightly below the 50% percentile. My kid doesn't eat so I wasn't surprised of this. She has become a very picky eater over the past 6 weeks or so. Doc said just continue to put a variety of foods in front of her and eventually she will eat, so that is what we are doing. Kaylee knows that the doctor's office brings scary things now so she started to freak once a nurse came into our little room. Hey, if I had to get 4 shots, I would freak too! 

Checking herself out in the mirror at the doc :)
Kaylee now has her first ever t-shirt, and what better shirt than a Lawhon's Lions shirt?? My mentor and friend lost her battle with Pancreatic Cancer recently. Last year at work, we had these t-shirts made to wear to a Pancreatic 5K and to wear at work throughout the semester. Well, they put a second order in b/c we are going to wear them to her life celebration that is next weekend. I had to order Kaylee one b/c Kaylee was her grandneighbor baby and she was Kaylee's grandneighbor lady. We loved her so much, one of the sweetest I have ever met. 

Well, I'm off to run, yes I am still doing it! Heading to another craft festival in a bit. Happy Weekend!

Monday, September 17, 2012

First Official 5K Completed!

Afterwards, so proud!
As most of you know from my posts, I have been training for a 5K with the C25KFree App on my phone. The program is an 8 week program that gradually gets you to where you need to be to run a 5K without stopping. As the weeks progressed in the program, I didn't think I would be able to complete the task at hand. One week it would jump from running 2 minutes at a time to running 5 then to running 9 etc until the last week you reach a 30 minute run no stopping. I was so proud of myself for sticking with the program for 8 weeks being that this is the most busy time of the year for teachers. I think the running 3 times a week (totally doable btw) was a good stress reliever plus I love setting goals for myself. Throughout most of the program, I was running 11.30 minutes a mile. Yes I know, that is slow. I didn't care about pace at all since my goal was to do what the program said not do it at a rapid rate plus I did the majority of my training pushing my sweet Kaylee in the jogging stroller which makes for a much more difficult run, so running without her made the race much easier! 
My sister was my running partner, she stayed about 30 seconds ahead of me most of the race, great motivator to keep pushing!
My pace at the race yesterday averaged 10.34 minutes a mile and I finished in 32.50 minutes just ten seconds faster than my 33.00 goal I set for myself. Go me! I am excited to continue running this fall with a few more races in store. Next one is the Pumpkin Run in October!

Friday, September 14, 2012


My iPhone is my go to camera these days. It has been since the beginning of the summer. It is so easy to snap a picture and post ;) So I have decided to link up for InstaFriday. Here is our past week in pictures:

Ziplining at the park :)
         The cute initial we got at the craft fair!
Kaylee taking a break at the craft fair with her 80s hairstyle
Supporting my mentor and friend with Pancreatic Cancer
Discovering the wrapping paper closet and having to hold as many rolls as possible at the same time.
I am beyond happy it is the weekend. I run my first ever 5K Sunday. I hope I can make it without stopping, C25K better have prepared me! Wish me luck :)

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Currently September

Loving that September is here and trucking right along. We are about to start our 6th week of school while some of you folks are starting week 2. The first 5 weeks have been super busy but successful!
What are you doing Currently?