Happy Friday! I slept in today — around 7 am. Plans for the day include CrossFit at noon (lots of dead-lifts in the wod today!) and writing a book review. The house is a mild chaos at the moment, so I’m hoping to get some pre-weekend cleaning and laundry in. Then this afternoon, I have a date with the scanner as I continue to scan and recycle all my class notes to downsize before the move. The boxes of notes just continue to stare at me. So much paper!
I don’t have much planned for the weekend (what else is new?), but I would really like to enjoy the weather and go out for a walk, even if for only a few minutes. It is strange that I can have no problem doing a dead-lift, front squat, or thruster, but walking is uncomfortable and painful. I miss being outside though. I miss listening to podcasts or music while moving. I love CrossFit, but I miss that alone time that I have with running. I’m going to go for twenty minutes, so fingers crossed.
Here are this week’s favorite things:
I’ve never heard of Sara Vaughn before. I loved this article on running, pregnancy, and post-natal comebacks. Now to go scroll through her instagram!
I found this pretty apt while we are currently on our own apartment hunt, although no apartments we’ve considered offer dogs you can rent yet.
Yes! Much agreed. #teamarugula all the way. Also — the author does not mention that it actually lasts all week in the fridge instead of becoming disgusting, soggy, and brown like spinach. I eat an arugla salad almost every single day.
I keep seeing it shared, but if you missed it, you should read this NYT article on why we procrastinate and then read Sarah Lavender Smith’s blog post on How to Get Started.
Number five can be the hardest one for me: ways to be a better listener.
The wonderful Caitlin Flanagan on the college admissions scandal — They Had it Coming.
What are your plans for this weekend?