Gimme a T-A-P-E-R! Woo-hoo. Two things I never ever in my wildest dreams I thought would go hand-in-hand - taper and 16-mile run - which I did today. I'm no longer afraid of the double digits... in fact, often, I don't give it due respect in terms of preparation. Today started my first week of taper (75% effort).
But, of course, I ate as if I ran 22 today... or maybe as if I ran the whole marathon. Who knows, but it was good. I'm kind of obsessed with fish tacos lately... I need Jason to pretend not to be a vegetarian for a day, and teach me how to make a mean fish taco. I'm not sure why a corn tortilla and fish with some coleslaw and a little sauce rings up so many calories at the restaurant.
Anyhow, back to taper... last time I didn't get taper madness, and I'm hoping to avoid that this time too. I actually enjoyed the lower mileage and the time to catch up on Mount Washmore and other things around the house that are about to grow legs and crawl off if I don't tend to them. Pretty sure even my family might grow some spare legs and wander off if they don't get a little more TLC.
A few random things since the weekends tend to make me random:
Shout out to Shannon who as of right now is 7.5 miles from becoming an Ironman! WOW!
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