Last weekend, I experienced being a VERY early bird when I woke up around 4:30am and could not get back to sleep. While I consider myself a morning person far more than a night owl, I wouldn’t say I am truly an early bird. I usually wake up naturally between 7 and 8am, and dragging myself out of bed at 6am for November Project is a struggle more often than not. And yet, every time I get out the door and watch the sun rise on a morning run, I’m so grateful for the experience and glad that I didn’t give into the snooze button. Which makes me think I’m more of an early bird than I realize, and wonder about what makes people tilt one way or the other. This was definitely on my mind Sunday morning and the past couple of days.
Hope everyone had a fabulous Fourth of July weekend filled with family, friends, food and fun. I’m checking in at the start of this week to share my weekly workouts and a Fourth of July weekend recap! My weekend was low-key, and that was lovely. It started off with a ‘freedom’ run. Not just to do with the holiday, but because I ran without headphones, meaning no music and no bar exam lectures, and without any particular distance in mind. I ran when I felt like it, at the speed I felt like, slowing to a walk occasionally. In the end I probably jogged about 5 miles and walked 1 around the hilly Ridgefield roads and at the recreation center.
9/11 Memorial at the Rec Center on the Fourth of July