Yesterday’s workout:

6.81 hilly (including the Campus Drive climb) miles/ 55:42

Yesterday was my birthday, and my friends and family both made me feel like the queen that I think I am all day! But ever since I had my first kid four years ago, I’ve felt like my birthday should be a celebration of my mom, not me! Like, we’ve got the whole birthday-thing backwards! It should be more like a birthniverssary for those that raised us.

My husband learned from my reaction to last year’s gift of a new pool heater and is having my very own Cooperfish surfboard shaped for me! Stoked! Also, best husband ever!

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The dogs know the way to my heart.

I always say I don’t want chocolate, specifically See’s, because I try to pretend I’m a health nut, but who am I kidding? This thing will be gone in two days. And I don’t share.

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My birthday suit.

I love a good awkward photo of myself. And my cacti. And my husband’s shadow. Don’t worry. Those desert transplants will be wrapped in Christmas lights on November 1st. You better believe it.

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Wishing upon a Susie Cakes.

Once you become a mom, you’ll never ever blow the candles out without some help. We worked on proper form before the party… you know, the “aim high, no spit” form. Success.

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Made with lots of love.

I have no words for this one. My kid was just so dang proud, and when I told her my latte tasted better out of her mug this morning, she said simply, “I though so.” Heartmelt.

What has made your heart melt lately?

 

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