Turn up! Turn down for what?

That’s what my Smoodents say all day long.  This last week before winter break has been on 10, but in a good way. 

Staff have been able to loosen up with potlucks, ugly sweater contests, secret santa and basketball games. These chicas were in the holiday spirit.

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Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest

Besides my monochromatic,  classroom Christmas tree, I chose to display my holiday spirit with a glitter shellac manicure.  Juicing has done wonders for my nails.  Weak, brittle nails are a common side effect of thyroid hormone imbalances. 
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The running world has been pretty slow.   My December average has been 12 miles a week.  I anticipated the decrease in miles due to the cold weather and shorter days. 

I skipped the Reindeer Romp last week.  Repeating a race I’ve already done in cold rain is pointless, especially for a 4k.  Instead, my time was spent with 7 miles on the treadmill, followed by weights.  I’ve done great with incorporating weights into my regimen at least twice a week.

Speaking of weights, I was able to check out a muscle definition class taught by one of my 5 fifteener spin partners, Emelia.  She spared no mercy and did an excellent job. 

I hope the Cards spare no mercy on Miami as I help cheer them on at the Russell Athletic Bowl game! 
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Turn Up!
♡KelsieLou♡

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About KelsieLou

Therapeutic Foster Parent, Teacher, and Runner who believes that life is what you make it. Envision, Empower, and Educate.
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8 Responses to Turn up! Turn down for what?

  1. TURN UP!!! haha I love it 🙂 Although I probably don’t sound quite like all the rappers saying that these days. Love the ugly Christmas sweaters!

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  2. cardamone5 says:

    Great post!

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  3. piratebobcat says:

    I thought it was “turn’t up” or is that another thing?

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