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Rise and Shine

by Meghann on October 26, 2008

It’s another beautiful morning here in Tallahassee. The sun is brightly shining and the weather is nice an cool. Oh how I miss the cool Tallahassee weather!

This morning I dragged my Sister out of bed to join me on the same 6 mile run I completed yesterday. My Sister was always considered the ‘runner’ in our family. She ran cross country and track in high school and even competed with me in some 5ks last year. However, she looked at running more as a casual hobby and never gave it the heart that I put into it. Somewhere along the way, I went from begging my Sister to stop and walk on our runs, to having her tell me to slow down in our run today. I don’t know when it happened, but somehow I became the ‘runner’ ๐Ÿ™‚

I also helped my Sister set a new PDR today. Before this morning the farthest she had run had been 5 miles and I pushed her to complete 6. She had her doubts when we started , but we managed and finished without stopping to walk once! It felt great to help push my Sister and I am currently trying to talk her into running a 10k with me in a couple of weeks. She reads my blogs and comments, so lets give her a little encouragement. ๐Ÿ™‚

After our run and showers, my family debated what to do for breakfast. We could fight the crowds at various restaurants around town or we could stay in and make a perfectly fine breakfast at home. We voted on staying in.

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I love how some of my healthy eating habits of rubbed off on my Sister. She had Whole Wheat pancake mix that my Dad mocked, but made me happy! I had Whole Wheat Blueberry Pancakes with fresh strawberries on top and some fruit on the side.

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We used frozen blueberries in the mix and I have to say it worked really well to make the perfect blueberry pancakes. I will have to remember that in the future.

Now I am preparing for the 4 hour drive back home! Maybe I can steal a good movie from my sis to fall asleep to in the back seat. I probably, won’t be back to post until late so have a great Sunday everyone!

1 VeggieGirl October 26, 2008 at 10:41 am

Hooray for sunny weather, helping out your fabulous sister, and for….. BLUEBERRY PANCAKES!!!! ๐Ÿ˜€

Have a safe trip home!!!

2 caitlin October 26, 2008 at 10:43 am

yea kelly! come run the 10K with us!!!

3 Amy October 26, 2008 at 10:57 am

ohmigoodness…homemade pancakes. LUCKY girl! glad you had a great trip home—and it’s so nice that you and your sister ran together. i can relate to a lot of your weekend festivities. isn’t being home great? have a safe trip home !!

4 mng355 October 26, 2008 at 11:04 am

That’s so cool that your sister is into running too! I wish mine was the same!

5 jenngirl October 26, 2008 at 11:13 am

Wow congrats on that run! That is one of the most rewarding things about running, seeing the strides and accomplishments you’ve made ๐Ÿ™‚

Staying in for breakfast is ALWAYS a good idea…love the whole wheat pancakes!

Have a safe trip home today!

6 Lindsay October 26, 2008 at 11:19 am

awwww congrats to you for becoming the “runner”!!!! and best of luck to your sister w/ her new goals!

i’m using you as my running inspiration!

7 tryingtoheal October 26, 2008 at 12:47 pm

yay for the new pdr!!!!! what an amazing feat!!!! now she gets to shoot for an even bigger goal!

love the pancakes too…seems like sundays is pancake day this week for lots of bloggers!

and i left a little something for you on my blog!!!

8 Danielle October 26, 2008 at 2:26 pm

Way to go Meg’s sis ๐Ÿ™‚

(and Meghann for taking over the runners role in the mean time, that’s awesome!)

9 HangryPants October 26, 2008 at 2:56 pm

Yay SISTER, for both the running and the whole wheat panacke.

Drive safe Meghann!

10 Alexia October 26, 2008 at 3:12 pm

You always have yummy breakfasts!

Congrats on the run!

Have a safe trip home!

11 maggie October 26, 2008 at 3:50 pm

Congrats to your sister! That’s great ๐Ÿ˜€ You should tell her to start a blog too – I’m always trying to get mine to start one, hehe.

12 Erica October 26, 2008 at 8:06 pm

Yayyy for your sister! That is so exciting! Keep up the good work.

Also yayy for you for encouraging her! You are an awesome sister!!!!

Oh my gosh that breakfast looks so good!

13 wholefoodswholeme October 26, 2008 at 8:16 pm

yay for meghann’s sister!! so great that you can run together ๐Ÿ˜€

those pancakes look to die for!!

14 Amy October 26, 2008 at 8:48 pm

by the way! you’ve received something special from me on my latest post. come see it ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€

15 lauren October 26, 2008 at 10:35 pm

congrats to your sister – great accomplishment!

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