why isn’t it always the weekend?

anyone else feeling like that this morning? i had one of those “and thiiiiis is how life is always supposed to be!” weekends of which i’m having a difficult time letting go today. take me baaaaack.

Friday evening: somehow lucked into the company Yankee seats for the second time in 3 days (no idea how that happened but i’ll take it!), and it ended up being an epic 19-inning game against the Boston Red Sox that included a power outage (i left during this, in the 12th-inning) and marks the Sox’ longest game ever (and the Yanks’ longest since 1962). i love baseball, but after 12-innings on a Friday night at the end of a long week, i was tired and cold and wanted to sleep. i’m still glad i was there for most of the game, though! such a blast.

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Saturday morning: i finally had my first great outdoor double-digit run in months, as this weekend was gorgeoussss in NYC and i was determined to spend as much time outside as possible. man, did that do wonders for my running self esteem, which was sort of lacking a bit lately, and my overall mental state/happiness level! sometimes a long run along the river on a beautiful day just changes everything.

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i reallllly love my new Nikes — they felt amazing during this run, and i’m hopeful they’ll be just what i needed (coupled with SPRING) to get me back into the distance groove.

Saturday evening: saw Insurgent with one of my best friends.

Insurgent_posterif you liked Divergent, you’ll like this one — it’s a good follow-up, i thought, and totally entertaining and keeps your attention. and this boy!! seriously.

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Sunday morning: the most gorgeous day everrrrr. i ran 2 miles downtown to meet my girlfriend along the West Side/Hudson River path, and we ran another 3 miles or so, for a total of 5 for me. even after running 12 the morning before, i was feeling awesome. this weekend was exactly what i needed to boost my running morale and get me stoked for Spring/Summer running!

girlsrunlove this human so much! it’s truly an amazing blessing to have a girlfriend who shares your mentality about life, adventures, tomboy-esque affinities, and love for the outdoors, and who makes every experience that much more wonderful. thanks, friend. so glad there’s you. πŸ™‚

we then brunched on the patio at an adorable spot in the West Village that ended up being the absolute perfect chocie: Upright Brew House.

upright their $25 brunch gets you orange juice, any drink off their coffee menu (almond milk latte w/ their house-made almond milk for me — did i mention i recently had to cut out dairy?? — and a chai latte for Al), a cocktail, and an entree. everything was delicious and we plan to return for more post-run brunches in the near future for sure.

i had every intention of working on a presentation for school at some point yesterday, but it was just so gorgeously amazing out that i couldn’t resist meeting a boy for a cocktail on a patio later on and calling it an early night. sometimes Sundays just need to be filled with all good things and not tainted by work!

hence, i will be spending tonight working on that presentation for my Parenting class. happy Monday.

hope you all had amazing weekends!

Highlight from your weekend?
Runners — any good runs lately? Is the weather finally lovely near you as well?
Anyone else brunch outdoors this weekend? What’s your go-to brunch meal?

 

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14 thoughts on “why isn’t it always the weekend?

  1. My question? Why does everything you love have to be in so many damn places at once? Why can’t I have Chicago in Atlanta? Why can’t I have Atlanta and my mom with me in Chicago? Why can’t I be in NYC frolicking with you?
    Why am i married when Jordan Speith is so adorable?
    THESE THINGS ARE HARD

  2. What an awesome weekend and how cool that you were at that game! I love the pic from the run on the West Side. I know just where that is and I was just telling Rock how much I love that area. It is like your own little running world over there. Yay for a double digit run girl. All I can say is you know how to take full advantage of the weekend!

    • womp womp wanna whine…haha alliteration makes me SO HAPPY. #nerdalert enjoy brunch! i’ll have to come to Chicago and brunch with you and the Suz at some point.

  3. Every Monday I wonder why the weekend can’t be longer. I mean really…why can’t society function off of a 4 day weekend and 3 day work week?! Haha…
    Great job on the running! The weather really has been such a relief lately. It feels so good to get out and run πŸ™‚

  4. My husband and I were watching that Yankees/Boston game and could not believe how many innings it went. Those poor guys stayed up WAY past their bedtime. Probably smart of you to leave – it would have been a while otherwise.

    Where did you run those 12 miles – where was that photo taken? Beautiful! The weather is finally spring-like here, which makes me very happy!! Looks like you had a fabulous weekend.

    • are you guys baseball fans too? yes, it was such a long game, i can’t imagine how exhausted they were for their 1pm game the next day! my best friend went to that one.
      i ran along the West Side highway Hudson River path — my path of choice. so beautiful! glad you’re having gorgeous weather, too. πŸ™‚

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