MIMM (Happy Leap Year!)

Despite the fact that I could nahhhhht get up to workout this morning, I’m actually in a rather chipper mood for a Monday and totally ready to get this week underway, so I figured this happy Monday morning mood was a good excuse to bring back the Marvelous in My Monday linkup hosted by Katie.

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Today is a “stolen” day! #leapyear2016

I love how Google visually interpreted this day — so stinkin’ cute! And totally prepping us for the Spring mentality (woot!).

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Anyone else have the “I love any excuse to celebrate anything out-of-the-ordinary-and-cool” gene? I think I got it from my mom. I like that we have an extra day of joy in 2016, as I’ve already determined that this is going to be an amazing year for me (and hopefully you feel the same for you!).

This was a cool fun-facts read about Leap Year: 5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know.

Anyone else have an amazing weekend? It was beautiful here — Spring was really trying to rear her pretty little head — and I took advantage of it by running both mornings. Saturday was a 5.5 miler (half solo, half with the boy), and then we started off a lovely Sunday with 7-8 miles in the sunshine,

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then headed to Hillsong NYC for another fantastic service.

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I really love this church and am so glad to be back in the habit of going regularly, and it’s even more special to be able to go with him. ❀ I’ve been to a lot of churches in my life, and I have to say I’ve never experienced anything quite like Hillsong. It’s truly special.

We then took advantage of the 60-degree weather by walking over to the charming Bryant Park and enjoying the day for a bit. It’s so lovely to be in love in the sunshine, isn’t it?? πŸ™‚

IMG_9066.JPGIn some positive running news, I decided to switch from my Asics to my Nike Air Zoom Fly 2s this past week to see how my legs adjusted, and I’m pretty pleased with the result. The Nikes are more flexible and minimalist and I have a softer footfall, and I feel good after a few days of running in them. I think there really is something to the whole “rotate your running sneakers” thing, for me at least. I’m bringing these to Maui with me (oh, did I mention we leave in two days?!) for some good beach running.

618Cvj51M9L._UX500_.jpgAnd because I’m having trouble staying focused on anything other than the fact that I’m going to HAWAII IN TWO DAYS, let me just leave you with this fun fact to whip out at your next cocktail party:

The Hawaiian Alphabet Has 12 Letters

alphabet.jpgNothing but soft, melodic sounds from this magical place.

Hope your Monday is marvelous, loves! ❀

Weekend highlights?
Do you rotate your sneakers?
Movie suggestions for my flights?

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13 thoughts on “MIMM (Happy Leap Year!)

  1. OMG I just want to keep these bunnies as my Google homepage forever! They’re so freakin’ adorable! How did you get them off the internet? Also I don’t rotate my sneakers but that’s because I only have one pair. I do rotate my rollerskates though so it’s probably the same thing haha.

    • they’re SO cute, right?? bunnies were my fave animals as a kid also, so i couldn’t resist. i just Google Imaged them and copied them to my desktop, then into my blog – easy peasey! ahhh i grew up going roller skating/blading every weekend and just last night another therapist i work with was talking about it, and i was saying we need to find a place here in NYC to go! so fun.

      • Thank you so much! I am now the proud owner of some Leap Year Bunnies (although I haven’t posted them to my blog, I kinda missed the boat on that one) πŸ™‚

  2. Looks like you had a great weekend. The Google bunnies are so cute! Hmmm, weekend highlights…I didn’t do much…so mostly the part where I relaxed? I definitely rotate my sneakers, right now I’m alternating with the Brooks Launch and the Brooks Pure Flow. I want so badly to wear the Pure Flow but they are giving me some gnarly blisters, grrrr.

    • relaxing is a must on the weekends — i def got in two great nights of sleep AND a Saturday afternoon nap. πŸ™‚ i still have yet to try Brooks! i took their online sneaker fitting test and got the Pure Flow so i was thinking of trying them, but blisters are nahhhht in my future plans. hope that stops happening for you!

  3. I was thinking yesterday about how I hated the last leap year. I was working at the rink in Central Park and I was so annoyed that I had to freeze my ass off for an extra day! Yesterday’s weather was amazing here. I am in total spring fever. I remember finding a church that I adored in NYC and it was the best feeling ever!

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