My Bday in Pictures!

February 14, 2016

-We decided to sleep in and do the cuddle and then treadmill thing instead of getting up early.  

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-This.  Best thing to do on my birthday.

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-My mom brought lunch over for us (chicken fajita salad) and watched with us!

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A few things about the trials:

-JARED WARD!!!!!!! He took third for the men.. he lives right by me and he ran for BYU.  I am SO stoked about him!  

-Rupp took 1st for the men and that was his first marathon ever!

-I LOVED watching Amy and Shalane talking to each other and working together.  Amy really seemed to be helping Shalane out at the end with her water bottles and encouraging her.  

-Meb.  I just love him.  When all of his kiddos ran up to him at the end.. goosebumps everywhere.

-Kara broke my heart but I am stoked that my two buddies took 1st and 2nd;)
 

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And now a bunch of pictures from my girls’ night with my favorites.  They took me to Carabas and then to stay the night at The Grand America… they are real good to me.  

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Also, Brooke dropped my phone in water yesterday so I don’t have a phone in case anybody tried to reach me.  At this point I am not sure I am going to buy a new one ha… I can’t keep one working for longer than a few months.

Happy Valentine’s Day!!! Will you be mine?  

What are your plans today?

What did you think about the Marathon Trials?  

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