Thursday, April 4, 2013

January, February, March, and a bit of April Update

So I know that I told you guys I would keep this blog updated now.  But I guess I told a fib, but the good news in the next couple of weeks I am going to be rolling out some posts.  So now you get Girardo overload, haha!
We have had a busy last few months, well except in January.  January was my recover month from December's crazy schedule.  I don't think I sat down for a minute.  I was going from dawn till dusk, good thing I was injured because I really don't know how I was going to fit running into that month.  Actually I did miss it and I did need it to help with the stress that comes with the holidays/weddings.  Anyways back to January, I literally didn't drive to too many places.  I drove down to Salt Lake around Christmas 4 separate times, I was done with that drive for awhile.  And on top of that we chilled every weekend, did family things like pizza/movie night.  It was a nice relaxing month!
February life picked up a bit.  We decided to take the kids to Disneyland this year, Sam was old enough to go on most the rides.  We had a blast running but we also wore ourselves out.  More on this trip later, it gets its own post.  Valentine's Day was a chill day, we aren't too big on this holiday.  We made heart cookies, the girls iced them and ate them as well.  But we did save some for friends and neighbors and ran them around to show our love.  David and I ordered in and enjoyed a dinner together after the kids went to bed, and for dessert-Red Velvet Cake, my favorite, yum!
Another thing we did that took a bit of time, we painted the girl's room.  We started it in December and finished it before we left on our trip to Disneyland.  I absolutely love it, I want to move into their room now.  Again back to January, lazy was the reason we didn't finish it fast.  We just were in chill mode that month.  But this one also gets its own post so just you wait.
Now good old March.  I love and hate this month.  Besides being my 2 favorite brother's birthdays, Spence and Chad Chad, which alone is the reason to L-O-V-E it!  But its such a tease, it gives us some warm days and then brings back the cold, and repeats that cycle for a bit.  I hate that part!  But I will take any warm days it throws at us.  We also had Maddie's Science Fair Project (picture above), she made soap grow in the microwave.  Crazy stuff!
We have been pretty busy this month though.  We are in the process of planning out Sam's room, which will have Utes theme.  Yeah go Utes!!!  I am so excited to start it, just like I was for the girl's room.  And just getting back into the swing of things after the trip has been kind of busy.  And running is back into full swing, just finding the time to meet up with some friends is the tough part.  School is always there,  Maddie has to be going to every club that is offered at her school.  Which is a good thing, but she sure likes to stay busy.  Olivia wants to go to school everyday, too bad preschool is only 2 days a week.  She loves her little friends she goes to school with.  I enjoy teaching the class every 4 weeks, I think I will miss it when she goes to Kindergarten.
Soccer starts for Olivia and Mads soon, there goes Saturday mornings!  But we are excited!  David is coaching Livie's team and loving it.  I actually enjoy watching him coach, he really gets the girls excited.  He also helps with Maddie's team as well, those practices are getting to be so organized and valuable.
David has been playing Basketball a few times a week.  Its nice to have him active, he won't run with me.  But I think I may have convinced him to run "Cahoots" with me though.  Even though it was his idea to do the race, I had to make him promise to prepare for it.  We are going to get him some running shoes and get him moving.  August 3rd here we come.  David is going to participate in Fremont Alumni Basketball Tournament next week (April 9th it starts), GO CLASS OF 97!!!!
I am just getting my racing schedule figured out for the year, and I am so excited.  I think this year will be a good competitive year for my running.  I also have some pretty exciting news for my running this year as well, I will be doing a separate post.  I will be doing about 3 half marathons, some 5ks and 10ks, Wasatch Back Ragnar Relay with my Weber Girls, Cahoots with David, and maybe a Dirty Dash with Melanie, and possibly the 18 hours of Ogden.  I also am going to try some trail racing out this year as well, not the long 25k stuff yet just a 5k and 15k. Its going to be a busy summer but fun one!

1 comment:

Melanie said...

Yay an update. With FB so prevalent and now instagram, it is really hard to keep up on the blog. Mine needs updating too!! Love the pictures. Can't wait for the room post and the TRIP post. Keep me updated (on FB or however) of the Fremont Alumni tournament. How fun (Go class of 1999). Would love to see how that goes. Glad he is out playing. He loves his B-ball. Cute posts and now I want some sugar cookies!!!