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An adoptive mom who loves Christ, family, running, fitness, and all things health related.

A Jolly Holly Day

Today was a great day. I woke up around 5:30, had some breakfast, and was out the door to run by 6:15.

It was glorious.

I love running as the sun is coming up, and it is always fun to watch my neighborhood wake up and come to life as I run.  My neighborhood is super hilly, so it adds a little bit of a challenge to my runs.  I finished 9 miles in 1:22:10 and I was in the door before 8 am. Love it.

Afterwards I went to meet my sister to pick up Holly.  We had such a fun day with her!! I took her to a jewelry party at my friends house for about an hour. She was so good and I loved showing her off 🙂  After the party we spent the rest of the day at home- playing and snuggling.

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Having fun with Uncle Beek!

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I love her perfect posture

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Eating lunch

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Can I eat lunch with her everyday?

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“Aunt Heidi- enough with the pictures.”

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My failed attempt at getting us both in a shot!

As I wait for my baby(ies), it blesses my heart so much to be able to spend time with my nieces and nephews.  They are like a little dose of heaven and remind me that my time will come.  I am so lucky to have their little faces to kiss!! 🙂

My mom surprised me this afternoon with a little Easter present for Bella and her brother or sister.

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Adorable

My mom said that the flower represents how our babies are sprouted in our heart. Seriously so sweet.  My mom gets me. I love that she is always thinking of our babies and encourages me each and every day. Clearly, my mom is the best.

We topped off a great day with a great dinner.

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Tomato pie!

Day 1 of my 9 day break= a tough one to beat!

What was awesome about your Saturday?

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4 thoughts on “A Jolly Holly Day

  1. Wow, speedy 9! Great job!! Holly has such a joyful sweet smile! What a dolly!! Awesome for today? 1/2 marathon distance run with my hubs =)

  2. Thank you!! woohoo for doing your long run with the hubs- that IS awesome!! 🙂

  3. olivetorun on said:

    I LOVE getting out and running early so the day is still there when I get home 🙂

    • Yes! Me too! When I was training for my last marathon, I would dilly-dally in the morning and then it felt like my whole day was centered around my long run. I am determined to get up and out early for this one! 🙂

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