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week 7 positive: the weekend.

I can’t pick just one thing for this past week’s positive. Because we has such a lovely weekend! Here are the highlights. 

Week 7 positive: the weekend

+ Bike test. Following a two-month offseason and last Tuesday’s five-minute bike test, I was sure my critical power was gonna be looooow. But, five minutes into my 20-minute test on Saturday, I felt stronger than expected. And, with five minutes to go, I knew I’d started too conservatively. While it’s not where I’d like it to be, it’s higher than anticipated. Upward! Lots of fun, hard work ahead. Still chasing the light and really big dreams + goals. 

+ Finley’s fourth birthday! It seems like last Valentine’s Day that my sweet niece Finley was born. We rang in her fourth birthday with Mojo Monkey donuts and pizza and watched her open a pile of presents in about three seconds. Oh, to be a kid again. 

+ Luma’s four months old! She’s been a lot of work, but we wouldn’t have it any other way. She currently loves exploring the backyard, devouring bully sticks, running hot laps around the house, and eating alllllll the peanut butter. 

+ We found our Property Brothers house. You know, the house Jonathan and Drew show that’s absolutely perfect – and, double the homeowner’s budget. Fingers crossed we find a fixer upper that we can turn into our dream (Property Brothers) home. 

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  • Eri
    02/23/2017 at 12:13 pm

    Very very cute birthday donuts!!!!! And your niece is adorable!!!!!

    • erin
      03/04/2017 at 11:16 am

      Thanks so much! She’s a ham, that’s for sure!

  • Leslie @ TriathleteTreats
    02/25/2017 at 4:00 pm

    I didn’t bike test last year but now that I am bike testing this year…I wish I had last year to compare!! (or maybe that is a bad idea)!! :) Your fitness will come back fast and i’m sure even more powerful than last year!!
    I want to come visit Minneapolis some day…can we meet at Mojo donuts when I do!!?!!? Finley…dang she is cute!!
    Have an awesome weekend of training erin!!

    • erin
      03/04/2017 at 11:19 am

      Always good to compare! Do another bike test in a few months to see your progress… no doubt you’ll make great gains!

      Yes – come visit! You’re always welcome at our house :) And, donuts for sure!

      Thanks so much, Leslie! Hope your training is going well!

  • Luv What You Do
    03/04/2017 at 7:02 pm

    Love seeing all your puppy pics on Instagram! Those donuts look amazing!!!

    • erin
      03/06/2017 at 6:54 am

      Thanks, lady! Trying not to spam everyone :) They were delicious!

  • Steena
    03/05/2017 at 2:43 pm

    Those pictures are SO SWEET, both of them! Luma’s giant lovable ears! Finley’s grin! <3

    • erin
      03/06/2017 at 6:56 am

      Ha! Her dumbo ears! And I still can’t believe Finley’s four…! Thanks so much, Steena!

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