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Yet another jam packed weekend!

Thanks, Katie!

Thanks, Katie!

I definitely feel much more on top of my game and like I am getting my groove and life pace back by finding the balance between my comfort zone + me time and pushing myself a bit + getting out there more. Lots of random things to share with you (um, I kind of got addicted to a new Netflix show and watched the entirety of it on Saturday. And I’m ok with that), but I have a few special announcements to start of the week before giving you a preview of upcoming posts as a result of this weekend’s events! 3 important announcements first:

Happy Birthday, Alex!

susie and alex hammock

This kid is 28 today. Alex, I love you so much that sometimes? I don’t even realize it. I can’t and WON’T imagine my life with out you. You make me so proud to know and love you every day. Even when I want to slap you upside the head, or I make a duuuuuuuuh face (or say it), I remain amazed that you chose to share your life with me. I know just how lucky I am, and though I may try your patience, I hope you never question for a fraction of a second how much I love and admire you.

alex asleep

You may be an idiot (hello, Zoe had to get her nitwit ways from one of us), but you are MY idiot. Don’t ever forget it. Or I will hunt you down. 

Jessica’s Natural Foods Giveaway!

The next two announcements both concern Jessica’s Natural Foods! Which, coincidentally, is one of Alex’s and my favorite companies, so as a way to say happy birthday to ourselves (with my bday coming up!), I have a huge treat for my readers!

jessicas natural foods granola review (4)

First of all, check out this post to learn all about Jessica’s incredible gluten free, non GMO granola and the new organic, gluten free flavored syrups, and enter to win 2 of you will win a bag of granola and a bottle of syrup (each)! Butchay’all knew that, right? So what can I do to raise the stakes….

Jessica’s Natural Foods Discount Code for Suzlyfe Readers!

Has a very happy birthday present to me and Alex, Jessica has created the special discount code SUZLYFE for readers who just can’t freaking wait another second to try out her incredible products! Today (3/30) through April 15 (happy tax day peeps), you can get $5 off your order directly from their website. And that is for everyone!

cara alex bonfire dancing 2009

We are just going to continue to Alex it up.

That is basically a free bag of granola, people…. So whether you win it through the giveaway or use the discount code, everyone essentially gets Suz’s Favorite Granola FO FREE (but not with waffle fries, sorry. Youtube joke, jsyk. Ok I’ll stop now). 

I kind of want to use my own discount code. Is that cheating? Nah. 

Alllllrighty. Now for the weekend! 

Weekend Recap

Alex and I had a great date night at Sable on Thursday night–by the way, Meredith I found your Chicago Restaurant Equivalent of your Salad Soul Mate.

roasted root vegetable salad sable

I posted it on instagram, but all it was missing was some onion rings on top! Luckily, we had their cheese curds and sriracha ketchup to make up for that.

Friday was actually kinda busy for me at work. I won’t say that work itself was busy, but I was, lol. I rewarded myself (ok, and Alex) with Blaze, grocery shopping, and Blue Bloods. We party hard, yo. 

Saturday provided a perfectly CHILLY but crisp and fun run with my fabulous Saturday morning ladies, and then Erica and I got cleaned up and headed out for an Allergen Friendly Tasting Panel hosted by Now We’re Cookin’, this great little incubator company in Evanston! Erica already has a recap of the event up here, if you want to learn about things right now, but suffice it to say, this was a great event for the two of us. In short, we tasted, prepared, and provided feedback on the products–everything from taste and texture to packaging and price to preparation!

kitchfix paleo granola yogurt allergy friendly tasting panel

A HUGE thank you to Natalie and Now We’re Cookin’, as well as the companies that we tried out:

  • Bearded Bros Bars All- Raw, Vegan, Gluten & Soy Free, Non-GMO, Certified Organic and Compostable Package
  • Kitchfix Paleo Granola and Non-Dairy Cashew Yogurt Parfait (which I have reviewed previously but they are expanding their line! We also sampled this at Sweatworking on Tuesday.) 
  • D-Ology Gluten Free Baked Goods (available on Artizone (use code SUZLYFE HAS DISCOUNTS for 10% off your first order on the site!) and in some stores). We prepared and sampled their gluten free, vegan pizza crusts and pizzas.
  • Modern Table Meals Alternative Pastas (available in certain Whole Foods and Target, I believe.) 

More on Saturday later! Also, so many other new products to tell you about thanks to Erica (as always) and my first FitSnack Box!

Sunday was cold and breezy, so why not run a race! The Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8k passed without incident for me, except for the fact that my legs REFUSED to work the first mile because I was numb.

mermaid pants shamrock shuffle

Shoulda worn my mermaid pants.

I finished just under 40 minutes, but I think I’ve decided that my goal for this summer is to get sub 1:40 in the half and get a sub 22 5k. I’m a plug and chug runner lol. My legs don’t move fast!

shamrock shuffle track and trough

Also, you have no idea how badly I wanted to be in one of those blankets. And I’m now a part of Erica’s racing team, so I got buck up and stop tippy-toeing through tulips. 

running lake front suzlyfe

I take my work very seriously.

After the race, I headed home and GASP vacuumed. Except then I paid the price for my good deed by getting dust up my nose and having a complete sneezing and allergy attack for the freaking rest of the day. No good deed, right? By the way, still sneezing.

I did get to do a fabulous and so sweaty C2 class at Corepower. THANK YOU CLASS PASS (and Jeremy, who taught the class). We did a completely unconventional class working towards hurdlers pose (ie A LOT of arm strength and hip opening, both of which I need!).  I’m still very much redeveloping the upper arm strength necessary to further my practice, but because I did maintain my C1 practice throughout training (because I know the sequence by heart), I have maintained my overall flexibility. I think I will do a post about my non-marathon fitness and approach to exercise soon.

So much, I know, and honestly, more to say. But I won’t bore you any longer. Now, go and BUY YOURSELF SOME GRANOLA AND SYRUP with my discount. And then enter to win even more. I promise that you won’t be sorry! And I will gladly take what you don’t want! 

Have you checked out Jessica’s yet?

Are your and your significant other’s birthdays close? 

Have you ever been a part of a specialty panel? When was your last (non-threatening but super annoying) allergy attack?

Who else ran/raced this weekend!

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  • Reply Tina Muir

    Happy Birthday Alex! Hope you guys have a wonderful day! Sorry Suz, but that photo of you you put up yday made me giggle, I wasnt sure what it was….now I see it was allergies, they are so annoying! Looks like it was a chilly day at shamrock, but a lot of fun πŸ™‚
    Tina Muir recently posted…Meatless Monday- Healthy Mexican PizzaMy Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 5:35 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      At the time it was still the cold, but honestly, I think I was just preparing–I made the same face alllll day yesterday as I was sneezing!

      March 31, 2015 at 3:35 pm
  • Reply Dannii @ Hungry Healthy Happy

    Happy Birthday Alex! I hope it was suitably filled with cake.
    That sounds like my kind of salad too!
    Dannii @ Hungry Healthy Happy recently posted…Comment on 10 Minute Chickpea and Spinach Curry by Margot @ Coffee & VanillaMy Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 5:43 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Most definitely. Also we had it with root beer short rib sliders and a smoked trout/horseradish spread. NOMS

      March 31, 2015 at 3:34 pm
  • Reply Farrah

    I would so love to be on a food tasting panel, hahaha. <3 I like finding about cool new small companies with delicious foods that have delicious foods to offer!

    Happy birthday/doctors' day to Alex, and great job on your 5k!

    March 30, 2015 at 5:44 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      And thank you so much for your should out to him! That was so sweet! You would have adored the panel–as a foodie and a (SO CLOSE TO BEING) doctor.

      March 31, 2015 at 3:34 pm
  • Reply CARLA

    CHEEEERING YOU ON IN THE SUB 140 endeavor.
    Im a tortoise not a hare πŸ™‚
    In all all all things.
    CARLA recently posted…The first signs of wings.My Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 5:50 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I kind of am, too. But a faster tortoise maybe?

      March 31, 2015 at 3:33 pm
  • Reply Heather @Fit n Cookies

    Happy Birthday, Alex!! Hope he has a wonderful day πŸ™‚
    Heather @Fit n Cookies recently posted…A Blend, A milkshake, and a 9 mile runMy Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 6:14 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Well, it didn’t quite go the way we planned, but it ended with lots of good things, so we’ve got that!

      March 31, 2015 at 3:26 pm
  • Reply Nicole@Thegirlwhoraneverywhere

    All good things! Happy birthday Alex!! I hope you guys do something SO FUN to celebrate!! πŸ™‚

    I’ve been wanting to try ALOT of those brands, and who can say no to free granola? Certainly not I! thanks for the discount code!!

    This summer, my goal is a sub 20 5k. I’m going to do a weekly 5k running series called the “good times 5k” series. I’m pretty excited about it because I know it will help me with keeping my speedwork in tip top shape!!

    March 30, 2015 at 6:55 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I was thinking about it, and I think my long term goal might be a sub 21 or 20 5k. I haven’t really tried in so freaking long, you know! Partially because I keep getting sidetracked, also because I’m so scared of getting hurt!

      March 31, 2015 at 3:27 pm
  • Reply Lisa @ Running Out Of Wine

    Happy birthday to Alex!! Rob’s bday is in May and mine is in October so they are pretty far apart. We used to try to do weekend getaways for our bdays so it was nice that they are a little spread out.
    Lisa @ Running Out Of Wine recently posted…This Weekend Was Fueled By StarbucksMy Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 6:56 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      If there was a stone’s chance in hell that we could get away for a weekend, that would be the way to go. Instead I insist that we celebrate our dating anniversary lol.

      March 31, 2015 at 3:32 pm
  • Reply Salt

    Those Ariel pants are just too freaking much.
    Happy birthday to Alex!! Mike’s and my birthday are nowhere near each other (I’m March and he’s August), but I get to share with Betty. BOO HISS to allergies! My last attack was the unfortunate banana yogurt incident of last month.
    Salt recently posted…NJ Marathon Training Week 14 RecapMy Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 7:27 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      And while I’m sneezing, you might actually get into serious trouble, so please refrain from doing that.
      I think your stellar cat pants win, honestly πŸ˜€

      March 31, 2015 at 3:26 pm
  • Reply Tiffany @ The Chi-Athlete


    Also —- I’m seriously mad at us right now. Not really mad…more sad…and mad…I’m smad. I know that there were 30K people there yesterday, but we could’ve met like four times now. I’ve had enough of this. I’m texting you. >:O
    Tiffany @ The Chi-Athlete recently posted…Well, I lied.My Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 7:32 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Seriously. Like you said, we have to stop not meeting like this. This summer, there is no excuse. Just none.

      March 31, 2015 at 3:25 pm
  • Reply carissajade

    I forget it’s still cold in some places! It was a warm 80 degrees in Texas all weekend. Sounds like you had an awesome weekend! Also, glad to find your site!
    carissajade recently posted…My Weekend In PicturesMy Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 7:32 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      WHAT I NEED TO BE THERE. So happy that you found my site too! Can’t wait to check out yours!

      March 31, 2015 at 3:25 pm
  • Reply Sam @ PancakeWarriors

    Omg the little mermaid pants. Saw that on your IG yesterday. Priceless! Girl you are such a fast runner in my eyes!! I’m always amazed!! Love the Granola and syrup I need to get me some!! Hope you are feeling better today!!
    Sam @ PancakeWarriors recently posted…Fool Yourself Full with PistachiosMy Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 7:34 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Go and get it! Seriously that granola is one of my fave foods period. And thank you πŸ˜€ vroom zoom!

      March 31, 2015 at 3:24 pm
  • Reply Annmarie

    Happy Birthday to Alex!!!! Oh and you better believe I am using that discount code! Ps. Those mermaid leggings are AMAZING!
    Annmarie recently posted…Meatless Monday: Spicy Baked Avocado Fries with Honey Lime Dipping SauceMy Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 7:40 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      YAY I can’t wait to hear what you think!

      March 31, 2015 at 3:23 pm
  • Reply Gretchen | Gretchruns

    Great job at the race! I hate cold races when you can’t get moving. It’s like you WANT to sprint, but your legs just don’t listen. It’s the worst! I didn’t race this weekend (I have one this upcoming Saturday!) but I did run a few times. I’m helping my fiance train for a 5k, so I did a few runs with him and a few solo. It was fun and snowy! Happy Monday πŸ˜€
    Gretchen | Gretchruns recently posted…March 30- Weekly GoalsMy Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 7:52 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Omg my legs were basically giving me the middle finger. I was like, seriously guys? And that is so fun to help other people train–I love sharing that but also their enthusiasm and terror at the same time!

      March 31, 2015 at 3:23 pm
  • Reply Stacie @ SimplySouthernStacie

    Happy birthday, Alex!!

    And can you please tell me where you got those Little Mermaid running pants? I need those in my life ASAP.
    Stacie @ SimplySouthernStacie recently posted…Back from BostonMy Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 7:54 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Apparently they have them at Target… go for it

      March 31, 2015 at 3:22 pm
  • Reply Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner

    That guys tights!! LOL was he cute? Hope you and Alex have fun celebrating his bday. You 2 are so cute together. Lots of fun foodie events in Chicago for you all the time.
    Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner recently posted…Nourish With Tofu Veggie Collard WrapsMy Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 8:00 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Aw, thanks. Things didn’t go quite how we thought that they would, but we still had some good moments. And sometimes I worry that I have too much fun when i do!

      March 31, 2015 at 3:22 pm
  • Reply Julie @ Running in a Skirt

    Happy Birthday Alex!
    Both of our birthdays are in the summer, so we like to celebrate for the entire season πŸ™‚
    Julie @ Running in a Skirt recently posted…StrengthMy Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 8:03 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Like Memorial to Labor Day festival season here in Chicago. I like how you think!

      March 31, 2015 at 3:21 pm
  • Reply cait @pieceofcait

    happy birthday alex!!

    March 30, 2015 at 8:10 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      He says thanks!

      March 31, 2015 at 3:20 pm
  • Reply Anna @ Piper's Run

    Happy Birthday Alex! My husband’s birthday is in December…but mine’s coming up in July (also our oldest daughter in June). Umm…I love those Ariel pants..haha I would have died seeing those at a run! Love it. No races for me but I did have two good runs πŸ™‚
    Anna @ Piper’s Run recently posted…Workouts and Running Life LatelyMy Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 8:19 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Which I obviously am happier hearing than a race! Good runs are where it is at!

      March 31, 2015 at 3:20 pm
  • Reply Beth @ Running with the Sunrise

    Happy birthday, Alex! Glad you had a good Shuffle! I was kinda glad I wasn’t running it when I kept hearing about how cold and windy it was at the lakefront yesterday morning. Instead, I had the pleasure of working. My hubby’s about a month and a half older than me, so our birthdays are close-ish but not too close. His dad’s birthday is on the same day as mine, though, so that’s kinda fun.
    Beth @ Running with the Sunrise recently posted…Motivation Monday #32: Setting Fitness GoalsMy Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 8:21 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      That is so random! But it would make for a great family party! The wind picked up a bit a few times, but wasn’t tooooo bad. It was way worse the previous weekend.

      March 31, 2015 at 3:20 pm
  • Reply Pragati // Simple Medicine

    Matt and I have birthdays that are 20 days apart! It’s kind of fun to be his “younger wife” for 20 days lol Happy birthday to your hubby…and happy almost birthday to you!
    Pragati // Simple Medicine recently posted…Sunshine YellowMy Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 8:34 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I just love the celebratory nature of being able to both share and have your own celebration. Or just make it all about you lol.

      March 31, 2015 at 3:19 pm
  • Reply Suzy

    Those mermaid pants are inappropriate in all the right ways. I need them. Maybe Alex will get some for his birthday?!
    Suzy recently posted…Mileage MondayMy Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 9:02 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      OMG I didn’t even think of that! But now… the seed… has been planted…

      March 31, 2015 at 3:18 pm
  • Reply Erin @ Erin's Inside Job

    Oh man that just reminded me that Neil’s birthday is next week. Whoops!

    There was so much in your weekend I don’t even know. I didn’t even leave the house on Sunday, but instead plotted on how I could take over the blog world. I’m a little glad I didn’t do the race because I’m still not a huge fan of that cold running. No thank you mam.
    Erin @ Erin’s Inside Job recently posted…I Want More For MyselfMy Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 9:28 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Erica and co like to stand out in the cold. I went along with it, like an idiot. And when is Neil’s bday? We should get into trouble together!

      March 31, 2015 at 3:18 pm
  • Reply Sara @ lifebetweenthemiles

    Happy Birthday Alex!! Robyn’s birthday is in July, mine in January, so kind of far apart! I am very jealous he has a summer birthday when its always freezing for my birthday–life is so unfair πŸ˜‰

    It sounds like you had another amazing weekend and great job with your race. Like I said when you posted the pic of those pants…AMAZING! That guy is someone I would want to be friends with! I ran 7 miles this weekend which was my longest run in MONTHS…it felt great! Happy Monday lady!

    March 30, 2015 at 9:57 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      YAY! Love that you got a serious run in πŸ˜€ Hope you are sleeping better. And you should just have a discussion with your parents–like, WTH?

      March 31, 2015 at 3:17 pm
  • Reply Suzlyfe's mommy, Clare

    You are coming to Georgia–we have pollen……..start your allergy meds now!!!

    March 30, 2015 at 10:21 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I haven’t stopped them!!!!

      March 31, 2015 at 3:16 pm
  • Reply Rae

    Happy birthday, Alex! My birthday is in May and Ben’s is in August, so we get the birthday goodness spread throughout the year, which is nice. No running or racing for me this weekend–just sleep. Yay!
    Rae recently posted…Manic Monday – 03/30/15My Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 10:29 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Good gravy, and I know that you deserve it!

      March 31, 2015 at 3:16 pm
  • Reply Kate @ Baking in Yoga Pants

    Happy Birthday to Alex! Since I just celebrated my birthday and Dan turns 28 in September, we always say that I’m a cougar for 6 months πŸ™‚
    Kate @ Baking in Yoga Pants recently posted…ConfessionsMy Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 10:40 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Bhahahaha. One of my family friends is older than her spouse by all of a few hours (but opposite days) so she’s a cougar for just about that amount of time

      March 31, 2015 at 3:15 pm
  • Reply Laura @ This Runner's Recipes

    Happy birthday to Alex and great job on your race! Ryan’s and my birthdays are both in September, and our wedding anniversary is right between our birthdays, so it’s a month full of celebrations for us.
    Laura @ This Runner’s Recipes recently posted…Life Lately and St. Louis Go! Half Marathon Training Week 6My Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 10:40 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I would basically be useless for weeks, in that case πŸ˜€

      March 31, 2015 at 3:15 pm
  • Reply meredith @ The Cookie ChRUNicles

    Happy Birthday to Alex πŸ™‚ I LOVE a good salad that’s loaded with yummy toppings! The onion strings always make it for me. I try to order onion rings at other restaurants when I get a salad just to put them on top lol
    meredith @ The Cookie ChRUNicles recently posted…Races On My RadarMy Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 12:02 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      You would have been ALL about this salad. It was incredible. Even Alex can’t stop talking about it!

      March 31, 2015 at 3:14 pm
  • Reply Mar @ Mar on the Run

    so much going on here…. happy birthday to Alex! your time goals are impressive πŸ™‚
    Mar @ Mar on the Run recently posted…What’s Next?! Countdown to Pittsburgh Marathon WeekendMy Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 12:16 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I know, lol. Some times I scare myself

      March 31, 2015 at 3:14 pm
  • Reply Courtney @ Running For Cupcakes

    Happy Birthday Alex!!! I’m definitely going to Jessica’s website now and ordering a bag of granola, thanks for sharing the love!
    Courtney @ Running For Cupcakes recently posted…Better Late than NeverMy Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 12:56 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      It’s what I’m here for!

      March 31, 2015 at 3:13 pm
  • Reply Jill

    Happy birthday to your man! When is your birthday?!?! Congrats on that speedy race too. When I saw that pic on IG I was wondering if you had adopted 2 babies. Haha And I wanted to thank you again for the shout out and posting the zucchini bread recipe on Friday! It was really such a sweet sentiment. Glad you are starting to feel more like the ol Suze!!
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    March 30, 2015 at 1:05 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      hahaha that would be your dream–because naturally you would have to be the nanny. And DUH OF COURSE you totally inspired it! I hope I did it proud!

      March 31, 2015 at 3:13 pm
  • Reply Jess @hellotofit

    Happy birthday, Alex! Jessica’s looks awesome – it’s cool that you both love her food! Ray’s birthday was in March and mine is in August. Excited to read a non-marathon/fitness post! And all your other posts…
    Jess @hellotofit recently posted…Monday motivation – we must DOMy Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 1:06 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      haha you are too kind. But I know what you mean–sometimes, we just get into those mode where everything is about the same thing!

      March 31, 2015 at 3:12 pm
  • Reply Nicole @ Fitful Focus

    Oooo Q&A time!
    Have you checked out Jessica’s yet? – going to check it out now!

    Are your and your significant other’s birthdays close? – About 6 weeks apart. Will is older, so he loves the 6 weeks that we’re the same age. Other than those 6 weeks, I get to call him an old man πŸ˜›

    Have you ever been a part of a specialty panel? – No, but I wanna!

    When was your last (non-threatening but super annoying) allergy attack? – I had one in the dr.’s office after an allergy shot! Full on had to get epinephrine and steroids and all that jazz. not cool.

    Who else ran/raced this weekend! – not me, but I have a race this coming weekend!
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    March 30, 2015 at 1:49 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      OMG I love that you answered all the questions. Right now Alex is dating a “much younger” woman. For all of 10 days. Do you often have that type of reaction??? Seriously no bueno! And pllllease you would love the Jessica’s granola!

      March 31, 2015 at 3:12 pm
  • Reply lindsay

    awww alex is os young. Squeeze his cheeks for me! Love the GF goodies in that box, can i come steal some? LOL! thanks for all the fun shenanigans!

    March 30, 2015 at 2:38 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Come right on over and get involved!

      March 31, 2015 at 3:11 pm
  • Reply Katie @ Daily Cup of Kate

    Happy Birthday Alex!! Ans give me all of that chocolate chip granola!
    Katie @ Daily Cup of Kate recently posted…Orlando Recap #3My Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 2:44 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      It seriously is beyond magical. GO GETCHOSELF SOME

      March 31, 2015 at 3:10 pm
  • Reply MaryBeth at The Thrive Blog

    Thanks for the code, recap and HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOUR MAN!

    MaryBeth at The Thrive Blog recently posted…If You Could See the Support When I am When RunningMy Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 3:29 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      You know I’m always looking out for you! ANd thank you (on his behalf!)

      March 31, 2015 at 3:07 pm
  • Reply Sue @ This Mama Runs for Cupcakes

    Happy Birthday Alex! My hubby and my birthday are 2 months apart, so not super close. I’ve heard great things about those bearded bros bars, how were they? After MCM this year I think I’m going to take a break from the marathon for a bit and really getting faster in the half marathon. I would love to get a 1:45 next spring!
    Sue @ This Mama Runs for Cupcakes recently posted…Paris Marathon training recap: Week 11My Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 4:18 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I LOVED the orange kale one (sounds weird, tastes like figs) and the raspberry lemon. If you are into date based bars, totally recommend!

      March 31, 2015 at 3:08 pm
  • Reply Carmy

    Kitchfix looks yum! I totally fell in LOVE with those leggings when I saw them on your IG. I NEED THEM.
    Carmy recently posted…Monday on the Run #20My Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 5:08 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      You would love Kitchfix! And you would with the leggings πŸ˜€

      March 31, 2015 at 3:07 pm
  • Reply Debbie @ Coach Debbie Runs

    I need to find me some of that cashew yogurt parfait. Sounds delish! Love those mermaid tights. He had to be wearing women’s, right? Do they make them for men?
    Debbie @ Coach Debbie Runs recently posted…Recap: The Week in Training and LifeMy Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 5:58 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I really hope that they don’t. One of my fave comments from IG was that Ariel was looking at his “thingamabob.” I died laughing!

      March 31, 2015 at 3:04 pm
  • Reply Sam @ Grapefruit & Granola

    Happy Birthday to Alex!
    Sam @ Grapefruit & Granola recently posted…Exciting News + First VlogMy Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 7:37 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Thank you (on his behalf, lol)

      March 31, 2015 at 3:06 pm
  • Reply Sarah

    Happy birthday to Alex! Looks like you had an action-packed weekend (as usual!). At my last race my toes were numb for the first two miles – which was a little disconcerting……
    Sarah recently posted…Running favoritesMy Profile

    March 30, 2015 at 8:53 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Isn’t that the most bizarre feeling? Like, hello, we need those?

      March 31, 2015 at 3:03 pm
  • Reply Cassie @ Almost Getting it Together

    I ran/raced this weekend… but you knew that already. And can I be you and run a sub 1:40 half? Wah I just want sub 1:50 right now. Maybe I should do more speed workouts/push myself harder..
    Cassie @ Almost Getting it Together recently posted…Race Recap: Rock n Roll San Francisco Half-Marathon 2015My Profile

    March 31, 2015 at 12:19 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I think the same thing to myself as well. And then do the same thing as always!

      March 31, 2015 at 3:03 pm
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    Hey you! Happy Birthday to Alex!! And it certainly does sound like you had a really busy weekend, even though it was slightly interrupted by that vacuuming dust incident after your race! (Know how you feel there, vacuuming is one of my “house” jobs too πŸ˜€ )

    Have a great week, I’m still catching up on everything since coming back from Glencoe. πŸ™‚ recently posted…WhatҀ™s NOT Cooking #11My Profile

    March 31, 2015 at 12:57 am
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      Seriously, I was sneezing for over 24 hours (I think it triggered something). I am so excited about alllll the Glencoe pictures!

      March 31, 2015 at 3:02 pm
  • Reply EB @ Running on E

    Happy Birthday Alex!

    Bryan and I have birthdays 9 days apart (and a number of years, but who’s counting). We call the 9 day period birthdaypalooza every year and celebrate somewhere in the middle.
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    March 31, 2015 at 6:56 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Alex and I are 10 days apart, so we try to have a midway celebration as well, or, as often happens, just whenever we can!

      March 31, 2015 at 3:02 pm
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