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Home Again, Home Again (Jiggity Jig)

Apparently, when you leave town for 2 of the past 3 weeks, you have a few things that need to get caught up on! I want to give a final push for you lovely readers to take my blog surveys. You can win a gift card to Starbucks, WHICH I KNOW YOU WANT. Imagine the possibilities. I am so excited–and rather nervous–to check out the results. 

I want to take a separate moment to thank all of you for the incredible support and engagement you have show me and each other this past week. You all know that I am fairly open about my struggles with my various mental and physical issues. Irregardless, it meant so much to me to receive so many virtual hugs and support when I spoke of my anxiety attack and my personal and blogging mission statements. And, obviously, thank you all of the Happy Birthdays for my mom! She really is an extraordinary person, and we have an extraordinary and rare relationship. I hope I never, ever take it for granted. 

Now, those of you who follow me on Instagram, Snapchat (@suzlyfe), Twitter, and Facebook have been able to tag along for many of my adventures, but why not round up some of our favorite moments from the past week(end) for an all-encompassing Marvelous in my Monday? I can’t think of a better way to start off the week!

First up, you know I gotta talk about our travel marathon….

Susie Is Unimpressed with Travel Delays Bird Hit Plane Alex Wants Tequila

But all ended well and we had a great time in Roanoke! 

Poolside Planking

Poolside Planking

Sunday, it was time to pack up the rental car and drive my stuff back to Georgia to finally be stored for the long term. 

Driving home My Things

Monday had a downer moment, but otherwise was filled with a whole bunch of greatness. Like a humbling run in the heat, hills, and humidity of Greene County, Georgia.

Brick Betty Sports Bra for Running in Georgia

And see what I’m wearing? That would be my Brick Betty Bra (comprehensive review), and lemme tell you what, it was put to the sweat and performance tests that day and passed with flying colors. All I can say is, get one. NOW. Use me as your referrer. Yes, I am a Fit Professional and yes, this is an affiliate relationship. But trust me, you need one.  I never had to adjust it once it was on, no chafing, and just so comfortable. And Alex actually thought that it was a bathing suit top because it was so well cut! I also went swimming in it. Hello? That’s what the lake is for?

Alex even went for a run outside! My advice? “Good Luck, honey. Please don’t die.” LOVE YOU! He survived. But he was gross after.

Alex and I went bombing around in Mom’s car (top down, duh) and I only took one wrong turn which is pretty awesome for the fact that I don’t drive (or live) down there, and all the roads have changed! 

Alex Tubing Lake Oconee Georgia

That afternoon (after my lunch time issue and then recovery), the whole fam went out to watch my dad try to kill my husband my dad pull Alex in the tube. I don’t tube anymore after a few too many bloody noses and a busted eardrum. A) my dad means business b) it is a tricky tube and c) I don’t weigh enough to be able to control it. 

Mom's Birthday Dinner at Gaby's by the Lake Ritz Carlton Lodge Lake Oconee Georgia

Dinner that night was at Gaby’s by the Lake at the Ritz Carlton Lodge, which is a short boat ride from our house. Can I say they make an excellent margarita?? The stand out dish, in my opinion, was Alex’s crab-crusted mahi mahi with grits.

Crab Crusted Mahi Mahi Ritz Carlton Lodge Lake Oconee Georgia

Truly exceptional. Unfortunately, from nerves that day, I chewed too much gum and upset my stomach, but otherwise we had a great time. 

Georgia Sunset at Lavender Hour

And you can’t beat “lavender hour” and a northeast Georgia lake sunset.

The next morning (Tuesday), Alex and I went for a walk instead of running and later on I got a brief HIIT/interval bodyweight workout in (just to burn off some extra energy and get myself mentally back on track after a phone conference) while dad took Alex tubing again. I joined them out there after for a swim and a beer before we retreated from the sun for showers and gin rummy. 

After finding out my my little got engaged (!!!!), it was time for a fantastic dinner at Silver Moon, a great local spot that is one of those “best kept secrets” that everyone knows about–they don’t even have a sign, and it was a 30 minute wait. You write your own name on the chalkboard wait list! I had some fantastic BBQ simmered shrimp, Alex had some INCREDIBLE fish and chips, and the table shared Philly cheesesteak spring rolls and a blue crab and corn dip with hot bread. I didn’t take pictures because, let’s be honest, none of that photographed well. Also? It was too delicious to let sit! Excellent, excellent southern cooking in a true lake atmosphere. 

Wednesday started off like Monday, but even more humid. My run was in 85* with 90% humidity at 7:45 in the AM. Legs like lead, but I made it! And took this little video on Instagram which you have to see–my dad still kills it slaloming a month away from his 67 birthday! 

Dad Skiing Lake Oconee Georgia

Alex (after his longest run ever!!) and Dad when to play golf, and I got to work on my survey (which took me 3 tries to create, don’t ask why) and then work and more blog stuff. My big regret about this trip was that, though I got some Mom-Time in, I didn’t get my Mommy time in, if you know what I mean. I just wasn’t in a mental space for it, really, and that makes me really mad, because Mommy-Time was what I was so looking forward to for this trip.

Ribs, Beans and Coleslaw at Boat House at Harbor Club Lake Oconee

We met up with the boys for dinner at one of our oldest, favorite places that has since been reborn (multiple times) and is now a cute lakeside BBQ joint. We got an awesome and hilarious appetizer that I am going to make my mission to create in a healthy way this week to share with you all. And Alex and Dad both got the ribs, which were delicious. And Suzy? You would be so proud of me because I discovered that I actually like Corona Light now!!! Banner moment. 

Thursday morning finally had Alex getting up early enough to go out and see Dad ski, then we packed up the car again and took my stuff to the storage unit before heading to the airport for a very uneventful (thank goodness) trip back to Chicago and our Zoester. And dinner at Lyfe Kitchen.

Nike Run Club #RunWithHart Chicago

Friday, I made a last minute decision to take part in the #RunWithHart and got to run with local celebrity Erin and national celebrity Kevin Hart for a 5k on the Lake Front! Thank you, Nike for a great event!

Nike Run Club #RunwithHart Chicago

The rest of the day, I worked like a mad dog. Sushi and froyo were necessary. EXCEPT for the fact that the 3 flavors that I wanted weren’t working. FAIL. So I had to improvise.

Chicago Harbor Lake Front Path Early Morning for Summer Marathon Training Run

Saturday I enjoyed not only being with my fabulous CES marathon trainees but also some of the best running weather that I’d had since before I left for Blogfest (and ran with Annmarie). It was simply perfection. And good thing–I ended up totaling 17 miles between running there, running with the group (I helped pace the 10:30’s) and running back. Refueling (multiple times) was very, very necessary. So were groceries. 

West Egg Heartland Brunch with Egg whites and Veggies

And a trip to the movies for Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation (highly entertaining) and then Whole Foods hot bar + smokehouse + local brews for dinner! 

Post Long Run Snuggles with Zoe Marathon Training Suzlyfe

Sunday was low key after a not great night of sleep (um, I woke up at 2 AM) but I did rearrange my snack shelf! So there’s that. And we had some great pork chops for dinner after I did a spot of time on the spin bike to keep my legs loose after the previous day. 

Brick Betty Girl on Fire Tank Suzlyfe

No, I did not go to Lollapalooza. I live in Streeterville and work in the Loop. I saw plenty of side boob, nonexistent shorts, handkerchief pants, rompers, midriffs, face paint, and frat bro outfits just walking about my daily routine. No. Thank. You.

What a week! @suzlyfe catches us up on her vacation week #mimm #weekendrecap #fitfluential Click To Tweet

And now we are all caught up, at least on the highly entertaining goings on of my life. 

Catch me up: What happened during your weekend?

Would you go to Lollapalooza along with 100,000 drunk idiots?

Why is ugly food so damn tasty?

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  • Reply Coco

    Sounds like a great time. LOL on some foods just not photographing well!
    Coco recently posted…Respecting FearMy Profile

    August 3, 2015 at 5:49 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Seriously. It is so annoying.

      August 3, 2015 at 3:56 pm
  • Reply Megan @ Skinny Fitalicious

    I have often wondered if gum chewing was the cause of my stomach hurting randomly. I stopped chewing it a month ago and had a piece last weekend for the first time. My stomach was not happy. Good to know its not just me!
    Megan @ Skinny Fitalicious recently posted…Kale Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie &My Profile

    August 3, 2015 at 6:18 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Nope! Definitely not just you!

      August 3, 2015 at 3:54 pm
  • Reply Tiffany @ The Chi-Athlete

    I feel like I made the right day and right decision to come back to regular reading — I’m all caught up! *wipes hands* That was easy.:P

    I JAYKAY! I’m so happy that I got to relive that vacay with you! Let’s SERIOUSLY DO SOMETHING THIS WEEK?
    Tiffany @ The Chi-Athlete recently posted…I have so much to share with you, it’s kind of daunting.My Profile

    August 3, 2015 at 6:41 am
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      August 3, 2015 at 3:54 pm
  • Reply Annmarie

    Looks like you had a fab vacay despite all your travel troubles getting there! How cool you got to run with Kevin Hart!
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    August 3, 2015 at 7:09 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      hey, just added to the story, right?

      August 3, 2015 at 3:53 pm
  • Reply Michele

    You ran with Kevin Hart! That is SO COOL! I agree some of the bests foods are not pretty. That is why I’m only just about to post my easy taco salad recipe, the pictures are challenging!
    Michele recently posted…NYC Marathon Training Week 3 RecapMy Profile

    August 3, 2015 at 7:17 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      hahaha and you take beautiful pics!

      August 3, 2015 at 3:53 pm
  • Reply Julie @ Running in a Skirt

    Looks like a great weekend. Sorry you didn’t have enough Mom time. Hopefully you can go back soon.
    Julie @ Running in a Skirt recently posted…Weekend Photo Dump, Playing Tourist in AshevilleMy Profile

    August 3, 2015 at 7:26 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Or I might just have to steal her back up here!

      August 3, 2015 at 3:53 pm
  • Reply Lisa @ Running Out Of Wine

    I don’t think these days I would go to Lollapalooza…but 10 years ago I would have been all about it. Whenever there are big events in Baltimore I have zero desire to go…and end up complaining about all the traffic and drunk people that take over the city:)
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    August 3, 2015 at 7:26 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Exactly. I’m lucky I didn’t have to drive through the nonsense!

      August 3, 2015 at 3:52 pm
  • Reply Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner

    Looks like you had some great quality time! I am going to check out the brick betty. I just got a discount email so no time like the present! Have a great day!
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    August 3, 2015 at 7:35 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Yay hurray! I might have had something to do with that ;D

      August 3, 2015 at 3:52 pm
  • Reply Heather@hungryforbalance

    So much Hahaha in this post! It looks like you guys had a pretty good time. Props to you (and your hard working brick Betty apparel) for running in that weather!
    I haven’t been “tubing” behind a boat in years. My experience did not go well…
    Ugly food is almost always good! Pretty food CAN be good, but sometimes unsatisfying.
    There was a time in my life (ahem, college) when I would have loved to have gone to Lollapalooza. But, now, not so much.
    Heather@hungryforbalance recently posted…The Weekend in 3 words per pictureMy Profile

    August 3, 2015 at 7:39 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I have to say, if the BB stuff can push through that, what CAN”T it do?

      August 3, 2015 at 3:51 pm
  • Reply Stacie @ SimplySouthernStacie

    I dream of staying at the Ritz Carlton at Lake Oconee. One day it will happen! And I’m glad you survived running in the Georgia heat. Welcome to my world this summer!
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    August 3, 2015 at 7:51 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      You must stay at the Lodge sometime. I got a half day at the spa for my birthday one year, and it was so fun!

      August 3, 2015 at 3:51 pm
  • Reply Jessie

    i’m at loss of words that you were able to run with Kevin Hart! Talk about jealous!!!
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    August 3, 2015 at 8:18 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      So much fun!

      August 3, 2015 at 3:50 pm
  • Reply Jamie

    Sounds like you had an incredible weekend! I love tubing so I feel like I would be more than excited to go tubing with your dad! Haha. And I just want to let you know that Kevin Hart is my absolute favorite and I am beyond jealous that you got to run with him… currently stalking my next chance to partake : ) And as embarrassing as it is…. my 27 year old self TOTALLY wants to go to Lollapalooza !
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    August 3, 2015 at 8:22 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I can respect the desire to go to Lolla. I just like it from afar. And I hope that you get to run with Kevin Hart! It was a great experience!

      August 3, 2015 at 3:49 pm
  • Reply Kayla @ Blondes Have More Run

    Sounds like a busy week, but it looks like you had many fun moments with family πŸ™‚ I can’t believe you got to run with Kevin Hart! So cool! Thanks for sharing πŸ™‚
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    August 3, 2015 at 8:41 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      It definitely was busy, but in the right ways. I would totally take it again!

      August 3, 2015 at 3:48 pm
  • Reply Laura @ This Runner's Recipes

    The best foods never photograph well. I blame the fact that the best spices turn everything brown. Looks like you had such a fun trip!
    Gum chewing also messes with my stomach as well. I can’t even chew it anymore. What is it about gum?
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    August 3, 2015 at 8:44 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      It’s the artificial sweeteners and extra air. meanies.

      August 3, 2015 at 3:47 pm
  • Reply Suzy

    “He was gross after.” LOLOL. You’re hilar. I love it that your dad tried to kill Alex on the tube! It’s a brilliant dad move, you know. I’ll have to tell Andrew about that one. He can use that tactic when our girls start dating. We’d have to get a boat first so… two birds, one stone.
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    August 3, 2015 at 8:45 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      DEFINITELY. And yeah. Alex was dripping on the floor. I made him sit outside.

      August 3, 2015 at 3:47 pm
  • Reply Jill @ Champagne for Everyday

    I’m glad the rest of your vacation went so well! And, I actually refused to tube after the age of 14 when I realized I was in imminent danger of my uncle taking me out every single time haha. So scary!! Also, took the survey! I think you do a great job of being relatable, and showing women that we all go through similar sh*t – or is that just me? Kidding!!
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    August 3, 2015 at 8:58 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Thank you so much for taking the survey! I’m getting so nervous to see the results.

      August 3, 2015 at 3:46 pm
  • Reply Courtney @ Running For Cupcakes

    Loved your snaps of Zoe this weekend! I’m obsessed with all of your Brick Betty clothes, once I get a big girl job I’m coming straight to you! Also, was Kevin Hart hilarious when you were running with him or is he more serious when he’s running?
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    August 3, 2015 at 9:14 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      He definitely has his persona–he plays to his crowd, you know? And it is my mission to get you into BB. We will make it happen.

      August 3, 2015 at 3:46 pm
  • Reply Marcia

    All travel woes aside, looks like you had an amazing time! Yes, ugle food is often so tasty. Although i enjoyed some shrimp tacos this weekend which were delicious and beautiful for the win!
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    August 3, 2015 at 9:25 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Yuuuuuuuum now I want shrimp tacos. NOW.

      August 3, 2015 at 3:44 pm
  • Reply Dannii @ Hungry Healthy Happy

    I have never been tubing before, but it’s strange because in the past week I have read 3 different blogs where they have spoken about tubing accidents. I don’t think I will be putting it on my bucket list any time soon!
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    August 3, 2015 at 9:28 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I can back that up. Don’t do it.

      August 3, 2015 at 3:45 pm
  • Reply Jill

    I watched that video of your dad and he killed it!!! I only ski when I go to my brother in laws family reunion every 3 years so all I can do is stand and bob a little. Hahaha!
    Running in GA almost feels like swimming doesn’t it?! Whenever I’m down there I’m drenched after I get back from a run. Despite the hiccups it looks like a wonderful visit!
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    August 3, 2015 at 9:47 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I love running in GA because I feel so BA. Like, seriously.

      August 3, 2015 at 3:44 pm
  • Reply Lisa @ RunWiki

    It looks like it was such a nice time. Glad you had a full 2 weeks to really unwind and spend time with families and friends. No I would not want to spend time with 100,00 drunk idiots ( I’m a total social introvert) I leave parties right after the food. A street festival type event sounds like a bloody nightmare. I though about you ALL weekend while I was I was in Cville. Like you and Alex, my husband and I talk about moving there someday– maybe one of our kids will attend college there and give us a reason ( oh God we are stalker helicopter parents, aren’t we?) Maybe just back to NoVa somewhere – haha!
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    August 3, 2015 at 9:58 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I would be ok with you being my stalker helicopter parent, and who could blame you in Cville! I hope I get to hear more about your time there!

      August 3, 2015 at 3:43 pm
  • Reply Linda @ Veganosity

    Welcome home! Lol! I love your description of the Lolla crowd. To answer your question, yes, the hubby and I have gone to Lolla three years in a row!! Except for this year, I had USTA playoffs (we’re going to State!). My husband is a huge music fan/musician, so Lolla speaks to his soul. There is definitely something for everyone, I got to see Eric Church up close. LOVE! If you can ignore the drunken fools, it’s actually entertaining. Although, the mom in me want’s to wrap many of those barely dressed girls in a towel and send them to their room. Ugh!

    Sounds like you had a wonderful vacation. Your lake house sounds amazing.

    August 3, 2015 at 10:03 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      YOU ARE SO BADASS. Both for going to State (!!!!!) and for Lolla. I need to hear more about your tennis dominance! I would love to see the acts at Lolla, but I just can’t with the crowds. If they were halved, I would consider it.

      August 3, 2015 at 3:42 pm
  • Reply Rae

    Hooray for vacation and yummy food and running with friends! My weekend was jam-packed with awesomeness. But then my cat pounced on my chest at 5am and I didn’t get back to sleep and it’s Monday. Boo.
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    August 3, 2015 at 10:12 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      hahahahahahaha sounds like some one I know very well!

      August 3, 2015 at 3:38 pm
  • Reply Cassie @ Almost Getting it Together

    Thank you for that end reminder that Lolla is another festival and is crazy and I do NOT need to feel FOMO for missing Outside Lands. I’m too old for that ish.
    Cassie @ Almost Getting it Together recently posted…Slow Cooker Carne Asada Tacos with Pickled OnionsMy Profile

    August 3, 2015 at 11:25 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      No. You do not need that. Or the herps that would likely also result.

      August 3, 2015 at 3:37 pm
  • Reply Meredith @ ImRunningWithErasers

    I always say that the grossest looking smoothies are the best tasting ones, so I totally get how ugly food can be good! I live in Chicago but I didn’t go to Lolla – it turns into a TOTAL madhouse! Maybe one day i’ll tackle it though. Looks like you had a lot of fun on all of your travels!
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    August 3, 2015 at 11:40 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I would totally go with you. Strength in numbers??

      August 3, 2015 at 3:37 pm
  • Reply Morgan @ Morgan Manages Mommyhood

    What a fun weekend. That BBQ looks amazing. I totally get the Mom vs Mommy time – totally different times!
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    August 3, 2015 at 11:43 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I need my mommy time wwwwwwaaaaahhhh

      August 3, 2015 at 3:36 pm
  • Reply Erin @ Erin's Inside Job

    Ahaha local celebrity. You so cray. Thanks for rubbing in the water skiing again. waaaaaah
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    August 3, 2015 at 12:42 pm
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      August 3, 2015 at 3:36 pm
  • Reply Salt

    Whew your life has been FAR more exciting than mine! I love that poolside planking pic. πŸ™‚ Welcome home and I’m glad you had a marvelous adventure! My weekend was relaxing, no Betty (I miss her), but a great date day/night with the guy. πŸ™‚

    As for Lollapalooza…no thanks. Maybe 10 years ago. πŸ™‚
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    August 3, 2015 at 12:57 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Sad face for no Betty. And you were my age less than 10 years ago. What does that say about me?

      August 3, 2015 at 3:36 pm
  • Reply Michelle

    Gosh I’ve missed out on a lot! Sorry I’ve been so absent from blogging…good ole real life has taken over. Sounds like you had a great trip, and I am so drooling over that BBQ!!
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    August 3, 2015 at 1:42 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Girl, I saw your vacation, and I can’t wait to read about it!

      August 3, 2015 at 4:00 pm
  • Reply Sarah @pickyrunner

    It sounds like such a perfect vacation/weekend!! You had so much family time, home time, delicious food, and some running. I used to love tubing at my friend’s lake house but her dad was so rough with the boat that I definitely got whiplash several times. Now I prefer to stay ON the boat πŸ™‚
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    August 3, 2015 at 2:11 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      me too!! Silly Dads.

      August 3, 2015 at 3:35 pm
  • Reply meredith @ Cookie ChRUNicles

    My oatmeal rarely looks pretty but I sure love it!
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    August 3, 2015 at 3:24 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      hahaha but it is BRIGHT PINK

      August 3, 2015 at 3:33 pm
  • Reply Sam @ PancakeWarriors

    Epic vacation! So awesome you got to hang out with your mom for her bday!! And yes, the south is a mother to run in with all this lovely humidity, and it never effing rains. I’m going tonight, and praying I don’t die πŸ˜‰ Sushi and fro yo sound amazing right now, dinner?? PS Muffin show down is so on but OMG you have triple chocolate… I have a feeling you have the advantage πŸ™‚
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    August 3, 2015 at 4:44 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Hahahaha 3x the chocolate is kind of my secret weapon. I hope that you didn’t die on your run!

      August 4, 2015 at 2:11 pm
  • Reply Beth @ Running with the Sunrise

    Glad you guys had a good time on vacay…aside from the panic attack anyway. The Run with Hart looks like it was a lot of fun. I might consider making it to Lolla once, just to say I went. Not really my thing, though. πŸ™‚ Have a great week, Suz!
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    August 3, 2015 at 6:56 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I think that you and I should have our own Beth and Suz party. That would be way more fun!

      August 4, 2015 at 2:10 pm
  • Reply Wendy@Taking the Long Way Home

    Looks like a fun trip! did you get your southern accent back?
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    August 3, 2015 at 7:51 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Haha, bits and pieces of it, but we weren’t too surrounded by others. I did notice it a few times, though!

      August 4, 2015 at 2:10 pm
  • Reply Mar @ Mar on the Run

    SO glad you survived all the travel mishaps and had a great time away! πŸ™‚ and I’m still suuuuuuper jealous you ran with Hart. I love him!!
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    August 3, 2015 at 8:33 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      It was a super fun event πŸ˜€

      August 4, 2015 at 2:09 pm
  • Reply Farrah

    I took my boards in Roanoke! :O!

    I’m glad you survived your travel mishaps, and yay for lots of good eats + exploration? :D? + hooray for the cat snuggles! <3 I miss my foster kitty!
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    August 3, 2015 at 9:18 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Yay Roanoke! Did you see the Star? It wasn’t lit up for some reason when we were there. That was WEIRD seeing Mill Mountain without it lit up!

      August 4, 2015 at 2:08 pm
  • Reply Jess @hellotofit

    I think I’d pass on Lollapa-thingamajig. Loved seeing your pics on IG!!!
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    August 5, 2015 at 8:01 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Yeah, it’s not necessary. And thanks!

      August 6, 2015 at 2:26 pm

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