The Friday Five

1.  The Asics Storm Shelter Jacket.  I bought this jacket at Fleet Feet a few weeks ago and wasn’t sure how often I’d really wear it.  I have lived in it!  Even through the recent polar vortex (slight exaggeration), I’ve worn it and stayed warm.

Seam-sealed, fully-lined, Waterproof zipper, Removable hood with adjusters, Zippered body vents, 360 degree 3M reflectivity, Thumbholes on Lycra wrist gaiters.  

I bought mine in white, but I didn’t know that pink was available…so cute!

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2.  You Fresh Naturals Coco-Nut Butter– This is my favorite nut butter!

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– Paleo Friendly
– Gluten Free
– Non GMO
– Vegan (except the added protein Coco-Nut Butters)
– Contain No preservatives or artificial ingredients
– Free of wheat
– Naturally sweetened

As you can see, I keep my pantry stocked!  If I had to choose, Maple Vanilla is my favorite flavor!

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3.  I picked up my new Ultra Dirtbag Hoodie from The North Face today and I LOVE it!!!

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4.  I’m getting so excited for Christmas!!


5.  Stop whining.  Monkey’s don’t whine.  The Flying Monkey Marathon is this Sunday…eek!!  I’m using it as a training run for an upcoming ultra, but it’s such a tough course and I’m getting nervous.  PLUS, there’s 100% chance of thunderstorms!  The RD sent this email today…

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Thanks to Valerie Fowler for these soggy monkeys…

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#choosejoy

11 thoughts on “The Friday Five

  1. I’m looking for a light, rain jacket. I have never owned one, in my running career. Does Jason like nut butter as much as you? Does he eat the same/different than you? I’m asking this because I think you put in more miles than he does. Finally, I receive the Flying Monkey updates via FB and I have met Trent. He was the DR for one of my kids at a clinic I visited once. I HAVE GOT TO DO THAT RACE. 🙂 -Liz

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    • The storm shelter is great but its warmer than i expected…definitely better for the cold. We eat all of the same meals, but overall i probably eat a little cleaner than he does. I snack more than he does. Im always hungry! Trent’s emails are hilarious! Im surprised you havent already run the monkey!

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  2. Oh, my gosh, Jen. Well, I’ll be thinking of you on Sunday and cheering you on from here; sounds like some tough conditions, but I have no doubt you’re going to do great! And…what a fantastic “war” story, right? 😉 You’ll be ready to take on anything after this, girl!

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