Something has changed.
Despite the fact that I am incredibly pregnant (read: huge), I’ve been more motivated than any other time during my pregnancy – heck, even before I became pregnant! Perhaps it’s the fact that I can see “the end”, so the running goals I have actually seem tangible. Those goals? They’re huge. Impossible, even?
Last week I logged 20 miles in 5 days, the most I’ve been able to do in a while. I even did a 5 mile run with my husband and brother where I was able to run a complete the last mile without walk breaks. I was so ELATED after this run!!! *I. love. running.*
In addition to my sudden/unexpected running motivation, I’ve stared assembling the 2016 “Team Nichole” which has fueled my excitement for training post-baby even more!
First, I am so excited to announce that Generation UCAN has decided to renew me for the next year!!!!
|Before Generation UCAN 7-14-13|
|After fueling exclusively with UCAN for 6 weeks (8-31-13)|
Curious for more UCAN information? Read my full review here.
Second, a familiar face has resurfaced: boom! nutrition
I used their products exclusively for years, after trying every other gel product out there. I love the consistency – not too thick (like Gu) or too thin (like PowerBar’s gel). The flavoring is all natural as well: raspberry puree is the “flavoring agent” in their raspberry gel, for example.
The company restructured (previously known as carbBOOM!), and started re-distributing their products a couple months ago. Luckily for me, they contacted me to restart a sponsorship contract! Not only that, but they’ve offered to extend a smaller sponsorship to the entire TNC team! How awesome is that?!?
I cannot wait to start the next chapters in life: motherhood and professional running, and am SO lucky to have the sponsors I do to help make both possible! I am so lucky!! Let’s get after this!!
|2012 “Team Nichole”|