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The Big Move

Though I don’t have many pictures yet. I will soon! The boxes have been unpacked and everything is finding it’s place in my new home and I’m super excited. The most exciting thing about the place has to be the location though. I went out and ran two minutes and I found myself already on the beach path. There were tons of people out and about this weekend which made me feel very safe and it was encouraging to see all the people out running and walking and rollerblading and biking. It was even hot in my long sleeve shirt and shorts! It’s suppose to cool down again here though, and rain on Wednesday and Thursday.

Besides moving which was a pain, I got in a nice 6.5 miler, and hope to get in an 8 miler one day this week and then also a ten miler this weekend. Then I should be set for Surf City. I didn’t get a bloody sock this weekend, so that was good. I also did another biggest loser workout and wasn’t quite as sore and I feel like my weights are going really well. Tonight I’m going to the gym to do some more weights and then over to my cousins to watch and mock the bachelor. Another great perk about my place is that I found a glorious set of stairs right by my place, which is another great aspect of the running path! Hooray for great new trails to explore and a much more running friendly community.

Anyways, I’ll leave you with some pictures of the path right by my house.

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There’s even a pedestrian lane and bike lanes. Perfect for me not to get run over.
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Some big apartments by downtown long beach that I run past
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This was seriously the weather on Saturday! Gorgeous!
I’ll post some pictures I take soon on a run. So glad everyone had a great weekend in AZ, and I can’t wait for Surf City. I’m going to make a decision by friday on the San Diego Marathon.
xoxo
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30 Comments

  • Reply X-Country2

    That place looks amazing. You are one lucky ducky. :o)

    January 19, 2009 at 12:05 pm
  • Reply joyRuN

    Congrats on the beautiful runner-friendly environs!

    Hot in long sleeves & shorts? No fair I tell you.

    January 19, 2009 at 12:08 pm
  • Reply Jamie and Craig

    OMG I am so jealous! I WISH I had a beach path to run on everyday! Congrats on the new place. Can’t wait for more pics!!!

    January 19, 2009 at 12:11 pm
  • Reply RunToFinish

    bbbbeautiful..I’ll just go stare at my nice gray cube wall now

    January 19, 2009 at 12:12 pm
  • Reply Jess

    Wooow those pictures make me seriously jealous. It was snowing here this morning.

    January 19, 2009 at 12:20 pm
  • Reply ~Mrs. Guru~

    I am so jealous! I want to come run with you!

    January 19, 2009 at 12:39 pm
  • Reply Candice

    Beautiful! Looking at those pictures makes me feel like I could run forever there! I’m so happy for you! Good luck on your long runs this week:)

    January 19, 2009 at 12:46 pm
  • Reply J

    WOW that is so cool that you are right by the beach path! Everything is so close to you! I want to be there right now! I have only been to Cali once and it was awesome!! (except for that no snow in winter – i hate snow but I guess i can’t live without it!)

    January 19, 2009 at 12:54 pm
  • Reply Denise

    I’m looking out the window at all white right now! I ran in 20 degrees and snow this morning. Enjoy that warm weather!

    January 19, 2009 at 1:02 pm
  • Reply Legallyblondemel

    Gorgeous, but you’re making me miss home! Enjoy your new place.

    January 19, 2009 at 1:06 pm
  • Reply Marlene

    Congrats on the move! Looks like an awesome place to run. I’m jealous!

    January 19, 2009 at 1:09 pm
  • Reply Kim

    Looks like the best time ever! How fun!

    January 19, 2009 at 1:40 pm
  • Reply dailygoods

    beautiful run :) i am so jealous! its snowing here in md… i think i need to get my butt to CA

    January 19, 2009 at 1:42 pm
  • Reply Janice {Run Far}

    OMG…. I am super jealous of your weather. Ok, and maybe of your place too.

    January 19, 2009 at 2:07 pm
  • Reply Marathon Maritza

    Yay! Beautiful weather and beautiful location! Lucky, lucky girl.

    And your decision about SD better be ‘yes’ or I’m using your pictures to figure out where you live and hunt you down! ;-) haha!

    January 19, 2009 at 2:41 pm
  • Reply Julianne

    We live in the same state but how come your part of town looks so much better than mine???? LOL. You are one lucky lady! :-)

    January 19, 2009 at 2:51 pm
  • Reply OhMyLaughter

    How exciting!

    A run by the beach, warm weather, good music, friends, and a fun cocktail… I’m set for life.

    Drooling over these pictures.

    Thank you for confirming that I WILL live in CA at some point in my life.

    January 19, 2009 at 2:58 pm
  • Reply Katie

    So jealous of the new place!! :-)

    January 19, 2009 at 3:04 pm
  • Reply Newlywed Next Door

    Hey — just found your blog and then I realized that we are neighbors! I live on Ocean Blvd in Long Beach too! I’m so excited to have found another Long Beach Blogger. :-)

    January 19, 2009 at 4:17 pm
  • Reply jlc

    Looks BEAUTIFUL bella!! I wish you lots of luck with it! :)

    January 19, 2009 at 4:46 pm
  • Reply d.a.r.

    Oh my gosh what a view! You are so lucky!!

    Oh, and I found something today while at my local running store that made me think of you. [That’s not weird right? I hope not!] http://www.amazingsocks.com/web-pid-RUN+CREW-Injinji-Tetrasok-Running-Crew-Toe-Sock-with-CoolMax-item.htm

    Would THIS help your poor bloody toes?? :)

    January 19, 2009 at 4:57 pm
  • Reply Matt

    that sounds like an awesome place to live! i’m so jealous.

    running in california would be so awesome. i’ve always wanted to do that! plus you have amazing weather!

    January 19, 2009 at 5:12 pm
  • Reply skinnyrunner

    dont you love that running path? i miss running on the beach there in LB and also in Santa Barbara where I used to live. It doesn’t get any better…. except if I could run with a margarita and cupcake in hand.

    January 19, 2009 at 5:19 pm
  • Reply The Laminator

    Totally digging your new crib and it’s surroundings. So jealous as i’m watching the snow fall outside my window.
    Awesome. Congrats on the big move!

    January 19, 2009 at 5:45 pm
  • Reply ShoreTurtle

    Good luck in the new place!

    Your photos make me sad about winter in the Northeast.

    January 19, 2009 at 6:08 pm
  • Reply Wearing Mascara

    Gorgeous!!!!!!!!!

    January 19, 2009 at 6:35 pm
  • Reply Burger

    Yikes. Trying hard not to hate you now looking at those pics.

    Congrats again – do RnR SD!

    January 19, 2009 at 7:27 pm
  • Reply audgepodge

    It’s so gorgeous out there! I’m very jealous… it kind of reminds me of the opening credits from Three’s Company

    January 19, 2009 at 9:04 pm
  • Reply ilovesteaks

    Lucky you! I see zero runners when I go running. If you’re going to sign up for SD RNR, sign up at a race expo. They’ll give you a free t-shirt and usually $10-$15 off.

    January 19, 2009 at 9:18 pm
  • Reply BeachRunner

    Congrats. That is my kinda ‘hood. I am so coming over. :)

    January 23, 2009 at 8:12 am
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