Before we go any further, did you watch the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them trailer yet?

When I first heard that Fantastic Beasts was being made into a movie I was really nervous. How could an encyclopedia be turned into a good movie? Well, obviously you just have JK Rowling write the screenplay.ย From the very first “Lumos Maxima” I had chills. Really looking forward to this movie coming out!

Now on to the important stuff. Since BDR Cape Coral wasn’t a race for me by any stretch of the imagination, I went for a nice and easy hour long run last night.

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It was hot and it was humid, but the slight breeze off of the ocean was nice.

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I stopped briefly to use the bathroom at Beach Place and noticed they put up a Christmas tree! I sort of keep forgetting that Christmas is right around the corner since the weather is so warm.

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I looked through my running log from this time last year and the temps were much cooler.ย For instance, back in November 2014 when I ran the Michelob Ultra Fort Laud. Half the temp at the start was just 66 degrees. This year it was 80 degrees at the start. In December 2014 when I ran the Jingle Bell Jog it was also 66 degrees at the start, and of course you all know by now how hot it was this year at the Cape Coral Half.

In a cruel twist of fate, the meteorologists are predicting our first cold front to roll through this weekend. The temps are predicted to dip down into the 50s! That sure would have been nice last weekend for the race… but what can you do. As Ali said, the weather is out of our control.

In other news, I got filmed at work yesterday! I can safely say sitting in front of a camera that rotates with bright lights all around and people staring at you is very different than picking up a vlogging camera and just rolling with the punches. I know which one I like better!

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Speaking of which I’m so behind on vlogmas… That was a commitment that I should not have made and am definitely going to have to break. There is just not enough time in the day to film, edit, blog, run, eat, sleep, play with Cecil…ย all of that important stuff! ;). Maybe when work ends next week I’ll have more time to edit (and also more time to do exciting things)!

Anyway, I’m going to sign off for now. We’re having our company holiday lunch today and I have to go prepare myself to eat delicious food! Talk to you soon!

Are you excited for Fantastic Beasts? Will you be going to see Star Wars this week/weekend?
– Adam got us Star Wars tickets for Thursday night. I’ll probably fall asleep in the theater! ๐Ÿ˜€


  1. Hanna @ TheMillennialNextDoor

    After reading yours and Ali’s blogs all this time, I just can’t understand how anyone lives in Florida. LOL. But I’m sure you all are saying the same thing about us northerners when we complain about sub-20 degree weather ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Playing with the kitties IS important stuff! You sound like someone who’s go their priorities in order! In all seriousness though, I know all about rushing to make commitments and then not being able to follow through with them. That was the story of my life this year. It always sounds doable at first…
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    1. Kristina

      Seriously, I cannot even begin to imagine going out for a run in any temperature under 50 degrees. I honestly don’t think I could make myself leave the comfort of the warm house to do that!

  2. Megan @ Meg Go Run

    Nooooooooooooooooooo VLOGMAS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I understand. I forgive.
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    1. Kristina

      Hahaha thank you ๐Ÿ˜€

  3. Lisa @ TechChick Adventures

    I just heard about that JK Rowling movie yesterday. VERY excited for it! Our family just finished reading all of the Harry Potter books together – which took us at least 4 years I think, no joke – and we finally watched the Deathly Hallows movies. I’m ready for some more!
    Wow, what was the purpose of the film crew at your work?? (top secret, or can you share? ๐Ÿ™‚ )
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    1. Kristina

      Aww I love that you read it together as a family, that’s great!

      I was filmed because we’re updating our company website and my boss wanted to have interviews with all of the directors on the Team page ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Running schlub

    Just noticed, here is the list…

    “There is just not enough time in the day to film, edit, blog, run, eat, sleep, play with Cecilโ€ฆ all of that important stuff!”

    Adam didn’t make the list lol
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    1. Kristina

      LOL whoops! ๐Ÿ˜€
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  5. Jennifer

    We’re watching Star Wars friday night!
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    1. Kristina

      I wish we were waiting until Friday but Adam insisted that we go tomorrow night. I am absolutely sure that I am going to fall asleep before the movie is over. My eyelids automatically shut at 12:30 no matter what ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. cheryl

    The kids and Dave have tix for Tuesday…had to wait for school to be out. The cat is out of the bag, I have only watched 1 Star Wars movie…I am surprised Dave married me.
    I am bummed about warm weather too. However, it made for optimal conditions to move–it’s been mid-50’s!
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    1. Kristina

      SAME! I’ve only ever seen one Star Wars movie too. Luckily I locked Adam down before I told him that ๐Ÿ˜‰

  7. Ali @ Hit the Ground Running

    GOOSEBUMPS. I can’t wait for Fantastic Beasts!!!!
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    1. Kristina

      I knew you would feel the same! ๐Ÿ˜€

  8. LeAnne@thisismyfaster

    I tagged you in a Christmas Blogging challenge, hope you can join in!
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    1. Kristina

      Ohhh thanks! I’ll check it out right now ๐Ÿ™‚

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