happy birthday, shrimp! oh, and I ran 13.1 miles yesterday…

March 29, 2010 separator Life

That’s right, ladies and gents (are there any gents, actually?) – leShrimp turns one this week! I could never have hoped for a better first year, and it’s all because of how wonderful and supportive you guys, my readers, have been! This is going to be a Shrimp celebratory week, so the posts are all going to be along that vein. Be on the lookout for a great reader-appreciation giveaway on Wednesday – the first from yours-truly!

On an unrelated but equally badass note, I ran the Lexington Half-Marathon yesterday!!! That’s right – I can officially cross off item #10 on the To Do List! I finished in two hours, 18 minutes, which was much better than I had hoped for. I managed to run the whole thing despise a fiercely angry left kneecap, so I would’ve been happy just to finish at all! It was forty-something and pouring buckets the whole time, but it was a beautiful course, so I can’t complain too much!!! Sorry for the terrible picture quality, but it was taken on a phone in the car on a very gloomy day. I was the giddiest drowned-rat ever!!!


  1. Congrats on the one year anni 🙂 Awesome on the running, I miss it 🙂 T.

  2. happy blog birthday! You’ve done amazingly in a year 🙂 and congratulations on running a half marathon as well!

  3. first of all, happy birthday! second of all, congratulations!!! i’m so proud of you – a half-marathon is a big deal! congrats!! and really take the time to enjoy this accomplishment!

  4. Thanks for all the congratulations and well-wishes; it’s all very much appreciated!!!

    Empress – I think that Blogger is throwing a fit today because none of my images seem to be showing up. Quite obnoxious! Thanks for the heads-up!

  5. Congrats on both outstanding accomplishments! I ran a half marathon back in September and it was the best feeling ever! So excited for you.

  6. Congratulations! A half marathon is a huge accomplishment! Oh! & happy birthday to your sweet blog!

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