My hip still hurts, but not enough to keep me from running. I met Zani for a river loop this morning. I love how quiet it is in Charlestown at 6:45 in the morning, and I love getting home and having breakfast feeling totally relaxed the way I do after a good run. The Harborthon 5K is this Thursday, so I won't run again until then. Last year I came in 3rd and won a $200 gift certificate to Del Friscoes, a beautiful steak house on the waterfront. As much as I would like that to happen again, I'm doubtful that it will. I'm still hoping to give it my all on Thursday, though.
This past weekend Alex and I went for a run along the river via the new footbridge (have I mentioned how awesome the new footbridge is yet?) and then stopped by his cousin's coffee shop in the North End for breakfast. I tell this story because it's running related and allows me to write about my new favorite breakfast: an everything bagel with smoked salmon and cream cheese. Yum. There were also tomatoes and capers on the bagel, and the cream cheese was filled with chives. The coffee was also delicious. I'm looking forward to doing the exact same thing next weekend. Running + eating delicious breakfast foods is one of my all-time favorite things to do.