Instagram, Zombies, Run For Your Lives!

Yesterday I opened my email and found the most glorious message:

instagram availbable for Droids Androids

Hooray!!! I felt a little bit cooler the moment I saw this. As if I was at some ΓΌber hip club and suddenly gained access to the VIP area behind the velvet ropes. I never once have been sad that I didn’t have an iPhone until I realized Instagram wasn’t available on the Droid. Not so anymore!

After my 4 mile run, I decided to get busy snapping pics.

I was about to make a delicious serving of tuna salad but got stuck standing at the pantry looking as confused as ever. It was a serious Jessica Simpson moment.


I couldn’t, not for the life of me, figure out if the contents of this can were indeed chicken or tuna. Now, I bought the dang thing. I knew I bought tuna the other day, but standing there looking in the cupboard, it was as if my mental capacity eluded me. I kept asking/saying to myself, “Is this chicken? Or is it tuna? I know it says Chicken of the Sea, but that’s confusing me more. I don’t want chicken. I want tuna. Okay, this isn’t chicken. It’s tuna. For real–it’s tuna. Yeah, it’s tunafish. Let me go make that salad.” I think the only thing I can blame my mental fart on was the intense slow recovery run beforehand??

Anyhow, the above was my very first stab at taking a photo and putting the magical Instagram fix on it. Love it! I just wish I had a little make up on so I didn’t look so much like a zombie…

I gradually got better with the visual effects.

My asparagus, Alexia oven fries, and baked chicken {only 380 calories for all this!} looked so much more awesome the Instagram way than they would have on just my regular Droid-snapped pictures.

Yummy right?!

Okay, so just a second ago I mentioned zombies. I don’t know if I’ve ever mentioned my love of zombies on my blog, but if you know me in person, you know I have a serious zombie-obsession. If you do too, good–we’ll chat sometime. And if you think that the zombie apocalypse is surely going to happen and it’s just a matter of time, also good–we can compare our zombie escape plans. {All of my running training will NOT go to waste we’ll just say. Rule #1–CARDIO.}

Anyhoooo, because of my zombie love, I have selected my next race!

How awesome does this look?! I can't wait!

The Run For Your Lives Zombie Infested 5K Obstacle Course Race!! I wanted to do it last year, but still wasn’t quite ready. I surely am now! It’s not until September, so I’ll have more time to plan for it.Β This is going to be sooooo much fun!!!! I am crazy-excited to train for this!! And hubby will be running it with me. When I wasn’t sure that I could get him to go for it, I was chatting with the zombie race organizers on Twitter. Their response to me was:

When I posed it that way, how could hubby say no? πŸ˜‰

Oh and check out the video for it–

It’s not the cheapest race, but we’re going to save up for it and hopefully get registered soon. I don’t need to go to the beach this summer. Give me running and zombies and this girl’s happy. Yay!!

Do you love Instagram? Have you had it for a while or is it new to you? Any fun races planned? Any with zombies?

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  • Ooh, have fun at the zombie race and let us know how that goes!! I love unique sounding races, and even though Im not big into zombies, it does sound like a fun experience πŸ™‚

    • Thank you! I’ve always wanted to try a race with some kind of fun ‘theme’ and this is right up my alley! πŸ˜‰

  • I’ve been enjoying the app as well. Though I have a feeling the initial OMG THIS IS AMAZING!!! appeal will die after a little while. It’s fun, though!

  • I want to so the Run for Your Lives so bad, but the nearest race is in Indianapolis, and I can’t make it down there the weekend of the event. Sad face.

    BUT! Since you are you are a fellow zombie lower, I feel it is my duty to make sure you know about the Zombies, Run! app. Right now it’s only on iPhone (another sad face), but they’re releasing an Android version soon so you should keep an eye out for it. My iPhone and zombie lovin friends tell me it’s awesome!

    • Thank you for the tip on the zombie app!! As soooon as it’s available for Android, it’s going to be a must-have for me!!

  • Omg, I have never heard of the Zombie Run. That’s hilarious. There’s an App for iPods, I don’t know about Driods, that’s called Zombies Run! you may like. I keep debating on whether to buy it.

    • It might be a crazy-hot-mess, but I can’t wait to do it. Yeah, I just heard about that app! When it becomes available for the Droid, I’m going to have to get it!!

  • hahahahahhaha… “is it chicken, or is it fish??” LOVE you πŸ™‚

  • Huge zombie fans here! I have several zombie-themed pins on my “Motivation” board. I even made this one…http://pinterest.com/pin/240520436319215393/. lol

    They’re doing a zombie run here in San Diego in October, but $75 per person just seems a bit pricey.

  • Mark is running a zombie race with you… I’m trying to envision how that conversation went, ha ha. That is some talent you have sis!

  • I’ve never heard of instagram, is it something else I can get addicted to, along with facebook, twitter, pinterest, etc? I’ve never heard of a zombie race either, but it looks like fun!

  • I just did a 5K Zombie Survival run, and I haver never had so much fun. I think I was laughing and smiling the entire course, and I’ll definitely run it next year.

    • Oh cool!! I’m glad to hear you liked it! I’ve been hearing all kinds of reviews of these zombie runs…. I’m sure I’ll be laughing and smiling {and screaming} the whole time too!!