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Running Visor

I know I get a lot of sun while I run (you should should not see my shorts line) especially on my face.

The other week we (Molly, my gym buddy, Margo, my yoga instructor-who actually reminds me so much of my amazing Luna boss and I love them both) were chatting after yoga and Margo started saying how I need to protect my face.  Which is not the first time I've heard that, but usually I say I don't want to wear sunscreen because I don't want to get it in my eyes the entire time and the person that told me to put on sunscreen has no response.  

Margo had a response.  She said to wear a hat or visor.  

I asked Karen if she had any visors around that she doesn't use and she brought me one.  Saturday I gave it a try for the first time for my 16 mile run.  It was a perfect day in Chicago:  beautiful sunshine, perfect breeze.
After a stressful week, which didn't include much sleep, I tried to play catch-up Friday night, but I think most of all this run was exactly what I needed.
heyyyyyy selfie
Pros:
*i got to represent the cards
*it kept some sweat out of my eyes
*i think it protected some of my face from the sun

Cons:
*i have to get used to it.
*it rubbed on my left ear.  why did it rub on my left ear?  i don't know.
*maybe I should put some sunscreen on my nose.  that was the main reason i wore the hat & i'm not sure it actually covered my nose at all.

I still think it's good & I'm going to stick with it.

Comments

  1. Thoughts: you could wear sunscreen everywhere from below your eyes. And wear a visor. That way no skin cancer + no sunscreen in your eyes.

    Why it rubbed your left ear: All human beings are asymmetrical - which is why every set of shoes is slightly misfit on one foot, every spaghetti strap top falls of one shoulder. If you think about it too much it drives you crazy and you start feeling lop-sided. Maybe that's just me.

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  2. Wealth of information you are!

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