Sunday, May 17, 2009
and more of the same tomorrow! I do so like the warm weather. Of course, DH has turned on the air conditioner, so I need to put on my jacket when I'm inside. Already making plans to sit on the patio at work for lunch tomorrow and soak up some warmth!
On a related note, in the summer, the one body part that you let most people see naked is your arms. Because of that, I've decided to restart the Hundred Push-up Challenge. I got about half way through earlier this year and then hurt my back. Really bummed about that. So, starting over. In my initial test I did 23 push-ups. Not bad for not doing any for a couple of months!
This time, I am NOT going to shoot my big yapper off and challenge folks at work to a push-up stand-off in 6 weeks. Luckily, everyone else had issues too, so we all just let it drop. This time, it's for me!
Saturday, May 16, 2009
Started the day with 35 minutes on the elliptical. Came home, ate and started laundry. Then it was off to the softball fields to watch my daughter play and work concessions. Quick trip to the library, and then home again to get some more laundry done.
About 4:00, headed to a friend's house for his graduation party. Sat outside, talking, drinking (water in my case), eating and basically enjoying the beautiful weather. Back home, sparking people and then off to read (and do laundry). So, other than laundry, it was a GREAT day!
Hope everyone else had beautiful weather and the chance to enjoy it!
Friday, May 15, 2009
I blogged yesterday that I was going to be paying today for my run yesterday. I was sure that my quads would be SCREAMING at me for the minute I stood up. But...they don't hurt! At all! I can hardly believe it! I did a workout on the elliptical this morning (no pain), walked to and from my son's school twice (no pain) AND rode bikes with my son to go get some army men (very important, you know). All of that and NO PAIN!! I must be getting in better shape than I thought! Hee hee! I'm no JM fitness model, but I can walk! Bonus!!!
By the way, today was bread making day. The kids all loved it. They got to do the mixing in a plastic bag so there was minimal mess there. Then, they kneaded the dough and shaped into a loaf. Then, the loaves were put in a proofing oven to raise and then bake. Then, each kid got to bring their own loaf home. Them kids can bake! It was tasty bread. My son was a little bummed that he couldn't eat his own bread, but was pretty excited that both Mom and Dad liked it.
Time to go chill, read a book and sort of watch the movie my men have on.
Have a sparky good evening!
Friday, May 15, 2009
but it was soooo worth it! Today is the first day in a series of warm days. It will be close to 90 on Monday. Woo Hoo! I was planning to do the JM NMTZ DVD, but decided to go for a run outside instead. Planned on going two miles and ended up doing three. Took about 35-ish minutes to run/jog three miles. I'm pretty okay with that time! It was so nice outside. I plan to spend some time outside every day this weekend to enjoy the warmer weather (SO tired of being cold!).
So, how am I going to pay? My quads are going to be SCREAMING at me tomorrow. I'm talking screaming like a colicky baby who's also teething. I stretched a lot, but I can already feel them tightening up. I'm going to go to the gym and do a workout on the elliptical. Hopefully a little bit of active recovery will help stave off the pain.
But, you know what? I'd do it again!
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
It has been a busy week! Whether I'm home or at work, I'm on the go, go GO! I have Friday off to make bread with my son at his school. That is saving my sanity!
Wish me luck to make it through tomorrow!
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