Wednesday, January 04, 2012
So on December 31st Tom and I got together and did the Resolution Run. We walked it. I was teasing him about keeping up with me but forgot how long his strides were. We talked a lot. Probably more than we've talked in the past few years. I don't know guys. He relapsed on drinking a bit ago and I think it hit him like a ton of bricks....he checked into treatment and therapy and for the first time in a long time, I see a glimmer of someone I married so long ago. It's been nice.
This is us...we walked it in 45.06 (5K)
He's been asking for more and that's AWESOME cept I am gonna want to try and RUN one of these! LOL
Oh! and we all signed up for the gym. yup! As we live right across the street fro mit and been oggling it for a while, we signed the whole family up and have been hitting it pretty consecutively. I took the last two days down as I was coming down with a tummy issue, but we are going again right after I drop the girls off at school. I really love that he is not letting his back get in the way. I think maybe he realizes that this could HELP his back and again...I am just ....well, I'm a hoping!!
California Fitness has a lot of classes too that my daughters and I are thinking of tackling. Yogas and spin oooooh and Zumba. Now all we need is time.
Applied for a few part time jobs today. I've decided to take a break from school. Yes, it is 90% in part of him asking me to, and 10% because I'm broke. LOL D3's cheer will be advancing to travel next year to Vegas or LA, I need new aids as they have been broken for ahile (so I can't hear the teacher's anyhow right now) and we are hoping to buy a house. In the meantime, i'm looking for a similar major in online classes and Tom is helping me by calling around. His reasoning is that just because I CAN drive with my eyesight, doesn't mean I SHOULD. So, do the necessary driving and etc etc. Point taken.
Oh yes....on a somber note. I've been noticing a lot of drama on Spark lately. People saying mean things and judging and hurtful. I know none of my Sparkies do that and I thank you for that. However, be aware and maybe help others be aware....fear is fueled by ignorance which leads to hate. Hate kills. Nikki's cheer team lost their tumbling coach to bullying over New Year's Eve. He took his own life. I don't think he realized how many people cared as he only felt the stabs of jeers and hatred from others. He was only 19. He could have been my child.
I only "preach" this as I notice people seem to find it easy to criticize or judge via text, email and online....There is no face to put it to and this makes it easier to ignore a face when they get in groups. Can you imagine the feeling of mortification? Of the hurt or anguish one must have to endure to accept and enforce eternal silence as the only option to another's cruelty? One word....one look can change everything. So, I resolve to every day say or do one nice thing. Even if it's tell a punk'd out green and blue spiked hair, pierced body person that I like their shoes.
It's been kinda hard...they only have 3 more practices before their 2 more competitions this month and it's easy to see this weights heavily on everyone's mind.
Rest in Peace young child.
I made a chili today. The recipe called for cinnamon. ugh. I can't fix it. it's gross and I must toss it out. LOL I mean it's baaaaaaad. I think Top Ramon sounds good.
Never put cinnamon in your chili...despite what the recipe says!! LOL
Okay, I think that's it. There's the ups the downs the workouts and meals.
Still rambly I know....but I have to go...I'm hungry!!
My future holds:
Video for Jumpstart challenge tonight
workout tomorrow am at the gym.
HOPEFULLY the Whole Foods 5K run this month (depends how broke I am...)
I hope all of your holidays were good and the new year brings everyone what they are looking for: no matter how big or small your dreams may be!!
"Give Peace a chance"
(from PETA site via Bing Images)
(John & Yoko from www.mog.com)
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Normally I do a reflections blog then a Resolutions blog, but I have a big resolution this year. One run a month. This coming from someone who still hasn't completed the C25.
So clearly I must complete the C25 while doing this.
This is what I have thus far:
December 31st : Resolution Run Sacramento, CA
appropriate, I think. My oldest and T may walk this with me. Or I just may run and meet them at the finish line. LOL
January 22nd: Whole Foods Running School, Roseville CA
I don't know which run to do on this one...go big at 13.1 or medium...hmmm.
February 12th is a 5K in Auburn CA....It's a CHOCOLATE RUN!! When i mentioned this to my girls I ended up paying $77 in registration fees...what girls will do for chocolate!! LMAO
March of course will be a Shamrock run. in Folsom
April pages wouldn't pull up yet...but I know I saw a couple...
May: Bay to Breakers, San Francisco
Did it last year and can't wait to go again! 1st "run" I've ever done!!
July has the Color Run. Either July 8th in Seattle but more than likely July 28th in San Francisco.
September: Miners Ravine run (no details yet)
but Sept 28-30th at Lake Tahoe there are some events too I may consider...oooooh. There'd be a reason for Lake Tahoe!!!
October: TBD (either a pumpkin run or...)
November had a few but my interest went to Apple Hill Harvest run :o) Another place I've wanted to go since we've been here...but there are some Turkey trots (I always think of turkey poop) to check out too...
and back to December...
I've also joined the iRocklinrun group on Facebook which I guess also do one run a month so if I absolutely can't afford anything or just want an extra boost...
There it is....Now to commit.
Actually. Now to clean the test site once known as my apartment from the baking fiesta for Christmsa!!
That and I drew a writer's blank....Oh Oh!! T is picking me up to register at 24 hour fitness. He's really trying. I had told him even if we got back together I would never marry again LOL...it was a harsh conversation to say the least, but I dunno...we'll see.
Oh, I will have photos of the fam here next time I get on...
Now, really...that's all.
Thursday, December 22, 2011
"Remember how I said I’d rather be with someone for the wrong reasons than alone for the right ones? I’d rather be right. It’s gonna feel good to stand on my own.”
Amanda Jones, Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)
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