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Birthdays in our household are really birthWEEKS

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Thank you all for the many birthday wishes! I had sushi for lunch and Indian for dinner and rode my bike 18 miles, so it was a really wonderful day. Going to the bike shop today to pick up my birthday present, a 70 oz. CamelBak hydration pack. They were holding a 50 oz. for me, but it looked and felt weirdly tiny. I liked the 70 oz. better, but they didn't have it in bright yellow, which my father-in-law insisted was the only acceptable color--he's terrified I will be smashed like so much roadkill, and he is paying for this present so I feel like I should honor his wishes!

One of the things I love about my hubby is that he understands that birthday privileges should extend through the following weekend. His birthday is almost always part of the July 4 holiday, so he's used to extended celebration. This means that it is "my birthday" all the way through the convention we're attending this weekend. Yay!

  
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EUPHRATES 4/30/2012 1:34PM

    Hooray for birthday weeks!

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AMBERZADE 4/25/2012 10:19PM

    Well have a wonderful birthday WEEK!!! lol

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BLUE42DOWN 4/25/2012 6:41PM

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Sounds like a wonderful time and a thoughtful gift.

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NATPLUMMER 4/25/2012 12:01PM

    Sounds like a great day/week!!

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HONBAD 4/25/2012 9:46AM

    Yum! Sushi AND Indian?! You are one lucky duck! Where do you go for Indian food? I have an amazing sushi place but have not yet found an Indian place in Cleveland on the same level.

Glad you are having a fun celebration week for your birthday!

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It's my birthday!

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

I was having a sad day yesterday, but today is my birthday and there will be no sadness!

  
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WORKINGSTIFF 4/25/2012 9:12AM

    Happy Birthday to you!

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TTLEELEE 4/24/2012 10:01PM

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Happiest Birthday!!

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VIXSTERLU 4/24/2012 1:29PM

    Happy birthday to you!!!

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KATHYSCOLLIES 4/24/2012 11:13AM

    Happy Birthday to you!
Happy Birthday to you!
Happy Birthday, Happy Birthday
Happy Birthday to you!!!

I hope you have a truly wonderful , special day today - with lots of great conversation, good music, good food, and surrounded by those whom you love the most!
( a couple of really nice presents wouldn't hurt either emoticon )


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Hugs
Kathy

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OPTIMIST1948 4/24/2012 10:52AM

    The power of positive attitude! Happy birthday!

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NATPLUMMER 4/24/2012 10:03AM

    Happy Birthday! emoticon

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HONBAD 4/24/2012 9:56AM

    Happy happy birthday!! emoticon

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SWEETTOOTH712 4/24/2012 9:44AM

    Happy Birthday!

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THE_NEW_MELISSA 4/24/2012 9:37AM

    Happy Birthday! ^^^^ wth??????

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THOMS1 4/24/2012 9:32AM

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!

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Monday reboot: glitch

Monday, April 23, 2012

It's one thing to go to bed on time with the plan of getting up at 6:30. It's another to then lie there for almost 4 hours before finally falling asleep. So getting up was almost 8. But after a little wakeup time, I will be hitting the exercise. It's cold and the wind is HOWLING out there, so biking to appointments is not going to happen. But I will brave it for my mile of the day.

  
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NATPLUMMER 4/23/2012 10:51AM

    I had a hard time getting to sleep last night, too.
Good luck on the bike ride.

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AMANDASHRINKING 4/23/2012 10:11AM

    step back happens but it sounds like your gonna not let it set you back.....its cold here too today

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BLUESKIES139 4/23/2012 9:29AM

    I know the feeling of wanting to get up at a certain time and gong to bed early to get up at that time. Then having trouble falling asleep. Its part of my everyday life almost :(. But I am glad your still gonna brave your mile of the day!!!

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NIKSLIM2011 4/23/2012 8:29AM

   


Know the feeling I walk the 5 miles there and back to my son school . I was up at 6.30 am and braved the weather at 7.55 this morning.( I had no choice with the walk) but don't get ill though getting wet. I be on my exercise bike later ( which I got given , lucky me)

Take care stay safe

Nikki

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Monday reboot

Sunday, April 22, 2012

I have been doing great with the biking, but in the adjusting to the biking, the strength training has fallen by the wayside. That's okay; things need to be flexible. And between being sick, having sick friends, and everything else in life, a little flexibility was highly necessary.

But tomorrow I want to get back on schedule. Which means getting back to strength training in the mornings. But whereas my mornings used to be ST and cardio, the biking needs to be more flexible depending on circumstance. So it will be ST in the morning, and cardio if it looks like the biking is going to be a shorty, or ST with plans for biking later.

I do better if things are set in stone, but the biking doesn't allow that. So I have to focus on scheduling flexibility.

  
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BLUE42DOWN 4/23/2012 3:39AM

    I like the sound of that - scheduling flexibility.

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NATPLUMMER 4/22/2012 8:56PM

    Good plan :-)

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APPLESBANANAS 4/22/2012 6:14PM

    Sounds like a good plan!

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30 Days of Biking -- misery edition

Sunday, April 22, 2012

"OMG, I don't want to bike today! It's cold--they're threatening snow--and windy, and just miserable."

"You don't have to bike," my hubby replied. "Instead, you can curl up inside and stay warm, and at the end of the month look back and despise yourself for missing this one day."

....

Sometimes I hate it that he knows me so well. Sweater, sweatshirt, leather jacket, and scarf, but I got in my mile. 22 for 22 days now. Thank you, my sweet.

  
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BLUE42DOWN 4/23/2012 3:39AM

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Okay, he seriously wins the poker face award if he said that without cracking a grin until it sunk in.

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DOGLADY13 4/22/2012 9:01PM

    Wow. I think your streak is terrific.

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CAKEMAKERMOM 4/22/2012 5:46PM

    Your hubby had a great comeback. The truth hurts, I'm glad it motivated you.

Great streaking! emoticon

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OPTIMIST1948 4/22/2012 5:06PM

    Ah, yes. The people who love us and know us just too damned well. Let the streak live...

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EUPHRATES 4/22/2012 3:41PM

    :) 'Yote has that same super-power (getting me off my butt when I don't want to, and doing it in such a way I don't feel like a failure because I didn't wanna). :) Yay for awesome mates!

And GO YOU!! You're doing SUCH a great job keeping this going! Here's hoping snow doesn't screw it up for you! (One of the many things 'Yote doesn't miss about the NEO is the amount of snow - we get far less than you guys do!)

Oh, and for the record I'm sorry I've been so AWOL around here and the internetz in general lately. Using 'Yote's laptop has only been marginally successful today (it apparently doesn't like the number of things I'm trying to do at once...about ready to toss it out a window). GODS I can't wait for my new PC to get done being built! (And gods, that was horrible grammer) :)
*hugs*

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