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Running Video TWO with actual blog... :)

Thursday, July 16, 2009


SO.... hereby confirming it is very difficult to take a video of yourself while running... but I still thought they were kinda neat so here ya go! :)

I woke up very slowly this morning -- starting around 7:30, not outta bed till like... 8:30... eventually leaving to go run at almost 10. I almost didn't go today in favor of running tomorrow but I figured I'm also rowing tomorrow and I don't have to get up early tomorrow AT ALL if I run today since my hubby doesn't work on Fridays it'll be even nicer. :) So off to run I went!

Surprisingly -- it was NOT THAT HOT!!! It was kinda overcast and I was like SWEET.

Then the sun came out. And it was blazing.

During the sunny time, here's one of the favorite parts of my neighborhood run:


Then it hid again... and then it started raining. HAHAHAHA :D

Here's post run:


Still -- VERY happy I headed out this morning. Running in the rain is fun, even if I was clutching my camera under my shirt ;) AND I got my run in ON SCHEDULE which will make this weekend easier I think. WOOT.

Now just to go get ready for work, pack my lunch, and meet my hubby over at the animal shelter to look at a doggie he met and liked.

OH and SYTYCD - Travis's number was A-mazing. I love Mr. Mraz so that was no surprise, but the choreography AND the dancing = superb. I also loved Janette and Ade rockin it out, Brandon and Melissa were good, the other two were more kinda MEH, so we'll see what happens... I think thus far Ade is my favorite male dancer and Janette is my favorite female dancer. Janeane is amazing but I just... I dunno. She's not my favorite. Love all the ladies, but Janette is just my favorite.

  
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SWEATONCEADAY 7/18/2009 12:25AM

    you totally looked like a blind person running to me. lol glad you had such a great start to your day.

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KMKMOM 7/17/2009 11:29AM

    Looking great, Dana!

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SPARKLINGVIOLET 7/17/2009 2:08AM

    You are SOOOO thin! You're my idol! :)

Violet

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TERRIANGEL 7/16/2009 9:07PM

    Hey, that's cool!

I think I have that HRM. Polar, right?

Terri

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RUN_LIFT_EAT 7/16/2009 3:35PM

    It worked! Craziness!

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KJNE8O 7/16/2009 2:22PM

    Dana - you still need to come over to our SYTYCD team here on SP!

Last night - Jeanette & Ade's hip-hop was great, Jason & Jeanine were wonderful, Melissa & Brandon soooo groovy - but I think it's Randi & Evan that are going home tonight - just my guess.

As for the running - I'll have to watch the video at home cause I can't get it here at work :) However, don't let all the teasing get you down (like it really would - LOL) but I run with my HRM & Watch, my iPod on my upper arm, my cell in my fuel belt filled with Sports Beans and water bottles :) OK, that's for any run over 4 miles - for little 3 milers I just have the cell phone (if possible - pockets and all that) and the iPod.

I love my gadgets! I soooo want a Garmin!! Yes! More Gadgets!

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FUTURERNAIMEE 7/16/2009 2:11PM

    Haha very interesting running videos. Nice sunglasses =P

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SEEHOLZ 7/16/2009 2:07PM

    Thanks for taking the time to post the video and your neighborhood pic! I like it!
You totally remind me of Gail, this lady runner who wears a watch, a HRM, her Garmin, sun glasses, her cell phone, a fuel belt and an I-Pod... she wins, but you come in a close 2nd-LOL!
You are totally rocking your workouts btw!

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KNH771 7/16/2009 2:01PM

    I think Janette is my favorite female dancer too. For the men I actually kind of like Kupono. I can't get over the pic in Ade's hair. For some reason it annoys the heck out of me. I loved his solos last week, but this week it was just OK. I, too, loved Travis' routine... I actually teared up!

Way to go on the run, by the by...

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BRUIN2 7/16/2009 2:00PM

    You are so hilarious.

So you ran with:
-a watch and HRM
-an iPod
-a camera
-aviator glasses

Just imagine how fast you'd go without all your techno gear weighing you down! HAHAHA.

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PRAIRIEDAWNPAM 7/16/2009 1:10PM

    I don't have a favourite SYTYCD competitor this season but I have to admit that Travis' choreography last night was AMAZING. Jason and Jeanine were super-sexy. LOVED it. Do you remember the routine that Travis and Heidi did with the bench? I wonder if that's where Travis developed his "thing" for props. The bench was UNFORGETTABLE. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6O_
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...Pam

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LASHERTHECAT 7/16/2009 12:54PM

    Looked like a good run to me!!

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SPRING4FAL 7/16/2009 12:36PM

    Your video kinda reminds me of the Blair Witch Project!! LOL! I like it though....hehe!

I hope the dog is a good fit for your family! I want a dog but I don't want the responsibility so that is a big NO for now! LOL!

Have a great day!
Leah

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TAKEONME48137 7/16/2009 12:11PM

    Originally the video didn't work for me, but now it does..cool. That's kinda weird, but a good weird. =) Excellent job on all the running. Hooray for a doggy! I kinda wish we had a dog, but I really don't have the time to take care of one. Cats are easier..they take care of themselves, haha. I haven't been keeping up with SYTYCD in a few years. I saw the first season and that was about it. It's a good show, however. hehe

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Running Video ONE

Thursday, July 16, 2009

And go to the other blog for more...

  
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LYNNETH7 7/16/2009 4:11PM

    This is so cool

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RUN_LIFT_EAT 7/16/2009 12:07PM

    They didn't work for me. Boo. The first one was solid black and the second one never came up after like 10 minutes :(.

Oh well. I liked the pictures! That part of the neighborhood is beautiful! I love when people post their running routes and stuff :). I need to take some pics of my hood and the dog's walk.

Good work TCB, Dana!

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Sundae Bar --

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

YEP. I DID IT.

And I cut out my mid evening snack. So yesterday I actually came out to:

2887-2085 = 802

I somehow copied an extra breakfast to that day and I was just trying to fix it and deleted the wrong thing so don't mind that day if you actually LOOK at the tracker!!! But you can see the sundae was 1 serving of light ice cream, plus some mini reeses pieces, plus about 1 oreo crushed, plus whipped topping. SO worth it. :)

And my overage on Monday was 335, so so far this week I'm at a deficit of: 467

Not super great, but I don't feel deprived or upset about it AT ALL. I feel good. :)

This morning my new running buddy bailed on me - WAHWAH. hahaha

She emailed me this morning at 6:30 am - we meet at 7:00am. The GOOD side of this is that I found out at the PERFECT time. I was dressed and ready to go run, just decided to check my emails real quick and saw hers. So rather than drive to where we were gonna meet, wait a while, then run by myself THERE... I just headed out the door HERE. Did 2 miles at a more leisurely pace and came back, showered, ate, and napped. YAY for sleep!

I dunno how good my deficit will be today, though, I was pretty munchy this morning... I'm at 1461 already today.

(1767 + 308 = 2075) so.... 2075-1461 = 614 but..... I still need to eat dinner. :) Not sure what we'll be eating yet -- just depends on what the hubby feels like, but I'm sure it'll probably be at least 400 calories. We'll see.

Like I said yesterday -- I'm really not too concerned. I want to have a deficit this week, I want to slowly lose, but I also am not bothered if I don't meet a 3500 cal deficit for the week or not. Just want to make sure I'm eating enough and am fueled enough to complete all my workouts and stay on track in that area because MARATHON TRAINING starts officially August 17th for a 16 week training program and I want to make sure that at that point I have been regularly running my 4 runs a week like clockwork so I am ready to just start working the miles on the program without any shock to my system.

My rowing coach sent out an email yesterday asking who was interested in competing so we could go ahead and fill out an online waiver for if we were interested -- the possible regatta dates are all in October. I totall filled out that waiver. :) She said she was excited that I was interested in competing. YAY! (That made me feel good but really -- who knows if she's just excited because people are interested and she's enthusiastic or if that says anything about me in particular...) Really -- if I could compete in a regatta it would SOOOOOOOO be worth continuing to use rowing as crosstraining during my marathon training. I KNOW I can do this. cross training is good for you and I'm not following a COMPETITIVE marathon training plan, just a beginners one aiming for me to FINISH safely. I can't pass up the opportunity to compete in a team sport -- that is something I never thought in a million years would ever apply to me. :) hehehehe. So hopefully they are able to find a good spot for me to compete in and I can not embarrass myself.

I guess that's it for today except -- SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE IS TONIGHT!!! :D I LOVE THAT SHOW SO MUCH!

Anyone else who's watching: What do you think of the top ten that are left? :D I like it!!!! Also I watch it on TiVo after I get off of work at 10PM so NO SPOILERS PLEASE. ;) hahahaha. But just curious about the opinions on who is in the top 10. :) We can talk tomorrow about performances. :D

  
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MISSY_MAGOO 7/16/2009 12:35PM

    whaaaah- I missed so you think you can dance :(
I could have watched it but for some reason I had no sound on that channel... so I changed it.
Oh- and I can't wait to hear how marathon training goes for you in August!

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SWEETZMIX 7/16/2009 10:43AM

    Getting to participate in a sport is super cool. So I am glad you signed up. That is something I have never done & it hasn't even crossed my mind.

Curious as to what you had for dinner :)

I stopped watching that show, but I used to love it. I usually don't get to watch that much TV though anymore.

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RUN_LIFT_EAT 7/16/2009 9:20AM

    Yay for competing!!!!!!!!! That is so exciting! I am the same way, team sports? No way! So I am impressed, girl!

Mini-reese and oreos, yum!!! Moosetracks and cookies and cream were always my weakness as far as ice cream goes.

I hate when people don't follow through with stuff and it is such a common thing for people to flake on things. I highly value follow-through, we'll see if it is a pattern. Hmph.

Ha ha speaking of follow-through, I think I have decided to bail on the idea of losing any more right now. My heart just isn't in it and half doing it won't work and will just make me frustrated with myself. Maybe I will be more into it later. Or lipo ;) j/k.

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CBLING 7/16/2009 7:44AM

    Okay so the sundae sounded yummy, the regatta comp sounds like fun, and the top 10 are AWESOME! I don't have a fave yet...

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BRE7482 7/16/2009 6:12AM

    Two cheers for marathon training and competitive rowing! As far as the Top 10 on SYTYCD, I really like them. I can normally pick the top 2, but this year I'm not sure. I'll watch last night's show in an hour or two.

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WOLFKITTY 7/16/2009 1:29AM

    Your marathon training and regatta stuff sounds SO EXCITING!! :D You know there are plenty of people here cheering you on, but I love hearing about your training.

Go get 'em, Dana!!
Jocelyn

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FUTURERNAIMEE 7/15/2009 10:11PM

    Marathon training AND a rowing competition? You go girl! =P

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KJNE8O 7/15/2009 9:26PM

    Dana - you should join the So You Think You Can Dance team :) The icon for my team is on my Sparkpage :)

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TATTED_PINUP2BE 7/15/2009 8:20PM

    hmm....the ice cream sounded fantastic! Good fro you lady, sich an inspiration!

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LAFTERSFREE 7/15/2009 8:09PM

    i hope u get to do the regatta thing, i never was on a team sport either and i think that would be a major accomplishment.

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LILHLFPINT 7/15/2009 7:32PM

    (i'm so glad you got to enjoy your sundae bar and still feel good about yourself!

that's so exciting about the regatta! whoo hoo!)

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TELERIE 7/15/2009 6:22PM

    Woohoo you! Marathon and competitive rowing, YOU ROCK! So proud of you and happy to be your friend.
I love our version of SYTYCD, but I haven't seen the US show.

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PRAIRIEDAWNPAM 7/15/2009 6:20PM

    I tried going to WAHWAH.hahaha , but that's not a valid URL. Could you repost the propper link?

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I L-O-V-E SYTYCD, too! Although NO DANCER will ever top SYTYCD Canada's winner last year, Nico. *SIGH* http://tinyurl.com/nz3kfq

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.Pam




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KNH771 7/15/2009 6:17PM

    I love SYTYCD! I don't think there is anyone in the top 10 I don't like. It will be interesting to see how they perform with different partners tonight. I think that will really begin to separate the competition.

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1120 calories burned before 9AM!

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

*PHWEW*

Rowing didn't even burn as many calories as usual! Then I ran 4.14 miles. I was totally wiped after that. I ate a pita before I rowed and some nuts and dried cranberries in between, drank plenty of water, but STILL. Could have used some more fuel I guess cause I was just like pooped. :P

And I had to stop by Target to do a small grocery trip. Sooo... I kinda delayed getting more because I stopped, but anyway. I got home, showered, ate some PB and pretzel sticks and fell asleep on the couch. Felt SOOOOO much better after that. But YAY!

I got my run in!!! And rowing! So yay!!

I was wrong, I don't actually row on Thursday morning, but I might get a chance to row on Friday afternoon if someone can close for me that day so that's exciting.

Anyway -- they're having this shindig here at work and they catered in lunch -- and a SUNDAE BAR.

Now -- looking at my calories...

Yesterday I didn't track before I ate at night and I actually went over by about 90 calories... and with my RMR I actually had a negative deficit fo 335 for yesterday.

Today I calculated how much I would need to eat not to go above my "safety deficit" -- the esimated amount of what I can cut average per day to still lose weight at a healthy rate. (Essentially the theory is you should attempt to lose no more than 1% of your body weight each week, therefore if I were to try to lose say 1.66lbs a week, I'd need to create an average deficit of 830 calories per day and to go over that would put me into a kind of danger zone of cutting too much from my diet... I dunno if this is true but it's the theory I'm subscribing to! hahaha) So really since I went over yesterday I think I could safely cut more than that, but I'm not going to worry about it....

so I'd need to eat about 2057 cal today to only have a 830 cal deficit -- and my spark range goes up to 2010. Adding in a fairly heavy dinner calorically speaking, I'm only in the 1990's so I'd need to eat a bit more.

That said -- I'm still not sure I'm going to have any of the Sundae Bar. But! If I feel like it, I might. And if I do I might cut out some of my mid evening snack. We'll see.

Like I said -- I'm not too worried about it. Today I burned nearly half of my weekly calorie burn goal and I still have three more runs to go, strength training, and at hopefully at least one more rowing session. I'm definitely going to go over what I currently have set and I really am more concerned with eating enough this week than eating too much right now. :) Kind fun! hahaha ;)

  
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WOLFKITTY 7/15/2009 4:39PM

    That IS a good "problem" to have. LOL! So did you end up having a small sundae serving? Inquiring minds want to know. Hehee.

Jocelyn
(I came over 'cause I thought you were unusually blog quiet, turns out my subscriptions are messed up. :P )

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MISSY_MAGOO 7/15/2009 3:54PM

    wow! You have been busy!
I've got to agree with SKYFYRE, maybe a snack between workouts would be good so you don't poop out during them. I just discovered Sunrise energy bars at Costco- they taste like a grainy oatmeal cookie, so yummy. I'm gonna give you the ingredients cuz I know you're into clean eating- rolled oats, whole barley flour, cranberries, raisins, dried apples, apricots, almonds, walnuts, honey, flax seeds, sunflower seeds, whole grain flour, cashews, sesame seeds, shredded coconut, non-hydrogenated canola oil, unsalted butter, brown sugar, salt, baking soda, cinnamon.
If you've got a costco near by you should definitely try them, great for mid-workout or between workouts -Missy

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SEEHOLZ 7/15/2009 3:27PM

    I think Breigh's onto something! I wished I could just take naps, because I'm convinced they'd keep me from stupidly eating foods that I am desperately seeking to make me feel better when in reality, I need sleep--- You are so AWARE with yourself and all your choices-- I guess you trained yourself well- good for you!
And kudos on the hard workout!

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SIMPLE_TAILOR 7/15/2009 12:49PM

    Isn't it great getting psyched about exercise and worrying about if you are eating enough instead of too much??

Keep it up.

ttyl

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SLCOLMAN 7/15/2009 11:37AM

    Sounds as if life is going well!!

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EOSAURORA84 7/15/2009 11:29AM

    congrats....still a bit confused on the formula that you were talking about.... emoticon......

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TAKEONME48137 7/15/2009 9:37AM

    Woot on the intense calorie burn! You're doing awesome! OMG Sundae Bar....I think I'd go nuts. I hope you maintain the strength to be good and not go crazy with it, hehe.

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BRE7482 7/15/2009 1:47AM

    that's an unbelievable calorie burn!

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KAYAKID 7/15/2009 1:34AM

    Dana, You are doing great! even if you didn't vote for me. ROFL We are very similar doing lots of exercise and not eating enough food. I have this problem all the time. when I couldn't exercise for 4 days because of my achilles, I didn't change my eating and I actually lost weight because I didn't have to fuel my exercise. thanks for the blog! You keep it up Girl!!!!!

Mike


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JENN38 7/14/2009 8:37PM

  Wow that is so awesome!! May I ask how you figure your formula?

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SKYFYRE 7/14/2009 7:43PM

    Wow! Cool! (About the "safety deficit" . You had a more than FULL morning! Sounds like you may need to fuel up during your workouts- or in between them, even a 100-200 calorie easily digested carb would probably help you not have that wiped out feeling. When I ride my bike over an hour I need to start getting the calories in about every 30 minutes- like gu packs for example to keep my muscles fresh! Sounds like you got a great workout in!

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BRUIN2 7/14/2009 6:37PM

    Holy smokers!! What a morning!! Sounds like the nap was just what you needed!

Hmm. I wonder how often we could just use a power nap instead of a snack..... interesting....

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SEPPIESUSAN 7/14/2009 6:23PM

    Woohoo, for once I didn't get a blank window when I tried to comment! I think you're smart to try to stay above any kind of danger zone where you're eating too few calories - as active as you are, you would probably feel pretty miserable if you restricted calories too much. You're doing awesome...I don't know how often you weigh yourself, but I'd be mighty surprised if you weren't finally dropping some of those pounds you've been meaning to drop. And if you're not, well then, maybe your body is trying to tell you it thinks you're thin enough already???

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TELERIE 7/14/2009 5:52PM

    Burn, baby, burn! I don't know if I followed your math, but I like your approach to the Sundaes. You can afford the treat and see if you feel like it, that's a great place to be at.

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RUN_LIFT_EAT 7/14/2009 5:35PM

    That is a fun dilemma to have for sure! I think your approach to the Sundae bar is perfect, if you want you know you can afford it, if you don't why eat it just because it is there? Good job Dana! And congrats on all that hard work you have been doing girl!

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SWEETZMIX 7/14/2009 5:29PM

    Dana that is a wicked calorie burn. We have a sundae bar here as well 2x a summer! I stood away from the first one so far, but the good thing with these things is that you can pick what you want!

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LASHERTHECAT 7/14/2009 5:24PM

    Your are a calculation monster!! I have enough trouble trying to figure out my calorie-cycling if I switch a day!! My goal is still to burn 3500 cal/week on exercise, so as long as I meet (read pass emoticon) that marker, I'm happy...

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KJNE8O 7/14/2009 4:37PM

    WOW Dana! You're a MACHINE! :)

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KIMCATUS 7/14/2009 4:37PM

    When I grow up I wanna be like you!!! First off I wanna be able to figure out all the maths you do!! lol You're still my hero ya know that???

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What happened this weekend?

Monday, July 13, 2009

A whole bunch of nonsense!!! :D

So I dunno if everyone saw my status message... but yeah.

I got with the baked goods around 1AM on Friday night (baked, cooled, wrapped up) but then I realized... I didn't get the yard sale stuff together on Thursday morning!!!! oopppsss...

So yeah. Henry was up helping me and we pegged a bunch of stuff to go, then had to get together boxes to carry it with, we packed up a lot of stuff in the original boxes because we're original box hoarders... hahaha :) Anyway... we got done with all that and it was like... almost 4AM. And I was supposed to be at the yard sale at like... 5AM. HAAHAHHA :D So we just stayed up. We actually got there at like... 20til 6 which is when it was going to start.

And we had TONNNNNNNNNNNNNSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS of baked goods. I had some on the table and some more of the same things in the back of the car we were sitting in front of, and so much more things... the table was piled high. I set up my little area w/ the nutrition facts and ingredients folded into little card like sizes taped to the table next to each goodie.

I had:

Banana Walnut Bread at about: 178 cal/3.6/33.7/5.4 per slice (12 slices per loaf)
Strawberry Oat Muffins at : 125 cal/ 1 / 26.4 / 3.5 per muffin
Blueberry Oat Muffins : almost the same as Strawberry! :)
"Almond Cranberry Nuggets" : 145/9.4/13.6/2.9 per nugget
Whole-Wheat Flax Cookies: 160/10.2/14.8/3.6 per cookie
Applesauce Pumpkin Muffins: 137.4 / 4/23/3.5 per muffin

SO.....

The "Almond Cranberry Nuggets" are actually Whole Wheat Flax Cookies without the milk and soaked flax seeds... cause I forgot when I baked the first third to mix that in. HAHAHAHA :D So I only put about 2/3 of the milk+flax in with the remaining batter while the first batch was cooking and then made those and called them different things, calculated the facts seperately and they both sold out. :) shhhh

The Applesauce Pumpkin Muffins probably sold the best because there were 24 of those and they sold out. My banana walnut bread sold out -- I brought two WHOLE LOAVES and only sliced one loaf to individual slices. I was only left with 5 Strawberry and 5 Blueberry muffins out of everything that I made. :)

That's : 39 cookies, 3 loaves of banana walnut bread, 24 pumpkin muffins, and 7 blueberry and 7 strawberry muffins all sold. WOOOT.

We did great.

There were tons of other goodies as well which I did sample some of.

Then afterward we went to that hot dog joint which was pretty good, but they got my order wrong so that's kind of sad. :P

Then we were soooo tired. We hung out a while and watched TV and then took a long nap. Then we watched Slumdog Millionaire which was great.

Sunday I planned to do a long run in the morning before church, but I needed more sleep than I could get with getting up that early, and I decided sleep was more important than distance that day. So! I did go on a run, but it was like... 3 milesish? I can't remember. Then church, then home, then later I did go rowing.

ROWING WAS AWESOME.

I got to go in the 4 boat for the first time! :)

It was aWESOME. We did a lot of technical drills -- Allison seemed really pleased with what we were able to do. We rowed all four quite a bit, some on half-slide (which was a TOTALLY NEW CONCEPT TO ME -- I kinda think it's bogus, but it's useful for learning stuff but basically you slide up just a bit on your seat but not all the way...) and some on full slide. And we really had gread balance at some points! It was really cool to feel the way a boat is supposed to feel when all rowers are rowing and you're not leaning.

That isn't to say there wasn't a lot of THAT as well, it was definitely challenging, but it was overall really great. I also got a little mini one on one time fixing my feathering because I as feathering late after my tap-down, and I got it pretty quick apparently so that's good.

I also got told today that I am built for rowing! WOOT.

OK! SO ANYWAY.

Exceeded my calorie burn for the week even with missing rowing once, and not getting in the long run I planned. This week my boat is scheduled to row Tuesday AND Thursday and I WILL be getting in my long run. So we'll see how it goes.

PICTURES.


APPLESAUCE PUMPKIN MUFFINS!!! That's DH's hand reaching for one in the corner.


My wares! :)


Me and my table!

  
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LAFTERSFREE 7/14/2009 8:46PM

    sounds like the baking thing was a success, u should go into business :) im glad u had a good and productive weekend!

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QUIDDITCHWITCH 7/14/2009 3:52PM

    Yea!! Looks delicious!! And healthy, too! ^__^

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SWEETZMIX 7/14/2009 12:53PM

    mmmmmmmmm Dana those all look good. The way you had it setup is like the Farmer's Market on 14th st here in NYC. (Except they only give the ingredients.) So everything pretty much sold out and that is the good thing. And I am glad you got some sleep. When I am lacking in sleep, I feel like I can not function.

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SKYFYRE 7/14/2009 7:52AM

    Ooh la la! I so would have bought those muffins! Heehee! Glad once again that I could not smell the yumminess from here! Well bravo for a productive weekend!

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BRE7482 7/14/2009 1:27AM

    That's so funny because the Cranberry Almond Nuggets were actually the favorite at my house! Lol!

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150-HERE-I-COME 7/13/2009 7:46PM

    Sounds like a GREAT weekend!! Here's a CHEERS to having an equally GREAT week ahead!!!

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KEAKMAN 7/13/2009 7:37PM

    Looks and sounds wonderful! I am glad all was successful...and I saw your nutso "up all night" post - good idea to get your sleep!


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SLCOLMAN 7/13/2009 6:46PM

    Yum! I miss baked goods!

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CHASINGTHENOW 7/13/2009 5:43PM

    Oh gosh. You look tooooo cute with that scarf on your head and your goodies look delish!

-maria

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CHASINGTHENOW 7/13/2009 5:43PM

    Oh gosh. You look tooooo cute with that scarf on your head and your goodies look delish!

-maria

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LASHERTHECAT 7/13/2009 4:45PM

    You're really an all-or-nothing kinda gal!! That's great...me too...

Congrats on the massive calorie burn!

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CECE0330 7/13/2009 4:22PM

    I sooo want to try those applesauce pumpkin muffins! YUM!

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SWEATONCEADAY 7/13/2009 4:15PM

    you have me pooped with thinking about all you did.

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RUN_LIFT_EAT 7/13/2009 4:03PM

    I agree with Susan, you look adorable, lady!

Dang, I don't know how you guys did it! Woah! I would have been dead!

It sounds like all your goodies were a hit! Those muffins look FANTASTIC! YUMMY!!!!!

I think it is so freaking cool that you learned a sport! That is awesome! Rowing, too cool. I see you taking up fencing next :) or Polo!

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SEPPIESUSAN 7/13/2009 3:57PM

    Looks professional! You look so cute with your polka-dot headband, and so small, too!

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TAKEONME48137 7/13/2009 3:52PM

    Hooray for all the baked goods getting sold! A lot of those things sound delicious. I'm glad the rowing is going well. Keep it up!

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FUTURERNAIMEE 7/13/2009 3:30PM

    Wow you got a lot of work done in that night, haha if only we didn't need so much sleep... Haha. I occasionally fantasize about staying up and getting things done, but then I get tired and say screw that haha.

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SEEHOLZ 7/13/2009 3:16PM

    You look so darn proud and you should be!!!! AWESOME job on the bake sake, the rowing and making your calorie burn! And getting EXTRA sleep!
Have a rocking week!
The applesauce muffins look fabulous btw!

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KJNE8O 7/13/2009 3:05PM

    I will totally buy the leftovers! They sound wonderful! Do you have the recipes out on SparkRecipes?

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SARAHISKIDA 7/13/2009 2:47PM

    AHHH! I'm so totally jealous that you got to row in a 4! I want to so bad! I hate that I'm missing so much rowing, it's just tough in the summer with going out of town and everything. I'm so happy the yard sale went so well!

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KIMCATUS 7/13/2009 2:29PM

    Wow what a great weekend for you!!! Those are some good looking baked goods!! Oh and that girl selling the stuff...she's pretty hawt!! :P Glad you had a good weekend!!

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ADVENTURE-GIRL 7/13/2009 2:26PM

    The goodies look and sound good! So cool that you put the nutritional information on it :) Looks like you had a very busy weekend. Congrats on "being built for rowing", lol.


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NCAZULL 7/13/2009 2:17PM

    Banana, MMmmm my favorite I love love love love banana walnut muffins.
I'd of eaten them all up if I would have been there.
Good job getting all that done man and with NO sleep? man I'd have been collapsing as I get home haha.

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PRAIRIEDAWNPAM 7/13/2009 2:15PM

    I'm sure I gained weight just reading about all of those yummy goodies.

...Pam

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KSIGMA1222 7/13/2009 2:03PM

    WOW!!! What a weekend!!! Send me the leftovers!!!Now I know why I had to make Buckwheat blueberry pancakes with applesauce as the oil substitute! I have a 10k race this friday at 7pm to run so has me off my schedule a bit this week. Was at the gym last night from 9:30pm to 12:30am, yeah my new gym is going to be the end of me!!! A 24/7 gym for someone like me is dangerous, I just keep going like my runs outside I just keep going "Huh what is over there, bet I can do this, that looks fun!" .

We had a farmer's market for the second week on a monday morning here at my library! All the food has to be locally grown and made to get in. So now it is my way to get produce and breads. This morning I picked up jalapeņos, cucumber, sweet corn and some other cucumbers I don't know the name of(cross between cucumber and watermelon supposedly?). Pretty cool to have at work and at a public library to boot!

You are motivating me to start taking a friends kayak out and use that as one of my weekend workouts. He bought it used it once and now hangs on his wall. Thought it would be a great change from running for me and really get my arms a workout beyond the weight lifting and AMT workout I currently do.

Have a great week and great blog!

Greg

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KAYAKID 7/13/2009 1:51PM

    Dana, What a weekend for you! you were one busy girl! great success too. You are doing so well with your rowing. your awesome and you look good in your pic... I am glad you got to church - thats the Dad in me...
Have a great week!
Mike



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