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GREAT race! :)

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Not only was this race super fun, but I believe I received the most swag ever at a race... :D

We got: hat, gloves, finisher's tech shirt, and a medal. :D SWEEET.

Also -- some of the legs were not the length advertised... I should've realized something was up when my exchange point was right at around the 18 mile marker... meaning I was running around 8-8.2 miles instead of 7.5 as the final race instructions said. :P hahaha But I still managed to finish in around 1:30 I think -- the race started at 7:03, I was handed off around 10:10 and finished at about 12:40 or something like that. Well actually the race clock said 4:40, so I guess it might've taken me 1:33? Still puts me somewhere between 11:15-11:37 ish min mile pace, which is definitely the fastest I've ever done that distance IF that's a close enough guesstimate. And let's say I'm off just a bit, still 12min mile average is good for me. :)

But yeah, I think the first leg was short, second leg long, 3rd short, 4th pretty dead on and last leg long. (compared to the advertised lengths of 10k, 5k, 10k, 5k, 12k).

ANYWAY - pictures!

Our team name was "Psychos" and our shirts say "Cute but Psycho" As you can see we also have our names on our sleeves - CLOVERR1 is all the way to the left next to me :) This iron on transfer fabric she found was amazing -- doesn't require you to mirror the image and it's totally opaque so you can use any color and not worry about color show through.




Here's CLOVERR1 in action with our super cool yellow relay baton -- it was hollow so some people put them on a race belt, but most carried them traditionally :)


I'm the blur farthest to the back at the end of the race when my psychos joined me for the last 200yds or so of the race. :D


Post race ritual food stuffing - BBQ!


Awesome new short sleeve tech shirt:


Hat:



Medal:
(So you can see the size)




Gloves:


  
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SKYFYRE 2/15/2010 1:09PM

    OMG Dana- the medal is some serious bling!! Haha! You'll look like Flava-Flave! Hahaha! Awesome group! What a fun thing to do with friends! Love the shirts and you look absolutely cute, but not so psycho in pink! Heehee! Congrats on making running fun yet again!

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TAMTAM64 2/15/2010 12:00PM

    Love your shirts! Relay races always sound like so much fun. One day I hope to do one.

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SEEHOLZ 2/15/2010 11:45AM

    Awesome Race! I love the pics and I love, love, love the hardware... sooo cool!

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KAYAKID 2/15/2010 11:33AM

    You did awesome! congrats - love the hardware!LOL

Mike


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SUMMERVA 2/15/2010 11:01AM

    Dana—I WAS AT THIS RACE! I ran the 5k the day before, and I was at mile marker 10 for the route on Sunday; my friend did the half marathon! I don’t know why I didn’t realize you’d be at this one ☹

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KEAKMAN 2/15/2010 8:54AM

    WOOHOO!! What a fun race and what excellent swag!

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MBSHAZZER 2/15/2010 8:28AM

    AWESOME!! That looks like so much fun! I want to do a relay, but I can't find more than one other interested person, which makes the concept of "relay" impossible! And great swag, also. You can use the medal for halloween next year if you want to dress as an 80's rap star!!

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BRAVE_NEW_ME 2/15/2010 2:12AM

    That is some nice schwag indeed! I love the medal... very classy. Congrats on your performance AND the team's performance!

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DDOORN 2/14/2010 11:33PM

    LOVE your Team's name! :-)

Keep 'er going there Dana...some GREAT Sparkin' with all your races and race preparations!

Don

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FITTYTIF 2/14/2010 11:20PM

    WOW GREAT SCHWAG. If I could be promised schag like that for all the races I might just do some. LOL WAY TO GO!!!

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KJNE8O 2/14/2010 10:46PM

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JOHNBABJR 2/14/2010 6:52PM

    Congrats, Dana! You're right; great schwag!

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TAKEONME48137 2/14/2010 6:08PM

    That's some bling right there. haha I'm glad the race was awesome for you! =)

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CLOVERR1 2/14/2010 5:30PM

    yeah....I KNEW my leg was short. I AIN'T THAT FAST. That's why I kept running :)

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LLLLLLIN 2/14/2010 4:30PM

    cool medal! Congrats!!

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EDGEOFSANITY 2/14/2010 4:12PM

    Congrats! Sounds like it was a blast!

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SWEATONCEADAY 2/14/2010 3:59PM

    love the shirts! yeah for your race.

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KKATZE 2/14/2010 3:56PM

    Nice!! Congrats on an awesome race!
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HOPERY 2/14/2010 3:53PM

    Awesome time! You are getting faster. Must have been from training with me. LOL I don't know if I ever told you the official Garmin stats on our run. We went 5.25 miles in 1 hr., 12 minutes, 48seconds. Our average pace was 13:52. Our max. was 8:57. And this silly thing says I only burned 430 calories. So considering we were talking the whole time and I was trying to go slow enough to see the whole town, we did pretty good. I had so much fun!

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ZORAHGAIL 2/14/2010 3:41PM

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TELERIE 2/14/2010 3:36PM

    Awesome!!

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SHINYSILVRVOLVO 2/14/2010 3:34PM

    Nice! congrats on a great race and all the great swag!

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ELISEL 2/14/2010 3:33PM

    Whoo Hoo!!!

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DENRNAJ 2/14/2010 3:16PM

    Check you out! Love it!!!
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AWESOME CONCERT!!!!!

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Sondre Lerche... rules.

And this venue was pretty freaking awesome -- a very intimite setting, tons of small tables for 2 right up to the stage and then larger tables around and booths... it was neato. DH said he felt like he was at Austin City Limits. ;)

This was the opening act, JBM - he was AWESOME - amazing guitar player, cool lyrics, soulful voice. DH called him Thome Yorke doing James Taylor, which I thought was an amusing description. :D In any case - very cool. Oh and see the monitors up front? Yeah, we were directly front and center, our little round table touching the stage.



Sondre Lerche with JBM for a special encore song -



And then we got to meet them afterward, so nice, so cool -- DH grabbed the setlist and Sondre Lerche FIXED IT, cause he made some changes, added the encore, and dated and signed it. :D hehehe. It was awesome.



BEST VALENTINE'S GIFT EVER.

Go listen to Sondre Lerche if you haven't before. Might I recommend: Two Way Monologue, My Hands (are Shaking), or Words and Music to start. :)

  
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TAKEONME48137 2/14/2010 2:02PM

    I don't know if I commented on your pictures or not (I know I "liked" the album lol), but it looks like you had a lot of fun! Woo Sondre Lerche! =)

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LAFTERSFREE 2/14/2010 1:02PM

    that sounds like it was a really amazing experience. emoticon im glad u guys had a great time.. curious, what venue was it? have a great day!

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SASSYCHRIS1952 2/14/2010 7:28AM

    How great is that! Have a nice Valentines Day emoticon

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DDOORN 2/14/2010 6:42AM

    What a SPECIAL TREAT!

Can't go wrong with live great music!

Looks like you're on your way to having the BEST Valentine's Day!

Woo hoo!

Don

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BRAVE_NEW_ME 2/14/2010 12:02AM

    Sounds like a fantastic Valentine's Day indeed!

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USARUNNERGIRL 2/13/2010 11:23PM

    Woohoo what a lovely VDay. Glad you had fun.

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EDGEOFSANITY 2/13/2010 9:02PM

    Sounds like a great date! Glad you had fun =)

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JOHNBABJR 2/13/2010 8:56PM

    I'm glad you loved your Valentine gift, Dana. Enjoy your day tomorrow!

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KEAKMAN 2/13/2010 8:22PM

    hmmmm, I *think* you had a good time last night....I am so glad that it turned out so well for you! What a great treat!!

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SEEHOLZ 2/13/2010 3:46PM

    I listened to On the Tower, 2 Way Monologue, It's Over, Love you and one other one I can't remember.. I can see why that intimate atmosphere makes it so much better!
Have a great Race tomorrow!

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MBSHAZZER 2/13/2010 3:19PM

    What a fantastic evening! Glad you enjoyed it!

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KKATZE 2/13/2010 2:11PM

    Wow, sounds great!! Just listened to a couple songs and definitely my style! Sounds you guys are headed for an awesome weekend :) I'm still in love with Corinne Bailey Rae's new album and will likely buy Massive Attack's Heligoland this weekend, although I've been hearing mixed reviews... Happy Valentine's and have a great run tomorrow!!

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Just dragging a bit this week...

Thursday, February 11, 2010

... dunno what it is. Maybe I'm just recovering from last week still? I dunno.

BUT! I did still do a short run today as planned, and I even had time to shower, put on some makeup, and get my lunch together AND get to work on time. :)

Today is last day of work for me this week - HURRAH! Tomorrow I'm off - doing NROL4W at some point, at night it's the Sondre Lerche concert (LOVE HIM SO MUCH!) and thinking also to the Marathon Expo before that, Saturday will be maybe some zumba or maybe just yoga or something in the morning, hanging out with the awesome CLOVERR1 later and making T-Shirts for our relay team, and the Sunday's the marathon relay! WOOTWOOT! :D

I'm so stoked to be getting some more running bling. I got an email yesterday forwarded from our team captain that said they'll have an ENGRAVER on site to engrave your time on your medal. :D HAHAHA Which would be very cool if I was running the full or even the half I think, but I don't think I'll be spending the $15-20 they say it might be to engrave a medal for this particular race. Still -- that is pretty cool.

OOOH and previously when reading about the relay they said we shared a timing chip attached to an ankle strap but now reading the final instructions it says baton! :D I'll get to be cool and run with a baton! HAHAHA Yay. I love how reading about race day details gets me all pumped! :) I will apparently, as the finisher, get to be the one to go to the relay finisher's tent and get our finisher's T-Shirts and medals.

So -- I've put in an application for another position at my work! Which apparently, my boss is actually behind me getting since she suggested it to me. So after discussing it with my DH last night I put in the app as soon as I came in to work today. It's for the IT Dept, which I think I will love -- and it's -- GET THIS -- a DAY SHIFT. I know -- it will be so bizarre. :D haha. So we'll see...

  
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SWEATONCEADAY 2/13/2010 7:53PM

    yeah for the new job possibility! days? what are days? the only race that did engravings i would kill them if they attempted to engrave my awful time that day lol. never heard of the concert you are going to. however, i am old and uncool. emoticon

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SEEHOLZ 2/12/2010 4:01PM

    Lot's of exciting things going on... I dind't realize that you are finishing the relay.. so you got to bring it home girl! Wohoo.. I can feel your excitement! DH's running a 5K tomorow, so I'll be the one cheering him on!
Good luck with the position- sounds like you are the one to get it! And I'm glad you're excited about it.



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USARUNNERGIRL 2/12/2010 1:01PM

    Your relay marathon sounds like a blast girl! Maybe one day I will get there. I am stoked about my upcoming half.

I will cross my fingers for you that you will get the job, but ummmm will you be able to handle working in the daytime? LOL.

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MSSUNBUG 2/12/2010 9:12AM

    Good luck with the race! Sounds like fun. :-)

Good luck with the job too!

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SKYFYRE 2/12/2010 3:11AM

    Woohoo! Marathon relay! Sounds like fun!
*sshhhh*... hope you get the IT job!!


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KEAKMAN 2/11/2010 11:19PM

    *fingers crossed* for job and race...

Race days always get me excited! Can't wait for my first one of the year!

Glad you found time to shower today! (did anyone complain last time??!!)

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LAFTERSFREE 2/11/2010 8:14PM

    glad to see ur so excited about the relay, im sure that it will be an awesome time! good luck w/ the job app, it might be nice to have a day shift, ur life might seem a little less crazy busy!

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BRAVE_NEW_ME 2/11/2010 7:45PM

    Good luck on the race AND the job!

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TAMTAM64 2/11/2010 7:14PM

    You get to carry a baton!! Woo hoo!! Good Luck with the job application - hope it all works out for you.

Tammy

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KSGROTHE 2/11/2010 6:23PM

    emoticon Good luck on your relay and your job application!

Keep up the good work!

- Karen

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ANEPANALIPTI 2/11/2010 6:21PM

    I can't wait to hear bout it! U ROCK AS USUAL MY FRIEND!

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TELERIE 2/11/2010 6:18PM

    Ooh have a good concert and think of me! And good luck with the application! Exciting. emoticon

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KJNE8O 2/11/2010 4:56PM

    Have a great marathon relay! That sounds like a blast :)

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TAKEONME48137 2/11/2010 4:53PM

    Sounds like a good day. I missed Sondre Lerche the other day because I was sick and forgot. =( I hope you have fun! Also, good luck with the marathon relay! You'll do amazing! Hopefully the job thing works out as well. =)

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S318830 2/11/2010 4:48PM

    Good luck on the relay... Don't drop the baton! ;-)

And lots of luck for the new job. I didn't realize you weren't working days either.

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FLUTTER-BY)L( 2/11/2010 4:10PM

    I did not realize that you weren't on day shift. No wonder the bloggs sounded strange to me with the timing. Good luck with the new job-I hope it is everything you expect.

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MBSHAZZER 2/11/2010 3:38PM

    SO COOL that you get to finish the marathon relay! How awesome is that!!! And I love that you can engrave your time on the medal... what a great idea!

Good luck with the job move. There is a lot to be said for a regular "day job" :D Fingers crossed for you!

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BKINAK 2/11/2010 3:34PM

    Sounds like a great time to take a small break for your body to be COMPLETELY recharged before your race. GOOD LUCK! emoticon

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TAIMOIRAI 2/11/2010 3:03PM

    I hope you get the new job you want (at least one of us is going to get out of our job ruts!), and good luck this weekend!

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MAGPIE17 2/11/2010 3:02PM

    It doesn't sound like you're dragging at all...if anything, you're just saving energy for an insane weekend! :) Have fun at your relay!

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Sorry co-workers...

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

I'm pretty sure I don't stink...

but I definitely didn't have time to take a shower this morning.

*GASP!*

Hahahahaha. :D At least I was just strength training and not running so the sweating was limited -- and I had the opportunity to use the Olay Daily Facial Wipe thingies I bought specifically for this purpose. Woot.

But yeah -- this morning I slept in (HURRAH!) Got up, started cooking chicken, started the steamer to cook brown rice while I went to work, came back, made lunch and my protein smoothie to drink down while I packed lunch and got ready to go. JUST made it to work on time... SHOULD HAVE GOTTEN UP SOONER!

I even had to drop a couple sets on my lifting workout. :( BUT! I almost scrapped it altogether, so I'm still SUPER happy I went.

I also managed to do my squats without any bruising/discomfort on my spine. I had been using a towel after the first time to help cushion that area, plus making sure I get my shoulders back properly and don't settle the bar too high also helps -- but last time ONCE I started to lift it up and towel wasn't in place/the bar was in the wrong place and I was bruised a bit again, but this time -- SUCCESS! :D hahaha. Maybe that sounds stupid but I was getting annoyed at that and starting to think back squats might just not be for me, but I think I've got the kinks worked out now.

Everything went well, I just ran out of time. :P and I felt REALLY GOOD doing everything, I was SO glad I actually went and didn't chicken out. I reminded myself that right now my focus is ON building muscle and that's why I'm not reducing calories like I would to just lose weight quickly and so if I'm not doing my strength training workouts like I plan to, all I'm doing is eating more for no reason. :P That definitely kicked my butt out the door to the gym!

The strength area was PACKED, too -- I "worked in" with an older gentleman (ok maybe 50's not like OLDER but ya know, my gym is a University Rec Center so it's mostly college age folks) on a bench press station - I was using the bar to do my pushups. So that was kind of cool - new experience for me. I worked in with a dude on a seated row station but it was not spoken -- he just was away when I was using it and back when I wasn't, but it just worked out that way...

Ok I'm rambling. But good stuff. Food has been good today, but I haven't started tracking again yet -- need to do that tonight I think.

  
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MSSUNBUG 2/12/2010 9:10AM

    Good for you for sticking to your workout routine when it would have been easy to can it altogether. That's awesome!

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TAKEONME48137 2/11/2010 4:51PM

    Yay for your good day! I'm sure you didn't smell that bad. haha

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HEALTHY4CAROLYN 2/11/2010 9:31AM

    Hey! We do what we have to do in this healthy lifestyle we're livin'!! Way to go!

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SKYFYRE 2/11/2010 2:41AM

    Well, at least you wiped off after your workout! Some people I encounter at work don't believe in deodorant, I'll just leave it at that...

emoticon On getting your bootie to the gym! Sounds like you are doing the real deal with the squat! I can't hold a bar without getting bruised on the back of my neck (about c7- that bump that will one day be my hump... hopefully not!!) Maybe I should try your towel thingie!

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KEAKMAN 2/10/2010 9:26PM

    Ahhh, you work in a phone center. Who cares if you are aromatic?! (hey, at least you "wiped down"!) emoticon

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EDGEOFSANITY 2/10/2010 9:18PM

    I've done the same thing... The not showering and going back to work =) Way to get that workout in. I'm heading out to the garage in a minute to get mine in.

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DIRECTORJC 2/10/2010 8:42PM

    Wharrgarbl. That is all.

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LAFTERSFREE 2/10/2010 8:22PM

    the rec is driving me insane lately, its always packed, esp now that they changed the parking rules during the day.

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LILHLFPINT 2/10/2010 8:09PM

    (::giggles:: you are too cute, girl.)

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KSGROTHE 2/10/2010 8:07PM

    emoticon on your great strength workout!

Who cares that you didn't shower before work? I'm sure no one will notice.

- Karen

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FLUTTER-BY)L( 2/10/2010 8:00PM

    This is too funny! Priorities, you have them. I love it!

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MBSHAZZER 2/10/2010 7:48PM

    Haha!! I love that you made time for working out but not showering! I would have done the same thing!!

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*WHEW*

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Yeah, I know -- Dana doesn't blog for a few days and the world just doesn't seem right. :D

It doesn't seem right to me either!!!! :D HAHAA Remember my plans for cookie dinner splurge? It also was cookie breakfast this morning. :P But I'm soooooo done with cookies/sweets for the moment now.

And likely splurges ahead this weekend -- I will aim to eat a minimum of 2 healthy meals per day though and work it out at my race.

I lifted on Saturday -- it was awesome. And postponed running cause the weather was... hideous. I did NOT want to run in 13MPH winds with gusts up to 21mph!!!!! Not after running in the wind like... the past two weekends.

So I ran Sunday -- and it was good. 12K in around 1:35 I think? I was taking it very easy for most of it, but was booking it right at the end. It was fun!

THEN - BUNNY UNION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D

I got to meet another of my infamous SparkPals Bun Buddy Brigade (originally formed to raise and firm our tushes). First I met the lovely SKYFYRE in San Diego when I went to the convention -- remember pictures of my first (and only still) hike???

Well -- Monday HOPERY and I met to go run! :D It was so fun to actually run with someone who shares a pace with me -- although given the height differential you'd think I should be faster? hahaha. But seriously, being able to talk and run made it so fun! OK and not that it would be with ANYONE, the fact that it was Hope I got to talk to made it awesome. :) AND sharing my favorite route with a SparkRunnerFriend was very cool as well!

It started out a little chilly for me, but my hat was off before long, and Hope coming from Ohio was thrilled with the weather :D - then the sun came out! And it was glorious! I can't believe I used to hate the sun and now I love it! :) hahaha.

Here is a picture of us right after our run w/ my rowing river in the background. 5.23 miles done, according to the handy Garmin Hope was toting!


Then we separated ways to get cleaned up -- and I prepped a ton of veggies and the sauce for our pizza making festival. :D I was just about ready to roll out dough when the HOPERY clan arrived -- parents and 4 cute kids in tow! The littlest ones "helped" me make pizza -- no really. They did actually HELP but also resulted in somehow shredded cheese being inside someone's shoes among other things... :D HAHAHAA I was loving it though, for real. :)

We had pizza w/ wheat crusts (2/3 whole wheat flour and 1/3 white), homemade sauce (tomato paste+seasonings+honey), red and green peppers, red onion, mushrooms, turkey pepperoni and on a bit of it some pineapple and banana peppers. (Also some baby carrots and pretzel sticks were broken out while the pizza was getting made...)

And then it was ROCK BAND FEST! With Beatles Rock Band in No Fail mode, I actually think the littlest ones had the most fun. And when one set the drums on expert by accident -- it didn't really matter cause it was no fail mode anyway. :D hahaha The best was when they learned that with the singing part you had to kinda scream into the mic to make it go into overdrive... HAHAHA :D But then the tribes grew restless and it was time to go back to the alluring hotel pool... ;) Still - VERY much fun. A few pictures:




(That last one was taken by a child on my lap! HAHA)

See this is what I look like in scale with normal size people. HAHAHA :D

OH and dig the red SparkPeople shirt - woohoo!

Then I made cookies for cookie fest at band -- I bought refrigerated dough from the health food store (it was on sale and made from good real ingredients and organic flour and sugar apparently) so I did NOT have to bake from scratch after making a ton of pizza. :D haha. And band itself, and then home for cookie dinner. ;) haha.

Anyway -- this morning it was up earlllllly to go row. Oh, but no one showed up. Lots of apology emails later this morning because no one saw the lineups go out and since it was raining AND there were no lineups till very late at night last night, some people assumed we weren't rowing. :( Not only that but the majority of the people that DID show, voted not to row. I was very disappointed -- because Hope had come with me to see me row!!! But we still got to ride in the launch (coach's boat w/ a motor) to chase the guys crew club down the river and listen to my coach ... COACH. And get a little wet -- it mostly stopped raining, but it was sprinkling a bit for a while and pretty cold since we were being propelled by a motor instead of our own strength! :D But we had fun -- chatting all the while, and I got to talk about rowing a lot which is fun for me, and critique the guys form and all that good stuff. Then after talking as much as possible on the way back to the hotel and in the parking lot the Bunny Union was over! *SAD*

But I'm sooooooo sooooooooo glad they decided to make our home part of the stop on their move -- it was awesome. :) Sparkers are the best!

Oh and this morning I definitely watched House and ate cookie breakfast and then went back to bed after I got back. Got a good 2.5-3hrs of sleep and now I feel pretty normal. :D Looking forward to regular wake up times the remainder of the week, two days of work left, then more fun weekend ahead! :D

  
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HOPERY 2/11/2010 11:19AM

    I loved our Bunny Union! We have made it to San Antonio now and on to New Mexico today. Gonna learn to run in the desert.

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LAFTERSFREE 2/10/2010 8:23PM

    whoa, kids everywhere! looks like fun!

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MBSHAZZER 2/10/2010 7:43PM

    OK, the coach's boat has a motor! I love it!! And how awesome that you had such a fun Spark time with Hope! I have yet to meet a Sparker even tho 2 have come thru my fair city! I can't wait to read about the marathon relay!

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KSGROTHE 2/10/2010 7:03PM

    emoticon for meeting Sparkers, for great runs, for playing Rock Band with friends and their kids, and for red SparkPeople T-shirts! Sounds like you had a great couple of days!

Keep up the good work! I love reading your blogs!

- Karen

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SEEHOLZ 2/10/2010 3:39PM

    Sounds like so much fun! I can see WHY you were MIA-LOL!


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JOPAPGH 2/10/2010 12:56PM

    Always great meeting SparkFriends and WOOT! for no fail mode for wee ones.

When my son was little he was always leaving me gifts embedded deep in my shoes, often lego. I learned to shake my shoes vigorously before putting them on. He also loved to put my watches down the heating vents...

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ANNEMARIE0407 2/10/2010 11:06AM

    Missed you Dana! But I'm glad you had fun!

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TAMTAM64 2/10/2010 11:05AM

    I love reading your blogs & looking at your pictures! They always make me smile.

Tammy

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JOYINRUNNING08 2/10/2010 10:36AM

    Glad to hear you had a great weekend/day/even. :) Makes the week that much sweeter (and not from cookies ;)).

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FLUTTER-BY)L( 2/10/2010 10:36AM

    Sounds like such fun. I love making pizza. I just need to get more veggies in the kids. They make it themselves so they choose.

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EDGEOFSANITY 2/10/2010 9:59AM

    Sounds like you had a lot of fun! Love the pictures =)

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USARUNNERGIRL 2/10/2010 9:04AM

    Sounds like you had an amazing time with Hope. Looks like an amazing time as well.

I just want to know when the next pizza party is so I can come and have a bite! LOL

Glad you are back online, well all missed you.

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ZORBS13 2/10/2010 8:41AM

    And when Dana isn't all over FB for a few days Patty wonders if she is ok?!?!?

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KEAKMAN 2/10/2010 8:33AM

    What a blast! I want to come visit you (and I PROMISE, no cheese will end up in anyone's shoes!)

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LIVEYOURDREAMS 2/9/2010 11:40PM

    Sounds like SUCH a blast!!! I love the pics!!! The one of you and Hope's youngest hugging you so tight is too cute! The run, the pizza party, the cookie baking... everything sounds wonderful! Thanks for sharing! Ditto to Jen on more bunnyunions, although I would have to practice running to be able to keep up with you... and you probly wouldn't tower over me that much... I am 5'9.5". ;-) I'm gonna check Whole Foods for premade cookie dough... I didn't know they made that!

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KAYAKID 2/9/2010 11:02PM

    Looks like a fun time meeting with spark buddies is the best.
Mike


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BRAVE_NEW_ME 2/9/2010 10:37PM

    Why does cookie dinner sound so good to me right now? Oh, that's right. Because it involves lots of cookies. Of course, I had ice cream dinner a few nights ago, so I should probably opt for the healthy dinner that is already made and just awaiting pre-heating instead. =D

Sounds like you had a great Bunny Union! Out of curiosity, how tall are you?

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TAIMOIRAI 2/9/2010 9:45PM

    I'm glad you got to spend some time with some awesome sparkers. :)

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WAVEDANCER7 2/9/2010 9:32PM

    I agree with Jen. And the only other thing I have to say is that this blog makes me warm and fuzzy. A warm, fuzzy, bunny. :)

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BRUIN2 2/9/2010 8:58PM

    BUNNY LOVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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And is Hope even normal sized? I thought she was bite-sized. hehehe.

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ZORAHGAIL 2/9/2010 8:56PM

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SWEATONCEADAY 2/9/2010 8:49PM

    i am glad the bunny union went so well. i like your comment about what you look like beside "normal" people. well you have met 2 bunnies now, i think you should quite your job, go on a bunny tour and meet the rest of us????

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