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Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Officially I am now on vacation and not a moment too soon. This last week has been nothing short of brutal. 12 hour shifts, the climbing, the mud, the cold, the yuck... life in the mine has been .. well business as usual but I have been so tired. I have been totally wiped out but that's over now. It's time for my edition of "Miners Gone Wild!"

I have always dreamed of what it would be like to workout and go to the gym without always fretting about getting to work or being so tired from work etc... Well , here is my chance. I have from now until Nov 14th to do just that. I leave for Ohio on the 15th, Fall classic Half Marathon on the 18th then off to NY. I get a week of workout paradise, including 5 hard core sessions with Mario, my trainer. I also get to go SWIMMING!!! my access to the pool is very limited since I work shift work and I can't be there when lap swim is going on but now.. I feel like I used to feel when I would see an awesome buffet!.. **FIX BAYONETS AND SOUND THE CHARGE !!! **

I know that going workout crazy wouldn't be a good thing but now that the stress of work is off, I am wanting to kill it.

I don't go back to work until Dec 1st. Every day away from being "in the hole" adds a week to my life.

I am even going to set up a vacation challenge with my trainer - my idea BTW... to weight in before and after my trip and set up a workout routine while I am gone. I have never felt more strongly that it is time to take it outside the box. It was hard to keep it together this past week but now the pressure is off.

What a relief.

Time to bring it.
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EMILYDOODLE 12/21/2012 10:36PM

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FIRECOM 12/6/2012 10:43AM

    What an interesting blog. Thanks for sharing.

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NEWCHINELO 11/17/2012 3:52PM

    Hope u had a nice time?

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IMIN2GENES 11/9/2012 10:04AM

    Woo hoo! Enjoy your vacay and have some awesome workouts!
Chris

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IRISHBEANERGAL 11/8/2012 5:16PM

    The unofficial definition of a "VACATION" is to re-charge yourself. And what you have described fits that definition to a "T".

Enjoy your time off doing exactly what makes you re-charge! Can't wait to hear about all the fun!

~Irish

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PIXIEMOM13 11/8/2012 3:49PM

    Whoohooo, enjoy your vacation!

My family and I will be heading to Strongsville on 11/16... looking forward to meeting you at the race if not sooner!

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CLPURNELL 11/8/2012 1:42PM

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CATMAGNET 11/8/2012 1:30PM

    Have a FABULOUS vacation! :)

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MDBUTTERFLY 11/8/2012 8:56AM

    Enjoy every moment of your down time...you deserve it! emoticon

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NEWMOM20121 11/8/2012 8:55AM

    Good for you, enjoy your time off. I totally get why you would be so excited to get to do all these things.

keep it up

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NEWTINK 11/8/2012 6:58AM

    Enjoy your well deserved time off .. and the holiday . Hope the training goes well for you

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MIRFA71 11/8/2012 1:04AM

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ROCKYCPA 11/7/2012 10:08PM

    Enjoy your vacation!

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ONLYTEMPORARY 11/7/2012 9:18PM

    Way to go!

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JAMER123 11/7/2012 9:02PM

    Have a great time on your vacation!!! Hope you can get what you desire as you have earned it!!

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WATERDIAMONDS 11/7/2012 7:04PM

    Have the best training vacation of your life!

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JENGOJENGO 11/7/2012 6:20PM

  Oh gosh...enjoy yourself! emoticon

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BLESSED2BEME 11/7/2012 5:59PM

    Enjoy every moment!

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KATHY_NATURELVR 11/7/2012 5:31PM

    Good luck!

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PCASEY7 11/7/2012 4:39PM

    Good luck at the half marathon and enjoy your training!

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KITHKINCAID 11/7/2012 4:33PM

    Yahoo! Enjoy :)

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HELL0KITTY77 11/7/2012 4:33PM

    Keep up the good work!

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VOLLEYGIRL77 11/7/2012 3:50PM

    Have a good vacation!

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NIGHTSKYSTAR 11/7/2012 3:47PM

    YAY!! have a WONDERFUL vacation!! sure wish i could meet up with you while you are in NY!!

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WORLDSERIES11 11/7/2012 3:01PM

    Enjoy your time off!! Be sure to have some relaxing time too!
Look forward to hearing all about it.
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MARYJEANSL 11/7/2012 2:22PM

  I'm so glad for you that you will get a break and be able to do what your heart desires. Enjoy!!! And I hope you will come back refreshed and ready to (continue to) conquer.

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FAVORITEAUNT84 11/7/2012 1:47PM

    Yay, time off! Good for you, some people use time away from work as an excuse to let everything backslide. (I was once one of them...) emoticon

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May you have a most relaxing active vacation!

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LIGHTNINGRUNNER 11/7/2012 11:47AM

    Can't wait to hear an update.

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LIVELYGIRL2 11/7/2012 10:28AM

  Boy boy does that say something, when your work-outs are more fun than work.

Either your work is a pai, or you love to work out. Both? emoticon

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POLSKARENIA 11/7/2012 10:09AM

    Enjoy! However you decide to spend your time!!

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LINDAKAY228 11/7/2012 10:06AM

    What a wonderful sounding vacation! It always feels so good to be off work for a while. Enjoy every minute of it!

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GARDENCHRIS 11/7/2012 10:04AM

    don't forget to ENJOY your time off not just "work' at exercising! lol

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GINGERHAWK 11/7/2012 9:44AM

    Have an awesome (active) vacation! Try not to overdo the exercise (your body needs rest) but do enjoy all the opportunities you don't normally have. Enjoy!

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MIMIDOT 11/7/2012 9:12AM

    Go for it! And enjoy your well deserved time off. Good luck!

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BILL60 11/7/2012 9:10AM

    Go for it!!

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FARIS71 11/7/2012 9:05AM

    Wahooo what a great plan! Sounds like you are totally recharging your batteries!!!

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