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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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WALLINMW 11/7/2012 9:03AM

  Stay motivated!

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CICELY360 11/7/2012 8:50AM

  good blog

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ENCHANTEDMAMA 11/7/2012 8:49AM

    Awesome, awesome, awesome. Enjoy your time off!!!

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PENOWOK 11/7/2012 8:48AM

    Stay steady~You CAN do it!!

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DJSHIP46 11/7/2012 8:46AM

    Congrats!!! Hope you enjoy every minute of your time out of the hole!!!

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CHANGINGSAM 11/7/2012 8:43AM

    Enjoy your vacation!

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MRSTABER 11/7/2012 8:20AM

    Enjoy your vacation!

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BEECHNUT13 11/7/2012 7:35AM

    Enjoy your time off! Oh, and your job sounds hellish... maybe you could look into a new job to get you out of the hole during your vacation?

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KITT52 11/7/2012 7:30AM

    enjoy your time off

be strong, be healthy

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BESSHAILE 11/7/2012 7:17AM

    Love it! It was in the air, too, because I felt rejuvenated emoticon and so did my girlfriend in FL. I think we all feel like We Can Do It! ahhh. Have the bestest vacation.

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KARRENLYNN 11/7/2012 7:13AM

    Have a great time pursuing your dreams!

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KATHIC2 11/7/2012 6:38AM

  Love your enthusiasm!!! Have a great vacation!

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ROUNDTOWNMOM 11/7/2012 6:18AM

    ENJOY!!! You have so earned every minute of this time off. emoticon

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ALOZEE 11/7/2012 6:15AM

    emoticon

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DNRAE1 11/7/2012 6:04AM

    Enjoy! Great.blog.

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COOKIE_AT_51 11/7/2012 5:59AM

    Sounds like a great plan! emoticon

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TRYINGHARD54 11/7/2012 5:50AM

    have a wonderful time. you deserve it...

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NCSUE0514 11/7/2012 5:20AM

    Woo hoo!

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EVER-HOPEFUL 11/7/2012 3:53AM

    emoticon have fun

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NUOVAELLE 11/7/2012 2:07AM

    Enjoy your vacation and have fun going workout crazy! That's what free time is all about! Spending it on things we love doing.
Good luck with the half marathon, too!
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DAWN14163 11/7/2012 12:50AM

    Have a great holiday, you've certainly earned it!

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_MOBII_ 11/7/2012 12:45AM

    I am all up for the Miners Gone Wild video!

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GINA180847 11/7/2012 12:01AM

    Mining just never increases in popularity does it? Enjoy your vacation, wish it would last as long as you would like.

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FITFOODIE806 11/6/2012 10:13PM

    Enjoy your vacation!! You've certainly earned it.

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WONDERFUL2BME 11/6/2012 9:29PM

    Haha! I love your attitude. I love exercise as well, but I don't usually hear your enthusiasm. Have a great time.

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LINDAK25 11/6/2012 9:07PM

    Have a great vacation!

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GREENGENES 11/6/2012 9:05PM

    Go for it!

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LAURIE5658 11/6/2012 8:50PM

    Rawk!

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IMSMILEY88 11/6/2012 8:09PM

    WooHoo!!! Bring it, indeed! You sound pumped and ready to go!!!

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REGILIEH 11/6/2012 7:51PM

    I am so happy for you!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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JUNEAU2010 11/6/2012 7:32PM

    I love your idea of vacation as freedom and choosing to exercise and work out, taking care of yourself!

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SALINAMOONMARE 11/6/2012 7:12PM

    Awesome! Enjoy your time away from the grind. You deserve it. Work hard, but play a little harder. Enjoy!
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123ELAINE456 11/6/2012 7:07PM

  Awesome!!! Have a Wonderful Vacation and do these things you want to do. God Bless You and Have a Wonderful Week. Have a Super Good Day. Take Care.

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_JODI404 11/6/2012 7:03PM

    Awesome!! ENJOY every moment "out of that hole"!!!

Get your fitness ON!!! & enjoy life!!

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ONEKIDSMOM 11/6/2012 7:03PM

    Enjoy. Every. Minute! emoticon

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BECKYBETZ 11/6/2012 6:23PM

    Good for you! It sounds like your vacation will be very active and adventurous!!

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SAPHRAEL 11/6/2012 6:11PM

    Super cool! Enjoy the time off and the extra time to focus on you :)

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