It has been bothering me that I am "behind" in miles according to my training plan. Mostly because that is an arbitrary assessment. My training plan calls for 30 minute runs on Tuesday & Thursday and an "easy walk" on Fridays. The only day it... Read more
This is by far my least favorite day of the week. Just because.
One summer the company I worked for went to four 10-hour work days. 90% of employees worked Monday-Thursday but because our customers were still on a 5 day schedule the rest ... Read more
I've just finished week 6 of marathon training and I'm 5.4 miles behind where I should be. I skipped an entire weeks and then skipped 3 of the weekly short runs (1 each the past 3 weeks). It's still early enough that missing those runs shouldn... Read more
My cat Gandalf is the happiest cat I've ever seen. He is my rescue, having been a homeless kitten for an unknown period of time. He has thrilled when I finally let him in the house instead of having to stay in the garage and just loves to make... Read more
For September I have added a new goal since as of today the Paris Marathon is a mere 190 days away : Marathon training.
I found a training plan to start. I think it is a Galloway plan, not sure, and I am not doing the run/walk thing. No o... Read more
OK, it was totally my fault I left my iPad on the plane when we arrived in Paris. I was stressed and jet lagged and stressed...and I just forgot I had put it in the seat back. My fault.
As soon as I realized what I had done some several h... Read more
I went for my first run here in France this evening (not counting the runs from when I was visiting, now it's real.) I broke in my new shoes with a just over 5 mile run out and back down a country road. I found a grocery store closer than the ... Read more
I am a very goal oriented person (sharing mind space with a world class procrastinator which creates some interesting discussions with myself!).
Now that I've earned my black belt I want a new major goal to work for. I don't need it now, b... Read more
We arrived in France yesterday, 9/2. Got the house keys & deposited the cats and spent the night in a hotel since we don't have beds or furniture for a month yet (when my shipment arrives).
Today we'll go get air mattresses and some basic ... Read more
The Kitty Sh!t List that is.
Prepping for the move I have subjected them to gross indignities:
*Being transported in carriers
*several vet visits
*packed their favorite litter box away so they have to use the less desirabl... Read more
...to sit and read and get caught up. I'm having a moving sale today & tomorrow to see what I can sell before Purple Heart comes next week. I opened at 9 and so far have made my fortune...all $3 worth. I've never had much luck with garage sal... Read more
So my big news...I passed my black belt test!
Testing was as hard as I expected and yet in a way not as bad. The test itself lasted over 3 hours. Typically the testing would have been twice as long but typically there is more than just ... Read more