Thursday, April 29, 2010

Funny But True

Monday, April 26, 2010

Just Annoyed

Oh my, I am so annoyed today. Not at anything in particular just at everything. It is really ridiculous. I think its cause of the crappy things I put in my body today. My body is to the point where it reacts negatively to too much sugar and salt. This is good but weird.

Some of the things that annoyed me today:

  1. Yes, my desk is in a common area without walls. This does not give you the right to stand over me while I eat my lunch asking what I am eating. I don't care what you have for lunch, keep walking when you see me eating mine.
  2. When I pay for lunch, please pay me back. At least after the second time I remind you. My $8 lunch last week is costing my $30. This is hardly fair.
  3. Do not stand in front of my desk and have a conversation at ear splitting volumes. I do not walk into your office taking about my last gynecological exam. Please save me the details.
  4. Don't lie on your taxes and then brag about how much you get back. You are stealing and its illegal. I hope you get audited.
  5. When I lend you a book, two months is too long to keep it for. Read it and return it. Or don't read it. Just give me back my damn book.
  6. My child feels the need to stay up till 9:30 pm and then is a snarly bear in the morning.

Whew, that was a bit of a rant. I think its a great night for a good night's sleep and an early morning run. That always makes the day better. Plus I just got a new pair of runners. Not sure about them so it will be a couple of treadmill runs before the final decision is made.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Run Like a Girl

I am done with running... I am now in training mode. What is this crazy lady talking about?


On October 17, 2010 I will be running a half marathon in San Francisco. I am kind of scared to run that far but so pumped for the opportunity. WoooHooo

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Becoming Addicted to Yoga

I must confess, I love yoga. I could go to a class every day. I love the time to focus on me without all of the random thoughts that go through my head during a regular workout. I also love the way all the stretching makes me feel. I am not so soar and achy. Bad part, I can't go to class everyday. I am going to three this week!!

Honestly, its almost funny. I would look for a support group but I would rather just go to another class. I should really look at getting some dvd's for home. Anyone know of any good ones?

Sunday, April 11, 2010

I Did It - Well Almost - Now its Time for a Plan

Okay so I signed up for my first half marathon. Now is the wait. There is a random drawing for entry won't be finalized until April 20th. So I guess it will be another 10 days to know for certain. I have decided if I don't make it into the Nike Women's marathon I am going to look for another one. I don't know if I can find one that offers me a Tiffany's necklace at the end but I am looking forward to the reward of completing the run.

I have realized something this week. I lack motivation. I went for a run with a friend and it was funny how much farther I ran with her cause she wouldn't let me stop. She kept pushing me to run a bit farther and a bit harder. I am so glad for my running buddy but unfortunately am going to be unable run with her for most of my workouts. To counteract my laziness, I am going to set up a workout schedule. I have much better motivation when it is planned. Randomness is not a strong point. The general plan is yoga on Tuesdays and Saturdays, pilate's on Friday and run workouts the rest of the days. I am going to work out the details of the run workout tomorrow but I am excited to have a goal to work towards.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Lent is Over

Lent is over, praise the Lord!!! I am now allowed to eat chocolate. I took total advantage of this today, okay, I went a little overboard. To be completely honest, after forty days, it didn't taste as good as I remembered. (Okay the Lindt chocolate did but the regular chocolate wasn't worth it.)

I am seriously contemplating signing up for a half marathon. Not just any marathon, the Nike Women's 2010 marathon in San Fransisco. The one where you get a Tiffany's necklace for finishing. I have some friends who are going into it. Since there are about 20,000 racer and many more than that who want to do the event, there is a random draw to get into the event. Although I have no idea who can watch my child (any volunteers?) I think I am going to do it. Heck, worse comes to worse, I can strap her to my back and make it a real challenge.

Easter was a really weird weekend for me. I went back to my home town to see my baby sister getting married (wonderful) but I had some other emotional stress that didn't make it the happiest weekend. I learnt some things that I necessarily didn't want to know (although I had a sinking suspicion). There was some heated words (really what would be a family get together without some drama right) and some hurt feelings (both mine and someone very close to me). I am not sure what to do about it and have been using my ability to eat chocolate as a coping mechanism. Tomorrow, no more chocolate, instead I am going to be using exercise as a way to work my way through my problems.

I hope everyone accomplished what they wanted to at the weight in and didn't overindulge too much at Easter. If you did, I hope you take advantage of the beautiful weather and get your butt into gear.