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May 22, 2017
Inspires : 1

Home! In spite of the fact that I zero interest in what was going on at the convention this weekend, I had a very good time. Frequent thunderstorms kept me close to the motorhome most of the weekend, but I did get some good walking and one good ride in. It rained so much that the grassy area where we were parked was like a swamp. As soon as we attempted to pull out, the motorhome got stuck in the mud. Fortunately, there was already a AAA crew onsite, so they pulled us out with minimal effort.

I've got quite a list of things to get done around here before our next big event over the July 4th weekend. We'll be hosting Fred's 50 year high school reunion and will have people staying at the house and partying at the pool next door.
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May 22, 2017
Inspires : 4


Do I dare try to put down a schedule here? I don't know. I am doing better it seems just free forming it.
Here's what needs to happen this week: Short Walk Long Bike Long Walk Short Swim Long Swim Short Bike Optional Swim Third Bike Rest Day
Was going to ride with the Monday night group tonight, but the radar looked sketchy, and I didn't want to drive an hour up there only to have the guys fink out on me again. It apparently rained, so I guess that was a good decision. 

 
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May 22, 2017
Inspires : 2


1:12pm: HOLY HELL, PEOPLE!! Why didn't you TELL me today was going to be as busy and full of chaos as it is?!? I would have STAYED HOME.
Of course, having been here since 5:58am this morning, it's only an hour and 18 minutes until I leave for the day. Over and out, good buddy.
 
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May 22, 2017
Inspires : 0

stretching and rollers
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May 22, 2017
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PT 10/100+50/90 12"
WL BP, BS, IBP, DBP 48"
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May 22, 2017
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Finally all booked for Maine adventure except for our last night in Portland before departure. Phew! Getting 2 rooms vs 1 was a challenge since we are slackers and didn't get this done 6 weeks ago when we decided to go. I think I got everyones want's done. Mountains and moose, Bed and Breakfast, seeing Annie B and her hometown, Bar Harbor and all its awesome and day trip adventures from Freeport. Its going to be a lot of laughs and fun. And LOBSTER! Duh! :D

Bad news for the girl though...she just got her car back from when it was sideswiped, and her rim fixed from a monster pot hole a few days ago. She hit another one tonight and flatted. Sigh.
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May 22, 2017
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Trying to go back to the gym today. :) Downloaded an app for body weight exercises for 6 months and then will hopefully try a run today. Even though I hate the treadmill but if we see sun out I might wait to run after work. What a crappy month this has been. Hit 500 calories burned on my apple watch yesterday, did 30 min of vigorous exercise and did the whole stand for a bit each hour so I "closed all three rings" - now the goal is to do that 5 out of 7 days this week. I tend not to look at the "stand goal" as much during the day at work.
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May 22, 2017
Inspires : 0

Chest, quads, hips, and abs
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May 22, 2017
Inspires : 2


Home inspection was this morning. A few electrical and plumbing things, no biggie, but there is a potential sewer issue that could be expensive. I won't have a quote until Wednesday.
Waiting on both the moving coordinator and the Atlanta real estate gal to call me back to see when I can get things on the schedule. Anxious to get the ball rolling. 
Also back on the step challenge this week with co-workers, so I'll be walking at the very least tonight 
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May 22, 2017
Inspires : 3


Another morning spent googling heel pain.  I keep thinking I am missing something.  It's really frustrating.  I definitely need to dial back the mileage for now, so no 10 miler.  I'm still holding onto a tiny bit of hope that I'll be ready for the half marathon, but if I'm not I'm not. 
I NEED to find a workout plan so I don't continue to turn into a ball of mush.  I feel really extra mushy since taking an extended break from much of anything other than these few runs. 
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May 22, 2017
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Core work along with back and arms.  I swear theres a 6 pack under its protective layer.
Felt better off the bike than I have in a long time, but it wasn't a heavy effort at only 140ish watts. 
I think this will be the longest stretch of time home in at least a month.  Longer if you count the time in the RV prior to my travel spree.  Looking forward to being in one place all week!

Core, back and arms
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May 22, 2017
Inspires : 0

Had a phone interview this morning but it turned out the job was in Wisconsin and for a company I interview for right out of grad school. I don't think the recruiter was aware that I am only looking in the Chicagoland area. But maybe I would have gotten it!

My wife is obsessed with FB now. She is constantly on it and if you call her out, beware she gets in a fury.

I have a half marathon in two weeks. None of my runs have been over 5 miles. Interesting but I will tough it out. What do I have to lose.
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May 22, 2017
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Whew! I had really hoped to pay for Casey's France/Spain tickets with just points, but ended up having to buy 30,000 for $376 in order to make it work as a multi-city itinerary. Spain has crazy security fees/taxes of $213 (the Paris ones were just $5 for comparison), but considering the same ticket would've cost $2,700 I'm thinking I can be happy with spending $595. Also at one point it was looking like he was going to have to take a train back to Paris to fly home so this could've been loads worse. 
Muscles are feeling a little stiff today, but joints and tendons are 100%. Kind of sad/crazy to realize that the last time I've ran 40 miles was February 2016. I should really get out more. 
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May 22, 2017
Inspires : 0

4 RDS
PU 25
DL 135/10
Leg raises 10

60 sit ups
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May 22, 2017
Inspires : 3


Walked last night with TW, and we should be doing that again tonight. Maybe a "March to the Mangroves" or possibly a Stump Pass sand Shuffle. Or maybe a bike ride on the Pioneer Trail. Whatever we do will be welcomed indeed.
 

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