Minneapolis,MN 
Today
Partly Cloudy High 29FLow 28F
  • Temp: 28F
  • Hum: 93%
  • W: 11mph SE
SATURDAY
Cloudy
High 33F
Low 29F
SUNDAY
Light snow
High 35F
Low 29F
MONDAY
Moderate snow
High 35F
Low 31F
TUESDAY
Overcast
High 33F
Low 28F
Sport
  • Walking
  • 30m

Happy April Fool's Day!!!

Today is a travel day. I will be heading to Baltimore for the next three days... back home on Thursday night.
Tomorrow I am a presenter at the Green Intelligent Buildings conference, so I will be spending the flight and evening reviewing my presentation, and making sure that I have a smooth delivery.

I hope that the roads are clear after the snow from yesterday and last night... and that the plane is clean, and does not need to be deiced, adding to a travel delay.

Then, I am home for one day, and on Saturday I head down to Madison to see my nephew in his high school's production of the musical, Seussical.

Happiness is...

  • No longer using the penalty avatar from February!
  • Arriving safely in DC and the beautiful ride to Baltimore - lots of flowering trees
  • Green leaves and grass

  • Health data: Sleep: 3 Hours slept: 5
Snow, snow, and more snow.

  • Health data: Sleep: 3 Fatigue: 3 Hours slept: 5
Run
  • 1h 07m
  • 5.00 miles
  • -----

Running the trails with Dawn.
3.03 miles at 11:30 pace (5.2 mph)
1.97 miles at 3.1 mph
Run ave HR = 164 BPM

Another wonderful day:

Spent the morning doing a little cleaning, and then work on my presentation.
Dawn came over around 10:30 to yak and go for a great run. Came back home, yakked a bit more and then she was on her way. I then met up with Nancy and Tanner to go for our routine trip to Target.
Now I am back home for a little bit, then I pick up Dawn at 6:00 to go to a bicycle maintenance class for the evening. Chelsea enjoyed meeting Dawn, and loved her bye-bye to flirt with Tanner.  Little Tanner has learned to blow kisses - yeah, he knows how to win over the girls!

Bike
  • 30m
  • 7.00 miles
  • -----

Gentle ride to get the blood pumping and to finish my challenge minutes for March... A pathetically small target, but that is all that my schedule would allow, while remaining balanced with the other disciplines

Sport
  • Hiking
  • 50m

Hiked around Chelsea's favorite park - windy, but sunny and warm!

Happiness is...

  • 47 degrees
  • Networking with "sister" engineers
  • Taking Chelsea for a great walk
  • Thai food and Flawless with the girls

Sport
  • Physical Therapy
  • 23m

Today is going to be a fun day:

  • I am listening to a robin sing its beautiful springtime song
  • I am working from home to "script" my presentation for next week's conference
  • I will then meet up with N for her birthday lunch, and will also get a tour of the US Federal Court House bldg. in Mpls - sweet!
  • The weather today is supposed to be exquisite!
  • Today is the "second target date" for finding out the status of the negotiations with the Seller's bank
  • I am sipping a delightful cup of Aveda pepperment-licorice tea (mmm)
  • The no-coffee brain fog seems to be lifting!!
  • Tomorrow I will be going to an all-day conference for the local chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), which should be a lot of fun, including great networking opportunities. I have belonged to the society for over a year, but life and travel keep getting in the way of participating in local events.
Life is great, isn't it?

Run
  • 1h 00m
  • 3.50 miles
  • -----

Much, much better experience as compared with yesterday's fun... Combination of treadmill and elliptical work.

Sport
  • Physical Therapy
  • -----

20 mins
Foam roller work

I met with Dr. Scott this morning... and told him about last night's ride, as well as the detox. He made the comment that exercise can be hard on the liver... to which I responded with a "duh"... yeah, the liver provides glycogen when the stores in the muscles are depleted. And, if the liver was already taxed from the detox, asking it give more was just out of the question! And, about 30 minutes into the ride, I was RAVENOUS!

Bike
  • 1h 08m
  • 13.00 miles
  • -----
Sport
  • Physical Therapy
  • 29m

Wow, spinning class was BRUTAL tonight... I believe that my body cleanse got the better of me... about halfway into the class, I broke out almost into a cold sweat... dripping off of me, and I felt as if I was going to pass out.... I could barely get my HR above 128 at that point... WOW!  But, that means that my body needed the cleanse.

The update is that Wells Fargo is SOooo backed up with this type of negotiation... they have not even assigned a negotiator to her file... {sigh}... the Listing Agent was told to not expect any news until this Friday... and that may just be, "yeah, we've assigned someone". So, patience, patience, patience.

Today, I am hoping to get an update on the status of my house... what's up with the negotiator, etc.

My cleanse and my "no coffee" are both going well. I DID take four Excedrin yesterday, just to make sure I did not get the dreaded caffeine withdrawal headache. Today I plan to take no more than three tablets.

Happiness is...

  • Seeing my TEAM buddies at the gym, tonight
  • Getting a LOT of stuff done at work, today...
  • Being asked to get my LEED AP (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design - accredited professional), and then having that same person sign me up for a training class on 4/11. 

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