Minneapolis,MN 
Today
Cloudy High 33FLow 28F
  • Temp: 34F
  • Hum: 86%
  • W: 12mph SSE
SUNDAY
Light snow
High 35F
Low 30F
MONDAY
Light snow
High 36F
Low 29F
TUESDAY
Light snow
High 34F
Low 28F
WEDNESDAY
Overcast
High 33F
Low 24F

Today I head to CA... I wouldn't mind delaying the trip until Sunday, but it is what it is. It WILL be fun to see everyone. I'm just not ready to travel, again, oh well.

I slept incredibly well last night - don't know if it was the acupuncture, or something else. And, no "night sweats"... who knew? Dr. Chin indicated that this is NOT because of wearing too much to bed, but most likely the beginnings of menopause - lovely. At least if that becomes a problem, he can give me some nice herbs or "nice" needles to assist.

I had my first dose of herbs this morning... four Chinese herbs that the Dr. blended up with his mortar and pestle.  The best way to describe the herbs is that the combination tastes like burned electrical wires smell.  Not horrendous, but very, very different.  Let's hope that they help to "dry me up", and energize my Qi and Yang. 

OUCH!!!

Having the acupuncture needles inserted, was a breeze... having the licensed Doctor "stimulate" the nerves by twisting the needle was incredibly uncomfortable... I must have HUGE QI issues... confirmed by pulse, tongue, etc.  I apparently have issues with the way that Qi moves in my body, which is reflected in my kidneys, liver, and spleen... which then manifests itself in the aches, pains, allergies, etc.

So... I have herbs to "dry me out", and I will be seeing him again when I get back in town next week Friday... as I am off to CA from Friday-Friday. 

Bike
  • 1h 22m 46s
  • 19.25 miles
  • 13.95 Mi/hr

Lap 1: 3.41 @ 14.2 (tailwind)
Lap 2: 0.83 @ 10.4 (Dam)
Lap 3: 5.30 @ 13.8 (headwind)
Lap 4: 5.34 @ 16.5 (tailwind)
Lap 5: 0.83 @ 10.5 (Dam)
Lap 6: 3.54 @ 13.1 (headwind)
Max speed: 26.3 mph

Strength
  • 05m

Pushups = 20
Situps = 50

  • Calories: 2487 From fat:824.41 (85.37g, 33.15%), From Carbs:1033.56 (240.8g, 41.56%), Protein:629.03 (146.55g, 25.29%)
Sport
  • Walking
  • 25m

  • Health data: Fatigue: 2

  • Health data: Fatigue: 2
Run
  • 35m 19s
  • 3.10 miles
  • 11m 23s /Mi

Running with the Pig 5K with Dawn.
Not a bad pace, considering all of the crud I am coughing up!
[counts for 70 minutes of running]

Bike
  • 1h 15m
  • 15.50 miles
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Woodbury - hills, headwinds, and traffic with Dawn

Today:

* Running with the Pigs 5K
* Road biking - outside!

Sport
  • Walking
  • 20m

Fantastic day, today, in spite of having almost totally lost my voice - thanks, allergies!

I spent the morning with Nanc and Tanner, roadtripping to find bike routes, wearing an animal finger puppets on my hand and singing old McDonald (hmmm, might have been when I lost my voice), and then dancing with the little guy to "cotton eye joe".

Then, Bob & Rita came over to yak, see my soon-to-be new house, and window shop at The Tile Shop.

Topping off the evening was a hot bath, and quality time with The Chels.

Tomorrow I join Dawn to do the "Running with the Pigs" 5k, and then, since the weather is to be good, we are going to hit the roads on our bikes!

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