Minneapolis,MN 
Today
Moderate or heavy rain shower High 71FLow 47F
  • Temp: 61F
  • Hum: 94%
  • W: 19mph NNW
SATURDAY
Sunny
High 62F
Low 40F
SUNDAY
Partly Cloudy
High 65F
Low 50F
MONDAY
Partly Cloudy
High 69F
Low 54F
TUESDAY
Sunny
High 75F
Low 58F
Sport
  • Yard Work
  • 2h 00m

Packing & Moving

Run
  • 38m 30s
  • 3.11 miles
  • -----

This run's for you, Christine!

Strength
  • 15m

Core - variety
SI joint strengthening
Push-ups

 


"Lucy", her family and friends, are in my prayers. I never "met" her, but she has obviously made a difference in the lives of many.

We visited Bernie at the hospital last night and she is doing well. The huge growth on her kidney ended up being a benign tumor!!! Bernie is of the belief that she will be released from the hospital today - which would be fantastic! All of the nurses are astonished at how many laps she is doing around the nurses station... heck, Bernie probably walks more than the nurses do!

Bike
  • 55m
  • 13.00 miles
  • 14.18 Mi/hr

FINALLY made it out for a bike ride at 8:45. I was able to enjoy the rising full moon, and cooler air, and the freedom of being on my bike.

Sport
  • Elliptical Training
  • 25m

Chelsea's dog sitter, and BFF, Bernie, finally had the surgery to remove the kidney that has the malignant (most likely) tumor. She finished up with surgery yesterday afternoon, and is in the ICU until this afternoon. Chelsea has already sent flowers and a stuffed dog (I checked, and Chels is still at home, and did not use the stuffed dog as a "trojan horse"!).

We (Val and I) are heading up to visit Bernie after work, today. Chels goes to the groomer on Saturday morning, so she will be all gussied up to visit with Bernie when she gets home this weekend.

Sport
  • Yard Work
  • 2h 00m

Slight adjustment to the day's plans. Our neighbors lost a huge limb on one of their trees in the forceful wind last night. So... dressed up as a lumberjack (with steel toe boots) to help chop up the tree, and I was a real lumberjack by using the ladder to get higher up in the tree to fell the upper part of the tree... needed to do the "wedge cut" to direct where the remaining part of the tree would land... most impressive, it landed perfectly!

RR: http://www.beginnertriathlete.com/discussion/forums/thread-view.asp?tid=123184

I slept incredibly well last night - go figure! I am stiff this morning, but no unusual pain... don't tell anyone, but my back feels pretty good. I think it helped that I had quality time with my foam roller last night... need to do that again, today.

On tap for today: mow the lawn, miscellaneous house stuff, revel in yesterday's success.

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