Saint Charles,IL 
Today
Light drizzle High 45FLow 36F
  • Temp: 37F
  • Hum: 92%
  • W: 4mph ESE
MONDAY
Moderate rain
High 49F
Low 32F
TUESDAY
Blizzard
High 29F
Low 18F
WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy
High 29F
Low 18F
THURSDAY
Partly cloudy
High 40F
Low 22F

Going to visit Trudy this afternoon/evening after work. 

So... Trudy is one of my bestest friends and my IM riding pal. She was supposed to do a lot of last year's riding with me, but she crashed and separated her shoulder. Last week, she went out for a quick ride during one of our unseasonably warm days. She got ahead of her husband, so she pulled into a parking lot to turn around and wait. As she was making the low speed turn, she slid on the pavement (which was wet, slushy, and slick) and landed with a thud on her R hip. 

She broke the ball of the femur straight off. She had an emergency hip replacement and is now recovering from that. I am bummed because she's my riding partner and I'm going to be on my own again probably this summer... but more than that, I'm bummed that she's going to be laid up like she is going to be. S/B/R is a big big part of her every day life and she always finds some way to stay active. I know how hard it is to recover from a joint replacement and I know generally what's ahead for her and it's all going to be very different than what she's used to. 

Anyway, going to visit her today. Bringing her a ROKU and a NETFLIX gift certificate. She's gonna need them. 


6:51 PM: Rescheduled Trudy for tomorrow. Am just signing off work computer now. What a crazy week. UGH.

Now I suppose it's time for a glass of wine.

Into the office again. Blah. How did I do this on a daily basis?

Teeny tiny party for Brant's last day with State Farm. Took a train and 2 ubers to pull this off, however I showed up. He's off to Indianapolis. 

My social life is once again killing me. I need to return to my hermit-like ways. I need to ride the trainer and quit eating bar food and drinking beers. I also need to quit celebrating things.  Helllllllllllp. 

  • Health data: Hours slept: 7

Into the office. Dinner plans after work. No time to work out.

There aren't enough hours in the day. Am so grateful I can work from home. Commuting into the city is a big ole hassle and takes a solid hour each way. Sometimes longer.

Got to see Agnes, though, so that was good.

 

  • Health data: Hours slept: 7

Worked til 8 PM. No other choice. My desk was an unmitigated disaster.

  • Health data: Hours slept: 9
Bike
  • 1h 04m 30s
  • 16.10 miles
  • 14.98 Mi/hr

This was unpleasant. Sat awkwardly on the seat trying to avoid tailbone pain and ended up using my inner thigh muscles for much of this ride. Bizarre.

Really happy to be doing this foundation stuff inside. I cannot ride with other human beings at these watts. It just isn't a thing. 


 

OK So, back on the stick today.

My ass and tailbone are still so sore. So so sore. 

 

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