I tried to start this post last night but the kitten decided she wanted to join me on the comfy chair. I was cold so I had the big blanket out. She made it very hard to type. Not sure if it was her purring or just me but I totally fell asleep in the chair. It’s a good thing I didn’t drop the laptop.
Thursday saw a successful girl’s night out. We lost one before it even started (missed you A!) but picked up another. :) We hit Chili’s for yummy food and drinks and then were off to an early showing of Catching Fire. And it was amazing. I got a little teary eyed and I knew what was coming. Could have done without the guy a few rows down getting trashed and shattering his wine glass, but the movie was great.
The only real downside to the night came when I realized I had left my hat in the theater. :( It was my favorite hat! It had been a little misty when I picked up my friends, so I had been wearing it to and from dinner and into the theater, I hate umbrellas (and cause more harm than good with them) so for years I have been wearing an old fedora. I tried calling and emailing the theater but no luck. Ugh! Otherwise, it was a great night!
Today marked the 1st of 9 days off. I’m on vacation. Part of me is excited and part is anxious. I have not had that many days off in… well ever. But work gives me no choice, so here I am. If I had my way, I would just have a 4 day weekend every once in awhile. But no such luck. So much time and so little to do.
My first morning of vacation started off with a very slow 5.5 mile run. And it was so cold, and I apparently thought I didn’t need gloves or ear warmers. Stupid. It was cold and I was slow but whatever, I still made it a happen. I even ran halfway up 2 hills I have always walked before. One of which was my driveway- when my shin splints were really bad, I would drive to the bottom and park before running. So to even make it partway up was cool. This run may have been slow but I met my weekly goal for the Pile on the Miles challenge. Woo hoo!
My run was cold and early because nerdily enough I had a date with my tv at 11:50. Today was the 50th anniversary special for Doctor Who and I was too impatient to watch it later. It was awesome! Between this and Catching Fire, it has been like nerd-vana for me this week. Now if I can just go get my book that came out this week, it would be a trifecta of awesome-ness.
Tomorrow my goal is to get in some track time and maybe do a little speed work. Now let’s see if I follow through or let this vacation thing go to my head.
Hope everyone is having a good weekend!
Anyone else see Catching Fire or The Day of the Doctor?