I have been on vacation for the last two days. I had planned to run a couple miles Wednesday after work; however after leaving “work school” I was so tired. And I still had to drive home. I was supposed to meet my mom for a run/ walk but wanted to cancel so badly, but was gonna tough it out. I made it back home and found out that my mom wasn’t feeling it either. Yay for a rest day!
Thursday was my first vacation day. I had originally taken the time off because I wanted to head up to Sacramento to attend Aftershock, but wasn’t able to make that work out. 😦 If anyone who reads this is there, I am so jealous! But a 4 day weekend is still pretty awesome, right? I spent Thursday running errands (boo- DMV) and catching up on school. After not having to commute to work, I really did not want to drive to school, but I did. What do you know the teacher was late and the alarm in the nearby chem lab went off every 5 minutes for the next 2 hours. Ugh, really? Thankfully, the teacher couldn’t take it either and we were able to leave early.
Today rolled around and I should have gotten out of bed and done my long run before it hit triple digits but I didn’t. Instead I slept in, went to lunch with my parents and did a little antique shopping with my mom. I have been looking for a headboard for years now, but never found one that I liked and was in my price range. Wandered into a booth today and one was leaning up against a wall. Blue-gray in color, good, right bed size, check, and the price? Steal of the day-under $50? Sold!!!!
Since it was still around 100 outside, and the first home football game was tonight, I decided not to run around my neighborhood. The stadium is within walking distance of my house, so Friday nights often mean crazy traffic and crazier drivers. So what the heck, I went to the gym. Haven’t been since February, oops.
Walked into the gym and was confused. When did it turn into the Biggest Loser gym? I was waiting for Jillian Michaels to come out and start yelling at me to run faster. Hmmm, guess I missed a remodel in the last 7 months. So I got on a shiny new treadmill (way too many buttons) and started running. 10 miles later, I still hate treadmills. And I am a little over the movie Hancock, it was playing on one of the numerous TV’s when I got there and then it started over. No!!!!!!
But, long run done!!!! Also while I was on the treadmill, I had a little notification from Word press pop up. I was nominated for a Shine On Award! Talk about a great pick me up when running 🙂
I was nominated by BayRunner Jamie, who has a really great blog, if you haven’t checked it out, head on over and catch up! Since I am still trying to figure this whole blogging thing out, I need to read more on what I need to do now so that will follow soon in another post. But thanks for shout-out BayRunner Jamie!
Tomorrow I am looking forward to being as much of a Slacker as possible. Is it sad that I really like this shirt?
Hope everyone has a great weekend ahead, either great plans or just good general lazing around. 🙂
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