my attempts at poetry and journaling. I enjoy both, as well as learning how to be a mom and balance everything in my life. I love my life but I sometimes feel hopelessly inadequate.
Saturday, June 27, 2009
On burning WAY too many calories...
So, I was assigned by my half marathon training program to run 9 miles today. I did that, although somewhat slowly, since I didn't get out there till about noon and the high today was 88. At least I had my iPod, that can distract me a bit so it doesn't seem quite as long. I only had a little while to stretch and wait on the boy to wake up from what turned out to be a VERY long nap, then got in the shower and got ready for the BBQ. My lovely husband suggested we take advantage of the nice weather and walk. I am used to walking above and beyond my running requirements, so I agreed, but walking nearly 2 miles on a nearly-empty stomach is not recommended. We made it, it was fun, then we turned around and walked the nearly-2-miles home again. What's funny is that my husband was needing to lie down while I got Jamie a little bit more food, a bath, and bedtime. I'm sure I will be sore tomorrow, but at least it's my rest day. I have until the late afternoon to recover until we go to the zoo with my siblings and their families. It should be a nice day, not nearly as scorching hot as the past few have been. I am looking forward to a zoo trip that's not freezing, as one of my good friends could tell you it was when we tried to go in April. Brr!!