RE: X'ers ++ Splendid Sunday++
Looks like several of us are around this weekend. Thatís nice. I always have more time on the weekends.
DH did go to FILís house, and he didnít even ask me to go because I know he knew the answer. There was a horrible wreck on the way home and I think it took them over 3 hours to go 90 miles.
So when they left I hurried and did PLB standing only then went off on my bike. I went light on the step ups, 20, 24, 30, then used 45,55,65 for everything else except deadlifts which I used 38, 52,60. My legs are feeling really strong and powerful. This rotation, although tough, is doing wonders for my legs. I pushed hard on my ride until my turn around and kept it in a high gear the entire time. Then I was coming to the end of this downhill section and 3 guys rudely cut me off at a street crossing and passed me Iím sure thinking they were going to pass anyway. Since I really didnít have any plans :), I decided to try to catch them because it does help to increase my pace. They took off fast, and I kept getting caught at the street crossing and had to stop. One of them went on way ahead, I passed the two stragglers on an uphill, then finally caught the other guy about 8 miles later, followed him fairly close for a little while just to be annoying, and then passed him on an uphill too. It was glorious. Needless to say, I got a great workout, but if I ever wrecked going that fast (well for me fast)Ö.. Then I did 50 minutes of Fluid Power.
Needless to say, Iím not doing legs or cardio today. I have to go check the rotation to see what it calls for. Iíll do upper and some yoga for sure.
Traci Ė I ordered all 3 of Amyís new workouts, plus the old hi/lo one that every raves about. I hate hi/lo, but I'll force myself to do it just because I think that it improves condition and fitness to cross train. I donít shop at Walmart, but only because the one that is close is in a terrible location and I just never get over that way. I do buy almost everything on sale though. Iím so happy when I can find pants for less than $20. Honestly, I don't shop much. I'm not a spender, so shopping is painful. I wonít get my NROL until Dec because I was too cheap to pay the extra $8. What rotation are you doing now? Iím with you on the bread. I just donít eat it much anymore. Maybe 1 slice a day. I did eat 2 homemade waffle squares yesterday, but then no other bread.
Sandra Ė Did I read correctly that you bake all of your bread? Do you freeze it? With 3 males, they go through so many loaves of bread a week there is no way I could keep up with it. Sorry about the head ache. I got a couple of really bad altitude head aches when we were away.
Lea Ė Unbaked bread? Iíd just eat the dough raw. How long did it take to totally convert your eating? It is still meat/fish free I assume? I donít think that I could eat raw meat. Did you see the Wife Swap where the one family only ate raw meat? It was hilarious. They had this meat they called ďhigh meatĒ that was raw and had been sitting in a container for days. (I hope I'm not offending you with the meat comments.)
Swifty Ė Glad you started us off this morning. Iím running out of good adjectives to use. How is the 2nd round of the X? Still as fun as round 1? I donít think that the X had the greatest of leg work though. Iíll modify that again next time.
Jeanette Ė Iím sure my independence is not great for our relationship, but my DH could be very controlling if I let him. He comes from a family of strong wills and if I didnít stand up for myself I think I would have lost my identity by now. You are so good with your GM. Iím not good at sitting with older people, but Iím going to have to improve on that.
Debra Ė Iím glad you got a smile from my comments about the flowers. Sounds to me again like too little too late. From a behavioral perspective it is still emotional control. It sounds like you do so much with DD that the transition to one parent should be fairly simple.
Nicole Ė I know sometimes it seems impossible to get ahead. I always say that as soon as we get some extra money something happens to take it. We paid 3.35 for diesel in CO. That was the most expensive. Housing may be cheap there, but food and everything else was out of sight. There were small boxes of granola bars for 6.50. What ever happened with the AC? I canít imagine how hot it is even with less humidity. We finally have a break in the weather, low humidity and temps in the low 80s. It's a nice way to finish the summer.
Amy Ė Just as I was going to ask how the days off impact your pay you explained it. That stinks to have to take vacation days and then days without pay. I am a firm believer that you have to take care of yourself and treat yourself to things that you enjoy. Have fun drinking from the fancy glasses!
Iíll check back later. Happy Sunday to all.