Tuesday, December 15, 2009

in TRAINING

I officially started my half marathon training today with a 4 mile run that I had to complete in the rain since that is all it has done here in days. and days. and days.

There is some stuff going on 'round Chez Potchery...nothing BAD in itself per se, but pile on a bunch of moderately troublesome stuff and it gets to feeling like a giant pile of shit. Anyway, that stuff has kept me from wanting to blog at all because I want to write about how I feel about the stuff that is going on, but really? They aren't my stories to really blog about in depth if that makes sense. Nothing is going on with ME, stuff is going on with other people that matter to ME.

Oh, but in stuff I can blog about? I took my kids car away. I am very conflicted over this. I feel guilty for taking the car, but relieved because now I can get some stuff done that I have needed to do. When I see grades for this semester I will reevaluate my position.

In Challenge news? I stayed the same weight this week, which is a good thing. I did not log my food. boo. I did not drink 80 oz of water. double boo. There was an additional challenge to try something new...so when I roasted veggies the other night I included brussel sprouts and got everyone to try them (me, Mr. P, CK and CK2). We all agreed that the first one or two are cool, but then they get over-powering. Not sure they will get moved into our permanent repetoire.

I hope to shake these blahs soon, because I sure do miss the blogoshere!

11 comments:

Jenn said...

I'm sorry you're going through some stuff right now. I hope things work out soon.
Brussel sprouts - blech!

Alice said...

this may cancel out the eating-good-benefits of brussel sprouts, but i have a recipe that uses a bit of (REAL!) bacon to cook up the brussel sprouts. ONE MILLION TIMES BETTER, i swear. let me know if you want the recipe ;-)

kilax said...

I hate a lot of drama this year that affected me and I hated that I couldn't write about it. It makes me feel better :)

Have fun with half training! Even when you have to run in the rain. You're just that much more hardcore!

creative kerfuffle said...

hate unbloggable stuff. i swear, sometimes i feel like i want to set up a SECRET blog (like mine isn't?) where people can dump the stuff they can't dump on their own blog.
aren't you getting ready for a cruise soon?
brussel sprouts--i'd have to agree. there's no way in hell i can get anyone in my house to eat them, but i personally try to. i steam them. two-three are fine then, eh. however, i like the IDEA of them being such tiny little cabbages. ha.

Penny said...

Ugh, I hope everything clears before your cruise! We are really looking forward to making cookies tomorrow...Eli keeps asking when we are going to your "party"

Shelley said...

Yeah, it's a weird feeling to not be able to blog about certain things, but sometimes you just can't. Sorry it's been rough for you.

Nice work running in the rain, Ms. Hardcore!

destinationathlete said...

I hear ya bout the "unbloggable" stuff. Kinda sucks...

But congrats again on starting marathon training!! I am truly jealous!

Amy said...

And we miss you!
Hope everybody works their stuff out!

lastchanceivf said...

I hope everything is OK!

SoMi's Nilsa said...

I think your running, in particular, training for this race, will keep you balanced in the coming months. It will be a way to release negative energy from your day-to-day life and it will be a way for you to continue on your quest to lose weight. Keep it up! And hopefully everything else will work itself out.

Jen L. said...

I had totally convinced myself you were in Mexico. Sorry you've hit hard times...know I'm rooting for you! Here's an internet hug (((HP))))! Hang in there, lady.

 
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