5 more miles, beautiful weather & a Question of the Day
Hey guys! Happy Tuesday, or happy Fat Tuesday! I had my pig out meal of pizza and cheesesticks last week so I am choosing not to celebrate today. And we ate at an Indian buffet yesterday, which I'm sure probably had a lot of calories, but I'm not sure. We just had a light dinner last night, so the net effect was probably pretty good. The buffet was good, not great. We had really built the whole thing up a lot in our heads, since it's something we never get to do. So, when we did the choices they had were pretty plain Jane and not nearly as good as the stuff we normally order off the menu. But we've been!! One more thing crossed off my list of things to do in life.
Today is GORGEOUS! It's 8 pm and 59 degrees! I was embarrassingly overdressed for mine and Pippin's am walk this morning. Around lunch it was 69 degrees, and at 5.30 when I headed out for my run it was 65. Yeah! It took me a while to get into my form, but once I did I felt great. The foot was a little grouchy for the first mile, but then I focused on my form and the music playing on my nano and it all fell into place. I love it when that happens! By the time I finished mile 3 I was just MOVING. The sun was setting, I was wearing shorts and a tank and everything was perfect. I was just....gliding. I had started out slowly so I wouldn't mess with my foot, so my first two miles were around 10 min/each. Mile 3 was 9:40, then 9:15, then 8:43 for Mile 5. It was great! I ran up on one woman in my continuing stealth running! I swear she had looked at me at least 3 times, but I didn't startle her dog either. Once again, I should have forced her to give me her wallet for being an unaware woman near dusk, walking alone. And her dog (some sort of boxer mix) should be fired! To top it off, sweet hubby Brent had dinner waiting when I got home!
So, none of that is really interesting enough to prompt you to post a comment and I'm too lazy to see what bizarre pics I may have on my camera. (Although Brent did snap one last night when I was doing pilates. It was this weird foot circle thing, and AS ALWAYS, Pippin was my partner and was about 1 mm away from being kicked by my swirling feet. For whatever reason he started picking up one of his feet too! It was hilarious.)
But, I do have a question. What's your favorite city to live in and why? I love reading all the lists about where the best cities to work, live and run are. They're all so funny and DIFFERENT! One of them I recently read said Nashville has the best skin. Huh? They somehow had decided we are more likely to wear sunscreen. And HOW do they determine that??? We're also the 8th worst when it comes to commuting. THAT I believe, and that's really sad since we're nowhere near the 8th largest city in the US. The most recent one I read listed cities by rent price. Of course NYC and CA cities were topping the list. N-ville was 32nd with a rent price of $740, which sounds reasonable when you average out the ghetto parts and the nice parts. So, what do you think? If you could live anywhere in the US where would it be????
Well, I've got some personal stuff I need to work on so take care! Have a great vacation to the TONS of you taking some time off!