Sunday, May 20, 2007

the day started off sucky.

well i think we are pretty much set for noah's party tomorrow. i decided at the last moment to go ahead and purchase a cake at COSTCO and i decorated the cake with a race track made from crushed oreos. i then added a green infield and piped "greenery" around the track. i even included some lifesaver "bumpers" around the infield. and i am proud to say that i made the happy birthday sign with some scrapbook supplies i had for the cake too!

all i need to add tomorrow are the cars and the mr. potato head holding the checkered flag. i will be sure to get lots of pictures tomorrow.

so here is the part that sucked. i got up at 6:15 am. at precisely 7:03 am i started running 4 miles and it pained me so b/c this was the SLOWEST 4 miles i have ever logged. being somewhat of a type A personality, i am ultra competitive - lots of times with myself.

the 4 mile run today is to categorize us in the "group" you are supposed to run with for the marathon training program. and just so you know, when i was in my prime, i was in the second fastest group - green B1 (with blue A being the fastest group). and with my time today i will probably be in the yellow C3 which is right next to the red group which is slowest.

while the run was physically taxing, i think it was more taxing on my pride than anything. sigh. but you know what i have to start somewhere and at least i am getting back into this.

can't wait for tomorrow, i hope noah has a wonderful BD! will share lots of pictures when we are done!


At 5/20/2007 12:54:00 AM, Blogger BabeCaddy said...

Try not to be too hard on yourself. Like you said at least you are getting back into it. Hope your party for Mr.Noah goes great tomorrow... Can't wait to see the pic's...

At 5/20/2007 06:35:00 AM, Blogger scrap 67 said...

I hope Noah has a nice party!!!
hugs for him!!

At 5/20/2007 10:47:00 AM, Blogger Shirley said...

everyone has off days! HUGS. Hope that Mr. Noah has an awesome birthday! Can't wait to see pictures, especially of the cake!


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