MM: January 23

Hi friends! I have a quick post today, because as of this writing, I’m feeling quite under the weather.  I forgot I had taken this picture last Sunday night, but missed sharing it with you last week. Jasper is terrified of Chris’ guitars, but has no problem hiding behind them.

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I ran a total of 6 miles last week, probably my lowest weekly mileage in at least 3 years… due to my cold and a really busy week in general.  Tuesday night I made it out for 3 miles, and it was a bit chilly but felt really good to get outside again!

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Jasper has been oh so in love with his paper bag and sham wow.  Hah. Buy him toys and buy him toys and he plays with random junk!

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Thursday night I was able to get back outside again with Amy and Jenn.  It was a great run, felt really good the whole time.  Too bad after that run, I really started going downhill.

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Friday I progressively felt worse and worse, and spent all day Saturday and Sunday feeling the full effects of a nasty head cold.

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That’s about all I’ve got this week. Not much to share, because not much happened! I do have 1 huge great bit of news, Chris and I have picked a venue and settled on a wedding date! YAY!  More news to come soon!

I’m hoping to rest up and kick this cold’s butt, so I can get back out on the roads and get my growing to do list back under control!  Have a great week!

Thursday Thoughts: February 12

The theme of the past week has been SICK.  Last weekend, I came down with a head cold that quickly turned into a chest cold.  I went to the doctor Monday and was told I not only had bronchitis, but also a sinus infection.  Greeeaaaat.

Last weekend the weather was gorgeous.  Gorgeous enough for sitting on the balcony barefooted with Jasper.

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Saturday I had a nice run, it was actually warm, sunny, breezy, a perfect spring day.  Saturday evening I started feeling sickish, but brushed it off as allergies.  Then Sunday I woke up to go to the Groupie run, and felt terrible.  I went anyway, hoping to run 9 miles for a long run, and ended up managing 4 miles.  I haven’t run since.  I’d like to run this evening, but haven’t decided yet.  I know my body needs rest, this cold has gone on a long time.

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Since I haven’t done much except sleep, rest, and lay around blowing my nose all week, I’ll leave you with a few pictures of Jasper. James caught this picture the other night, his little tongue is sticking out.  Silly Jasper.

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Jasper’s favorite new hiding/sleeping place is behind/underneath the quilt rack.  It took James and I a few attempts to find him the first time.  It must be quiet and cool and dark back there, good napping spot.

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Jasper has really gotten used to going outside for at least a few minutes almost every day.  Since it’s gotten cold and I don’t feel well, I’ve been letting him out and sitting inside to keep an eye on him.  He’s on to my devious plan of staying inside while he’s out.

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This weekend is Valentine’s Day; James and I will be celebrating by going to dinner and a movie (maybe 2 movies!)  Do you have plans?  Happy Valentine’s Day!