After a full week to recover and rest I feel MUCH better. I ran a bit, walked a lot, biked a bunch and didn’t push it really hard except for Saturday’s ride. What weight I did lift, was very light and sparingly. Time to get back at it this week, I’m excited! Last week I was 161.8lbs, this morning I’m 161lbs. I’ve been hovering at 161 for a bit, so I’m going to track my food and make sure I’m conscious of not over eating…or eating too much dark chocolate :). I also need to make sure I eat enough to fuel my workouts, so logging what I eat is a good way to do that.
Beautiful weather to celebrate a wonderful weekend!
I made my Mom a card with these pictures. I love, love this first picture of her from the day she brought me home from the hospital. Next is the day Sam came home and last is my short time with Naomi for a couple hours that morning in the hospital. My Mom is amazing, seriously. She has been through harder times than I could ever imagine, raising five of us-mostly as a single parent and working full time. I honestly don’t know how she did it, but she did because she is one of the strongest women I know, that can endure all things. I love you Mom!
I let Dan know that all I really wanted for Mom’s day was to have lots of family time, ride my bike a bunch, see Naomi and maybe get some pretty flowers or a plant. Started out the weekend riding with Jenn on Friday night. She too, is amazing. It was her first ride in four years and she did great! We celebrated Naomi’s 10 months and Jenn’s FIVE years being cancer free! It was a great ride with sun, wind, thunder and some rain! I was so happy she had a good time.
I did a fairly long ride on Saturday morning. Climbing about 3,000 vertical feet and I’m not even sure how many miles. It was my longest ride yet and I felt great. Tired towards the end, but good. That kicked off my long ride Saturday’s (AKA Sufferfest Saturday’s) til late August or so. Doing these long rides allows for lots of time to think, enjoy being outside and to push my body hard.