It was disgustingly hot today! What is up with this ridiculously hot weather lately? I want cold temperature, like the 30’s or 40’s! I want a reason to wear my jackets, and sweatshirts! I don’t want to crank my air down to 70 just to wear a sweatshirt!
It’s supposed to rain tonight & tomorrow & that should bring us some colder weather; just in time for my long run this weekend. I’m not quite sure how far I want to go this weekend. My next half is on Feb 12th, so that’s 2 training weekends away… I’m thinking 13 this weekend? (even though I ran a half last weekend?…I don’t know). I could do 5 this weekend and be fine @ the half in 3 weeks. At this point I’m just maintaining, not building up mileage.
After work today I had to go to the pet store and blow 50 bucks on dog food. WHY does Blue Buffalo cost so much? $50 for a 30lb bag. damn dogs. /wah
moving on to something you might actually care about – probably not, but maybe:
I decided earlier this week that I wanted to get in at least two 5 mile runs and then a long run. I usually rest on Fridays before my long run on Saturday, so that meant that today would be a 5 mile day. I really wasn’t feeling it, I would have been much happier sitting on the couch, but I forced myself out the door.
I pretty much whined (in my head) for the entire run. It sucked. It was hot, I couldn’t catch my breath, my freakin’ right knee hurt, my right groin hurt, my quads hurt..nothing felt right. I just felt off. Ugh. Walking 5 miles would have been more fun than that run.
glad that’s over.
Check yes or no: going to the bar by yourself?
I decided last week that it was okay to go to the bar by myself. I hate sitting at home every single night by myself doing nothing but watching netflix & reading blogs. It’s boring. It gets old, and we are on week # 9…. it’s a good thing I didn’t think of this earlier, otherwise I’d have a pretty awesome wine gut going on.
So we have this really neat little bar/café thing by our house. I won’t tell you the name bc then some freaks might be trying to google it or something… Chris & I have been there a few times to have drinks and just hang out, and it’s nice. I love local hole in the wall places. It’s not somewhere that would really attract the snowbirds, or tourists – it’s a place where locals can go to just chill out. love . The last few times we’ve been there I’ve gotten a glass (or two) of sangria (sadly they don’t have a liquor license, and I’m not a beer drinker) so I was thinkin’ it would be nice to go to the bar and have a glass of sangria & just relax.
After my run, I ate some dinner, took a shower, and then headed over to the spot…. only to find out that they were OUT of sangria….. so sad. so so sad. The bartender suggested some Jam Jar Sweet Shiraz, I said yes, and it was love at first sip. Yum. It was so fruity, and sweet, and just…delicious. don’t judge me, but I had 3 glasses. The owner gave me one on the house since I stuck around even though they didn’t have the sangria that I came in for …
I’ve never been one to venture out by myself. In the past, I would rather just stay home and sulk than go to a bar by myself. Maybe I’m growing up, or I’m just sick of sitting at home by myself, but I had a good time tonight, and I’m glad that I ventured outside my comfort zone.
I’ll be back to that little bar…probably this weekend, and I hope they have my sangria waiting for me!
Do you ever go to the bar by yourself? Is it better to drink alone at home? or drink alone at a bar?
At least at the bar I’m not the only one drinking, right?