I get up nice and early to enjoy my cup of coffee before my shower and then I have to get the girls up. Here's the crappy part. It has given me a glimpse of what it will be like in a few weeks when Katelyn and Kenzie start school. Kenzie is a beast. She refuses to get up. Then when you get her up, she's so crabby and whiny. I am not looking forward to dealing with that every day. Tomorrow Mike will be home so I wont have to wake them up and get them out of the house too. I now see what it is like to be a working mother. Granted I always worked but it was always during the hours that most people are done working and Mike was always home with the girls. There really is a difference.
Marathon training is still going well. Last week was a step back week and I really needed it. My whole mind was off of the thought of running but I still managed all of my runs except for one short run. The long run was only 10 miles so I got that done and didn't have nearly as much pain doing so as the prior week. This is the hill I end up doing every time on a long run. One of these times I need to run my route backwards so I can run down the hill.
|It doesn't look as big in picture (That's what she said)|
My newest love is the Honey Stinger Waffles. They are SO good. So far I've had the original flavor, the vanilla flavor and the strawberry flavor. My favorite is the vanilla but I also have a chocolate waiting to be eaten during my next long run. They don't give me any stomach issues and they are a pleasure to eat. I feel like I'm eating a cookie! I also bought a pack of the bites so we will see how those go in the near future.
Yesterday after work, I took a half bushel of tomatoes and made tomato sauce to can. It was a lot of work! The pealing part alone took me 2 hours. Then the sauce cooked for hours and then finally I had to can it. I feel like the benefits outweigh the hours of work but damn I don't want to see another tomato again (too bad I still have about 10 sitting on my counter). I wish I had more jars. I would can a lot more veggies and fruits to keep for the winter if I could afford to!
Random Photo of the Day:
Mike actually turned around just to get another look at this beaut. Barbed wire bumper, fish netting all over, a fake weapon. I couldn't help but imagine how much more it would hurt to be hit by this car since there was REAL barbed wire on the bumper.