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Saturday Update/weight/running 3 MILES in 30 minutes!/money

July 11th, 2009 at 01:06 pm

M. received his bonus money yesterday...what a relief. It will be nice to see the BIG BAD chase credit card balance be a thing of the PAST!

My weight is still at 133 because though I exercise a lot I eat a lot. But at least I am not gaining. Yesterday I ran 3 miles in 30 minutes and 56 seconds. I am nearly sure I could have gone faster but I walked for part of that on the incline and once I saw that I was close to 3 miles at minute 25 I kicked it up and was running 7.5 for the last five minutes. This is progress for me! In January I was only able to WALK 1 mile in about 25 minutes.

I have to admit, I love running. Anywhere too, it is such a great way to release tension. Yesterday I was running sprints at 9.0-10.0 and I felt like it wasn't fast enough. Very good for the soul...at least mine.

M. is also on vacation the next two weeks as his brother is in from Nebraska and his sister will be coming up from Georgia next week. We have our nephew staying at out house this week.

The house is fairly immaculate...per our standards, though perhaps not for others. Smile We were going to buy the blinds and curtains for the kitchen but we have decided to delay that til august or september because we have been spending a lot lately...going swimming, eating out. I know, not good but at least we use cash I guess.

I finished the Twilight series in 4 days. I need to watch the movie. My daughters tell me it's not that great, hmm. We'll see. I am currently reading "eat, pray, love" by Elizabeth Gibson. This is a book to digest slowly unlike the Twilight saga so I am taking my time reading it, so far it's pretty good.

OH!

Yes, I have been spending too much on books lately.

4 Responses to “Saturday Update/weight/running 3 MILES in 30 minutes!/money”

  1. six Says:

    Perhaps you should visit your local library? A lot of them are online these days. I just log on, order the books I want to read and go pick them up once they get them for me. So convenient!

  2. baselle Says:

    Wow, I wish I could run 3 mi in 30 minutes! Congrats!

  3. frugaltexan75 Says:

    I'm with Baselle - 3 miles in 30 minutes! Wow! Maybe someday ....

  4. LuxLiving Says:

    How are you doing over there??

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