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My new friend

April 18, 2010

So I should totally be blow drying my hair right now but I have 20 minutes to either write this post or blow dry my hair. Clearly blogging is more important than looking presentable for work tomorrow – HAHA!

Since I decided to start running for time instead of distance or pace I knew I would need a simple watch to use instead of my beloved Garmin. Yes, I know my Garmin does a fine job of telling me how long I’ve been running it also tells me what my pace and distance are – and that isn’t something that I want to focus on right now. I have been coveting the Ironman watch that one of my co-workers has (I really did need a new watch my 3 year old Fossil is all kinds of scratched up) and I thought that I would look totally hard core with an Ironman watch around my wrist, don’tcha think?

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All right, all right I just wanted something new! You all know that I love new stuff to inspire me to get out and exercise. Since I promised momma that I would continue exercising three times a week once I returned, Carl and I went out for a 20 min. walk before we made dinner. It took a little longer to get back than it did to get out (10 min. out and 10 min. back) so it was actually 22 minutes but it was a lovely walk and I think Bradley really enjoyed it.

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I tried to get a picture of him all tuckered out by the stairs when we got back but he’s a little camera shy and ran into the kitchen to hide behind Carl. HAHA!

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Dinner was simple tonight – egg salad sandwiches on a bagel with left over veggie lo mein from last night. Yeah, that’s the last of the Pepsi. Good riddance!

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I swear they really do put stuff in soda to make you want more of it. I went more than a year without drinking any kind of soda and now I feel like I have to “detox” from it all over again. Bah!

Is there something that you’ve “given up” only to begin doing again?

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4 Comments leave one →
  1. April 18, 2010 9:10 pm

    I’ve gone through a couple of those Ironman models, not because they’re too cheap but because they’re good and I’m hard on them.

    Given up…yep, dairy. Not sure which route I want to take with it right now.

  2. April 18, 2010 11:10 pm

    Okay how cute are YOU so excited about your new watch?!?! I have an Ironman too and I just adore it. Perfect for speedwork when you are focused on shaving off seconds…not worried about average pace. Have fun!

  3. April 19, 2010 12:22 pm

    Nice job on the run!

  4. April 23, 2010 11:43 pm

    I am a new runner and was just today looking at watches!!! It was fun to stumble upon your blog and see your post on watches!! I’m totally with you on that having something new makes everything more doable 🙂

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