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Opportunities Arise When Things Don't Go As Planned

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Twice in the last two weeks, I have gone to my spinning class and couldn't get in because it was full. Rather than just go home, I went for a run. I usually run twice a week and have been wanting to increase that to three times a week. Here was my opportunity and I got it done and plan to keep it up!
Today we had an unusually beautiful sunny day for January in Oregon. I ran 6 miles in the sunshine and came home to find that my sweet husband had ordered 3 cubic yards of gravel for our parking area. Not what I had planned for today. But think of the calories burned shoveling gravel for 3 hours! Whew, I'll be feeling the benefits of that for a few days! Best of all, we got the project completed in one day. Woo Hoo!

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    Dayuuuuuum you strong woman!!!!!!!! *hugs*

    thanks for your support on my blog girl... like really, taking the time to comment and help me means. so. much.! *BIG HUG*
    4046 days ago
    I just read through your blog posts. Thank you for sharing your story and for the inspiration.

    BTW, you look fantastic! I hope to be right behind you during a run later this year ... it could happen!

    4047 days ago

    Comment edited on: 1/29/2010 11:58:39 PM
    So sorry it took me this long to thank you for visiting my blog! Things have been crazy! But you are right, that 44 y/o doing pullups is awesome!!

    Congrats on working around your full spinning class!!

    4051 days ago
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    I actually love shoveling! It's mindless work that does burn calories and is good for the body and soul. Gravel is a bit heavy though, I bet you will feel your arms today. Wasn't Saturday amazing? I climbed Mount Pisgah with a bunch of girlfriends and it was gorgeous! Such a mean trick to have all cold and rain on Sunday though. I hear we may get some decent weather later this week. Have a good one emoticon
    4051 days ago
    That sounds so fun! Congrats on adding to your run. And, you must have a great spinning class, for it to fill up! wow! :)
    4052 days ago
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