1. 19:30 15th Apr 2014

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    We hit the affection jackpot with this girl. She gets cuddlier by the day.

    We hit the affection jackpot with this girl. She gets cuddlier by the day.

     
  2. 18:27

    Notes: 33

    Tags: my foodwalking

    A hard effort walk in gorgeous spring afternoon weather followed by a perfect dinner of Skillet Chili Mac. Feeling deeply content. 

     
  3. 13:42

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    abitofsilliness replied to your post: Monday things: Another selfie in one t…

    I’m sure you have all the knowledge and motivation you need to continue your PT routines at home. But I understand how much better and nicer it is to actually go!

    Thanks Sarah. I definitely have the motivation! I did my entire 35-40 minutes of PT exercise/stretch regimen, plus my usual abs and arms strength work, both yesterday and today. I will do them again Thursday and Friday and so on, four days a week (five for stretches). I want to get better and I have to at least do what I can.

    It is nicer to actually go, though. I hope I can go back in a couple of weeks to another session or two.

     
  4. 18:53 14th Apr 2014

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    Tags: my food

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    Thai Red Curry Chicken (http://aloshaskitchen.blogspot.com/2012/04/thai-red-curry-chicken.html). This was stupid good tonight.

    Thai Red Curry Chicken (http://aloshaskitchen.blogspot.com/2012/04/thai-red-curry-chicken.html). This was stupid good tonight.

     
  5. Monday things:

    • Another selfie in one try. I think I look sassy.
    • I forgot my breakfast this morning. Dammit. I shuffled around my fruit snacking and otherwise I’m just hanging on (i.e., gripping my desk in an effort not to go to the vending machine to eat ALL THE THINGS) until lunch. Not a great way to start the week.
    • But it’s a four-day week! My company gives Good Friday off. How great is that? Steve took off too so that we can go hiking/camping out at his deer lease. That’s why I bought the Merrell shoes yesterday. Friday can’t get here soon enough!
    • The splits above are from my walk yesterday. Plan was to switch back to every other day for this week and make it Sun/T/Th/Sat - Saturday being the real hiking part of our trip. We will probably walk many miles that morning. I’m going to wear my Garmin so I can see the total.
    • I canceled my PT appointment today and I don’t know if I will be going back. The $75 per visit is too much. I don’t know what else to say about that. It’s not an easy decision.
    • As for continued self-care: my two remaining issues are IT band irritation right where it connects to my knee (mild) and sciatica (moderate). I think that continued exercises, stretches, foam rolling, massage, and rest from running should all be enough to combat these two problems. And since I have to monitor myself with no medical input, I will have to be as patient as I have ever been and really listen to what my body is and isn’t ready to do. Wish me luck.
    • Speaking of massage, Steve rubbed my leg (upper, calf and foot) on and off all late afternoon and evening yesterday when we were hanging out on the couch. BLESS HIM. I also have my bimonthly sports massage coming up in a couple of weeks. I will ask her to focus almost solely on my legs and lower back. That should be a help as well.

    Have a great week, everyone!

     
  6. clevcrew replied to your post: A great Sunday in food. I also made ch…

    Smiley face apples??

    angeldrinkstea replied to your post: A great Sunday in food. I also made ch…

    Smiley face apples!

    Smiley face apples! I thought that when I posted it, that I accidentally made a happy face with my lunch. HEH.

     
  7. 15:55

    Notes: 44

    Tags: my food

    A great Sunday in food. I also made chicken salad for tomorrow (with the leftover roast from Friday) and sausage and spinach egg bake for our breakfasts.

    (Source: aloshaskitchen.blogspot.com)

     
  8. 15:00

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    I am way too excited about my new Merrell hikers. Can’t wait to take them out to the woods next week!

    I am way too excited about my new Merrell hikers. Can’t wait to take them out to the woods next week!

     
  9. Today was…

    • A long, sweaty, wonderful walk
    • Fitting into my shorts well enough to wear them out the front door (thank you, junk/sweets ban!)
    • Delicious lunch for one
    • Sleepy cat on a stripped bed
    • A new dress that flatters me like nobody’s business
    • One of my all-time favorite dinners that only took a few minutes of my time before cooking itself all day. 

    It’s been a great Saturday.

     
  10. 17:08 11th Apr 2014

    Notes: 32

    Tags: my food

    Roast dinner Friday! Tonight it was "Jacques Chicken" with roasted bacon, potatoes, carrots and onions - seasoned with herb de provence this time, to match the chicken. As usual, we ate the thighs, legs and wings and the full breasts will be stripped and chopped for chicken salad for Monday’s lunch. Fabulous.