Tuesday Tidbits

Much like my mind the past week, this post is all over the place.

  • I nearly wrecked a few days ago swerving to avoid a squirrel carrying what I’m 99.9% sure was a baby squirrel in her mouth.  (You’re welcome, Momma Squirrel.)  This morning a rabbit ran out in front of me in the exact same spot.  Dang suicidal wildlife…
  • The dermatologist gave me a prescription for Epiduo.  It had better be some good stuff.  One 45-gram tube of that gel retails for almost $300.  My insurance paid it down to $58 and I had a coupon to get it down to $35.
  • While I was there, I also had the doctor snip off a skin tag.  It was in a very uncomfortable location, in the crease where the inner thigh meets crotchal area.  Running has always rubbed it quite a bit, but the bike bothers it even more, so it had to come off.  It was just a quick snip and it was off.  No stitches or anything, but It was VERY tender to any friction and kept me from being able to run until Sunday.  Not that I probably would have anyway because I had other more important things to tend to.  Such as…
  • Thursday after I left the doctor’s office I had to go to a graduation cookout for my niece.
  • And her graduation was Friday night.  It was outside.  It was HOT.  It was loooooooooong.  We had to get there early just to get a place to sit, and we had to sit through the entire thing because her last name starts with a W, so naturally she was one of the last ones to walk the line.  But I wouldn’t have missed it for the world.  She’s home for the summer, and then she leaves for the Air Force in August.
  • I had ALMOST forgotten how much I hate running in the heat.  I ran 4.5 miles Sunday and 4 miles Monday and it was rough.  I’ll just have to keep reminding myself of what someone told me last summer:  Persevere through summer for a fruitful fall.
  • I’ve done my last two runs without music just trying to build mental endurance.  Screw that.  It sucked.
  • C.C.’s vet appointment went fine.  The vet doesn’t think there’s any actual arthritis but did suggest putting her on a supplement for joint health because she is old, overweight, and probably does have some joint discomfort.
  • Someone is coming to look at the vette today.  Fingers crossed he buys it.
  • We leave Tuesday to go to the mountains for our nephew’s wedding.  We will be staying until Sunday.  I am not looking forward to the trip.
  • I am, however, looking forward to going to Myrtle Beach in September.  It ain’t Cabo, but there’s sand and water, so it’ll at least allow me to get my beach fix.
  • Sometimes I feel like I’m wishing my life away.  I’m always looking forward to something, but rarely happy in the moment.
  • It just hit me at work a little while ago when I wrote the date that I was divorced seven years ago today.
  • Looks like I’ll be doing back-to-back half-marathons again in October.  I got an email yesterday about a new one in Clarksville the weekend before RnR St. Louis!  I can’t pass up a local half-marathon.
  • Blogger is pissing me the eff off today.  I’m trying to comment on posts, and it’s making me sign in EVERY TIME, and even when I sign in, it tries to post the comment as anonymous.  I give up.
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11 thoughts on “Tuesday Tidbits

  1. Hope that your trip to the mountains is a good one even though you aren't totally down with it.
    Blogger is a d-canoe…
    Sorry about the heat, it's amazing how each time the seasons change how long it takes to get readjusted.

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  2. Blogger was doing that to me this morning too. WTF?!?

    Fingers crossed that you sell your car and that your trip to the mountains is good. I agree – running with no music is not NEARLY as much fun. And the heat/humidity? Suck ass.

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  3. Blogger is being annoying to me me as well. I agree, running without music sucks, well, at least if you are alone and just doing a normal daily thing. I'm starting to complain about the heat too – was just complaining about the cold…hah!

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  4. I don't mind running without music unless I'm on the treadmill. I do not have the mental stamina to run upon the 'mill tuneless. I'm not big into graduation ceremonies…. I haven't been to any of my own since high school and probably would have skipped that one too if I could have gotten away with it.

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  5. Ug…the heat…no bueno. Not sure if it is better or worse than the cold wet ass I got today because it started snowing while I was at the chiropractor and my bike seat got all wet.
    mmmm..Myrtle Beach…neither too hot nor too cold..bliss

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  6. Must not make a comment about snipping off crotch tags, must not make a comment……… HOLD STRONG..

    I didn't know you were divorced.

    good luck on the vette! I'd LOVE to have it. Seriously.

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  7. I like these random bullet posts you do…and the bit about looking forward to things and not appreciating the moment, buried deep within the list. That is so me. I should really work out appreciating things more. If only if were that easy…

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