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June 30, 2015
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Weight 150.25/154.7 (17.5% BF) in AM.
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June 30, 2015
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Monday -- U2 Concert/Rest. Taking the train in the AM, and concert goes late.
Tuesday -- 1 hour walk PM
Wednesday -- 2 loops IMWI (long bike 80 miles)/20 min T walk
Thursday -- AM walk/PM easy bike
Friday -- LONG WALK/Swim PM
Saturday -- Joliet Ride? 62 miles?
Sunday -- LONG SWIM 4000.

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June 30, 2015
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I did have a bit of a goggle failure: didn't seat them properly, starting filling up with water during the warm up. No big deal, reseat at the wall and keep going. Except this time BOTH eyes completely fill with water. Here's today's lesson: instead of swimming with eyes shut and swimming directly into a lane divider, I should have flipped over, emptied the water, reseated, and then kept going. That would have been practice. I'll remember that for next time.
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June 30, 2015
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When I first entered my swim from this weekend I inaccurately put it down as 800 yards. The swim was 1/2 mile so it was actually 880 yards. For some reason 2:20/100 sounds so much better to me than 2:30 or slower :) Ha. Whatever. It was slow and time to get into some swim shape for the YWCA women's tri which I'd really like to kill this summer. 1.5 months to do some running, biking and swimming and hopefully rock that race.
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June 30, 2015
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No cycle commute today - showing a relatively high chance of rain and storms all day today - will be annoyed if it doesn't happen but what can ya do? 
Funeral is Friday. Will be a bit of a trek all over the province. Will do the funeral in Strathroy on Friday and have the wedding on Saturday between Fenelon Falls and Bobcaygeon. Felicity better be comfortable in her car seat! i'll get Raffi and some other songs loaded up! 
I am still really sad. Life can be so unfair. 
Al had a son from his first marriage and he gave custody to his in-laws after his wife passed. Apparently he is driving down from Alberta to meet all of us.  So many things.  
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June 30, 2015
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Went to Sports PT yesterday. I have tendonitis in some of my support bands in my upper left leg. Given some rehap exercises that seem to be helping already...so there's still hope! Off for a couple more days and will pick back up with swimming/biking and shelving running for a up to a week. I'm good with that. With this type of intense training there's always going to be something, we just do not know what that something is going to be!
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June 30, 2015
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mile repeats.  last one was more like mp than tmp, but i got all 4 done this week.
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June 30, 2015
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6:36am:  Well, yesterday didn't turn out how I planned it. Decided to go fetch Belle from doggie day care before working out since it had stopped raining. It was my first time back there since Clarke had passed and it was ... hard. There's a woman who works there who always said that Clarke was her boyfriend -- whenever she would walk into the room, he would do his singing/howling for her ... and so we both broke down a little. And that continued for me once I got home.
It's crazy -- I feel like I'm pretty much good with it. I have told several people, he's been brought up in conversation and I'm fine. But yesterday just wasn't fine. I know - it's all a process. And yesterday I kind of made peace with the fact that I don't think I'm going to get another dog until Belle passes away.  Belle doesn't mind being an only dog -- and I'm fearful that despite best intentions that she might not take well to another dog in the house. And the other thing -- it would be difficult to d[...]
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June 30, 2015
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I'm trying to figure out my options for biking this weekend.  I just cannot do anymore hills right now!  I also don't have time to drive down to the Eastern Shore.  So... I am thinking of getting up early and riding the W&OD trail starting at 6am and covering the entire thing from Shirlington to Purcellville (45 miles) and back.  Hopefully I'll get most of it in before the trail gets too crowded (and it gets too hot!).  I've been looking at the weather and last night called for thunderstorms Friday morning, so if that keeps up, I may take off Thursday.  Not excited about blowing a vacation day for this, but I just HAVE to get in some miles this weekend, am planning my run on Saturday with the run group, and Sunday I'm in Philly for a 1st birthday party.
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June 30, 2015
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10 burpees
21
pushups, pike pushups, inverted rows
10 burpees
15
pushups, pike pushups, inverted rows
10 burpees
9
pushups, pike pushups, inverted rows
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June 30, 2015
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Missed swim, no excuse.
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June 30, 2015
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Super busy!  Counting down the days to the 4-day weekend.  I'll catch up the last 3 days as I have time.

Db incl chest press, sumo squat to upright row, cable row, SL deadlifts, bb military press, russian twists, bosu planks, bosu bridges, walking lunges
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June 30, 2015
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NINJA training week 5
12 side lunges each leg
24 squat w/side kick (12 each leg)
10 push-ups with knee to elbow (5 each side)
10 bicep curls
12 tricep kickback
12 tricep bench dips
20 clam shell
20 reverse clam shell
20 single leg bridge (10 each side)
CORE
12 balance ball leg lifts
20 medicine ball twists
15 medicine ball sit-up
20 flutter kicks

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June 30, 2015
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It has been an interesting few weeks through June. From NY convicts to SC to SCOTUS, there has been a lot going down. And it has been interesting to watch reactions. Reactions that have included fear, anguish, heartbreak, disgust, excitement, and nearly everything else one can imagine. Reactions that have ranged from the quick and thoughtless to the deliberate and full of consideration. I try to look at the reactions in an effort to figure out what motivates and moves people and some can be figured out quickly and easily, while other motivations are deeper and sometimes darker. And while it has been somewhat sad to see those snap judgment, non thought based reactions, it has been gratifying to see the reactions based in love and acceptance, kindness and warmth. I am convinced that it is the portion of society that shows the acceptance, kindness and deep thought that will win out in the end. The other side of things, the sensational and the over the top, may get more press coverage bu[...]
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June 30, 2015
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No, you are not seeing things, I did manage to find my way to a pool.  Mostly good, although the right shoulder complained at first it did loosen up.
I think that was the first swim of 2015!  Nope, must have swam 700 yards on one of my trips to the beach.
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