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March 24, 2017
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I am agreeably but not debilitatingly sore from last night's session.  I really hope that class continues to be available...  I need to find one more time option during the week.
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March 24, 2017
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Feeling like spring today! Grey and rainy but warmer temperatures! Work is stressing me so i kind of can't wait to be done with it. But I must press on. Though, reality check is that i still have an awesome job. i really can't complain but i am just in the space of 'i want to get stuff done, let's not go back on things we talked about last year!' 
 
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March 24, 2017
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TGIF!!
Longer set swim this morning.  Only a couple of us at the pool this morning.  Kind of surprised, usually busy this time of year.
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March 24, 2017
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21 DFX: Dirty 30
21DFX: Abs
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March 24, 2017
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Other than a spin bike that I'd like to knock out during lunch, not too much going on today. It looks as though this is turning into a soft training week.
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March 24, 2017
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Rest day
Doing yard work
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March 23, 2017
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I totally hit the wall with motivation yesterday. Took Owen down for testing again, and hit the studio when I got home only to find myself cleaning instead of painting. I had reached that point of overwhelmed where I had so many things to do that I couldn't bring myself to actually DO any of them. I ended up taking the night off. Cooked, did some laundry, then read my book and had a glass of wine instead of riding my bike. Felt super guilty for consciously taking three days in a row off of the bike, but also knew forcing myself on the trainer would only make things worse. 
I think I'm burnt out on the bike because I've been training for months for a race that is still two more months away. I decided I'm going to do a couple of local races at the end of April just to get myself motivated a bit. It's not fun to just train for months on end for something so far out! Feel much better today, having taken a few days off .The sun is shining and I'm actually looking forward to getting[...]
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March 23, 2017
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Took an off day - headache was back and didn't want to make it worse. Will be prepped to run tomorrow.
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March 23, 2017
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Getting a new hot water heater tomorrow. I feel like I'm playing a game of "what will need to be replaced next?" with my house. I have literally replaced every major appliance since I moved in (fridge, dishwasher, washer, dryer, air conditioner, furnace, now hot water heater), re-done the yard including removal of 3 trees, resurfaced every counter top and tile surface, re-done more than half of the flooring, roof, deck, fence section, sunroom, porch, toilet, vanity, exterior paint, painted every wall, replaced every light fixture, replaced every plumbing fixture, replaced every window treatment... I'm at the end of my rope with the major house stuff. Please be done.
And apparently hot water heaters are not the $200-$300 everyone is telling me they are (maybe if you buy at Menard's and install yourself??? None of my friends are doing that though...). First estimate was $1,025, second was $900, third was $895 - then I called a guy my Dad said installed theirs for $600 many years ago [...]
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March 23, 2017
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Trainer session with Amanda
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March 23, 2017
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worked out with Jon and Karen. Doing good stuff lately.
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March 23, 2017
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There is a tear in the carpet on the boat. PLUS both tubes are dented, the bimini top is damaged, the case for the cockpit and a hole in one of the bench seats. BOOOO. The shop owner told us more than likely the boat will be totaled. I guess if there are issues with carpet it gets very expensive to repair as they basically have to take the whole thing apart to do the repair. Of course we have to wait on the adjustor to tell us officially. I really don't want to spend more money on a new boat, but I'm pretty sure this will cost us $. Add in that the boat show deals have come and gone already, and we are in a sticky spot for a late May launch. Dave won't want to look at used. I just know it. We are kind of restricted too due to our low water in the cove. Tricky. Bah. We shall see.
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March 23, 2017
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Today during Crossfit I felt lousy. I hit the wall hard...again. This is the second such occurrence in so many days. I considered abandoning the Crossfit all together, but after some long introspection, I decided to continue on. My fear was that my hormones were off after the surgery and the medication. However, I started to improve toward the afternoon. I also have been training too much and been sleeping poorly and have been under a lot of stress.

I reached out to my doctor and then felt stupid for it.
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March 24, 2017
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abs, stretch, back and tri's
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March 23, 2017
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We are doing well with the no eating out challenge for the month. It's funny that March tends to be the time we do this sort of thing. But I was almost ready to order something on Sunday when Darren swooped in and took care of it. I am super happy for Supperworks in the freezer. Yesterday i did a double batch of a slow cooker chicken so that i could also have it for lunch (which isn't really part of the challenge but does have money saving benefits). It's a good challenge because we usually have more than enough food in the house and we are spending money like crazy lately.
I think so far we've done three meals out as a family -
1. My sister's birthday so that was planned and okay.
2. When we went to Strathroy, we had takeout with my parents, which again was totally expected.
3. A McD's lunch the day before that when we were out doing house stuff at Castlefield.  
Which in 23 days is not too shabby. Our ability to eat out can be way too convenient. Felicity seems to ha[...]
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