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December 6, 2019
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Strength training workout that I downloaded from Garmin connect to my new watch. Cool feature. I chose a workout and the watch has an avatar demonstrate the move, tells how many repetitions and how many repeats of each exercise. No TV or computer needed once it's on the watch. Wow - what will they think of next. The workout I tried out was called Back to Basics - deadlifts, chest press, kettle ball slams & swings, squat lifts, row. 15 of each exercise x 3 sets.
38 min total time but they had 1 min rests in there. I did sit ups or climbed the stairs for some of those once I figured out how often the rests were.
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December 6, 2019
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Feeling better today. I went out to dinner with my brother and he's had some depression issues so he was able to talk me through getting out of the funk and getting out of the house. I did some productive things today which definitely improved my mood.

Have a basketball game tonight. Looking forward to seeing my kids!
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December 6, 2019
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Manipulative mama-bear and family are gone. They got out yesterday evening. My manager filled me in on the details this morning and it was clear that the manipulative mama-bear pulled some crazy shyte to her as well. We were both afraid we'd have to come in and face them today so it was a relief to see her GONE.
The rest of the insanity was down to a dull roar and it was actually a decent day.
Miss Thing was supposed to fly through Paris tomorrow, the same flight we had two weeks ago. There are major strikes in France right now so today she had the airline re-book her. She is stressed to the max, no longer has a comfort plus seat, has a ticket but no assigned seat (I sure hope this isn't stand-by!). She has a 6-hour layover in JFK too. She will arrive at 9:30 PM in Cincinnati which means way after 10:30 to clear customs and all that good stuff. I told her to just go to the bar at JFK.
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December 6, 2019
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2 miles on The Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail and the rest in Hammock park gravel and dirt.  Felt fatigue and heavy for 3 miles and was going to quit but pushed on.  Felt real good for miles 6.5 to 8.5 which were on the Pinellas Trail.  Good run overall.  It was good to put the miles in on tired legs.  Good for training. Sprinted as much as possible the last half mile which improved my time by about 10 seconds per mile average. 
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December 6, 2019
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Hamstrings, hips, abs, and back
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December 6, 2019
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core work, mostly planks
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December 6, 2019
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My gabapentin trial for back pain didn't go well.  It did nothing for the first 5 days, and when I increased the dose as directed, I spent the last 2 nights with severe low blood sugar in the middle of the night.  Apparently messing with blood sugar can be a thing with this drug.  Woke up both nights with my blood sugar at 40.  Having to eat a massive amount of carbs doesn't feel good at 2am!
Saw my primary today and they said to STOP the gabapentin and go back for a follow up with neurology and ask for updated imaging since it's been over a year since I had an MRI and the pain has gotten worse.  In the meantime, I'm off to get a yearly ultrasound on my thyroid nodule this afternoon....
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December 6, 2019
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Happy Friday.

I took a vacation day so Matt and I can get more things done. He goes back to work Monday.


We finished documenting the move issues and all of the lost, damaged, and destroyed items. The total cost for replacement and repair is just over $7,000. This is 50% of the mover cost. We have a complete write up of everything that occurred and a listing of all the damage/destruction (pictures included) and a lit of the items that were lost (Dyson vacuum cleaner, little giant ladder, push broom, etc). Will give them a week to respond and then we will take additional action.
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December 6, 2019
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Woke up with soreness inner left knee. Residual left lumbar sciatica on bike.
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December 6, 2019
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Y
DL 95/12 135/12 165/12 185/5 185/5 185/5 185/5 185/5
T&B 10

3 RDS
Strict pull 6
Assist pull 10
LL hip thrusts 10

3 RDS
Smith row 95/12 115/12 135/12
LL 15
Kirtsy SQ 5ea.

3 RDS
Single arm cable row #70/12ea
Land mine twists 10

3 sets
Lat pull down #70/15
L sit :10

Curls
50/10 40/10 30/10
Dumbbell #25/20
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December 6, 2019
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I need to find a way to motivate myself to ride the trainer. This is the hardest thing for me!
I am getting studded tires for my fat bike, but I still am nervous about riding since I can't grip anything using my left hand 3rd or 4th fingers.   Having the ring finger immobilized also causes my middle finger to be a bit useless.  Makes it hard to brake, etc.  Although I do so little braking on the fattie, especially on snow, I think I should try it.  
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December 6, 2019
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So the lights things last night was cute. The kids loved it. The were both melting down at the end. But it wasn't because they didn't like it. 
I am glad we went on a weeknight as i imagine the weekend would be bonkers. When we got there the train ride didn't have a long line up but they prefer kids go on their own so i figured logan would be fine with Felicity. They got on no problem but as soon as they pulled away he started crying for me. LOL! It was only about three minutes total so he was fine but i am sure the other kids on the car didn't love the screaming 2.5 year old. 
Snowing this morning - took Logan to daycare in his sled and he LOVED it! Really adorable. Makes me enjoy it a bit more too. 
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December 6, 2019
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Short slow run before 2 days of driving.  Dropping the RV off for some maintenance on the way north for the next few weeks. 
TGIF!!
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December 6, 2019
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Have to run home today at noon and meet the vet for Beebee's monthly arthritis shot. If time permits I'll pick up something small for the vet for Christmas. Tis the season. We are also having our counters measured today for the new counters, which will be installed the week of the 16th. AND it's profit sharing day at work, so all kinds of good stuff today!
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December 6, 2019
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abs, stretch chest and bi
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