Thursday, August 19, 2010

House Arrest

Sometimes life likes to screw with your training. This is one of those weeks. My husband is on his annual trip to the Boundary Waters, so I am a single parent. I had to kill five hours last night sitting at a city council meeting. And then get up super early this morning to drive four hours away for a court hearing that lasted three minutes (and then drive four hours back, of course). Although the crazy week has put a damper on my running, it has allowed me to totally nail my first week of the Hard CORE club. And I have become reacqainted with my Wii fit. Let's just call it a mini taper for my half on Saturday.

While my hubby has been away, I managed to get recruited as the newest member of his men's bowling league. I'm not sure if this is due to my widely renowned bowling prowess (highly likely) or if I should take it as a sign that I need to start shaving my upper lip. Either way, I hope my husband is as excited about little extra kid-free quality time as I am.

17 comments:

the dawn said...

yay for the wii fit! so fun! and a taper for a half is perfectly acceptable.

DRog said...

ugh on driving for a 3 minute hearing! the crazy weeks make me so much more grateful for routine
-Derek

Tish said...

hope hubby is getting back soon. Congrats on being newly elected member of hubby's mens bowling league. You must be a talented bowler, or they're missing cute, cultured, talented, feminine company. My dau was the only girl on the boy's tennis team in HS (there wasn't a girl's team and they tried to accommodate her desire to play). Hope you had a good book on CD for your long sojourn in the car. I don't care how long I'm in the car if I have a good story to listen to. Oh, and I enjoy my Wii Fit, except when it goes "ooof" when I step on the scale!

Jill said...

That's fun you're on the bowling team....I can't bowl, but I can drink beer at the bowling alley ;). Good luck with the race Saturday!!!

Marlene said...

Congrats (?? lol) on being recruited to mens' bowling!

Jess said...

4 hours one way?! Where did you have to go? Bemidji?

Ali said...

8 hours of driving for 3 minutes ... that's hardcore

NY Wolve said...

Last New Years Eve, six weeks after running the NYC marathon, we were joking around on a friend's Wii fit. My Wii fit age: 72.

Jeri said...

Hahahh hope it's not a hairy upper lip! ;) And I might not have a pineapple drink waiting for you at the finish line, but we should DEFINITELY meet up for a post-race (post shower) drink/celebration!

wendy_kresha@charter.net said...

Lol on the bowling league! If you start shaving your upper lip, does that mean you get to stop shaving your legs? If so, I want in on that : )

Can you swim 1/2 mile in the open water yet? I am going to try again today!

Andrew Opala said...

You know what they say ... "bowling is the great equalizer"

Beth said...

You are so busy! Good luck with the bowling and good job keeping all the balls in the air!

onelittletrigirl said...

Once, I got my thumb stuck in a bowling ball and had to have it removed at an ER.

Perhaps I will tell that story one day!

I Run for Fun said...

Congratulations!!! Either way, it's not something that ahppens every day, so I say, have a ball (oops...)

Christine said...

Woohhoo! Congrats to make it to the bowling team - that is awesome!!! :)

Julie said...

My hubby just left on a golfing trip so I am doing the single parent thing for a few days too:)

I am a little behind on my Hard Core Club workouts...I have finished one so far and I am so sore! Good Lord! Way to nail your workouts:)

Anne said...

How cool that they choose you as the best man for the job :)

What a crazy week! Thank goodness hubs is getting back soon.