Is this a mad way to start?

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29/04/2013 at 13:15

KK awful news - hope treatment is successful and family comes back stronger for it

kittenkat    pirate
29/04/2013 at 18:07

Thanks, I wasn't in full control of my emotions yesterday.

Work was productive again today and it's lovely to see the sun out. I do feel so much better with more light. I was never designed to live in a cave, or at the bottom of the ocean.

kittenkat    pirate
29/04/2013 at 21:21

Not that I 'should' be in control of my emotions. Damn that middle class upbringing that was the early 70s, moving swiftly into the 80's...

 

kittenkat    pirate
29/04/2013 at 21:25

'Middle class without money' in my experience, which was a whole different ball game to the new families of the 80's.

kittenkat    pirate
29/04/2013 at 21:27

Is this a good or bad advert to be invited as a dinner guest? I have no idea.

kittenkat    pirate
29/04/2013 at 21:29

Night

kittenkat    pirate
30/04/2013 at 08:50

Right, I'm going into work a bit later as i've got evening bookings. The plan was to run this morning but I think I'll give marathon legs a bit more of a break. So, a walk round the farm in the sun with furface instead.

kittenkat    pirate
01/05/2013 at 20:48

Another long day and then straight on to a tri committee meeting. Only 2 of our races left. Exe Valley Tri and Exeter University aquathlon.

I've missed my kids bedtime 2 days running now and I hate that. They always stay awake as long as they can waiting for that goodnight cuddle from mum. I love them so much!

At least it's the bank holiday weekend, D working on Sat and Sun but we're all off on Monday so I've suggested that we go to Spitchwick if it's a nice day:

http://wildswim.com/spitchwick-common-dartmoor

I might even dip my toes in, after I've thrown the kids and dog in of course to test the water.

kittenkat    pirate
01/05/2013 at 20:50

It's always good fun to watch the cliff jumpers, painful belly flops especially.

02/05/2013 at 13:37

Spitchwick sounds fun, looking for a few ideas for the weekend, biggest monsters birthday at the weekend - 11 yrs  Need to talk to Mrs WS to see if we should set up FB account for her before she gets to big school!

02/05/2013 at 13:59

I've not let my 11yr old have one, she does have an email address though, all monitored by Daddy

kittenkat    pirate
02/05/2013 at 19:01

Well just looking at the email from my club. We've got a strong ladies team. They've put me on first leg, which is one of the longest and uphill. However, at least i get mine over and done with and I haven't got the pressure of the glory leg.

Edited: 02/05/2013 at 19:01
kittenkat    pirate
02/05/2013 at 19:10

We've got a strong male team too.

I just went out for a run and it started off sluggish but i forced a bit of pace after the first couple of miles and I think i've got enough of the marathon out of my legs to be ok on Sunday. Cole is benched and D is going to take him to the vets after the weekend .Missed my running buddy!

03/05/2013 at 19:50

Whats wrong with Cole? 

Thanks for the FB update - she has skype - but I've told her the only one that it works on is our laptop , she has an old steam driven laptop that she can use for herself.

Glad the marathon is out of your legs, enjoy the race. 

04/05/2013 at 23:56

Just entered the Weymouth Sprint Tri - I had to guess at a 750m OW swim time - so picked 35 minutes.

I paced the distance between 2 of the rock groynes at Sidmouth as being about 140/150m so swam 6 'lengths' but didn't touch the rocks and stopped short each time.  I took about 25 minutes, but googlemaps came up as 100m between the groynes - so at most I swam 500m - I just hope my guess isn't too far out.

 

kittenkat    pirate
05/05/2013 at 15:25

I'm hopeless with distances! Great news on entering, you'll get hooked!

Well a good day at the office for South West Road Runners. I won the first leg, then the other 3 wonderful ladies just extended my lead for an overall win. The men did exactly the same. I think their cumulative marathon time was about 2.37/8 and ours about 2.56? Not sure though until I look when the results are online.

I've got a trophy with a flying pig on it and a bottle of beer. What's not to like

My legs felt like lead all the way round, so it wasn't quick for me as only still 2 weeks out from London, but I wasn't bothered about time I was only interested in being first. A kill is a kill

05/05/2013 at 20:40

First is first

Good news for SWRR, glad the old team did well

kittenkat    pirate
06/05/2013 at 08:00

Above all it was a really fun social day out, that's really why we target relays.

Lovely not having to go to work this morning, I've read half a novel on my kindle this morning already.

Edited: 06/05/2013 at 18:22
kittenkat    pirate
06/05/2013 at 18:25

2:53:56. I am taking that through osmosis from the rest of the ladies; and I can do that mara time on my own now right?

The second ladies team came in at 3:25.

kittenkat    pirate
06/05/2013 at 18:28

Go Dame Helen Mirren btw

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