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12/05/2013 at 20:02

Because they are women of mystique and wonder  

I have a new medal *strokes medal*. 

I also have a headache *massages head*

I'm obviously in a tactile mood *strokes the thread*

12/05/2013 at 20:16

Did you stroke DS's bike?  I did

12/05/2013 at 20:38

I have just eaten 2 ginger biscuits.

Buggyfit tomorrow, I'm thinking about going for a r*n later this week too.

12/05/2013 at 23:44
I've had some cold toast. I like cold toast. I've taken some more laxatives.
13/05/2013 at 06:06

I like toast when it's hot

Morning mundanies 

Museli with blueberries and strawberries this morning.

13/05/2013 at 06:39

Thanks to all for the support yesterday -  much appreciated.  It was great to be able to meet some lovely Mundanies again.  I wish we could have stayed and played a bit longer, but we needed to get back to Dawn Dog.

I've had a chocolate chip cookie for breafast, and I don't feel in the least bit guilty.



13/05/2013 at 07:35

Morning, I detect a quiet satisfaction across the thread. 

gingerfurball    pirate
13/05/2013 at 09:42

Morning all...did you lot meet up again??


13/05/2013 at 10:07

Morning. Well done to all for a weekend of fantastic feats... and/or feet. 

Yesterday's Jack and Jill 10k was lots of fun. Virtually all off road, lots of hills and mud and we even had to run along a river for a little way, then clamber out and go up a sheer cliff face type hill! (Well it seemed like it at the time, my memory of the whole thing is a bit foggy). We then had a pub lunch which was most excellent, then a 2 hour coach ride home. 

We all got a lovely medal as well.

Oh, and I met Jill but didn't see Jack. He might've been getting plastered...

Edited: 13/05/2013 at 10:08
13/05/2013 at 11:36


I've had an 80% DNA rate today

13/05/2013 at 11:48

That's good Cake! So far I have 0 carrots 

13/05/2013 at 16:38

I also have zero carrots.......but that's probably cos I didn't plant any 

gingerfurball    pirate
13/05/2013 at 16:48

I bought carrots at lunctime! 

13/05/2013 at 18:09

I ate carrots for lunch.

For the benefit of GFB... Cake, Bookie, Duck, Tom, DS and myself all met up to do a triathlon together.  I would like to say that it was fun but I hated it.

13/05/2013 at 19:44

I haven't had carrots today but I bought a parsnip, broccoli and courgette for Mini2's weaning menu. I made him a lovely evening meal and then dropped it all over the floor. I suppose it saved time as he is at the tasting & spitting out stage so I just missed out the middle man.

I am still planning a r*n, Wednesday I think, given I've not gone out for a r*n in *cough* 18-ish months I think I can safely leave the garmin in the drawer!

13/05/2013 at 21:53

Good evening! I'm knackered!

My race report.

I swam a bit. Whilst swimming a bit I realised I hadn't pinned my race numbers onto my race top. I cursed a bit (but I don't think anyone could hear me underwater).

After exiting the pool, I spent an inordinate amount of time faffing about with safety pins. My top now numbered, I reached for my cycle shorts. Alas, they were not in my kit bag. Cake's cycle shorts however, were. I'd picked them up by mistake, and having no other option I pulled on Cake's cycle shorts which... didn't quite fit. I then cycled a bit, in a head wind. My hands were numb. My bum was numb. Cake's cycle shorts flapped about in the wind. I saw a cyclist overtaking another cyclist, who was overtaking another cyclist, all three of whom were being overtaken by a car. I ran through CPR in my mind, but fortunately I didn't need to use it. Cockwombling cyclists and driver!

Back in transition, I racked my bike then set off on the run, still wearing Cake's cycle shorts. They began to slip down. I pulled them up. They slipped again. About 300m into the course, I sat on the grass, removed my shoes and took off the cycle shorts. I then did the run (run/walk) carrying them. Makes a difference from clutching a water bottle. The rain held off until about the second lap, but by then I was all hot and bothered and had a Shawshank Redemption style basking in the rain type moment, which I thoroughly enjoyed. 

All in all, it was a good day. The medal is huge and shiny (*strokes medal*), I love Stratford, and the Mundanies are wonderful and lovely  




13/05/2013 at 22:17

Is tofu (the extra firm stuff) good to BBQ?

13/05/2013 at 22:19

now I want to see Cake in your cycling shorts just to complete the picture.


13/05/2013 at 22:20

Well done Bookie, and I thought it was only me who could do comedy moments in a triathlon. I did not get a medal, I got a supermarket trolley token with the race logo on.

In bin news, my food waste bin was collected OK, 4 neighbours had the contents of their bins emptied by the foxes. I cheat by keeping it in the enclosed porch and only put it out on the collection morning. The foxes did our bin first of all, I reckon they saw me putting food bag in at night and decided to try opening the bin, which did not take long.

14/05/2013 at 07:25

Oh dear Bookie, that sounds anything but mundane!  Well done!  

It is windy again here.  I am not pleased.  I also have 0 carrots, and 0 beans, and 0 potatoes, and 0 courgettes.  My herbs look well though, and I am maintaining hope for the rest of the veg.

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