There was a party here last night that included some good old fashioned gambling around the pool table (don’t be jealous of my wood siding):
My dad was stressing out because he just bet all his retirement money:
In the end, Emma’s best friend won all the cashola. I hope she takes me out for sushi. I like unagi and spider rolls.
There were a few Jell-O shots for the mature people in the crowd.
This level of imbibing and debauchery made for a terrible night’s rest, but I dragged my ass out of bed at 5:30 a.m. anyway. The house was not a total wreck, although there can never be a party without a sticky floor the next morning.
My plan this morning was to run for an hour (6.5 miles) before meeting up with my son’s middle school cross country team for a three mile run. I like to run before I meet people to run. It’s how I am. Only a few kids showed up (slackers), and of course one of them was my kid because he knew he would be grounded and spanked if he didn’t.
That made for 10 miles of running for me this morning. At mile five I saw two peacocks cross the road which really freaked me out because I did not know Colorado had peacocks. Maybe I was hallucinating due to the Jell-O shots. Tomorrow I might see giraffes.
I came home and chugged a huge glass of chocolate milk which has become my favorite recovery food/drink. It is like crack to me. I will actually fantasize about chocolate milk while I am working out. The cute milk delivery person brings it to my house on Monday mornings and I love him for it.
I am doing double workouts today. Tonight I have my first ever open water swim at Union Reservoir:
Actually, I am lying. I have swam in the open water before when I took trips to the beach with my family when I was twelve. Yes, I have procrastinated on getting into the open water, but I can no longer deny that my race is fastly approaching and if I have any hope of not drowning, I need to get out there and get out there fast. The other thing I need to do is find a damn wetsuit. I am hoping someone will leave theirs at the reservoir and I can adopt it as my own. Actually, maybe I will just make my own wetsuit out of an old tent and some yarn.
Not long ago the reservoir was closed because of poop in the water. Ick. I’m going to do my best to avoid oblong brown things.
What kind of wetsuit do you use? Do you buy or rent? Do you pee in it?
Do you ever do two-a-day workouts? If so, do you shower between? I just started doing two-a-days with this HIM training. I sometimes shower, depending on how bad I stink.
Do you eat sushi? What are your favorites? I love sushi and Boulder has some awesome spots. Sushi Hapa is my favorite. It is the one food that never upsets my stomach and never disappoints. I go for the eel (unagi), the spicy tuna, the California rolls and the fancy ones like the purple orgasm and the sticky erection.