Day 137 ~ a successful ending

Day 137 ~ March 25th, 2018

Today’s Calendar Word: mudlark ~ a person who scavenges in riverside mud at low tide for anything of value.

Today’s Calendar Quote:The cautious seldom err.” — Confucius

This afternoon was the last swimming lesson session via Swimability at Johnson Bentley across the bridge. My son enjoyed himself immensely for the most part. I say that because there was the occasional time the process was tougher for him than normal. It happens, but overall it was a huge success and he had a lot of fun!

I already went and registered for the next round of lessons starting in September this year. So a bit of a wait, but because I registered so early we should easily get the place and time we want which is great.



Day 135 ~ please no tears

Day 135 ~ March 23rd, 2018

Today’s Calendar Word: orrery ~ a clockwork model of the solar system, of the sun, earth, and moon.

Today’s Calendar Quote:Nature…makes nothing in vain.” — Aristotle

A bit of hiccup-y morning with the kiddo because I don’t think he slept all that well last night. Thankfully it evened out by the afternoon though. Going through an entire day like this morning would have been a real challenge.

I zipped out to the track this morning for a real quick run and just killed it pace-wise. I wanted to go longer, but tomorrow is leg day and didn’t want to destroy my legs beforehand. I’m planning on keeping my longer runs for either Monday or Tuesday evenings. Hopefully it works for the former so my legs get a day of rest before the next leg day.

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Day 134 ~ two easy picks

Day 134 ~ March 22nd, 2018

Today’s Calendar Word: stoup ~ a container for drinking beers, etc.; a flagon.

Today’s Calendar Quote:The eye may see from the hand, but not for the mind.” — Henry David Thoreau

Monday’s and Thursday’s seem to be the worst days of the week for me to get any kind of decent sleep. Not sure exactly why this is, but that’s what I’ve noticed over the last two weeks or so.

My son had his regular therapy session this afternoon and I went upstairs to fold laundry and nearly fell asleep when I took a moment to recline. Just so tired all the time and don’t have a solution for it for the time being.

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Day 133 ~ feeling the loss of Zzz’s

Day 133 ~ March 21st, 2018

Today’s Calendar Word: deradicalize ~ to free from radical ideas.

Today’s Calendar Quote:Stop talking and thinking and there is nothing you will not be able to know.” — Sengcan

A normal day for the most part I guess. I ran a few errands in the late morning/early afternoon and got a few things done around the house.

I’m still quite tired between Bolt (the puppy) and my son. One is up early and the other is often awake later than I would like. There is no getting to bed early for me most nights or sleeping in, in the mornings with the both of them mucking with my sleep schedule! I’m hoping Bolt will start to sleep longer in the mornings because come about 8 at night he is so bagged and just wants to sleep.


Day 131 ~ it shows me

Day 131 ~ March 19th, 2018

Today’s Calendar Word: hangry ~ irritable as a result of hunger.

Today’s Calendar Quote:Why do you so earnestly seek the truth in distant places? Look for delusion and truth in the bottom of your own heart.” — Ryokan

I actually got to sleep in a little longer than normal this morning! It did feel nice, but I’ve gotten used to being up and going much earlier so I was running behind almost constantly this morning. I guess I can’t have the best of both those worlds it seems!


Day 129 ~ expansion headway

Day 129 ~ March 17th, 2018

Today’s Calendar Word: eggcorn ~ a word or phrase that is a seemingly logical alteration of another word or phrase that sounds similar.

This morning is the earliest morning yet with Bolt awake at about 3:30am…. By the evening I know I’ll definitely be feeling it and I likely be cranky. I can guarantee it’ll take me no time at all to fall asleep tonight when I finally get to bed.

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Day 128 ~ outside boings

Day 128 ~ March 16th, 2018

Today’s Calendar Word: scaramouch ~ a boastful but cowardly person.

Today’s Calendar Quote:To be able to practice five things everywhere under heaven constitutes perfect virtues…. [They are] gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness and kindness.” — Confucius

I love today’s word because I didn’t realize that it was actually a real word. I totally thought it was made up so it was cool to learn otherwise haha

I was up for the day at four thirty this morning. It wouldn’t be so bad if it was already getting light out, but it’s still so damn dark. Despite the early rise it was a great day and it was beautiful outside as well.

Played out on the trampoline with my son several times and my legs are likely to feel that tomorrow. You wouldn’t think that jumping around like that would cause any kind of soreness, but it sure does!

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