This week is going by pretty fast for me sorry I haven’t posted the usual babble yet. I’m sure you were all waiting with bated breath, eh?
Here are a few classic(ly stupid) things that have happened this past week:
- Forgot my fuel belt. I was so thirsty at 15km(9ish miles) I decided to cut the run short.
- The one time I decide not to take my cell with me I end up getting lost. No worries though, I eventually found my way back. Karma also planted a big hill near the end just to rub it in.
- I was excited to see blood on my socks! This has not happened to me for a long time. Then I realized it was just the red ink from the insole that had sweated through. New mission perhaps?
- I DID get the makings of a new blister which has also not happened for a while (how nerdy am I?) I attribute this to a few things: running in new shoes a little longer than I should have, not using body glide, and not wearing blister prevention socks.
Whoever took my brain please return it to me. I’m obviously in need of it this week.
Random: Kids have been asking me the weirdest things this week. Here’s a funny one:
Kid: “Do you know that Obama is going to paint the White House black?”
Me: “I hadn’t heard that…but I don’t think so…”
Kid: “No, he will spray paint it, I know it!”
Me: “Oh really, why’s that?”
Kid: “Because he’s BLACK. It’s the WHITE HOUSE.” (He looked at me with an expression that could only be read as “is she seriously this dumb?”)
Me: “The White House was named because it’s a big white house. Not because white people lived in it.”
Kid: “Ohhh!!! That’s ok I guess. I think he should still maybe paint a room in it black though. That would be cool, he could play laser tag.”
Kid #2 chimes in: “His chair in the Oval Office is black, I saw it on TV!”
I don’t know where they come up with these things! I hope all the mom’s out there enjoyed their Mother’s Day. How you put up with conversations like the above day in and day out is a mystery to me!