Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Spring has Sprung

Oh spring how I've missed you... thank you for coming back into my life this year :)
I feel like I've been a bad blogger the last week in a half or so. Somehow my time gets taken away and I've forgotten to blog. Bad Emily. Tomorrow I will be doing a food update for sure! I have a few things to share, and one big thing I've never made tomorrow so hopefully it will be a good update!?

Sunday we went out to Fiesta Island with Ashley, Moose and Charlie (thank you for inviting us, the girls needed it!) for a few hours of play time. It was perfect timing since Saturday was pay day which meant we were in and out of the house all day shopping. Molly and Ellie hate those 2 day's of the month so we always try to do something just for them to get there energy out the day after pay day.

(I LOVE this jacket but it always make me look pregnant! At least I know I know I'll look cute preggers)

Today since Frank was home by 11:30 since he's going to be in a class for a few weeks (short days yay!) I said forget cleaning and baking lets go to Mission Trails! There was no way I was wasting such a beautiful day inside if I had the car to go somewhere. It was so peaceful when we go there. There were only a few people on the trail up to the old damn and a few cars passed by while walking. It was perfect.

We did a brisk walk there and then were going to run on the way back but as soon as I started to run I realized that I had to go to the bathroom. BAD! So instead I sped walked to the only porto potty on the trail which was over a mile away :( I felt much better after going to the bathroom, too bad I had burnt myself out just trying to get there. So we just did a slow walk back for the most part. Towards the end of the road it goes uphill to the beginning, Frank had decided to run with the dogs the rest of the way and I was just going to walk. I decided stop complaining and just DO IT! So I did. I ran up the hill and almost all the way to the car. I of course had to use Nick's technique of yelling at myself in my head to keep me motivated.

You may be wondering why I was so inclined to run? Maybe not just humor me. I decided I'm going to do a 1 month fitness test (I couldn't think of any better name) for myself. I'll be working on sit ups, push ups and running. I started this today and with the help of Frank showing me the proper ways I did 5 push ups and 20 sit ups military style. I'm hoping come April 12 I'll have good numbers and be in better shape after a year hiatus.

Wish me luck!!

Side Note: After uploading those pictures I realized they were from when we went to Fiesta Island on Friday. I'll post the pictures from our Sunday trip tomorrow. Sorry for the mistake.


Carlee Ross said...

I haven't yet finished reading your blog post but wanted to comment that Lily scrolled down to the pictures of the doggies and said hi hi hi hi hi hi hi hi hi and gave them lots of kisses.

Anonymous said...

Funny how that little "Jillian" voice in your head just works huh? Good job Emily, and keep it up! You'll be even studlier in no time! And that jacket does not make you look pregnant! Haha.

Anonymous said...

If that's all the bigger you think you'll get when you do decide to make me a grandmother, I won't burst your bubble... OH hell, I'll burst it anyway... I was as big as a damn house with you... I got big from the top of my head to the bottom of my feet. and with your brother I desperately wanted a wheel barrow to carry my stomach around in. Just a little something to think about... :O)

Oh yeah, the picture of you & Frank is a good one... and the girls are darling as always Love Mom!!!

Kim @ NewlyWoodwards said...

A. There is nothing about that shirt that makes you look preggo. You are silly.
B. Good luck with the fitness test. Sounds like a great challenge. =)