Friday, October 26, 2012

7 Quick Takes Friday

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Even though I try to run about 12 miles a week, I am starting to pudge out.  The jeans I wore last year are a little too tight for my taste and I'm just not excited about buying new clothes because the thought of seeing myself in a dressing room mirror is enough to make me want to eat a doughnut and some ice cream out of sheer depression and that would be totally the wrong thing to do.

My metabolism is definitely slowing down and I think my body has gotten used to running so even though I may be burning calories, things are flabby and shaking and poking out in ways that I wish they weren't. So I'm starting the 30 Day Shred again.   I've decided to do that for a while and then alternate between running and the Shred.  Take that old flabby pokey shaky body!
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We have early voting here in N.C. and I cast my vote yesterday. I appreciate being able to vote early - it gives me more flexibility. My husband on the other hand is very much against early voting.  He prefers to do it on election day.
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Peter has finally moved to the maintenance phase of his allergy shots. We now only have to go every 4 weeks.  Is it just me or do y'all hear the Hallelujah Chorus too?
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Peter had to get new sneakers because the ones we got him at the beginning of school had a large hole in them.  I am very annoyed with Puma.  I knew we should have gone with the Nikes but that's what Peter wanted so we went with them.

When we got to the kids section Peter told me he wanted to be left alone.  Sarah and I checked out the ladies shoes and 10 minutes later we went back to check on Peter.  He decided on a pair of Nikes and luckily they had a size 5 1/2.  They felt good so we made the purchase.  These better last through the end of the year.  And now I'm trying to decide if I should contact Puma to see if they can help us out since their shoes barely made it two months.  I guess it couldn't hurt.
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I'm getting excited about Halloween. Hey - somebody's got to eat all of Peter's Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. And better me than Dan or Sarah.
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And I wonder why I'm getting flabby, pokey and shaky!!
--- 7 ---
This Frankenstorm they are calling for on the East Coast sounds like bad news to me.  I hope everyone stays safe.
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Grace Marie said...

12 miles a week?!

I'm so impressed.

I hate/love the shred ... it definitely does the trick for me .. even though I truly hate it ... especially level 3. but I can feel it in my love handles .. she is effective!!

Anonymous said...

Yes....definitely....complain to PUMA. A hole after 2 months....not acceptable!! Good luck with that venture!


deborah said...

You should definitely contact Puma! Many companys have great customer service, so it won't hurt to try!

I have been trying to walk at least 3 times a week, so I only am averaging 6 miles to your 12. And I am like you-not noticing too much difference and deep down knowing I need to cut out peanut butter M&M's and Snickers and chocolate chip cookies........oh bother!