Great Ride in the heat yesterday followed by and encore ride this morning before work which was filled with monster hills up and down. This is my favorite time of year in phoenix where it is nice and cool in the am and hot in the afternoon. I had the pleasure of seeing a tortoise.
I am finally down below 170lbs. It has been a little challenge eating healthy and being on the road 4 days a week but I bring 4-5 meals with me as well as healthy snacks. I am defiantly going to be cruise ready. My goal is 165 or less before the cruise which is at the end of may. Time to enjoy a cup of Japanese green tea and get ready for work.
This morning started with some nerve-racking but fun mountain biking. All was well until I got 2 flats in the first run. Then I was nervous that I was going to make the group wait. Everything in my body was shaking. Not from fear I have done Geronimo a few time and I am getting better and better. It was holding the group up that was screwing with my mind. Lucky for me I had 2 tubes. When I got to the bottom they had not even been waiting long because they were waiting for someone else. The next ride was national to 32nd street. I guess it’s not an official trail but it was great. Steep as shit but not very technical. I decides to call it because my front side wall was in bad shape and I didn’t want to pinch the tube.
After deciding I needed more of a workout I bought a speed stack and went to 24 hour Fitness.
Now I am dead and at the pool working on my tan and practicing relaxing. Erin says I can not relax it be quiet. I’ll have you know I have not opened my mouth for an hour!
Oh and I have to leave you with this, WTF
She will never get laid!
Well it’s my first day back to work in a week and my first 4 day trip in like 2 and a half months. I have to show at 8:10 am but I wanted to get a workout in before work. I set my alarm for 4am and only pressed snooze 1 time. Since I got my new mountain bike I have been neglecting to gym and boy did I feel that.
I did a full body workout which kills me. I like split routines but generally don’t lift enough to do them. I got a long day ahead of me but feeling good now that I started my day off right.
I just got home from recurrent training in Salt Lake City. This is a 3 day event once a year that is nerve-racking because your job depends on it. It went very smoothly due to a great Captain Simulator partner. It’s basically 1 day of ground training and 2 days on Simulator training and evaluation. After we passed we went to the locale bar to have a celebration drink. Unfortunately the kitchen was closed but they offered chips and salsa. They were really good chips and salsa. I was so tiered that I went straight to sleep and didn’t even remember to brush my teeth. This morning after brushing I spit into the sink and it was red. I was like WTF. It was the red food coloring the chips. That is discussing. We don’t need food coloring in anything especially tortilla chips.
I got home early and although I was exhausted I managed to go to the gym and then go out and read by the pool for a bit. Here is a review of the NEW Muscle Milk Cake Batter ready to drink recovery drink.
I am now relaxing on the couch watching the Travel channel and looking forward to some beverages and hanging out with friends tonight.
It was a great day! Went to 24 Hour Fitness and worked out. I was actually impressed to see one good Trainer. Yesterday I was at different one and witness the worst set of Personal Trainers ever. People watching is what gets me through these workouts. I am normally scanning for the hot half-naked girls but most of the time I go at 10-11 am so that’s not exactly what I get to see. I am normally looking at the oldest or biggest person in spandex. Next it was time to relax. I was hoping to go Mountain Biking but I was so tiered. I choose to take the dogs for a 2 mile walk instead.
I have been working on some obedience issues with my Olde English Bully Sampson. I think that the reading I have done is actually paying off. He is being much better behaved during our walks and at home. We walked about 2 miles and both Paddington and Sampson did great.
Now I am sitting dow and enjoying a Pipeline porter from Hawaii while writing this and watching at my awesome reef tank.