I went to bed pretty early last night and instead of sleeping to my normal body decided if I wanted to go to bed early it wanted to get up early. So there I was laying in bed at 4 am waiting for my alarm to go off at 6:15 and then I started doing math – if I got up at 6:15 like my alarm said it was actually going to be pretty tough to get my scheduled run in before our son had to be at his curling lesson. Crap. Up I got – grabbed a quick drink and went out and got the run done.
It was pretty chilly out and there are a few stretches that get pretty dark so it was an interesting run. The moon and stars were out so that was nice although I am not used to seeing Orion in that area of the sky. I am used to seeing Orion rising…not setting.
Run was good if a bit slower than normal as it was a bit hard to focus. 1:22:30 for the 9 miles. After the run I had a quick shower, grabbed a blanket and crashed on the couch – I think I was back to sleep before my alarm had been set to go off. Got in a good hour nap before the kids were up and the scrambling began to get the boy to his curling lesson.
Weight was up a bit this morning – last night was a bit of a scramble as we took the kids to swimming lessons right after work and then got them in their costumes to go hit a mummy exhibit (an actual mummy) and trick-or-treat thing at the Manitoba Museum. There was a line up out the door so we went and had supper before heading back. Supper was good but it was a place that does multi-course meals and it was way too much food even though I was watching to make sure I didn’t over do it. The museum stuff was fun – did a wander through the whole museum with volunteers in a variety of costumes related to the exhibits giving out candy and treats – the kids were overjoyed to be doing it. The mummy exhibit was pretty good too – I want to go take a second look when the kids aren’t hopped up on excitement for candy. Was 217.5 yesterday morning and 220.5 this morning before the run 218.5 after the run.