Let me first clear something up. I did not get out on Christmas Day for a run like planned. To be honest this big body (more on that later) needed a rest. 10 days in a row was a lot for me and the body was happy to take the day off.
But I was 10.6 miles away as of Christmas Day and I got in 5.6 miles at about 8 pm last night and since I am off today and will not be able to run tonight, I got up and out this morning for 5.5 miles. So that completed the 1000 for the year. Last night was on the treadmill and it was actually a good run. Today was in a little rain and not as good. Don't think the body was as recovered as it would have liked to have been. But none the less I got it done.
As for the big body comment above. My weight is climbing and I really need to focus on that. And that is going to happen now. I have started (just yesterday) logging all food that I take in with my trusted www.calorieking.com site. It may seem obsessive to some but it is a necessity for me if I am going to keep the weight in check. I hit 217 in the summer, and although this was after a long run that I didn't hydrate well for, it was a major accomplishment. Well yesterday morning I tipped the scales at 241.6 pounds. Can't imagine what that wight would have been if I wasn't running. Knowing myself I am sure I will drop 10 pounds real fast. It is the other 30 I need to work real hard to shed. So the two big things I need to do log the food and go back to recording my weight everyday. This also worked well when I was coming down from 330 pounds. The good news is I know what I have to do to lose the weight and now I just have to stick to it.
I have to go now as I have a date with a 5 year old girl today. I am taking one of my twins daughters to see her first play in Philadelphia today. We are seeing Peter Pan at the Walnut Theater. Kim took Liam to see The Lion King and we will find one to take Kelsey (the other Twin) to. We are trying to do some things individually so they get special time.
My site appearance. I am not set on this skin but until I find what I want (a three column skin) this is what you get. I think it is easier to read then the last one. But I am missing the links to my fellow bloggers. And I am not updating that until I get the skin I like. Yes I lost them as I didn't save them correctly.
Well time to focus on 2008. Swimming and Biking will begin very shortly. I am still working on the 2008 schedule and plan of attack.