So, I came in the door from work yesterday to my family eating supper in the kitchen. Joe was cooking.....I won't even say what they were eating....Anyway, I just recently found my name tag that the wash machine "ate" like a year ago. I was wearing it on my scrub shirt when I walked in the door.
I sat down at the kitchen island and Max looks at me and reads my nametag out loud. "Jennifer, Assistant". "You're an assistant? What's an assistant?" Joe so kindly answers him and says "Mom is a "helper", to the Dentist. She assists him." Max pauses for a minute and says. "Why did you want to be an assistant? Why didn't you just be the dentist?" Ha ha ha! Smart boy!! I like this line of thinking-YOU go be the dentist kiddo!
I needed some laughs yesterday and I got them. I had a brother and sister duo come into our office. The little boy was 10 and needed to have a baby tooth extracted. He was EXTREMELY nervous. His sister was 7 and not shy at ALL. I was trying to reassure him that it would be quick and easy when his sister pipes up "I had to have these two teeth pulled out (pointing to her front, now permanent teeth). I got a bunch of shots and they just pulled them out. Now, I have these two big crooked ones. SO not worth it." I could not help it. I busted a gut as she was SO serious and her brother was just sitting there.
Summer is winding down. The kids are actually getting anxious for school to start. All sorts of back to school parties and end of the summer sleepovers! Reese is off at a lake cabin for the weekend with some of our good friends. She texted me this picture yesterday which made me laugh
Ryan at her end of summer pool party! To be in 8th grade again-I love this age. These girls are SO fun!!! (Ryan is the middle dramatic one in the front row)
Max out in the yard shooting his bow.
Did I mention I ran like 78 miles last week. Yes, I'm floating on that right now. I'm currently bringing down my average.
So, a couple of more answers to the questions.
I wanna know what sports you played in high school (hockey??)!!
Actually, I did NOT play hockey. I played volleyball, basketball, and softball. Basketball was my sport of choice in high school but I played volleyball on a club team in college.
I'm not sure I want to know about the tampons...okay, yes, of course I do!
OK-finally divulging the tampon deal!! Actually not that big of a deal but hard to explain maybe that my husband actually PURCHASES urine from animals and then uses tampons as a scent wick of sorts to somehow get the big daddy's to come into his line of vision so he can bring home $700 pets to hang on my wall.
Who would play you in a movie?
That’s a tough one! I’m pretty sure I would be in a comedy. Hmmmmm...Who's a really hot sexy actress full of class with a mysterious dark side?? Yes, she would not play me-ha!
I definitely want to know about the tampons. And also - is he okay with this being out there in blog world?
Ha! Tampon answer above. My husband doesn't read my blog so I can say all sorts of stuff like how he spends more time in the bathroom than I do and how he actually likes to watch Glee sometimes....I do often speak to Joe about my blog or friends I've met through it but I honestly believe he doesn't read it.
Did you do sports when you were a kid? If so what was your favorite?
So, I kind of answered this question but as a kid I also loved to ice skate and I grew up playing tennis with my dad almost every day although we did not have that as an organized sport when I was in high school.
If you were given 5 minutes to grab as much as you could in LULU what would you go for and how much do you think you would get? Let's make it 3 minutes. 5 minutes is pretty long.
I guarantee 3 minutes would be long enough for me in Lulu. If money were no option I could DRAIN this store and quickly. I love the Run swiftly long sleeve. I would grab EVERY one and I also love the Run for your life pullover-would grab EVERY one of those too and the Yoga camp pant and all the speed shorts in my size and every hoodie and tank I could grab. Yes, 3 minutes is enough!!!
OK-I will get to the last couple of answers soon. I am also going to work on a video of me doing what I was most recently using as a workout outside of running. I've been asked a few times in the past and never got around to answering so I will now. I can't do it right now because of literally a pain in my ass but I will get to it at some point. This is the workout for those of you who don't need the video. I didn't come up with it, I just use it.
Knee Hug Lunge X 10, Reverse Lunge & Twist X 10, Drop Lunge X 10, Lateral Lunge X 10, Inchworm X 10, Spiderman X 10, RDL X 10, Heel to Hip X 10, Heel to Butt X 10, Russian March X 10
Workout-4 times through sets as quickly as possible while maintaining quality form. Time yourself for fun:)
Prisoner Squats X 10
Lunges x 10
Step ups into Reverse Lunges x 10
Jump Squats x 10
Push-ups (feet on stability ball) x 10
Stability Ball Leg Curl x 10
Seat chops (Left hip to right shoulder) with weight x 10
Seated Chops (right hip to left shoulder) with weight x 10
Jack knife x 10
Tri-cep Dip off of bench with feet on stability ball x 10
OK-off for a night with my girlfriends. Happy weekend! Best of luck to all you racing!! RUN RUN RUN!!