Tuesday, March 29, 2011

A Beautiful View

Last night I went running again, this time I took Orion or as we have nicknamed him - Dogitar. I was thinking as I was running along I have a wonderful view to run with, most people I see running are in the city so they might have a nice running route but nothing like the endless county roads and prairie and mountains that I get to look at. A few pictures from last night:
Looking south
Looking south west
Looking west

And in another small victory for today I really wanted a coffee but decided not to have one, and then I went to sonic for my boss, I wanted to order some fries and cheddar peppers but again I decided to resist and eat my salad for lunch. It was a great salad though, had sardines, avocado, bell pepper, cucumber, carrots, onions, celery and tomatoes on a bed of spring mix baby greens! When eating healthy like this it makes me feel so good about myself, eating sonic (or any other crappy fast food) just makes me feel like crap.

We bought the freezer we went and looked at last night, so I am now one step closer to having my dogs on a raw food diet! And also we can seriously think about cow-pooling with my parents for a grass fed grass finished cow from one of my Dad's friends.

Monday, March 28, 2011

What a great weekend!

I had a great weekend, I did two runs and I am going to do another today! I am slow though, I downloaded an app for my phone and it says I am doing a mile in 14 minutes. That's really crappy! But I am just starting. I figure within a month or two I should be moving up to quicker times. So training is going good so far, I am also running in my 5 fingers - another happy point in life for me its finally warm enough to wear my vibrams again! We are going to look at a freezer tonight after work, its a 20 cu. ft. one for $125. so I think its a good deal. We are also looking to start feeding the dogs a raw food diet. I have been calling meat places all day and you would think I was trying to find alien parts for sale. I mean seriously its chicken and beef im looking for its not that hard! Once we have the dogs on raw food I would like to put my cats on raw food. Oh and one question why the hell would chicken feet be almost $2.00 a pound? Am I mistaken thinking that these are usually just thrown away? Am I missing something?!? I got told today that a 40 pound box of chicken feet will run me $75, I can get whole chickens for $1 a pound! So my search continues....

Friday, March 25, 2011

Are you a warrior?

Have you ever heard of the Warrior Dash? Well if you haven't now is the perfect time to look at the website and find a race to join. Seriously this looks like one of the funnest races on the planet. So I have signed up and I am running it on August 21, 2011 I am super freaking excited! Just this week LinkAl Kavadlo did a post on running for beginners so I plan to follow his advice. I plan to start training this weekend and I plan to run 3-5 days a week to build up my stamina so I am able to complete the race. I will not be going to try to win, but to better myself, to gain experience and mostly to have a kick ass time with Chris and Aleric up in Breckenridge. For the last 3 years I have wanted to run a 5K and this is my chance! Anyone out there have any tips? Anyone out there also going to the race?

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

I am tired of waiting for nothing!

Why do people tell you they are going to do stuff that they have no intention of actually doing? For a few months now I have been trying to get a friend of mine to come workout with me, I dont really care if she actually shows up to work out but she seemed to need a break from her boyfriend and I thought coming out to my house to do a workout would do her good. So for 2 weeks now she has made plans to come out and for 2 weeks now she has failed to show up. Why even tell me your going to come over? A long time ago we always worked out together (of course the CW way) and now we cant even find one night a week to work out. Oh well I am giving up - if she wants to come over and workout she can anytime but I feel like im begging her to workout and I refuse to do that again. Your health is in your own hands, no one should have to beg you to get healthy - you will only succeed at it if its something you WANT to do. Well I WANT to be healthy, I WANT to eat primal, I WANT to workout and I am tired of caring what everyone else thinks or does. I will no longer wait for people to come work out with me, I am going to workout regardless and if they want to join in then they can. I will not do easier workout anymore, its all or nothing, you never get anywhere by doing things the easy way! Ok I am done ranting - I will leave you with a quote I think I should get tattooed on my body.

"Whether You Think You Can or think you can't, You are Right" - Henry Ford

Friday, March 4, 2011


Somehow the time just flies by these days. Spring is coming and I am excited for everything I want to accomplish this year. I am thinking I will be making some major decisions on life soon and where I want to go in life but I am still pondering on my options. So lets talk about what I DID accomplish this week! I moved 167 tires! I know you think that sounds stupid but do you know how much work it is to move that many tires? Not to mention how dirty I got doing it! All of these tires were stacked 4 high going around what was our garden last year.

So now the tires are moved from the soon to be chicken coop area, next step is to move them to where they will be added to our shooting range.

When we moved them from over by the shooting range next to our garden last year we used my truck to do it, this year when I move them back I will be moving them all by hand. I hope to get that done this weekend, but I will also be cleaning out my storage room to convert it into my sewing room and our washer died while I was doing laundry before work so I also have that project to work on.

Oh and I need about 400-500 wooden pallets if anyone knows where I can get some for FREE please let me know!