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Have and Haven't

Well, hello there, blog friends!  I was totally dying from the plague sick and hating life last week, so I am freakin' thrilled to be feeling better and wanting to do life again!

Ready for this? It's a total brain dump of what I have and haven't been up to lately.

 I've got puppy fever. I miss having a dog. I know, that was quick, right? If you were wondering, Marlo is doing fantastic with C and her brood of animals. She is happy, and enjoying life, so she will be staying with C, which means there is a little hole in my family where she used to be. Billy and I have made a few trips to our local animal shelter and the Humane Society to visit with some sweethearts, but haven't found just the right pal for us. We want a small dog that warms up to us quickly, and really likes Billy, as you can imagine, Marlo not liking him seriously hurt his feelings. So that is where my online time has gone, searching pet finder and the shelter lists for adoptable dogs, and even craigslist for cuties, but buying from a breeder isn't our favorite option. Want to see one of our top contenders? His name is Jim. Adorable, right?!

Confession: I haven't run in over a week. I have a half marathon scheduled for Sunday, and don't think I will be able to make it through. The longest run I have completed since my April 1st half has been 4.5 miles. Couple low, sporadic mileage with the chest and congestion cold from hell, and you get me, unready to run a 13.1 mile race. I think I will head out on a run tomorrow and see how I feel, but dude, I am not optimistic about finishing the race! What are you thoughts, fellow runners?

Man, I just can't get back into cooking regularly. Ever go through those days {weeks, months}? I've made the occasional dinner here and there, but it hasn't been a Pinterest party every night as I would like. I think I need to spend less time looking at doggies, and more time perusing recipes on Pinterest to get the cooking mojo back.

I've also been terrible about healthy eating. I remember a time when I was all about health and fitness. Oh, how the mighty have fallen, or some such thing.

And that's a wrap for now. Hopefully I'll be back in regular blogging action soon. I just have to organize my thoughts, give myself a schedule, and figure my ish out. Easier said than done, yeah?


  1. So glad to hear Marlo is doing well and happy!!! Jim is so cute! I can see how you are missing a pup around! Keep us posted!! Hope you are all better too! Sick is no fun. :(

  2. That is sad that you had to give Marlo away,but glad that she is doing well with your friend. I had to go back and find out what happened....do you know why she bit Billy? Was it just random or had something provoked it?

    Glad to hear that you are finally feeling better!

  3. I hope you are feeling better soon! I haven't ran in about the same time, though it may be going on 2 weeks :( I am a little worried about the race on 5.12.12, but we will see how it goes...

    Good luck with your run today, Girlie!

  4. If anyone can make it through the race, it's you! :D You're a go-getter.


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