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When #Stella Came To Visit

First of all, let me say, I feel like I've dropped the ball a little with writing. I've been struggling to find the rhythm of all, but I'll get there. This nagging hip injury has definitely thrown off my groove.

But as I've said before, and I'll keep saying, life is a journey. And it gives us time and time again to learn from experiences. I keep repeating old habits, (doing too much too soon) but I'm also learning as I go.

That being said, I ran 1 mile. I didn't feel pain, but I did feel some discomfort. So I knew that I wasn't currently able to run during the upcoming nor'easter.

So, Monday, I got up super early (4:30am or so) and went to the gym to ride the stationary bike. With the upcoming storm, and the fact that I wasn't able to go in the afternoon, early Monday morning was my only chance of getting in my cardio for possibly days. So I rode the stationary bike for 12 miles.

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I decided to post a before picture of our snow storm. I found this measuring stick at Target on clearance. I'm glad we got a chance to use it this year. 

We woke up to this. 

It snowed most of the day. My final reading was around 16", but the wind was blowing which made it difficult to get an accurate reading. I believe that we got more than 16". 

Trying to get the snow off of the trampoline was insane. But the trampoline was struggling with the weight, and we had to get it off. 

The winds really started picking up, and the temps were really falling. It was brutal out there. 

But of course, we had to get some sledding in too :)

As I write this we are on day 2 of no school. The roads are passable, but they definitely aren't snow free. And the wind is blowing snow everywhere,  So I'm glad I got up really early Monday and went to the gym! Although shoveling snow and trying to get all of the snow off of the trampoline was a good workout. It left me sore. :)

Also, I got my TRX system in the mail Monday. I love it. I have used one from time to time at the gym, but now I can use it at home. Also, I wasn't aware that there were workout videos. So I plan to add in one TRX video workout a week. .

So, #Stella came fast and furious. And honestly it's still snowing a little. But Lil Man and I have truly enjoyed it :)

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  1. WOW you guys got a ton of snow! We didn't get as much as we were expecting but still quite a bit.

    I'm sorry your hip is still bothering you. I hope you heal up quickly. I know how much an injury can be a life-suck.

  2. I'm kind of jealous of all your snow. We got about 10" but still I love a good dump!

  3. taking it slow coming back is always hard but good job! Looks like you got a lot of snow

  4. Holy smokes that is a lot of snow! You are doing a great job keeping up with your workouts! I love all the IG posts!


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