I got back to Ottawa last Friday evening and because of it being the holidays I didn’t have hockey Saturday morning which meant I could join my teammates for our regular Saturday morning long run. All of us were feeling sluggish from the Christmas celebrations but we, of course, blamed it ENTIRELY on the terrain!
was EXCELLENT snowman making material…or snowball-Abby making material. Seriously, it has never been this awesome (bad) and I have never laughed so hard. If you can’t view the video below, at least the pics will give you some giggles.
Then, when she gets out onto pavement, she stops dead in her tracks. And I have to carry her home. To be fair, those snowballs are all pulling on her fur so it doesn’t feel good. But really, she looks like a Yeti, no?
Yesterday morning saw my training routine resume with a 5 mile run followed by strength training…BUT, this time I increased by squat weight from 100lbs to 115lbs – WOOHOO! I did 3 sets of 8 reps at that weight and it felt awesome! A good start to 2016!
Yesterday, we woke up to FRIGID temps. 10 days earlier it was 61F (17C)…yesterday, when I went to walk Abby, it was -29C (-20C) with the windchill. Abby flat out refused to go more than 6 houses down the street. And about 30s after we got back inside, this was her:
I’ll finish today’s post with a pic of Jackson showing off one of the Christmas gifts I gave him.