I received one of my cards already, from Heather (with snowman stickers inside, so neat). Thanks, Heather!
|Photo credit to Heather, see, snowmen!!|
I haven't run since Friday morning. Honestly, I haven't worked out since Friday. Following is my list of excuses. Some are better than others.
1. It's cold and rainy outside. And, yes, it even snowed yesterday morning.
2. I watched 5 basketball games in 4 days.
--Two were A's, where she scored a combined total of 18 points and finally started playing offense.
--One was T's, where I was reminded that 5th grade basketball is total chaos.
--One was 4th grade rec ball. Our neighbor's kid is awesome.
--One was where I volunteered to do the stat book for 7th grade boys. I didn't know any of the players or parents. It was the most stressful game of the weekend. Both coaches yelled at me and both teams fouled 10 times each half. Luckily, I am a professional, since I did the stat book for the boys' basketball team when I was in Junior High.
3. T and I played 9 games of Sequence and 7 games of modified Santa Claus/Snowman tic tac toe this weekend, while S took A to see The Hobbit (longest.movie.ever). Not familiar with Sequence?
Might I recommend it as a great family game for 2nd graders and older? It used to be my favorite game, but 9 games in a row is a bit much. After the sad event on Friday, I could hardly complain about never ending board games with a 10 year old on Saturday. Plus, I didn't have to watch The Hobbit (S really is the best step dad ever).
4. I even skipped spin class (gasp), since S worked from home yesterday. Sometimes, you need to prove to your husband that spending time with him is more important than working out.
Enough with the excuses. All of our lives are busy. I need to take my workout windows of opportunity and make them happen the rest of this week.
Some local friends are putting on an untimed/free 5k this weekend at Cook Park. The Ugly Sweater Run will benefit the Caring Closet, with all of us runners donating new (kids sized) underwear and socks. I've talked A into running with me. Now, we just need to find some ugly sweaters to wear.
What's your favorite family board game?