sometimes you try to prove a point...i decided it was kind of liberating to mow the grass...you know, in a "i'm a girl and i can totally do it" kind of way (and i thought it burned calories). well, it bit me in the you know what, b/c i am now covered in poison ivy. awesome. yea, i think i'm done with you mr. lawn mower. conquered and totally paying for it....right before labor day.
my husband and one of his good friends had spent the last 18 weeks training for the chicago marathon. we were suppose to be in chicago this last week with two other couples....ironically, all of us lost our homes during the flood.