Come Back Mac

My Mac is out of commission. 🙁

It wouldn’t turn on all day yesterday.  We are holding out that it’s just the battery (PLEASE tell me it’s just the battery!) but yesterday I walked away and went swimming.

Now I’m writing from the work computer and ignoring the growing stack of files on my desk…shush, don’t tell the boss! 😉

I really enjoyed reading all the comments on the Superfood Burgers post.  Turns out I am definitely not the only one with strong thoughts on tinned fish!  Thanks for weighing in.  I especially liked Kris’s addition of black beans into her Salmon burgers, I’m trying that next time.

Check-in time: how did your workouts do this week?!  I am right on track with my goals for the week, 2 of 3 strength workouts completed, 2 of 5 yoga sessions completed, 1 of 2 Pilates workouts completed, and 1 of 4 runs completed.  Now that I look at it all written out I’m actually a little behind schedule…yesterday’s heat prevented me from doing anything more than easy walking, a little biking, swimming, and a friendly game of bocce.

The forecast is looking a little more manageable (80’s compared to pushing 100) and I plan on running 3-4 miles a day for through the weekend.  It will take a little effort and planning but I think I can fit all of my workouts in and complete my goals.

Keep your fingers crossed for me that it’s just the battery!  Now on to those files…

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20 Comments

  1. Good luck with your Mac!!
    Computers problems are definitely frustrating. I was without my netbook for a month while it was sent off being “fixed” (which really turned out to mean completely reformatted and wiped clean. Ugh). I have it back now, and hug it daily! (I’m kidding… kinda). 😉

    ~

    • Thanks! I was too ashamed to mention that I haven’t backed up in way too long. Or maybe I am just really hopeful that everything will be fine and dandy-it did sit untouched for 6 months last year and you’re supposed to recharge the battery each month or so…we’ll see…

  2. What a great photo of you jumping in the pool! & I love your dress. I really like the haziness of the photos; it gives them a 70’s feel — retro or old but without trying — does that make sense? I love it.
    I feel on track: I’ve done 2 of 3 runs & will finish the 3rd tomorrow after biking. I’ll swim today (along with biking) & Sunday, which will be 3 swims for the week. My bike rides were shorter & more moderate than I had planned, but hey, you have to listen to your body, right? I felt great after Bikram & will work that in a few times a month. I got in strength training & Pilates. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to climb during the week, but tomorrow should be perfect for it. I just love going to Sedona to boulder, then wander around town…then eat!
    The heat is definitely a deterrent, though for me, it’s usually the cold that does that. It’s probably fairly humid in your neck of the woods. It is d.r.y. here.
    I hope MAC lives!

    • Nice work with the workouts!
      My friend took the pictures on her iPhone with the hipstamatic app, cool eh?
      Off to get a new battery for the computer and hope that solves it!

      • It’s really cool.
        When I typed it out, I guess I did pretty well with my work outs…but I didn’t necessarily feel super motivated in the moment this week. At least I pushed through I suppose. The encouragement here helps!

  3. A little under my goals for the week but today isn’t over and the weekend is still to come 🙂 swing dancing is scheduled for tomorrow so I am getting excited!

  4. Indeed — dress details, please.

    A busy week made it tough for me to get “enough” exercise, but I’m looking forward to a super active weekend.

    Paws crossed for your Mac!

    • The dress was bought at a thrift store by my sister way back when we were in high school (’95?). It’s obviously homemade and at this point only suitable as a bathing suit cover-up or house dress because is has some moth holes and is worn so thin it’s see through! It’s so comfortable and fun though I will wear it until it completely falls off me.

  5. I hope your computer is okay. Mine has been slow lately and I’m afraid it isn’t going to last much longer.

    I made it to the pool everyday this week! And I can start wearing my boot less which means I can go to yoga tomorrow. It’s been way too long, and I’m so excited! Workout bonus for this week!

    • “Better than nothing” seems to be the theme of my workout week also. I am coming back strong today after two days of seriously skipping out. Have a fun and active weekend and remember; ANYTHI NG really is better than nothing!

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