Monday, May 7, 2007

Life, Work and Training

With my daughter graduating from high school in less than 3 weeks and all that goes along with that, I have been very busy with things for her at school over the last few months. Since the Spring Show for the drill team, there was her Senior Prom 2 weeks ago (an entire weekend event basically), an end-of-year banquet last Thursday for the drill team that my wife and I also attended (I was in charge of the slide show), then last Friday I got a team of Dad's to take down the catwalk from the stage after Spring Show to put it into storage, and this past weekend on Saturday my wife coordinated band escorts and I acted as a security Dad at the high school's 3rd annual Battle of the Bands. Thankfully my son is a good sport about all of this and had his running, swimming and video games to keep him occupied. We have promised him a family outing to see Spider-Man 3 this next weekend, which is a very cool thing for him.

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Oh yeah, and training... Because of the hectic schedule I've mostly been swimming early in the morning (swam 10,800m last week), running very sporadically (maybe 5 runs in the last 2 weeks of about 5 miles each), lifting weights 3-4 times a week, and have not had time to cycle at all. Once my daughter graduates on May 26, I'll have more time for all of this, and the sacrifices I have had to make on my training for her sake are well worth it to see her be happy and proud of her accomplishments.

10 comments:

Jess said...

Sounds like you have certainly been busy, but also having a great time too!

Mendy said...

Sounds cool to have a Dad like you. I bet she is proud of you too. I was in drill team/colorguard in High School and fully understand the time dedication it takes, during football season and end of year. But, all in all sounds like you are still doing your workouts. Good for you!

Gotta Run said...

Wow... now you are busy. Hard to believe that the school year is almost over.

Great job getting what ever workout in that you can!

My son will be a Senior next year. Wish me luck :).

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Deb said...

What a great dad you are! Isn't it REALLY good when It's NOT about us?? There will always be time to train!

Jason The Running Man said...

I got tired for you reading through it..wow hang in there, lots going on!

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Gripperm said...

Ok and you sleep when? LOL

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