Gym, Pottery, Target, Swim Friday

January 20, 2012 at 5:02 pm

No school today! But lots of fun stuff.

I made pancakes for breakfast then the boys and I went to the gym.


I wasn’t sore at all after Bodypump on Wednesday, so today I increased my weights a bit and put in a little more effort.


I felt about 80% back to pre-holiday fitness in Bodypump today.

After the gym, the boys and I went by Praktically Pikasso to pick up the masterpieces that I made for them last week with my IRunMommies kickball team.


I thought the boys wouldn’t care about these little bowls, but they actually genuinely seemed to love them.


Maybe that was because I told them we could put them to use after dinner tonight. I’ll take what I can get.

Next, we went to Target to get Cal’s friend a gift card for her birthday and a few other items, including $1 foam axes because we needed more toy weapons.


We saw some of our friends both at Praktically Pikasso and at Target. Northeast St. Pete is a very small town.

We came home for lunch and reading/quiet time and then decided to go to North Shore Pool for the afternoon. It was a really gorgeous day! Cal and I are doing the St. Anthony’s Meek & Mighty Triathlon in April, so we need to get some swim time in before then.


I had not just eaten corn on the cob in that picture, but rather had just slathered sunscreen lip balm all over my mouth. My lips have been so chapped lately! Also, I did not swim in my huge sunglasses. I was watching Cal swim laps when I took that picture.

It wasn’t the best afternoon at the pool. I wanted to do 2000 yards, but I spent so much time reprimanding the boys that I was only able to do 1600. Cal swam a few 100’s also, but the boys mostly played. Cal requested that no photos of him from the pool or the beach go on the blog today, so here is Mack…


North Shore Pool is right next to North Shore Beach (duh) near downtown St. Pete, so after swimming we walked over to the beach and sat on a bench for the boys to have a snack.



There were tons of people out there today enjoying the warm sunshine. We wore long pants because we thought we’d be chilly after swimming, but we should have worn shorts as it was really warm.

Now we’re back home and the boys are watching television. I’m making pork tenderloin and broccoli for dinner then hopefully we’ll get a family evening walk in if Chad gets home in time. He’s been working his butt off all week and I feel like we’ve hardly seen him.

Lots of plans for this weekend!