Happenings

The End of Things

Yesterday, I had to give up another thing in my life. I realise when you experience the end of a thing it changes your perception of your past relationship with it. This is especially with regard to things you depend on greatly and take for-granted. I guess you can extrapolate it to the people around you as well.

Anyway here is a picture of the car I’ve used daily for the past 3 years at the scrapyard. This is stupid but I felt like it¬†might have been feeling a bit¬†confused and abandoned, left to face the world on it’s own.

This picture made us sad. Pretty heart-wrenching for us.

This picture made us sad. Pretty heart-wrenching for us.

I felt like I was abandoning it. Haha.. Oh well. I’m done moping about it already. I’m glad it was around when it was because it certainly took me many places and enabled so many activities. I’m also thankful for my parents who provided it.

Looking forward to the future, and taking some time to record this so I can glance at the past some day in the distant future. Nothing lasts forever, so appreciate things while they last.

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Happenings

3

Its the 3rd! All in the blink of an eye. Quick drive¬†after work for a lobster roll and then headed home after a cake and the realization we have nothing to do and don’t wish to loiter around outside. Early night.

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Happenings, Stuff I Did

91KM

On the 28th of November 2013 I had a nice 91km running goal set for me. It was never in my mind un-do-able or ridiculous, just something stupid/funny I took seriously. After a year of on and off running (more off than on really) I recently completed the distance in chunks I would consider generally substantial.

Just to recap (Click for Large Sized Image):

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Originally planned as a series of 15km, 20km, 25km and finally a 30km run, the whole thing took on a life on it’s own. I ended up hitting a wall at 21km distances when running on my own so I had to take some drastic measures to increase that. I did manage a 25km on one unrecorded attempt (phone battery went flat)¬†but went no further on my own.

Anyway, 612.3km of recorded runs later (and a WHOLE lot of unrecorded runs) here are some statistics:

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Some Stats

 

14.79km

So I attempted some distances and did it mostly alone but many of these runs were with other people that still appear clearly in my memory.

16km

I think this particular one was with the smallest Chern. What a run, she’s quite the champ

 

 

20.12

This was a run where I didn’t feel like stopping after reaching my usual 5km halfway point. Ended up going to 7.5km, then to 10km as the halfway point making a total of 20km.

 

21km

This was the 2XU 21k with Alan and YC. A very enjoyable one.

 

After completing one 25km somewhere in the middle of the year, I finished one mega long recent run to achieve the 91km target.

I kinda feel I have closure now. What a year of running. I discovered quite a bit about¬†myself and what it takes to get going and what happens when I stop. I’ll probably keep running, but now to work my weight down!

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Happenings, Thoughts

Worst Ride Ever

Went for a ride this evening, about 40k. Wah never felt so sian before.. Not sure why either. Oh wells. Tomorrow is an action packed day at work! I feel a bit lost and don’t really want to do anything at the moment. Maybe I need a day or two off from work to just sleep and regroup.

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