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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

May in the rear view mirror

WOW what a month!

Total miles biked during May for sport:  157 - 7 training rides
Total miles biked during May for transport:  83 - biked to work 6 times
TOTAL miles BIKED during May:  240

TOTAL miles RUN during May:  79

Over 300 miles of exercise in the month of May - YAHOO!  I realize that for some of you - that is a running only total - but for me - this was a great month of exercise!  

Some of May's highlights:
Traveled to New York and back in 4 days
Participated with 32,000 other people in Bike New York - biking 58 miles

My youngest son finished his first year of college

My oldest son's girlfriend graduated from college

My oldest son is moving out on June 1 into his first apartment

Youngest son moved back home for the summer
Cleaned and waxed the boat

Ran in the Monona 20k

Youngest son signed a lease for a duplex for his second year of college

Planted my flower garden
My flowering crab trees bloomed

My tulips bloomed and were NOT eaten by rabbits 

Planted my vegie garden
Tore out the fireplace
 Painted the walls near the fireplace so that the mason can install the stone around the new fireplace (in progress)

Picked out new carpeting

Biked to work 6 times

Biked home from work 6 times  ;-)

Took 3 bike rides with my hubby

Took 4 other training rides by myself
My favorite Witch hazel bush is flowering - although I looked up a Witch hazel bush and this is NOT that - but that is what I have called it for years!!!

Ran 18 days out of the month

Took boat out for a spin on the lake - 2x's
Took jet skis out - 2x's (sorry no pic - hard to do that while riding a jet ski)

I can't wait to see what June brings!


  1. Did you managed to sleep this month at all? :)
    Great exercise month. Congrats!

  2. That's some serious mileage, congratulations!

  3. Wow....absolutely amazing! Can't imagine how you'll top this one....but I can't wait to find out.

  4. Way to go!!! you had an awesome month!!!

  5. Quite a busy month. That's what I love about people in Wisconsin. When the weather is nice, you really know how to get out there and enjoy every minute of it.