WORKING OUT!Realized I haven't kept you updated on the workouts...it's been almost 3 months since I started working out and I'm going strong...usually hitting the gym 4 to 5 times a week. I feel great...and strong...but need to get stronger..my goal is to beat Geoff at armwrestling...that will be a little harder then Joel...sorry Joel! Wondering how you are all doing with the nutrition and working out...have you kept it up? I have started running too...I'm hoping to do a 5k or even maybe a 10k in August...we'll see how it goes...baby steps! I broke my back when I was 19 years old in a car accident...and after that they said I wouldn't be able to do a lot of things...but I have proven them wrong through the years...one of the things they said was to stop running...I was in track..I was a sprinter....but now that I have been working out I think that my muscles are getting really strong...and I'm trying a little jogging out to see how my back feels...so far so good...not doing too much too soon! Anyways...hope your days are good! I'm trying not to nap today because I'm hoping to get a better night sleep tonight!!! We'll see...I may be online at 3am again..haha!
Can't Sleep!Well it's about 4am and I have been up for about 1 hour...just can't sleep...ya ever have one of those nights? So, I decided to come here and catch up a bit! I'm so glad you guys like Ep. 1 of "Out of Mind"! It's a pretty cool series!
It's kind of hot here in So California...went swimming today and just enjoyed not being hot and sticky..haha! Now if I could only get some sleep....well..I think I'm going to give it another shot! Good night!
So if you haven't heard there is a mini series featuring TEX on XBox live...market place! I was so excited and I really wanted to tell you guys earlier..but of course you understand why I couldn't! I was in Austin a couple of weeks back to work with Burnie and Matt on the recording of the 6 episodes! We had sooo much fun, and I think the guys have really outdone themselves in writing as well as production! Please check it out and let me know what cha think!
Also...just back from Akon in Dallas and I had such a great time meeting everyone! We had 3 days of just visiting with fans and the great parents of fans! I have some great stories...but one of my favorite is beating Joel at arm wrestling at dinner Saturday night...I think he was kind of surprised how strong I was...Gavino was there to witness the whole thing..so just ask him! As always it was great to see Geoff and Griffin and Gus! The 3 G's...and the cutest of all Millie! I don't have a lot of pic's...my battery died the first day...but just great memories! Thanks Spikey for the hospitality! And thank you Mel for the wonderful cookies!!! Red and Blue of them!
Well...I'm off to make steak and mash potatoes for some friends!!
NO Pain NO Gain....OMG....so yesterday I worked out with Ronnie...the trainer, and he has me do one legged squats...4 sets of 5....can I just say ......."They hurt like hell"....and then we did calf exercises...again...a new one we hadn't tried before...so...cut to me waking up around 3am to go to the bathroom and lo and behold....my legs just don't want to work....they were soooo stiff...but...I still got up this morning and worked out with Ronnie at 7am...we worked on upper body...arms and back....but I hit him in the arm for the pain...LOL....I still did my run/walk on the treadmill...not sure where I got the strength to do it! It was funny cause I worked out with two other ladies today...they are somewhere in their early 50's....jokingly they were like "why isn't Kathy sweating" then they asked me "well how long have you been working out?" and Ronnie says..."She started the same time you guys did" and they were like..."we really didn't want to hear that" haha...it was pretty funny...but I have to admit..my ego was feeling pretty good...cause I really saw how my strength has built....okay..enough about me....blah, blah, blah
Got to visit with a good friend of mine from growing up last night....Toni...you know who you are....she made me laugh cause she said..."oh I keep up with you by reading you journal"...lol...she and her daughter, Haylie(spelling wrong), are Anime fans and like RvB as well! But it's always nice to hang with people you have known pretty much your whole life!!
So...I need to head out to get Pearl some food and doggie pads. My neighbor will be watching her while I'm in Dallas....that way I don't have to worry...I sure wish I could bring here to the Con...wouldn't that be a hoot!
Hawaii PicsWell, well, well.....just getting around to posting some pics from Hawaii....which means that sometime in the near future I'll get to my Australia and Canada pics...and post them too! The pictures that I just posted were taken on the Big Island as well as Oahu....you can usually pick me out from the crowd...cause I was the whitest one in the crowd..LOL...but I'm working on that tan...well just a little bit!
Had a great workout today...worked on my arms and abs....but now I'm doing a different cardio exercise...on the treadmill I set my time for 25 minutes and I do 2 minute intervals of running and walking...I really notice a difference in my endurance! Getting some work done today...as well as getting ready to head to Dallas on Thursday!
I little overcast here in Los Angeles..but it helps keep me inside doing what needs to get done!!!
I watched Mr. and Mrs. Smith....wow...Jennifer Aniston never had a chance! I didn't really like the movie, but I liked the chemistry between Brad and Angelina!
Up Early.....And I'm Off!!!So I was up at 4:20am today...heading out for a outrigging race at the beach....it's suppose to be a fantastic day....my very good friend "Thegreyteam" is having a 16th birthday today...so stop by and wish him well!!!
Met with Tom and Patricia yesterday...she was up and walking with a walker on her own....she is doing great! Thanks for the continued support. Tom and I are putting together a childrens book and at some point a video cartoon...it's been hard getting work done with all my travels...I think tomorrow will be a working day....it will be perfect..a nice quiet Sunday to stay home and WORK!!
2006 has really been a great year so far...and I really think it's just going to get better. So, is everyone on summer vacation? I sure hope so....any travels for you guys?
Friday.....And it's a good one!About to head out for my workout....but wanted to just let you know where I have been for the past couple of days!! Me and my boyfriend took a drive up north and did some wine tasting.....it was really fun! We hit 3 wineries....and joined a wine club in the process. The weather was incredible...around 80 degrees and clear skies. We both got some more education on wines.....so now this year I have had the opportunity to wine taste in Italy, Australia and our very own central coast! Pearl went with us...of course not to the wine tasting...even though she does have the talent for wine tasting...ha!
So, next weekend I'm off to Dallas for Akon, can't wait to catch up with some friends we made last year! Let me know if you are going to be there and I'll keep my eye out for you!!
Day 1 At the officeWell first of all...it's just so great that Geoff isn't here to bother me! I'm thinking of taking over his job while he's gone..whaahahaha I've gone through his desk and looked at all his private stuff..wow....he's one sick bastard! But it only took one box to fill it up with his stuff and I'll just put that out in the trash today! I hung a couple pictures up over my new desk and...well, just trying to make it cozy!
Of course the toilets were pretty disgusting since they haven't been cleaned since I was here in January...tsk, tsk...these guys!
All kidding aside....it's nice to be here...I went to see Mission Impossible 3 last night at the Alamo....what an awesome movie theatre...you get to order food and drinks during the movie, and the seats are sooo comfortable! I really enjoyed the movie too, even though I wasn't real excited to watch Tom Cruise...I think he's a little off! But that's just my opinion.
Tonight is dinner with Burnie and his lovely wife! They really spoil me when I'm here...and I sure do love it!