Friday, June 4, 2010

j e t - l a g

Okay, that's my excuse anyway.

Here's my numbers:

*15 - hours Peanut slept last night.
*23 - number of possums [dead] I counted during my runs.
*1 - number of bulls that charged me while running.
*1 - amount of times I think I peed my pants from the charging bull
*1-Weka's that bit at my shoe thinking I was trying to steal her off-spring.
*14-number of dolphins we counted while on our "hole in the rock" tour in Russel.

*14-number of laps you have to run to equal 12 miles in Russel.

*7-number of times we ate fish & chips [uggggg]

which is partially why . . . .

Miles ran today 22 [20.47 on treadmill]  probably pretty stupid for the first day back at em'. [and no that's not tread-sweat it's from my Lysol wipes - yes, I'm a germaphobe]

*1-the number of iPhones I left in NZ
*1-the iPhone that is mine that was left in NZ
*44,444,444 - the amount of times I have wanted to cry about it.
*7-how many days I will be without it.
*8-how many days "Em, I'll get it off to you ASAP" means to the Pita's Sister.
*3-the number of 75+ year old women who watched me run my 800's by Poppy's house.
*444-how many times I thought "this is weird" that 75+ year old women are watching me run in circles.
*9-number of times the Pita asked if I'd move back to NZ.
*65-the age I told him I'd move back by.
*7-how many times Peanut asked if we could move there.
*1-how many times I barfed on our "hole in the rock tour"
*18-how many photos I have of rainbows [for you Amy!]
*4-times I was sad we didn't get to see uncle Rod. [or his undies]
*94-number of photos I still have to download.
*30-days until next marathon.


Anne said...

OMG were you wearing red? I would have crapped my pants if a bull charged me!!

Hope the iphone gets home safely...and soon. Not good...

Some beautiful pics the rock and the dolphins.

Welcome back :)

Unknown said...

awesome pics.
Bummer about the phone.
WFT about the bull!!!
I barf on boats too. I came out of the loo to catch a fish and then went back to the shitter to barf again and that was my last fishing trip!
Hope you had a great time!

Unknown said...

Some awesome pics! Welcome back!

Sarah said...

Beautiful photos! I want to go there and visit my relatives.

Petraruns said...

Fabulous photos! It looks amazing. "Going back" to NZ - are you from there? Or is it the Pita?

Marlene said...

GORGEOUS photos! Looks like an awesome time. Way to busy out a 20-miler when you got home!

Johann said...

A charging bull...? Not something I would want. Great pics!


Sounds like quite the adventure. A bull? Really? Bummer about the iPhone. What's the next marathon?

The Boring Runner said...

so awesome - although, I think we both could hvae done w/out the thought of the roadkill.

NO iphone!?!? wowza - not good.

love'd the recap in numbers. Now, back to the 112 heat! :)

Jamie said...

Haha, it sounds like you had a blast! Good job getting away from that bull! That's crazy.

Happy Feet 26.2 said...

yet another thing we have in common .... germaphobe here too.

Kera said...

so you would have been grossed out when my kid threw his hamburger on the ground at mcdonalds, and i picked it up and handed it right back to him? i dig germs. sorry about your phone. but just know that i have a phone that doesn't do anything but make phone calls, so consider yourself lucky. and what's up with the possums?

Aimee said...

Wow! I love the pics!
OMG about the bull!
I think I would have cracked up passing the 75+ yr. old women over and over again! :)
Sorry about the iphone...what a bummer!
But, that's cool that you saw so many dolphins and rainbows! :)

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Quinton J said...

I don't know HOW you log so many miles in the treadmil. Not sure if it's impressive or crazy. Prolly both. congrats and great pics.

Big Daddy Diesel said...

A BULL!!! Ok, please consider posting that story.

Tricia said...

amazing pics!