Firstly, a pic for Kay who asked about the Motorbike nappy cake. It looks like ^^
Yesterday was good, I got 2 bike rides in. I felt so engergised last night that I cycled down to meet Ken from Dialysis. Riding was much easier with proper tyre pressure (whoops). I did some strength work with cans of potatos during the ad breaks of something that I was watching (can't remember what it was now but it must have been rivetting)
I have come home for a late lunch as my wee Millie dog got in a scrap with our Greyhound and came off worse. She has a cut chin and side of face where his lordship snapped at her. She's fine but a bit subdued. I am about to give her a bit more rescue remedy and go back to work.
Such is life. I knew that the warm and sunny weather couldn't last, bearing in mind its the end of February. Today I will ride my bike as I am walking a really local dog - less than a mile away - so I thought that I would cycle the pretty route to her, walk her and then cycle the direct route (down the steep hill and up the smaller of the 2 hills) back home.
Happily I have no grooming until tomorrow, and have only had one groom this week which was yesterday. My wrist feels like its on fire so I really don't want to groom at all but I do have a living to earn somehow. Today, except for the short bike ride (about 4 miles in all going the pretty route) and a dog walk plus my own dogs of course) I can rest the wrist and watch the rain fall.
I am now off to put cellophane over the nappy cakes that I made last night. Someone emailed me and asked what the ingredients were despite me putting all the contents on the advertisement that I have up on Gumtree. She wanted to know if there were any nuts in there or any additives I gave her a ring to explain the non edible cakes but she wasn't having any of it. Strange person. Here is one that I made earlier, minus the cellophane wrapping
Edited to add:
The 4 mile bike ride became a 13.1 mile bike ride all in all. After the 45 minute 'commute' to the client's dog I thought that 6 minutes home was a waste of a perfectly good hour so I retraced my wheel tracks for a mile and then came home a short but still pretty route meaning that I was out for 1:04:06 all in all. I am in now with a cup of tea and the rain is pouring down so I timed it perfectly
Today's dog walks were taken in wonderful warm weather, no coat on, just a pair of jeans and a thin jumper. Gorgeous gorgeous weather. By the time I had got home the temperature had dropped 3 degrees and it had clouded over horribly.
Its now started raining too, just my luck. We did get our dogs back indoors just in time though as Billy Whizz really doesn't like the rain.
Last night we made a whole bunch of nappy cakes and a hamper. Tonight we are about to make a nappy cake shaped like a motorbike and then we need to get busy with our camera and then do some uploading to the www.
Same route as Tuesday and a minute and a half more time. I had to dodge the "Road closed ahead" signs that the workmen had put up right across the cyclepath. Coming across those at 17mph was not my idea of a laugh, let me tell you.
It slowed me down as I had to get passed 3 of the stupid things. I then rode around the closed bit of the road on the cyclepath and then onwards to the hospital where hubby was waiting to load my bike into the car and drive me back home for a nice baked spud and beans I was meaning to have it earlier but I put the potato in the oven and then forgot to turn it on, hence a late tea.
I feel brilliant after riding tonight. I might try and get out tomorrow if the weather holds and the parcel that I have to stay in for, arrives at a decent hour.
Only 8.33 miles and for just shy of 36 minutes but I got out and rode my beloved Giant Defy.
It was brilliant. They weather was a balmy 7 degrees, not flipping raining and there was little wind to speak of. .
I cannot tell you how much better I feel having had some proper exercise other than just walking dogs.