Happy Monday y'all. Before I start, remind me why I live in Texas again?
This was yesterday's temp, and Saturday's probably wasn't far off that either. We are now moving into the worst part of summer. It's this hot for the rest of August, and my poor head thinks Labor Day is the day things start cooling off. Boston, yes, Dallas, no. Not until Columbus Day. I'm going to struggle.
I had another busy weekend, and took the days off from running. My hip flexor is still recovering from the adult slip and slide party last weekend, and I tweaked it Wednesday on my run. Message received. I'm going to take a couple more days off before I try again. And I really want to run to test out my new sports bra. It came Saturday and while I did try it on, I haven't had a chance to try it out.
Saturday I had Pure Barre before another BBQ, but this BBQ didn't have a slip and slide. It's amazing how much the weather can change in a week because I stayed inside. Between the heat and the bugs, I was happy to stay inside. I made the same pasta salad I made last week because I still had the ingredients and I decided I needed to use up the rest of that particular pasta. The recipe's pretty easy, and it was a hit at both BBQ's:
combine 1/3 cup vegetable oil with dill, 2 T lemon juice, and salt and pepper. Mix with the pasta.
Add tomatoes and chopped chives
Pretty simple. It can be served cold or at room temperature.
Sunday, 3 of my friends and I went to see Tarzan. Yes, I saw it already, but I enjoyed it and didn't mind going to see it again. I got to enjoy the theater's AC, and Cinemark's been adding lounge seating, which is awesome! Well, except when you're sitting near an antsy kid who keeps playing with the controls of his chair. I kept hearing the lounge chair opening and closing and his mother trying to get him to stop. Just take him out of the theater to prove a point! Good thing I'd seen the movie before.
And to wrap up, did anybody see what the IOC declared regarding Russia and the Olympics? Basically they passed the buck onto each sports' international federations to determine which Russian athletes are clean, and the athletes not only have to prove their clean but provide proof from reliable labs. All within now less than 12 days before Rio starts. I could say it's a start because I half expected the IOC to throw the IAAF under the bus and allow all Russian athletes to compete, T&F included.
Linking up with Hoho Runs and MissSippiPiddlin for Weekend Wrap-up.