Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Should I...

...bust my butt over the next 48 hours to get my Somewhat Cowl done so I can wear it on Friday when I travel up to Baltimore for the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival, or put that aside until next week and start my Fad-Classic so I can be working on it this weekend? I've got the bottom ribbing and neckline left on the SWC, but I also have to do a 2 hour and 45 minute workout this afternoon. I REALLY want to finish it because I REALLY want to wear it because I think I'm REALLY going to like it. However, I can't drive myself crazy over it. I guess if I can get through the bottom ribbing and start the neckline today, then I'll forge on, but if I don't get that far, I'll wind the yarn for the Fad-Classic tonight and start swatching in the morning. And what color might my Fad-Classic be, you ask? I got the happiest color of orange - not obnoxious orange, not University of Tennessee orange (Heaven forbid anyone think that I'm a Vols fan!), but a bright, summery, happy tangerine orange. I've got a pair of white cargo capris and a tight white short sleeved top that I think the orange vest will look smashing with.

In non-knitting news, I've started taking Hot Yoga classes. Hot Yoga is essentially bikram yoga, a series of poses done in a 100-degree room. (Actually, our room is 99 degrees. I looked at the thermostat on Monday night.) A friend and I decided to try it out because we both have half Ironman triathlons coming up in hot weather climates (mine in Florida next weekend, and hers in Georgia in the beginning of June) and need to get somewhat acclimated to the heat. Man, it's HOT!!! The sweat just pours off of me - in certain poses, I look like I'm peeing and it's just running down my leg. (I promise I'm not peeing. It really is sweat.) When I get home, I peel my clothes off and hang them up to dry in the bathroom - that usually takes 2 days. But I do love it, though. (Except for when the woman ran out of the class Monday night and barely made it to the bathroom before throwing up. I was near the door, so that could've been an incredibly disgusting disaster.) And hopefully it'll pay off when I run a half marathon that is not in the shade at any point after swimming in the ocean 1.2 miles and biking 56 miles next Saturday.

4 comments:

spaazlicious said...

O g-d, can you imagine it? A baf-o-rama in a hot hardwood floored room; everybody slipping and sliding and puking? Gah.

I hate being hot. Hate it. But it's a good idea to get acclimated...maybe I will try that when we are in better shape. I don't want to be the puker.

FaeryCrafty said...

I am so jealous!! I want to do Hot Yoga too!!

Mama -E said...

so glad to meet you!!! That is one cute boy!!! I am already missing everyone...it's like camp is over!!

Lolly said...

First off, it was very nice to meet you (too brief) this past weekend. Your Butterfly was so pretty! :)

I have done Hot Yoga on several occasions, and everyone was sweating like that... so they were more worried that it looked like *they* were peeing to even notice the sweat on your legs! hehe Best of luck with the triathlon. That is amazing!!