Sunday, October 19, 2008

read-a-thon update 12

Since last post:

Time spent (since last update):

--Reading: 120 minutes

--On computer (blogging, commenting/cheering, mini-challenges): 5 minutes

--Other (pet care, cooking, etc.): 75 minutes

Between the covers:

--Number of pages: 81 pages

--What I read: Still reading Double Cross by James Patterson.

Down the hatch:

--Food: nothing

--Drink: nothing


Time spent:

--Reading: 910 minutes

--On computer (blogging, commenting/cheering, mini-challenges): 315 minutes

--Other (pet care, cooking, etc.): 215 minutes

Between the covers:

--Number of pages: 698 pages.

--What I've read: Finished last 10 pages of Dracula by Bram Stoker. Read The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. Reading Double Cross by James Patterson.

Down the hatch:

--Food: piece of raspberry coffeecake, 2 soft pretzels, 2 M&M cookies, 3 pieces of frozen pizza, a mini peppermint patty, Rotel dip and chips

--Drink: three large mugs of coffee, 2 glasses of Coke, a huge mug of hot tea, 2 glasses of ice water

Miscellaneous comments:
*Well, I napped for 65 minutes, then got back up to finish out the last two hours. Glad I did! But I wish I'd have gotten up 15 minutes earlier, because then I would have finished my book. I've got 9 pages to go.
*Thanks again to everyone who dropped in and cheered Annie and I on. It truly meant a lot to us!
*And while I'm very happy to have put 698 pages to rest, I'm still a bit envious of Annie who knocked out a little over twice that.


Lynne said...

Congratulations on finishing the Read-a-Thon! You did great!

And congrats to Annie too - she must devour books!

Marg said...

Well done to both of you!

Stephanie said...

Congrats on finishing the Read-A-Thon! One of these days I would really love to particapate. But I don't ever seem to have the time. Besides, yesterday Chad had a JFL game...and it was 50 miles away. That alone wiped out 5 hours of my day....between the driving, freezing my buns off on a metal bleacher....and all the work it took me to drag him out of bed in the wee hours of the morning!!

Tell Annie I said Congrats too!

Nymeth said...

Both you and Annie did great!

DesLily said...

glad y'all had fun !!

Trish said...

Glad you were able to get back up and read for a little bit--but 9 pages!!! You did such a great job and should be very proud of the accomplishments! And I need to take a note from you about time...I guess I spent too much time on the computer instead of in front of the books... eeeks! oh well, wouldn't have it any other way.

Thank you for all of your support and encouragement. It really meant a lot and I looked forward to seeing your blog updates and comments on my reading breaks. :)

Jean said...


alisonwonderland said...

well done!

what i want to know is why our daughters can read so much faster than we can? :)