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Hairy Bums and Hot Sausage

I’m a bit late on this post, I’m sorry! I had yet another marathon post ready to put up last night but it just didn’t feel right. Too much running talk, not enough balance.

I started blogging because I love writing, but as I’m going back into my archives to look for material for my book, I can’t help loving the bloggy posts with photos about regular boring old life. It’s so cool to be able to have these memories documented! So along those lines, here’s what our day looked like on Monday.

Every other Monday we typically spend together just the three of us: Andrew, Callum and I. In the morning, we did some prep for our picnic: we got groceries, I boiled eggs and Andrew barbecued 3 different kids of sausage (Italian mild for Callum, Italian hot for moi, and chorizo for Andrew).  Callum pushed back his nap time with some photography practice:




Then during Callum’s nap, I went for a slow 5 mile run on the treadmill just to shake out the legs a bit. I signed up for 3 months free Apple Music and so while I was listening to the top charts radio, this song came on:


With these lyrics:


Frigging SICK. Like, I’m all about raunchy music, for sure. And as teenagers we listened to explicit stuff all the time. But this? Was like… a little… much. And every single kid with an iAnything is listening to this stuff. I AM SO UPSET. I feel like technology is god right now. I swear that if I grew up in this day and age, I’d be in jail or dead before twenty.

That aside, we packed up our picnic and some lawn chairs and when Callum woke up, we headed down to the river.

I took one photo and then Callum stole my phone for the rest:



This one is my favourite by far. It’s of Andrew’s crossed leg, but at first glance at my phone I assumed Andrew had stuck my phone down his pants.


Ha ha! So great. Once the sun ducked behind the mountains, we headed to a playground so that Callum could really run around and get some energy out.

We’ve been having incredible weather lately, and we were able to get out onto the boat yesterday. I’ll post about that next week though. After this morning’s run, I ate this wrap for breakfast (I am on a veggie kick lately!):


I’m on my second cup of coffee and have a ZILLION things to do today. Gotta go! XO

Do you know anyone with a hairy bum?

If you had to pick one sausage, which one would it be? Italian mild, Italian hot, or chorizo?

Have you heard of that song before?

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  • Jacinta W. September 14, 2016, 11:50 am

    I have been eating egg/veggie wraps everyday this week for breakfast; but it’s basically to balance the cheeseburgers I’m eating for dinner. I have heard the song and it’s just awful and I also heard that it is about his ex Ciara that has moved on obviously for much better.

    • suzy.suzyheather@gmail.com September 14, 2016, 12:47 pm

      I like using veggies to pay penance for bad meal choices. It’s like they cancel each other out.

  • Megan @ Meg Go Run September 14, 2016, 12:23 pm

    I have not heard that song but the lyrics look disturbing! I remember in 9th grade, Alanis Morisette’s Jagged Little Pill came out and I was allowed to listen to the album and go to the concert, but my mom wouldn’t let me get a shirt because it said “Swallow it down” on it lol.

    That egg wrap looks delish! I just started eating eggs again! I have to get up early when I eat them though because normally I eat cereal in the car on the way to work, but I can’t eat dippy eggs in the car. I hope to master that someday though.

    I love lifey posts. The blogs I read, I love them so much and I am fascinated by people’s lives, so if you or the other bloggers never talked about running again, I would still read!

    • suzy.suzyheather@gmail.com September 14, 2016, 12:48 pm

      Well, that’s good to know! Do you eat cereal with MILK while you’re driving? That takes talent.

      I have been told that I look like Alanis Morisette.

      • Megan @ Meg Go Run September 14, 2016, 1:58 pm

        I see the resemblance a little, mostly the hair! Yes, with milk.

        • suzy.suzyheather@gmail.com September 14, 2016, 3:15 pm

          I had to go back to the post to see what your comment was about. HA HA! I’m like, hair? Milk?

  • Susie @ Suzlyfe September 14, 2016, 12:45 pm

    Chorizo. Or Andouille. But it can’t be the real thing, sadly. Tummy can’t handle it.
    Is Kielbasa an option?
    And you know I love reading about your life. PS don’t get me started on kids and what passes for mainstream culture these days. JUST DON’T

    • suzy.suzyheather@gmail.com September 14, 2016, 12:49 pm

      Hmmm… maybe that’s why I had diarrhea yesterday! Oh wait. I ALWAYS GET DIARRHEA.

  • Allie September 14, 2016, 2:09 pm

    OMG LOLOLOLOL! I totally thought that was a hairy butt!!! Hilarious.
    And those lyrics? Hell no.

    • suzy.suzyheather@gmail.com September 14, 2016, 3:16 pm

      Callum is getting into art photography, starting with bums.

  • Laura @ This Runner's Recipes September 14, 2016, 5:25 pm

    If I was a sausage (lol that’s a sentence I’d never thought I’d write), I’d be a bratwurst. Sausage of any type is one of my weakness foods.
    I can’t believe those lyrics! It disturbs me what kids listen to. “Demeaning towards women” seems to be a trend in music and I am not okay with that.

    • suzy.suzyheather@gmail.com September 14, 2016, 8:31 pm

      Turning yourself into a sausage would be pretty demeaning. Although, maybe not. Sausage is delicious and so would be of the highest honours to be wrapped up in casing and juicy in the centre.

  • Wendy@Taking the Long Way Home September 15, 2016, 5:12 am

    I’m married to a guy with a hairy bum. Seriously hairy.

    When my boys were little, I was listening to Elliott Smith (don’t judge, I love me some melancholy) and as he does quite often, he uttered the “f” word. My youngest son (probably age 6 at the time) was like “mom!” Another 5 star parenting moment… I have no one to blame but myself…

    • suzy.suzyheather@gmail.com September 15, 2016, 7:02 am

      Ha ha! Oh those little ears. And the only hairy bum I’ve seen was my friend Jon’s at our grad party at his cabin. We all mooned the camera and I was like wait, WHAT? I didn’t even know it was possible.

  • Meghan@CleanEatsFastFeets September 15, 2016, 1:28 pm

    I think it’s awesome the three of you spend Monday’s together. I wish the Hubby, Ave and I could do that. Maybe one day.

    Also hooray veggies. Go get yo’ veg on. 🙂

    • suzy.suzyheather@gmail.com September 15, 2016, 3:47 pm

      I hope you get to do that one day too.

  • Ana September 19, 2016, 8:26 am

    I saw this last week and meant to comment, but got lost in a file audit.

    But I have now seen two hairy butts in races! both by older men who were losing their shorts at the end of a the race.

    kids take the best pictures!

    if I had to pick one sausage, I would pick Chorizo.

    • suzy.suzyheather@gmail.com September 19, 2016, 8:34 am

      Wait, you saw TWO hairy butts in one single race? Jeez!!! Bad luck THAT day!

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