Thursday, June 21, 2007

Technical Difficulties

Happy Summer Solstice :)

I'm slightly preoccupied right now because my shop is currently exeperiencing technical difficulties. While it is processing orders just fine, it is having various outgoing email pains. I've spent the last 2 days troubleshooting it with my web host and it's still not yet resolved. If any of you know anything about SMTP and email setup and think you can lend a hand, let me know - for some reason it seems that my shop is unable to connect properly to the SMTP host (though no settings have changed recently!) your help is appreciated :)

If for some miracle, you are reading this and you have been trying to subscribe to the newsletter or have been trying to contact me the last few days via the contact form, please email me directly (there is a link in the sidebar) and I will take care of things.

In other frustrations, I continue to crosstrain while limiting myself to my designated heart rate window - I have always had a hard time hiking up hill and now I know why! I was working out on the Step Mill (more torturous than the treadmill, and a much more challenging workout than the stairmaster) - and I wasn't able to go up past level 1! Runningwise, I'm still building a base, and I'm still plodding along at 3.4/3.4 mph. Yep, you read that right - I can walk faster than that, but the idea is to build sport-specific training in the target heart rate window. I'm hanging in there - and am certainly hoping things pay off down the road and I can at least get back into the 4mph speed range at some point before the end of the year!

1 comment:

Mel said...

You probably already covered this with tech support, but it is possible that the site was working off of cached settings. If that is the case, it might be reacting to something that occurred a while ago. I don't know a ton about this stuff, but thought I'd throw that out there as something to consider. Good luck.