Monthly Archives: September 2010

Rainy running

The weather here has been kind of shitey lately, but I really really wanted to get a run in.  So, I left work a bit early while things were dryish, got home, changed, and ran for about 15 minutes in … Continue reading

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My own music!

Morning runs kill me.  Why do they seem so much harder? Anyway, worked again on W6D3.  I stopped to stretch my calves after a minute or two of running, which helped a lot with the calf pain!  Amazing how that … Continue reading

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Ow.

Quickie morning post… up before the sun today to run.  It didn’t quite work out as planned; I was supposed to do a 25-minute W6D3 run and about 14 minutes in I stopped.  I wasn’t really sure why I stopped, … Continue reading

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…has anyone seen my motivation…

On the other hand, I’m nearly there. W9 is graduation. By that point I’m supposed to be a super-awesome runner right? I think I still have a long way to go before then. Continue reading

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Food is Fuel!

I just ate a big dinner– leftover BBQ chicken, om nom nom– and had one of those why-did-i-eat-all-that moments (yet another hanger-on from the dieting brain). But then I stopped, and said, “Well, it just means I’ll have tons of … Continue reading

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W5D3, in the bag.

This is just how it goes for me, I guess. Takes two tries, but I get it. Continue reading

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W5D3…. DOOM

Yes, today was the infamous W5D3, the 20-minute run. Continue reading

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Making the most of a bad situation

Well… it wasn’t fun. “Intense heartburn” is about right. But not sick, and I battled through W5D2’s two 8 minute intervals (did you hear that? 8 minutes!) with flying colors. On top of that, I came up with an idea to help out with a problem at work while running. Continue reading

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She’s got legs!

It’s definitely been worth it. It’s partly the increased feeling of strength and cardiovascular fitness, but more importantly there’s a sense of having set a goal that looks ridiculously impossible– and making steady progress towards it. Continue reading

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To Week 5 and beyond

Week 4 is done! Continue reading

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