Monthly Archives: July 2011

Exceeds expectations

All week I’ve been dreading the 5 mile run scheduled for today, like a rock in my stomach.  I’ve never run so far before, and I only hit 4 miles a short while ago so I was reluctant to push … Continue reading

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Member of the Month

Thursday… 80% through the week, right? Lifted weights with J this morning. I got to crank up the weight on a couple machines, so that was good. And somehow I managed to finish all my lifting, do a good stretch, … Continue reading

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Magic water

Another 4 miles today. This one was oddly easy? I have no idea why my exertion changes so much from day to day, but this run was super easy compared to the one on Monday (which was only 3 miles). … Continue reading

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Non-slacking Tuesday

Another uneventful Tuesday. J and I headed to the gym and pumped iron and stretched. I got some foam roller time in, which was kind of neat. Like a mini-massage. It felt good on my calves. I need to get … Continue reading

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Carrying on

Week 3, day 1: 3 miles. This was the easy day. Still had to use the treadmill, but I got a nice stretch in at the end of it and I feel pretty okay. Nothing special to talk about today, … Continue reading

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Jiggly bits

My last run this week, another 4 miles, is done. Still nasty hot, still treadmilling– and thankful I have a treadmill to use because I could not run outside in this weather! Just say no to heatstroke! I took it … Continue reading

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Moving goalposts

Day 2 of my (3,4,4) week so I grudgingly did the 4 miles. It’s (as the kids say) hot as balls outside so I went to the gym and treadmilled it. It was really a rough go… had to go … Continue reading

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