Monthly Archives: June 2013

First swim of the year!

I finally made it over to the pool to get some lap swimming in!  I managed 20 laps in 35 minutes.  I have no idea how long the lap lane is, but I’m not trying to be competitive in any … Continue reading

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Saturday run

All right, today was the last run to hit my little, completely arbitrary goal of running 4 times a week for 3 weeks.  And it also wraps up June with 43.2 miles.  I’ll take it! Today’s run was a 3 … Continue reading

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Need inspiration…

Another run outdoors in the oppressive heat and humidity today… I tried to head out a little earlier in the hope of avoiding some of the heat but it really didn’t help any. I hit the ibuprofen and water bottle … Continue reading

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Mental blocks

J was back today so we went to the gym to lift heavy things. Since I’m only lifting 2 days a week I really shouldn’t skip days– I wind up losing a lot of progress when I do. Today’s lifts … Continue reading

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Hot hot summertime

More running. More heat. More pacing problems. More pooping out, hard. Argh! I started off too fast again. It’s deceptive– I get my pace after 5 or 10 minutes and it feels easy and I say to myself, "Oh! Maybe … Continue reading

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Melty

I skipped my run yesterday. It was my birthday… my period had just started so I was a crampy mess… the weather was awful… and I just didn’t feel like it, okay? I can skip if I want to. :) … Continue reading

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Very good Saturday

I woke up early today (for a weekend at least; I slept in only until 8– weekdays I’m up at 6) motivated and raring to go run!  The plan was to get out early before the sun got hot but … Continue reading

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