Monthly Archives: March 2014

Wrapping up March

Today was my last run in March, and I finished 3 miles on my awful uphill-out route. (It’s actually only awful for the first 20 minutes or so. But I just have to gut it out until I get to … Continue reading

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5k Test #2

Well, this morning the skies opened and the rain poured down. (Didn’t I jinx it?) But I have an absurdly busy day today and the rest of the weekend too, so I have no time to put it off and … Continue reading

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Lovely off day

Rest day! Woo! I’m pretty excited about not having to run today. (That should tell you something about how I’m feeling about my training.) I went to the gym with no plan, which was refreshing. I checked with the staff … Continue reading

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Temporarily tapering

Last 3 miler on the schedule for this week (I think; see below). It was no fun at all. My calves were tight and twingey and I dragged the whole way. And my clothes felt like they fit weird and … Continue reading

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Failed to take the edge off

Once again, I go to the gym hoping that a good workout will take the edge off my anxiety and anger… only to find that it never really works that way… Today’s scheduled run was a 35 minute tempo run; … Continue reading

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Wherever I can

I have time constraints today, and yet I put off my run to the afternoon, right before a meeting. But I figured I could squeeze in 30 minutes– so it wasn’t quite the full workout I had planned, but it … Continue reading

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Not as good as I thought

Today is another long run day; I set out to finish my 7 miles.  The app I use to track my running announces my pace every 5 minutes, and I was shocked when it told me a really fast pace … Continue reading

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