Monthly Archives: March 2016

Ignorance is bliss?

Last night I unleashed all the sleep-inducing tools I had at my disposal: 45 minutes of good, gentle yoga before bed; melatonin (thanks Ginger– this is my second night taking it); and I even stuffed foam earplugs into my ears … Continue reading

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A long time coming

Last taper run today: 2 miles, 22:19 on the treadmill. I don’t think the "taper" philosophy really has space for "running fastest 2 miles ever" but oh well, at least I was entertained. Faster runs are inherently more interesting and … Continue reading

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Sail area

It’s taper week and I’m feeling really lazy. I skipped my long run over the weekend– this entire training cycle was kind of a fail for long runs– and I have a 3 miler on the schedule today. But a … Continue reading

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5 miles FAST!

It’s a rainy Friday, so I was stuck doing today’s 5 miles fast on the treadmill. It’s just as well– easier to pace myself that way. But an hour or so is a loooong time on the hamster wheel. But … Continue reading

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Shifting stride

Nice and easy 3 miles this morning on the treadmill, about 36 minutes, zoning out watching a rerun of the Nightly Show. (Tampon Tuesday!) I’m getting to the end of my training program and feeling pretty strong lately. I think … Continue reading

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Sleep hygiene

Since I love them so much, I decided today ought to be another 40 minute tempo workout. And, as usual, it kicked my butt. I crammed 3.47 miles into the 40 minutes, 15 minute warmup, 15 minute work, 10 minute … Continue reading

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Hills and hips

I ran today’s 3 miler on the worst hills I could find, maybe to punish myself for skipping the weekend’s 7 miler. (The weather was gross– I’m not running through 7 miles of rain/freezing rain/snow, sorry not sorry.) ┬áToday’s weather … Continue reading

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