Monthly Archives: September 2017

new gear test: will it chafe?

First, there are few things more exciting than spending 57 minutes running 5 miles on the treadmill and watching 2! episodes of Flea Market Flip. Bleh. But I wanted to try a long and low-risk run to test out a … Continue reading

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Hit the ground running

Yes, I’ve been getting my workouts in. Unfortunately I haven’t had much time to write about them! Tuesday I had a treadmill run, Wednesday was a chill day with elliptical and yoga. Work has been just overwhelming lately. I feel … Continue reading

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Racing the light

Today was an oddly hot day– it was 92F this afternoon. I waited as long as I could for it to cool down, and by 7pm it wasn’t really a whole lot cooler but the sun was about to set … Continue reading

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Crap day of lifting

I must’ve gotten up on the wrong side of the bed today. Not only have I been weepy and angry in turns all morning, but my workout wasn’t very great either. Since I’ve been hitting running fairly hard this week … Continue reading

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More running, a little lifting, and some sewing

Yet another 3 miles in the bag today. I’m glad my mileage is going back up without too much of a fight! It was another good workout, 11’33" overall and negative splits. One of the good things about getting back … Continue reading

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Treadmills and bars

I was quite short on energy this morning. My 3 mile treadmill run was a brutal slog, but I finished in 36:44. And afterward I went to the weight room to do some very strange lifting – long bench sets … Continue reading

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the elusive long run

It’s been a while since I went out for a run much longer than a 5k. For some reason (okay, it might have had something to do with feeling loafy after eating All The Snacks during game yesterday) I felt … Continue reading

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