Tag Archives: sleep

2016 in review

Well, plenty of ink has been devoted to discussing how crap 2016 was. Now I’m looking back at my own year, as documented by this blog, and maybe it wasn’t so bad. Notable highlight: getting married to my favorite person … Continue reading

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Supafast! (or something)

The app said today’s workout was 10 minutes tempo. Well, I’m not going to run for just 10 minutes (besides, don’t I need a warmup and a cooldown?) So I structured a treadmill run today where I warmed up for … Continue reading

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taking a NOPE day

Most of yesterday was no fun: getting overheated during my run led to a monster migraine that put me out of commission in the afternoon and evening. Ugh. Exertion migraines are buttholes, because the whole time you’re kicking yourself "why … Continue reading

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can’t recover if I can’t sleep

Pull day started with a 15 minute run at a leisurely pace on sore, sore legs. "What’s good after leg day? I know, let’s go for a run!" Oooh, it was a drag. Then I started in on the rest: … 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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Hard runs make me sneeze.

Yes, it’s true: any run that leaves me over-heated afterwards will give me a drippy nose and make me sneeze my head off for the next few hours… or days. It’s frustrating! Today’s hard run was 4 miles on the … Continue reading

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Sleep and guilt

I’m in an awful mood today. I went to the gym hoping that a good workout would help, but it didn’t really– though I have the satisfaction of being done, I’m just still grumpy. I did my usual lifts at … Continue reading

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