San Deigo RnR Marathon 6/3/12
I'm a wife, mother of 4 and an RN with a Master's Degree in Wellness. I love to hike, climb 14ers, ski, run, and spend time with my family. Oh, and cats.
Diet based on complex carbs, lean protein, fruits/veggies, and nonfat dairy
Running, strength training and yoga
Donor Dash 5k 7/06
Donor Dash 5k 7/08
Firecracker 5K 7/4/10
Colfax HM 5/15/11 2:15:05
Donor Dash 5k 7/11
Denver R n R HM 10/9/11 2:11:12
Frosty's 10 mile 1/21/12: 1:39:00
Platte HM 4/15/12: 2:08 PR
San Diego RnR Full Marathon 6/3/12: 4:39:26
"You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching, Love like you'll never be hurt, Sing like there's nobody listening, And live like it's heaven on earth."
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| current weight: 130.6
Hey, thanks for checking up on me and for the kind thoughts. I definitely had a rough year or so physically but also know it could be worse. I just passed the one year mark of the bowel resection and daily thank the Lord for no colostomy and a full recovery. With my aging body and issues, I'm certain Galloway will always be my method for anything over a 5K. I ran my first full marathon in November and can not even begin to tell you how amazingly good I felt. Oh there were aches and pains and soreness, but nothing like I anticipated. Fully recovered within just a couple days.
559 days ago
Well, my running schedule is a very modified Galloway finish method. Haha.
I run 5 mile on Mon & Wed and then Fridays I will run either 6, 8, 10, 12, 14. I start with the 6 and then the next week 8, etc. Once I get to the 14 I just start over with the 6. Unless I have a race in there then I switch it more. Basically just trying to keep my endurance leve and still burn calories.
IT Band is a tricky little thing.
Have a WONDERFUL Easter!
He is RISEN!!
1220 days ago
Hahaha...I'm starting to think ANYTHING in your 40's is an adventure!
Trip was wonderful. It is always hard finding a female that you click with and we did from the start so that is always wonderful.
I am a firm believer of the 3 day a week run rule. It has done me well.
I am following the ST plan in the New Rules of Weight Lifting for Women book and love it.
1222 days ago
Appt went as I suspected. Bicep tendonitis. Started another NSAID. If not better in 2-3 weeks then injection. It had already started feeling better and I almost cx'd my appt but hubby insisted. So, hopefully by April I will be back to normal.....whatever that is! Ha!
How are you?
I am going crazy trying to pack for this HM this weekend. The weather is now currently predicted to be 45 and 70% chance of rain. I have no idea how to run in that. It will be an interesting but very fun weekend.
1227 days ago
Hi! I'm a runner as well! I trained similar to how you did....starting out with 5k's, 10k's...1/2 marathons. Yet I haven't quite tackled a marathon yet!! I would love to add you as a friend for inspiration! You're doing great!!
1228 days ago