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9 mind occupying busy days...I hope!

Sunday, May 15, 2011

My sweetie is going to be back in Utah for a whole 9 days (sad faces all around). So my goal the next 9 days is to be ridiculously busy so that I will hardly notice he is gone, I am also hoping I can jumpstart some weight loss in this time...I am so ready for him to get a job here so we don't have to do the long distance thing for even a week, because while absence makes the heart grow fonder, it still sucks! Time to start loosely training for a marathon, I say loosely because I'm still not 100 percent sure I want to do one this year or not, so I figure I will train for a month and if all is going well then I will sign up and really get to work. 25 weeks until the Monumental Marathon in Indianapolis, I really do need a sanity check!! The good news for the week is on Friday Mike and I officially started using the L word, that is very cool!

Mind occupying activities for this week
Mushroom hunting
working in the garden
a birthday party
Insanity (the workout program)
p90x strength workouts
house cleaning (although very low on my list if the weather is nice!)
more running!

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IAFARMERWIFE 5/15/2011 12:07PM

    If you do all that, you will have no time to think about him. And you are going to feel really good about yourself! Have a great 9 days! emoticon

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Friday, May 13, 2011

Nothing shows weight like film. Yikes looking at my Indy mini pics, time to rock some insanity or p90x again, in addition to running. The one good pic of me is not so good, the belly looks not so flattering!

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THEQUEENBEE333 5/13/2011 8:20PM

    Even when I was a toothpick when I was younger, I NEVER like any pictures of myself... so dont be so hard on yourself! You are you and you rock no matter what you think! :-)

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RRP546 5/13/2011 7:32PM

  life is a battle

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Am I crazy enough...

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

to do it all over again, to train in the heat and humidity, to sacrifice hours on the weekends, to endure blisters, chafing, abused toenails. Has my sanity really gone south on me that I am crazy enough to train for another marathon, damn methinks it has because the marathon bug is really nagging at me from inside my head.

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ABSOLUTZER0 5/12/2011 12:32PM

    Of course you are crazy enough! GO FOR IT!

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PRINCESSNURSE 5/11/2011 7:27AM

    I myself stick to half marathons. That is because I am only HALF crazy! (LOL).
Maybe you just need a challenge to keep you going? If it makes you focused and happy I say go for it!

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SALINAMOONMARE 5/10/2011 10:55PM

    distance running makes you insane. there is no escape, only surrender! whahahahaha (i'm not crazy, but a fellow adrenaline race junkie). :-)

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Race Report: Indy Mini

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Indianapolis puts on a great show. This really is the biggest half marathon in the country and I can see why it is entertaining! This is the 2nd year I ran it and I now have an official 13.1 PR, (I ran a race last year that was 12.36 miles shortened due to flooding, I'm guessing I would have PR'd there but hard to tell) So now I have a new PR of 2:59:39 I made my goal of finishing under 3 hours, I wasn't as trained this year as I would have liked to have been. And the sight of me sprinting through the finish line to beat the 3 hour mark must have been hilarious, but that just goes to show running is for the person doing the race and not for anyone else, although I did beat my sister ha ha ha!!! My boyfriend ran the race this year too, although speed racer was in the A corral, not P like me! He finished in 1:17:09 and 85th out of 35000 people, wow! That being said I think he was more proud of me than his own accomplishment, it's nice to know that he just enjoys the fact that I run and isn't concerned that I am fast emoticon.
Post race pic with Mike, him and his top 500 medal and me with my finisher medal!
This race definitely got me motivated about running again! Of course after a 26.2, it seemed a lot easier to make myself go 13.1 this year!

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ABSOLUTZER0 5/10/2011 2:57PM

    Woohoo! Congratulations on the PR! Indy definitely knows how to put on a show!

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SPLASHDOG1 5/10/2011 12:41PM

    Congratulations to you both! It's amazing how you can find that burst of speed after such a long race - great job beating the 3 hr mark!!

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Today is a very special day

Thursday, May 05, 2011

May 5th is a special day for my family, it's my Mom's 2nd birthday, the 2 year anniversary of her heart transplant, 2 years since she has gotten a new lease on life. I am very thankful and it does remind me of why I need to be healthy everyday.

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THEQUEENBEE333 5/10/2011 4:39PM

    Yay! Hope it was a great day!

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KLAD_COCKERS 5/6/2011 10:53AM

    Happy birthday to your Mom and her heart . . . What an awesome thing to celebrate!

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MARAHAB 5/5/2011 12:26PM

    Wish her a happy anniversary for me, too!

You are well on your way to being fit and healthy! Keep up the terrific work!

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EVER-HOPEFUL 5/5/2011 3:14AM

    happy anniversary to your mom.glad all is going well and you are right it is a reminer i donīt celebrate mine there would be too many to remeber along 5 times in the last two years i celerbarate life though and try to get my best out of it.keep up the good work love you are doing great.

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