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Update - Long Overdue

Friday, October 08, 2010

October 16 is the big day, and its fast approaching. I have been training for this 8k, and I am getting quite nervous!

Up until a few weeks ago, I thought I could do it in my sleep. Then I hit a wall - and the wall pushed back. I had to backtrack in my 8k training series because I was finding I could not keep up! It has been quite disappointing...

After several weeks of terrible, ugly, disgusting runs, I had one of the best ever. Last night, it seemed like everything was perfect. The sky was clear, every star was bright. Not too cold, not too hot, and I could keep up just fine with the pace. Its still week 3 of my 8k program, but I think now there is a good chance I can make it (have been doing 5-6k consistently for months).

Also something amazing has happened. The scale moved! After being stuck in the 270's for six months, I think its safe to say that I am now in the 260's. Woo hoo! The peasants rejoice!
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DAWNFIRE72 10/9/2010 10:52AM

    emoticon On both the running and the weight loss. I am positive you can do that 8K and it sounds like you have been training and working for it and I hope to hear all about your 8K after the 16th. emoticon and you are emoticon

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MRKTGCHICK 10/8/2010 3:04PM

    emoticon Congratulations on the weight loss and good luck with your run tomorrow! You can do it!

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STLOUISWOMAN 10/8/2010 2:38PM

    Congratulations - both on your weight loss & your running. I'm sure you will do great.


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