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Thursday, August 29, 2013

I'm am pretty please with myself - I conquered the alarm again! Wohoo, so hoping I can back into a regular get up and get out habit. Fingers-crossed my little mini-vacation over labor day doesn't squash the progress.

This morning I ran 3.1 miles in 40 minutes. It was rough going, with getting back into the weights I have muscle groups that are complaining!

The loop I was running starts off with a couple little hills which about killed me each time I looped around, but I need to work on those hills.

The first mile my calves were screaming at me. They finally loosened up, then my thighs kicked in, and by mile 3 my left foot hit the numb stage again. It didn't last too long, I was able to work it out, but it was like my body was just falling apart. So I kept my pace nice and easy and tried to just enjoy the tunes and watching the sun come up.

I miss the light already - and it's going to just get darker and darker! sigh.

So Friday I am planning on putting in a yoga tape at home. Then I get to take the boy to finish up school shopping.

Saturday I have on tap for my long run - 6 miles this week, Sunday is an exercise rest day. I have lots of house project's planned for these 2 days so

Monday I am going to either put in a tape or add a 3-5 mile run. I don't have to go into work, but I do need to work on my class. I am thinking of a family float down the river or hitting a beach.

Tuesday is kid's back to school day! I am going to drop off the Kindergartner and head up to the gym and find something fun and relaxing to do (movie, nails, me shopping...) before I have to pick her up at 3.

Sometime during this time I am going to prep and plan for the next week or so.

I need to get a handle on the nutrition.
So I can run run run my way to October.
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    I have an abysmal war with the alarm clock. It goes off, I roll over. Repeat. ;)
    1542 days ago
    Singing Spinning Wheel by Blood Sweat and Tears makes the hils go by for me.

    "What goes up, must come down"...... you have got this getting up thing going...... wish I had it!
    1542 days ago
    Hills. Man they suck. Except when you get to go downhill afterwards, haha! Good for you beating the alarm clock!
    1542 days ago
    emoticon I wish I could conquer that snooze button beast! I am trying!
    1542 days ago
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  • RUDITUDI2000
    emoticon I love that you are overcoming the morning beast that wants to stay in bed. I have yet to beat that one! Good for you!! emoticon
    1542 days ago
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