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Run #95 Only 5 runs from 100!

Friday, April 27, 2012      2 comments

Today I headed out and noticed that my heart rate monitor wasn't doing it's usual squawking. I wondered why and saw my watch wasn't getting input. Then I realized I had not put my moniter on! It was kind of nice actually to run without it squawk... Read more

On the bike again, & need some ideas

Friday, April 27, 2012      3 comments

DH and I went for a bike ride after work--a whopping 23 minutes, but it is better than no exercise. I put my bike in a gear where I could pedal continuously. I enjoyed it, but the bike is a little uncomfortable. It wasn't bad riding but my thum... Read more

Run# 94

Wednesday, April 25, 2012      1 comments

Today was my first run since last Wednesday due to the intervening vacation. It went better than I expected to. Then I rode my bike to work, since it was tuned up from vacation and DH needed the truck today, and the car is still in the shop. ... Read more

Run #93 Chuggin along

Wednesday, April 18, 2012      1 comments

Today I was out for 35 minutes and did 2.7 miles. Due to the boat show I hadn't been for a run, or gotten any exercise really, since Friday. Today was a bit of a slog, but I did it. I got a stitch in my side right at the end, don't know why, but... Read more

Some days...are one of those days

Tuesday, April 17, 2012      1 comments

Some days it is really hard to want your target weight more than you want that tiny piece of bread with just a taste of brie on it. Today is one of those days.... Read more

Run #92 Ok HRM, really?

Friday, April 13, 2012      0 comments

Suddenly, between Wednesday and now, my body has taken a huge leap forward if my heart rate monitor is to be believed. While up until now the high heart rate alarm has usually gone off about 5 minutes into my run and then throughout the rest of ... Read more

Run #91 Not rained out!

Wednesday, April 11, 2012      1 comments

Well the weather was so bad yesterday and the forecast for today was so bad that I didn't even put my running clothes out because I expected it to be raining. But when my alarm went of it was clear, so I bolted out of bed, into my clothes, and o... Read more

Run #90 Countdown to 100!

Monday, April 09, 2012      1 comments

38 minutes today, 2.9 miles. I ran steadily the first half, then did 5 sprints interspersed with one minute of walking, then ran a final few minutes (I didn't look) then had about a 5 minute cool down. I get to work about 15 minutes late every d... Read more

Run # 89 Tired Friday

Friday, April 06, 2012      0 comments

Today I only did 2.6 miles. Dinner last night consisted (accidentally) of bread with olive oil & vinegar, some french fried, some onion rings, and 2 glasses of wine. After that I was too full for real dinner so we never got to it. I woke up abou... Read more

Run # 88 Just got up and went.

Wednesday, April 04, 2012      0 comments

Today I did not pick any destination. I just got up and ran, and had a nice run. Everything I read suggest I am way ready for speed work. So for the first part of my run I ran minute intervals at about double my normal pace I would guess, then w... Read more

Run # 87 5k again

Monday, April 02, 2012      1 comments

This morning I decided to ignore the heart rate monitor on my Garmin and just keep running. I did give myself a couple minute walking break half way through my run. I don't know if that is a good idea or not--I can fantasize about all kinds of n... Read more

Run # 86

Friday, March 30, 2012      0 comments

Today I pushed a little harder. I'm still working with the Garmin and the heart rate monitor and all that. I just feel kind of like I can d o more than it says I should, and like already I can't run as far as I could before. That probably isn't ... Read more

Run # 85 Post work run

Wednesday, March 28, 2012      0 comments

This morning it was raining but the afternoon cleared off so I was really excited about going for a run after work. I've heard if you are a morning runner it can be really difficult to switch it up to afternoon/evening. Boy was that the truth! I... Read more

Run # 84 More miles of pavement gone

Monday, March 26, 2012      0 comments

Wow, I'm not that far from 100 runs! Well, today it seemed to take longer to get the high heart rate alarm going, so either I am running slower or my body's capacity is improved. I don't know which. Of course once my heart rate is up around 17... Read more

Run # 83 Forgotten blog part 2, Friday March 23 run

Monday, March 26, 2012      1 comments

Today's run felt good. I think the walking breaks are probably helpful. I am trying to pay attention to how my body feels when my "heart rate too high" alarm goes off. My breathing is usually fine I think. Sometimes my legs feel tired. If everyt... Read more

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