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Week 4 Marathon Training

Sunday, July 22, 2012      6 comments

Not a bad week. I was absolutely exhausted on Friday night but other than that my workouts all felt good. My knee is still bugging me but I've booked into the physio for Wednesday so hopefully he has some good advice. I also got my yoga dvd and ... Read more

Training Plans

Tuesday, July 17, 2012      4 comments

I've been having a bit of a rethink about my marathon training plan. I initially put together my plan based on a few different sources but liked the idea of having three runs with purpose each week - long, tempo, speed intervals. I trained for m... Read more

Week 3 Marathon Training

Sunday, July 15, 2012      6 comments

Very happy that I got in two post work runs in this week. Especially since it was rainy and crap out. I was also pretty pleased with the 15 mile run mid week. My knee didn't hurt. I was super tired/sore at the greyhounds that night but not unexp... Read more

BLC Goal Recap & Winter Plan

Saturday, July 14, 2012      7 comments

BLC Goals - So what did I accomplish in 12 weeks?? - Start losing weight again - you'd think that'd be simple but apparently not! - well I have lost since my visitors left so I'm going to hope for success on this one but I I think I may need ... Read more

July Goal Check-In & good news about Lucky

Friday, July 13, 2012      4 comments

So how is July going so far.... Overall I've been pretty happy with things. Have started lifting heavier weights and running is going well aside from tight hamstrings/calves and that has made for a sore knee. My weight hasn't moved much but I kn... Read more

Stupid knee

Monday, July 09, 2012      5 comments

Too lazy to write in a more coherent fashion so here was my day: - my knee is not fixed, my muscles just weren't tight enough for it to bug me yet - icing and stretching do seem to help but I hope it goes away and I don't have to keep fighti... Read more

Week 2 marathon training

Sunday, July 08, 2012      2 comments

Still must get out on after work runs. Hoping to meet that goal tomorrow. Must also do a proper tempo run this week. Also must use foam roller every day until my hamstrings feel a bit happier as they are quite tight. Week 2 Sunday - 6 mi... Read more

New toys!

Friday, July 06, 2012      13 comments

So I just finished putting this together: I'm super excited to be able to lift a bit heavier. I'm not quite sure how to use it all so will ask my trainer to give me a han... Read more

Week 1 of marathon training :-)

Saturday, June 30, 2012      4 comments

Wanted to do a recap of each week's training so here it is: Week 1 Sunday - 4 miles - 1/2 mile warmup, 1.5mile tempo, 1/2 mile rest, 1/2 mile cool down + boxing workout Monday - xxtreme fit class Tuesday - rest/25 minutes pilates We... Read more

July Goals

Friday, June 29, 2012      3 comments

Before I start setting some goals for July here's how I did in June: - go back to focusing on calorie count and less on what I'm eating. I think I have a tendency to allow myself too much food if it is healthy and I really need to focus on be... Read more

No more vacation, no more house guests, no more excuses!

Sunday, June 24, 2012      3 comments

I love vacation and I love seeing friends and family. However it is much easier to stay on track when I'm working and sticking to my usual schedule. I was doing really well with my eating last week until our friends came. I didn't do too badly w... Read more

Cleaning weekend!

Sunday, June 17, 2012      4 comments

Here's what I was hoping to get done today: - 3 mile run, hopefully at tempo pace - make a chicken mushroom soup by modifying the tortellini recipe i made last week - make overnight oats for the next 5 days - get my husband to clean t... Read more

Goal check-in

Saturday, June 16, 2012      3 comments

Since it is halfway through the month I thought I'd check in on how my goals are going. So here we go: - go back to focusing on calorie count and less on what I'm eating. I think I have a tendency to allow myself too much food if it is healthy... Read more

Lucky update

Tuesday, June 12, 2012      10 comments

Since I've been super stressed about my poor dog and talking about her a fair bit on here I thought I'd give you an update. She's actually doing quite well. Last week she spent much of the week in the clinic with my coworkers. Apparently she hat... Read more

Sydney vacation with photos

Monday, June 11, 2012      3 comments

So last Sunday I ran my third half marathon in Rockhampton. It was nice to do a race so close to my house, only 30min away. I felt quite unprepared but actually felt really good setting out. There was about about 100-150 runners in the HM so the... Read more


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