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Marathon Training week 13

Friday, September 28, 2012      3 comments

A bit late with this but I had a great 22 miler although it took me a little longer to recover from it. Probably didn't help that I slipped on some concrete while filling up water at mile 5.5 and fell on my butt and hand. I was really sore the n... Read more

Motivation Challenge Day 4

Monday, September 24, 2012      8 comments

My final motivation is my dogs. I love my dogs and knowing how happy they will be if I walk them on the beach provides motivation to at least do that every day. I also know how happy it makes them if I do any form of exercise that involves me si... Read more

Motivation Challenge day 3

Saturday, September 22, 2012      2 comments

Races also provide me with major motivation especially in terms of my exercise program. I haven't entirely worked out a race schedule for next year but I am doing a tough mudder in Sydney in February. After that I am thinking another marathon an... Read more

Motivation Challenge day 2

Saturday, September 22, 2012      6 comments

Last year at 77.7kg This year at just 1kg less 76.8kg but smaller and more defined: I motivate... Read more

Week 12 Marathon Training

Monday, September 17, 2012      9 comments

I had a little bit of an easier week this week with a shorter long run and minimal extra workouts besides classes. It was nice and I think it was good for my knee as well as it felt much better in my 10k race on Sunday. So another week down! Get... Read more

BLC 20 Goals and Before Photos

Friday, September 14, 2012      8 comments

I must be honest at the start of this BLC goal blog. Iím going to the US for a month from the 3rd of October to the 29th of October and I plan to eat and drink, possibly a lot, and Iím not going to apologise for it. The last time I was home was ... Read more

Week 11 Marathon Training

Monday, September 10, 2012      5 comments

Last week was great early in the week. My tempo run was awesome and the 20 miles felt really good. I did overdo it a bit later in the week but I don't think I'm any worse for the wear so that's good. I did enjoy the workouts as well. Chall... Read more

Great day!!

Wednesday, September 05, 2012      6 comments

I swear after I blog on here to vent things improve! Paul came home and wasn't mad, realised why I was upset and said he'd try to come up with some plans next weekend. Not sure it will happen but I appreciate the effort. Work has been busy but n... Read more

Week 10 Marathon Training

Monday, September 03, 2012      5 comments

Week 10 went well. My interval run was good quality and my long run was a bit slower but included some massive hills. I was super sore for most of the end of the week due to lots of assisted pull-ups on Wednesday. This weeks long run is 20... Read more

Frustrated

Sunday, September 02, 2012      8 comments

Well I had a pretty relaxing weekend except this afternoon. I wanted to go on a short hike today but my husband said he thought he was getting sick and was a bit tired so we compromised and went to the shops. Of course I forgot the grocery store... Read more

August recap & September goals

Thursday, August 30, 2012      5 comments

August goals... how did things go.... 1) Keep up with my marathon training schedule emoticon 2) Run the 14k (8... Read more

Week 9 Marathon Training

Sunday, August 26, 2012      4 comments

Looking back on this week I took it fairly easy but I know I was quite sore for much of it so I suppose they were quality workouts. The 18 miles were difficult, especially the last 3 miles. I think perhaps I should have eaten once more and that ... Read more

August 2010 w/photos

Saturday, August 25, 2012      6 comments

I was recently sorting through old emails and found some pictures of me from my last trip to the US in August 2010. They were from towards the end of the trip so I'd have gained a bit while I was there but that wasn't actually at my heaviest. I ... Read more

Week 8 Marathon Training

Sunday, August 19, 2012      6 comments

Bit of a different week this week with two races. I took some extra rest time because of that. My knee has been about the same - painful after fast runs but otherwise okay. Food has been about the same with eating a bit too much. A work in progr... Read more

Sydney City to Surf Race Report w/photos

Friday, August 17, 2012      8 comments

I started this blog earlier in the week but unfortunately sparkpeople ate it. So I'll try again! We headed down to Sydney last friday and after a long trip due to 2 delayed flights after a freak wind storm in Sydney we got into our hotel at... Read more


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