I am a first time Auntie!!!!!!
I just had to hop on and blog-though blogging late- that my little sister (she is 30, me 32) just had the first grand baby. It didn't go as planned- my sister ended up in the hospital early, and had an emergent c-section early early this mornin... Read more
Fell off the wagon- walk/jogging to catch up finally!
Well, it has been months since my last blog, so this might be a little long. It has been a rough few months. I had a very busy work schedule full of 12 hour days for a month, i am job hunting, and had a pretty rough patch in my personal life. I ... Read more
First Run after the Half- slow goings at best
Well, I have really taken some time off. My Half was on 9/13/09, and today was my first run. It was in the drizzling fall weather. I did a half mile warm up, and a half mile cool down. I only did 3 miles, but it was a nice walk/jog. My lungs/l... Read more
First Half Marathon Done!!!
My first half marathon is Done!!! I am so happy and sore all at the same time.
It started off crazy. I was late for meeting my half buddy, throwing on my shoes, hair into pigtails, and frantically putting my number on.
We got to the ra... Read more
Wrap up of week 8 of Half training- 2 weeks to go!
Week 8 was a good week, over all. I managed to get workout in most nights. it was a little difficult choosing activity over napping, but it seemed to work well near the end. On Friday night/Saturday morning I got 9 miles done in record time as I... Read more
On nights for week 8 of half training- sleepy, but getting some work done
Nights are never good for me. I snack, I watch a lot of TV, I run around non-stop...over all just not a healthy thing. I am really trying to be better this time around.
Monday I was still a little under the weather, so I took that night to ... Read more
Ugh...Sick for week 7 of half marathon training....
This has been a rough week. I have been sick all week, exhausted and sleepy. I have barely ran, and am not sure I can even manage a longer type run this weekend. i have managed several long walks with myself and my dog just to stay active, but i... Read more
A wrap of week 6 training for the half. Ran with the gazelles...sort of.
Well, it is officially the start of week 7, so I do need to wrap up the week before.
I was very demotivated last week- with barely any running. On Saturday, I went to a park with a friend to run. My friend, who is a thin, quick runner (whic... Read more
week 6 in training for the half, and have hit a wall of de-motivation
I have to say, I have felt pretty darn good about my training up until this month. I managed to keep up my running through the first week, and did overall pretty good. This week, the fatigue of 12 hour days just caught up to me. I have only walk... Read more
The road to the half...can I call it with an injury? Wrap up of week 5. High points, low points
There are those moments when I am getting ready for a run where i am really not sure if I can do it. then, I just go. I had my game plan- nothing official for the long run. Walk 2 songs, run 1 song. I felt strong, and healthy through the whole ... Read more
the road to the half with an injury. week 5, run 2- so very tired
well, i haven't been working as hard as i have in the past. i am just wiped out. Monday I worked a solid 12 hours, walked an hour. Took Tuesday off.
today, I was able to sneak in 5 miles during the work day. i am not sure how, but i did it.... Read more
Road to the half with an injury- week 5, run 1. Made good time, and feel good
Well, a little sleepy and post call- i am still sleepy, and getting ready for bed.
I am sore. everything is a little achy from my shoulders to my ankles. I knew I had to get my run in today- there was no other option. So, I got home, put o... Read more
Being Bad on Call- need to re-group before te rest of the bad month
Why is it that when I have to be up for 24 hours, I instantly feel like it is a carte blanche to eat whatever I want? I normally do try to be good, but there is something about being in the hospital that brings out my bad girl. Baked fries ( i k... Read more
Oops- fell on the blog wagon (and nutrition wagon), but this is week 4, road to the half with an inj
well, i started training in earnest this week. Didn't eat as well as I should, but worked hard to stay on my plan.
So, run/walk 1 was simple 3 miles. Did it at a local park, and felt pretty darn good about myself overall. The body felt stro... Read more
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Road to Recovery with injury- week 3, walk/jog 3- 8 miles! Crazy!
i am not sure there is any other way to say it then wow. 8 miles. it was like 2 hours and something of work. I ditched the treadmill, went outside, and walked in a park surrounded by woods. it was such a different feel than running on the treadm... Read more