Training Again
Tuesday, February 19, 2013      2 comments

Been working on my training for a half marathon. Todays stats: 3.33 miles 38:57 minutes 265 Calories Average Pace: 11:46 My running intervals have been between 9 min/mi and 10:22 min/mi. I need to get more consistency. Eit... Read more
Monday, December 17, 2012      3 comments

I have been absent for some time but that's going to change. In my absence, I have continued to run and did my first 10K at Thanksgiving. I finished it in just over a hour and I was so proud of myself. I was motivated to keep moving but due t... Read more
It wasn't muddy but it felt like it.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012      2 comments

I couidn't get moving during todays run... I felt like I was stuck in mud the whole way. I was running 7 minutes followed by 3 minutes walking. It took me 34:43 minutes just to make it through 2.83 miles. That was a horrible time, I hope Thur... Read more
Interval bump
Sunday, October 21, 2012      2 comments

I've missed a couple of entries so this seems weird but I bumped my interval times today. I ran 7 minutes and walked 3 minutes alternating for 6.72 miles in 1 hour 21 minutes and some seconds. This was A and I's second Sunday morning run and i... Read more
Almost there...
Tuesday, October 09, 2012      2 comments

So we are almost there... as in about to put a deposit on a new construction. It's been a stressful decision that has caused me to overeat, under-eat and generally just be in a really foul mood. But as of today, the contractors sales director ... Read more
Mental Strength
Monday, October 08, 2012      2 comments

Being mentally strong is a key part of any training/ weight loss plan. Unfortunately I am not too positive today. I haven't found anyone to do the Warrior Dash with me yet, and while I know I can do it by myself... I am craving some adult comp... Read more
Running Club
Saturday, October 06, 2012      5 comments

I joined my local running club today for their Saturday Morning Run. Everyone was really nice. The Welcome person ran with me for the first 1/2 mile (until I needed to walk) and then I let her go on. Another member who stopped off to use the ... Read more
Buddy Run
Friday, October 05, 2012      2 comments

I got a text today from my race buddy, A. It said, "get off your butt and lets go running!" No, not really but it should have. She just asked if I wanted to get a run in today and I was totally on board because despite setting my alarm clock,... Read more
New Moon
Tuesday, October 02, 2012      2 comments

I ran under a new moon today... it was a morning moon not a night moon. I am NOT a morning person but managed to get my butt out of bed at 6:30 AM this morning for a run. AND I had a good run. I was able to run 5 minutes followed by 2 minutes... Read more
Run for the Stinkin' Roses 5K
Sunday, September 30, 2012      0 comments

I completed my 2nd 5K today at the Run for the Stinkin' Roses. For those who don't know, Gilroy (the town this race was in) is the largest grower of Garlic aka stinking roses hence the name. Surprisingly enough, it didn't smell like Garlic at ... Read more
Moving Forward: 5K training
Friday, September 28, 2012      0 comments

With my second 5K coming up this weekend, I am looking forward to my intermediate goal of a 10K. I haven't finished my 5K training per the Women's Health magazine article that I am following. But I am comfortable with my progress and think as ... Read more
Run for the Stinking Roses-5K
Thursday, September 27, 2012      0 comments

So I sucked it up and registered for this Sunday's Run for the Stinking Roses. I will be doing the 5K distance as I am clearly not ready for the 10K distance. I am feeling good about my decision. I am slightly concerned that I will be disappoi... Read more
5K training again
Wednesday, September 26, 2012      2 comments

Todays stats: 36:11 min. 232 cal. 2.90 miles. I think I am ready to move to the next phase of the training. I was planning to run the Race for the Stinking Roses on the 30th but we have other things planned so I will have to put i... Read more
Soccer Mom 1.0
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      0 comments

We missed gym tonight for Tball Coaches Meeting. My 3 year old will be playing in a 2-3 year old group. It's not really PLAYING TBALL as much as it is learning tball skills such as throwing, hitting, running the bases and so on. We never actu... Read more
5K training and B2
Monday, September 03, 2012      0 comments

Went for a jog yesterday and didn't make it past the first two intervals before my lower calf on the left started hurting again. It was a different part of my calf but I am so scared to have a long term injury right now that I stopped and walke... Read more

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