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Week 5 Complete

Monday, August 01, 2011      1 comments

Yesterday was a mere 3 miles. The training program Jeff Galloway provided has us alternating weeks- so from now on every other week will be only 3 miles and the miles will increase in between. Last week was 5.5, next week is 7. It was a go... Read more

Week 4 Complete

Monday, July 25, 2011      0 comments

Yesterday's long Run was 5.5 miles- the longest I've ever done in my life. It went pretty well overall. The first mile or so was tough. The second mile...even tougher. But once I hit 2.5-ish (and could start to see "the end" lol) it started to g... Read more

Week 3 Complete

Monday, July 18, 2011      0 comments

Yesterday completed week 3 of marathon training. Our "Long Run" was actually only 2.5 miles because it was a recovery week. So we did the 2.5 but then hit the bike and elliptical for 40 extra minutes of cardio. It was a little rough because we a... Read more

Marathon Training (and oh, how things have changed in one year!)

Sunday, July 10, 2011      2 comments

Its hard to believe that a year ago I was writing this post: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge_public_journal_individu
al.asp?blog_id=3410847 I clearly was anxious about running for a whole 3 minutes at a time. Oh my, how fa... Read more

Still Alive

Wednesday, November 03, 2010      3 comments

Hello, SparkFriends! I just wanted to announce that I am, in fact, still alive. I know I haven't been around, but unfortunately we had a death in the family and the entire month following that was...ca-razy. It was expected (cancer) but st... Read more

Running Mood Swings

Monday, September 20, 2010      2 comments

Throughout the past couple months I have realized that running has severe mood swings. It swings from one workout to the next and it swings during workouts. This may seem obvious to you veteran athletes, but to a newbie- this takes a while to ... Read more

My First 5k: summary and pictures!

Monday, September 13, 2010      10 comments

Well, I did it! I ran my first (official) 5k race! emoticonSuper exciting. It was...amazing. Truly amazing. And s... Read more

First Run with Forerunner!

Friday, September 03, 2010      11 comments

I love it! Its a little intimidating to use at first because there are so many (awesome) features. But once I read through the manual and played around with it, I more or less figured out how to work it. I plugged it into my computer and made ... Read more

C25k Graduation Present!

Thursday, September 02, 2010      7 comments

As a gift to myself for successfully completing C25k in EXACTLY 9 weeks, as designed, I rewarded myself with a Garmin Forerunner 305! Whoa, exciting. I've been eyeballing these little gadgets ever since I STARTED C25k and have been aching to ge... Read more

C25k GRADUATE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thursday, August 26, 2010      18 comments

Well I officially finished C25k!! emoticon I can't believe it!! So exciting!! I don't have a lot of time b... Read more

W9D2 Complete!

Tuesday, August 24, 2010      2 comments

It was alarmingly cold for this run. Not like winter cold, but about 68 degrees- which is freezing compared to the endless waves of heat we've been experiencing. It was also rainy and windy. I kinda liked it though...the park was empty but fo... Read more

W9D1 Complete!

Sunday, August 22, 2010      4 comments

30 Minutes!! emoticon Feeling pretty darn good! This run was great- the weather was decent and I felt real str... Read more

W8D3 Complete!

Thursday, August 19, 2010      4 comments

I am done with week 8!!! Feeling pretty awesome about that :) Today's run was decent. We got out earlier, so it wasn't nearly as hot. The park was more crowded than usual, which is annoying, but manageable. I didn't feel like I was dragg... Read more

W8D2 Complete!

Tuesday, August 17, 2010      2 comments

This wasn't nearly as bad as W8D1. Thankfully. We didn't get out as early as we'd hoped, so it was hot as heck out there! Gross. Luckily it rained yesterday so the humidity was a little better. I think the circuit training we've been do... Read more

W8D1 Complete!

Sunday, August 15, 2010      2 comments

Blahhhhhhhhhhh.... That basically sums up todays run. I started week 8, so its 28 mins now. It pretty much sucked! I already felt like crap before I headed out, but I really wanted to do it anyway. I did Jillian Michaels 'No More Troubl... Read more


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