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Last Week's Training

Monday, August 31, 2015      12 comments

Actually got all my training runs in last week! The planned weekly mileage was 17 miles for the week. So here's how it went: Monday: 3.5 mile run Tuesday: Strength training with my personal trainer Wednesday: 4 mile group run Thursday... Read more

Fall is in the Air!

Thursday, August 27, 2015      14 comments

It seems like the trees are already starting to change and the temperatures were in the high 50's this morning! But we are supposed to be in the 90's next week. It's been a pretty good week so far. I did my 3.5 mile run on Monday and then ... Read more

In Town this Week!

Tuesday, August 25, 2015      11 comments

So Sunday my hubby was studying and took advantage of the day. I went to the gym for my X-IT class and had a great workout. Then I met a friend at Starbucks and caught up. We actually met at a Running 101 class at the local running store when we... Read more

Beautiful Weekend!

Saturday, August 22, 2015      14 comments

This week flew by! I did a great job getting my base miles in running this week. Monday - 3 miles Tuesday - Strength training and 5.35 miles - just beat the tornado warnings by about 10 minutes! Thursday - Cross training - Elliptical an... Read more

TGIF - the Weekend is in Sight!

Friday, August 14, 2015      11 comments

AS far as running goes, I am on track this week. Monday I was set to go for a run when my hubby mentioned he was thinking of going for a walk. Well, I jumped at that opportunity and said why don't we walk downtown and buy you some clothes for st... Read more


Monday, August 10, 2015      9 comments

So yesterday morning I went to the gym and did my X-IT class - that is the high intensity interval class. I told the assistant instructor that I have trouble getting my heart rate high enough in some areas. She told me that when I do the get ups... Read more

The Weekend

Saturday, August 08, 2015      11 comments

This past week I did not get all of my base runs in. I missed my 4 mile run due to a very busy work day. I really need to work on this next week since I need to get a 5 mile run next week. I just need to work on my scheduling! My weekly runs are... Read more

August Already?

Saturday, August 01, 2015      8 comments

July seems to be gone in the blink of an eye! Thursday was my golf day and I did better on my short game. My sister-in-law golfed, though her hip is really bothering her. She is a pretty good golfer and did give me a helpful tip on my drives - I... Read more

New Trainer

Wednesday, July 29, 2015      8 comments

Monday I did get out for my 3 mile run in the evening. It was humid, but not as hot. Tuesday morning I went to the gym and worked out with my trainer and had a great workout. I did get the news I've been expecting - he's breaking up with me. I k... Read more

The Weekend

Sunday, July 26, 2015      9 comments

Friday I finally got out the door and decided I would walk my 3 miles, but then I did end up running a good portion of it. The important thing is just to get out the door! Saturday morning was our group run and it was a 4 mile run. Since I have ... Read more

Week Flying by!

Thursday, July 23, 2015      7 comments

Working on my miles this week. I did 3 mile runs on Monday and Tuesday. Tuesday was supposed to be 4 miles, but I just wasn't feeling it. So, another day. Wednesday was a rest day though I did get about 8500 steps in. We ended up going downtown ... Read more

Half Marathon Training Begins!

Monday, July 20, 2015      13 comments

So, I had great intentions of building of my base miles before half marathon training started this past Saturday. But it just didn't happen. Oh, I've been working out with my strength training, high intensity classes and doing the elliptical, bu... Read more


Friday, July 17, 2015      11 comments

Yesterday I was really looking forward to golf. It was the first time in a long time that I was golfing with my SIL. She has missed most weeks due to hip pain and it was her first day back. But we were rained out after the first 2 holes. I was a... Read more

My Afternoon Off

Tuesday, July 14, 2015      8 comments

This morning I went to the gym and had a great session with my trainer. Then back home to work for a few hours. Then I went to my financial advisor - new to me, but my sister and BIL have been very happy with them. I rolled over my 401k when my ... Read more

Monday and a New Week!

Monday, July 13, 2015      9 comments

I went to my X-IT class yesterday morning. Sunday morning workouts are usually a little tough for me. But yesterday I felt great! I had a lot of energy for this workout. I did the rower first and we would row for a minute and then do the body we... Read more

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