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Thursday, June 04, 2009      4 comments

I am going to be a big lazy dork right now and write a blog entry rather than going to each individual person's page to answer questions. I LOVE getting comments on my blog, but I find responding to them to be rather awkward! KJNE8O-We al... Read more
Random little check-in
Thursday, June 04, 2009      7 comments

Yesterday afternoon I was feeling rather tired, but had an "easy run" to do. (I see "easy run" and I think it means "easy but longer than normal," which I just wasn't up to yesterday!) Run_Lift_Eat suggested that I try running the route of my ... Read more
Pace Training Day
Tuesday, June 02, 2009      10 comments

Today was the scary pace training day - the day where I see how fast I can possibly run 5K on the treadmill. The result? 25:45. Not my fastest ever, but not bad! A few notes: *I had a mug of half-caf, and dinner, beforehand, but I thin... Read more
Best "Computer Game" Ever?
Monday, June 01, 2009      5 comments

What a ripoff - it turns out that I could only play the games on my new computer for free a handful of times. Now if I want to play them again, I'm prompted to a screen that invites me to buy "chips." WTF?? But also, what a blessing in disguis... Read more
Easy Run
Sunday, May 31, 2009      9 comments

Today's easy run was in a beautiful location - Marina Bay and Wollaston Beach in Quincy! I ran while my boyfriend and a friend ate brunch. :) Here's the stats: 40 min 3.64 miles 5.5 mph 11 min/mi 166 calories It was easy, except... Read more
Week 8 Ends - and brings many milestones!
Sunday, May 31, 2009      6 comments

Week 1 -1lb Week 2 -2lb Week 3 -1lb Week 4 -0.4lb Week 5 -2lb Week 6 -1lb Week 7 -lb Week 8 -2lb Milestones! *Two months back on track! *Ten pounds gone! *15 pounds to go *Er...I was about to say I have a BMI in... Read more
Seven and a half mile run!
Saturday, May 30, 2009      5 comments

Today was a two-workout day! Workout #1 was strength training for chest and abs and then about 12 minutes of biking at the gym, probably a total of 40-45 minutes. Workout #2 was a 90-minute, 7.5 mile run! I admit I ran quite slowly and al... Read more
Veggie Pasta Bake
Saturday, May 30, 2009      4 comments

I just made this recipe, which I found by googling "veggie pasta bake:" Vegetarian Pasta Bake Serves: 6 (But I made ten servings out of mine, which are currently in my freezer, ready to be lunches or dinners for the next few weeks.)... Read more
Friday, May 29, 2009      6 comments

As I was driving to work this morning I realized I goofed in last night's blog... I didn't run 5K in 26:15, it was 27:15!! Oops! PS - Don't you guys love Jenontherocks' comment - interval traning is like vitamins for your body.. LOVE that!... Read more
Speed Intervals
Thursday, May 28, 2009      9 comments

This evening I did speed intervals at the gym, alternating 8.0 and 6.5 mph as long as I could handle that. After 15 or so minutes of that I had to slow it down a bit, so I went to 7.9 and 6.1 mph, but I bumped it back up to 8.0 at the end. My ... Read more
Fitness Test!
Wednesday, May 27, 2009      4 comments
id=1112 How's this for a healthier thing to use my computer for than games?? I was just poking around in the articles section of SparkPeople, looking for 5K trainin... Read more
Lesson Learned
Wednesday, May 27, 2009      4 comments

Just like my students, I do best with a routine. Lately, my afternoon routine has been something like this: *Go home around 3 or 4 p.m. (right now it's just after 4 and I'm still at school - checking my email from here - you'll see why whe... Read more
Cross Training Day, and Learning to Balance Ice Cream
Monday, May 25, 2009      8 comments

Today is Monday, which is a rest or cross-training day according to my 5K training plan. Jess and I went to the gym for a half hour. I did strength training for chest and abs, and stretching. Then we went for a 1.5 hour bike ride - 30 minutes... Read more
First Blog Entry from my New Computer!
Sunday, May 24, 2009      4 comments

Wow, I love my new laptop, wheeee!! Right now I'm sort of killing time because I was supposed to be at a BBQ right now, but my boyfriend had to make an emergency trip to his condo to deal with a leak in the roof. He seems to think everythi... Read more
Week 7 Ends
Sunday, May 24, 2009      3 comments

Week 1 -1lb Week 2 -2lb Week 3 -1lb Week 4 -0.4lb Week 5 -2lb Week 6 -1lb Week 7 -lb OK, what was I thinking having Sunday be my weigh-in day?? Did I forget about having a life and going out to eat on Saturday nights? Oh... Read more

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