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RUNNER12COM
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12/2/11 6:07 P

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Sorry, no. My Marathon was in Washington, DC, and we had snow there. If I ever had to run in snow here in San Diego, I think I would die from shock. *laughing*

And post marathon, I totally missed this thread and a November challenge. I'll start a new thread for 2012 challenge discussion.

Thanks.



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10/31/11 7:30 P

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What a guy! Snow in San Diego?
I made my 1200 minutes with 34 left over.
Any challenges for November?


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10/29/11 6:54 P

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Marathon in just over 13 hours. Woo hoo!

Now if the snow will just stop falling outside. Yikes!



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10/24/11 8:30 P

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955 minutes down, 245 left for October. No sweat, or rather, plenty of sweat, but I think I'll make the goal.


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10/23/11 11:40 P

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10/23 030 - 0757 - 0743 (3 mile run)
10/21 084 - 0727 - 0773 (8 mile run)
10/19 030 - 0643 - 0857 (3 mile run)
10/18 105 - 0613 - 0887 (36 mile bike ride)
10/17 060 - 0508 - 0992 (10k run)
10/05 238 - 0448 - 1052 (20 mile run)
10/03 060 - 0210 - 1290
10/02 150 - 0150 - 1350 (30 mile bike ride)
10/01 000 - 0000 - 1500

date mins monthly to-go



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10/19/11 1:04 P

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10/19 030 - 0643 - 0857 (3 mile run)
10/18 105 - 0613 - 0887 (36 mile bike ride)
10/17 060 - 0508 - 0992 (10k run)
10/05 238 - 0448 - 1052 (20 mile run)
10/03 060 - 0210 - 1290
10/02 150 - 0150 - 1350 (30 mile bike ride)
10/01 000 - 0000 - 1500

date mins monthly to-go



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10/18/11 2:32 P

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10/18 105 - 0613 - 0887 (36 mile bike ride)
10/17 060 - 0508 - 0992 (10k run)
10/05 238 - 0448 - 1052 (20 mile run)
10/03 060 - 0210 - 1290
10/02 150 - 0150 - 1350 (30 mile bike ride)
10/01 000 - 0000 - 1500

date mins monthly to-go



LEAHSDAD
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10/18/11 11:17 A

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So far so good. I weighed myself on Sunday and lost another pound. At this rate I am sure to be below 200 for the family reunion next year.


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DEWI1944
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10/17/11 11:07 P

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650 minutes down. 550 to go. Desert hike this AM. To trainer at Gold's the afternoon. MD told me Friday I was healthier than I was a year ago. He was the one who originally recommended this website. Spark works (if you work it).


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10/17/11 10:21 P

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10/17 060 - 0508 - 0992 (10k run)
10/05 238 - 0448 - 1052 (20 mile run)
10/03 060 - 0210 - 1290
10/02 150 - 0150 - 1350 (30 mile bike ride)
10/01 000 - 0000 - 1500

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LEAHSDAD
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10/16/11 8:36 A

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My goal this month is to lost at least a pound a week. I was 233 last week and today I am 232.1. Another goal I have is to get to the gym at least 3 times a week.


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10/6/11 7:11 P

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Excellent!



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10/6/11 6:55 P

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255 down. 945 to go. Feeling great.


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10/05 238 - 0448 - 1052 (20 mile run)
10/03 060 - 0210 - 1290
10/02 150 - 0150 - 1350 (30 mile bike ride)
10/01 000 - 0000 - 1500

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10/2/11 4:06 P

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Time for challenge tracking:

10/02 150 - 0150 - 0150 (30 mile bike ride)
10/01 000 - 0000 - 0000



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10/1/11 3:56 P

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My "rehab" plan to monitor for October (based on premise that I what I can change is taking responsibility for the effort but letting go of the outcome):

* 1200 fitness minutes (including 2 sessions/week with trainer)
* gym, or equivalent, six days/week
* track nutrition & fitness daily
* aim for daily calorie range: 1200-1500
* watch out for food payoffs for fitness minutes
* practice gratitude



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9/29/11 11:10 A

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I have really been struggling with my eating, my workouts, and my attitude. And it shows in my body right now. I feel like a slug. My energy levels are down, my weight is up, and my moods are all over the place. But that ends now. (Actually, it ended last night when I made myself go on a late night, 6 mile run as penance for being a crabby jerk all day.)

On October 30th, I will be in Washington, DC, running the Marine Corps Marathon. It will be the most physically, mentally, and emotionally challenging thing I have ever done. And make no mistake. I WILL finish every single step of that event.

To do that, I need to get myself back on track. And it starts with specific goals and a plan of action.

October Goals: 1500 fitness minutes, healthy eating, run a marathon
Action Plan: Run 3x week and bike 2x week, track my eating, and meditate for focus

That is my plan for October. What's yours?



 
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