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8 Mile
Sunday, July 24, 2011      17 comments

...cue Eninem ;-) Today we did our 8 mile long run. Actually we ended up going 8.89 miles total with the warm up and cool down and running past the homeless encampment. I started to feel it in my right shin toward the end but otherwise it felt... Read more
I'll try this again....Awww Snap!
Saturday, July 23, 2011      13 comments

Yesterday I got in a 3.25 mile run followed by CLX Push 2. 7/21/11 Push Circuit 2 (went lighter...back a little sore) Standard Overhead Press - W 12.5 R 6 Single-Leg Lunge - W 20 R 8 Standing Reverse Fly - W 7.5 R 8 Standing Arnold... Read more
Back From San Francisco!
Thursday, July 21, 2011      18 comments

We had a great time. We ran yesterday morning and then walked many miles around the city. I got over 30,000 steps!! Here are some pictures from the trip: Turkey burger with feta and spinach ... Read more
Tuesday, July 19, 2011      25 comments

I will be busy for the next few days and probably won't be able to keep up with any blogs. Have a good week everybody.... Read more
Magic Mile #1
Monday, July 18, 2011      22 comments

This morning we hit the track so we could do our Magic Miles. For those of you who are not doing a Jeff Galloway training, the Magic Mile is a one mile time trial. You run about as hard as you can go for one mile (with or without walk breaks as ... Read more
Mocha Pineapple Upside Down Cakes
Saturday, July 16, 2011      18 comments

Friday morning I did some Jari Love Ripped Slim & Lean. I only used 5 pound weights but that's okay because you do many, many, many reps. Next week it's back to CLX. I did not figure out what was up with the HPLC. It'll have to wait until the ... Read more
Yay for Thursday!
Thursday, July 14, 2011      18 comments

Wednesday morning I slept in because I was really tired. Lots of little things going on at work followed by a chiropractor appointment. When I got home, I decided to try out The Butt Bible on demand. The instructor is amusing and it was a g... Read more
Questions and Answers
Wednesday, July 13, 2011      14 comments

These are some questions that HANKENSTEIN put up in May and I thought I'd answer some of them. 1. When's the last time you ran? Yesterday 2. Do your jeans have rips, tears, and holes in them? No 3. Would you bungee jump? Hell, no 4... Read more
No Circus Peanuts for Me
Tuesday, July 12, 2011      18 comments

My calves were still sore this morning so I decided to postpone my run until the afternoon. The VA store did not have any circus peanuts. I left a voicemail for my husband but he doesn't check it very often, so I didn't get any today. He did s... Read more
Mass Spec Monday
Monday, July 11, 2011      17 comments

I decided that since my back was a tiny bit sore, that I would not do any strength training today. Maybe on Wednesday. Some giant boxes on pallets arrived at the lab today. Unfortunately the delivery guy couldn't get them into the lab so they ... Read more
A Beautiful Day for a Long Run
Sunday, July 10, 2011      22 comments

Let me backtrack to yesterday. My back was still a little bit sore so I decided to rest it. We did the grocery shopping and some laundry. For lunch we decided to try out a place that we have driven by a million times but had never gone to, The... Read more
Ouch! Damn Back!
Friday, July 08, 2011      20 comments

I forgot to reset my alarm to 2:30, so I didn't up until 3:30 this morning. No time to do CLX before work. The guys came and removed the counter and cabinets that we needed to get rid of. The mass spec (all 7 boxes of stuff) arrived at the VA ... Read more
Thursday Turned Out To Be A Good Day
Thursday, July 07, 2011      20 comments

I really, really, really did not want to get up this morning. The alarm went off a 2:30 and I got up and reset it to 3:30. But I was awake so I got up. Our clock has 2 alarms. I set mine to music and keep the volume low so it doesn't wake up my ... Read more
Hey, It's Wednesday Already!
Wednesday, July 06, 2011      20 comments

Tuesday was a very busy day. I got up dutifully and ran 3.1 miles. Lots of stuff going on at work. Then it was off to have dinner with my best friend. We ended up having Thai. Yummy...but evil!! ... Read more
A Very Nice Holiday
Monday, July 04, 2011      20 comments

Since I had plenty of time to exercise this morning, I did 30 minutes on the elliptical before getting my CLX workout. 7/4/11 Push Circuit 1 Standard Bicep Curl - W 12.5 R 8 (will try 15 pounds next time) Standard Squat - W 25 R 8 (will ... Read more

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