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5k this weekend
Friday, May 14, 2010      4 comments

This will be my second one, I had signed up for it before I knew I was running the half on the 8th. I was hoping to set a PR but I am not sure if my legs want to do any speeding just yet! It does make a nice little end to my recovery week!... Read more
500 Festival Mini Marathon Complete
Monday, May 10, 2010      11 comments

I went into this no real expectations, no time goal, and probably undertrained (longest run prior 8 miles). So 13.1 could I do it, yes I could and in less than perfect conditions. 20-30 mph winds colder than cold (46 degrees I think) at start of... Read more
My Everest
Wednesday, May 05, 2010      5 comments

9 months ago I didn't think running was possible, 9 months ago I was certain I was destined to be a fat girl for the rest of my life 9 months ago I had a reality check when I stepped on the scale and cried immediately afterward. 9 months ago I w... Read more
If you can, why can't I?
Monday, May 03, 2010      3 comments

Do you ever look at people who are jogging down the street, lifting a really heavy weight and think "Wow look at them go they are so fast, so strong, so...insert anything you think you are not. I often see other runners going fast and I think "I... Read more
Gonna be a hectic week!
Monday, May 03, 2010      1 comments

Got a lot of things to do before my trip including stuff dealing with getting my house completely finished all small projects complete! Going to be spending the day tomorrow catching up on housework, packing things into my Indy bag that I won't ... Read more
Half Marathon prep week!
Sunday, May 02, 2010      3 comments

Got my last long run before the race wanted to do it yesterday but my lazy self thought the snooze bar was much more important. Going right after work! Still doing a sort of cleanse with the shakeology but making sure to get my carbs in so it ma... Read more
Doing the Half Marathon May 8th afterall!
Saturday, May 01, 2010      3 comments

Basically that is what I wanted to say! Still going to stick to my reboot although shakeology cleanse is going to have to wait until after the race because I will need different fuel for the race. One true test of my improved attitude on stress ... Read more
Friday, April 30, 2010      1 comments

Like a computer I am getting a reboot. I need to get all the crap in my life cleaned up and then restart. Today is the restart. Doing a diet reboot, doing shakeology cleanse in an effort to get myself back on to my good eating habits (while t... Read more
No half on May 8th it seems
Thursday, April 29, 2010      1 comments

Looks like I will not be able to get into that race since they don't do transfers of numbers after April 7th still trying to figure out a way to do it but it is looking like a no go! Oh well still going to be there to cheer on my sister. Need mo... Read more
Fit Day and New Spark Team Turtles Unite
Tuesday, April 27, 2010      1 comments

After work this morning did Insanity Plyo Cardio Circuit. Slept, woke up hydrated and had a small breakfast (1pm) and then set out for a 4.25mile jog decent pace enjoyed the day took it nice and easy for my recovery from my 5K. And for all you t... Read more
Nutritional Pain in the...
Tuesday, April 27, 2010      4 comments

As with all the workout programs I have been doing I am running into the same issue that I have run into before finding the balance between eating the right amount of calories to lose weight and the right amount to still maintain performance. Gr... Read more
5k complete and I love racing
Sunday, April 25, 2010      6 comments

I loved it I loved the experience of running in an organized race I know for sure I will stick with 5ks it was a lot of fun. I ran 37:36 which is a 12:06 pace I am really happy with my performance I went just for fun although that little bit of ... Read more
Today and an Early Half Marathon?
Thursday, April 22, 2010      4 comments

This is going to be the last nice day for a little while, rain yuck! I took the pups out with me for a half mile walk and then a 1.5 mile jog I figure they will be kinda pent up this weekend so I sacrificed running the longer run to enjoy some t... Read more
First 5k race coming up on Sunday
Wednesday, April 21, 2010      8 comments

Really its just a training run that happens to be at a 5k race in Iowa City I still have to log a few miles after the race but it will be nice to get the experience of a race and will give me an idea how to plan for my upcoming half and full sti... Read more
8 miles yeah I'm a slow runner but I'm still out there
Sunday, April 18, 2010      25 comments

Did 8 miles today at a 13 minute mile pace yeah I know that I am a slow runner but you know what I am out there doing it and doing distances. I got told I was slow by someone at work who saw me while they were driving that I was running fast, he... Read more

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