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18 miles . . . 18miles . . . 18miles . . .
Friday, October 23, 2009      39 comments

That's pretty much what my brain looks like right now. I'm not sure if this qualifies as psyching myself UP or psyching myself OUT at this point -- I think I'm vascillating between the two. But hey! Distraction!!! Some stupid peo... Read more
Thursday, October 22, 2009      17 comments

I hate my ankle. OK not REALLY because it's a very wonderful part of my body that allows me to move, more specifically I hate the bruise that is on the front of my ankle that still is not healed from last Wednesday's shoe lacing debacle. ... Read more
RUN = ....
Wednesday, October 21, 2009      17 comments

... DONE! :) It wasn't anything special, but that's a good thing! I took a longer than usual walking warmup to get past some uneven pavement and gravel, to start on the smoothest flattest part and also let my muscles get extra warm.. ... Read more
Wednesday, October 21, 2009      9 comments

So, I'm blogging. :) I'll probably blog again later today. Stuff that's been on my mind lately.... A couple of my SparkFriends have mentioned that they're previewing The Spark right now, so I guess it's ok for ME to tell you that I AM,... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My Fitness Story!
Tuesday, October 20, 2009      35 comments

This is my entry for the SparkPeople/TurboKick.com Fitness Story Contest. My fitness story began in January of 2007. Prior to that, I never intentionally exercised outside of Phys Ed class. Who wants to be sweaty and feel winded??? NOT ME... Read more
Weekend Report and PICTURES! :D
Monday, October 19, 2009      28 comments

So we'll start with the crappy, then the awesome, and then the pictures. So -- my run SUCKED. Here are the reasons why: 1. My IT Band flared up. I got blisters on my pinky toes. These things made me have to walk a lot at the end. T... Read more
So my friend in IT might think I'm nutso now...
Friday, October 16, 2009      24 comments

... HAHAHA At least it was someone I'm friendly with that came up to my desk to talk to my while I was on the floor, curled in a ball, rolling side to side massaging my spine between Pilates moves. HHAHAHAHAHA I looked like a crazy per... Read more
A bit tired, but good.
Thursday, October 15, 2009      17 comments

So... yeah that sums up how I'm feeling right now. Thank you all for your additional support on my blog yesterday!!! :D It feels good to know I have it even if I'm not perfect, ya know? I came clean and you all still love me! :D HAHAHAHA. ... Read more
Me? Fantastic???
Wednesday, October 14, 2009      24 comments

So -- yeah, there are some things I'm feeling really good about right now. My progress with marathon training, the upcoming regatta.... But some other things that are not going so great: Strength training, tracking/food. YEAH... Read more
Marathon training - HALFWAY COMPLETE!
Monday, October 12, 2009      20 comments

And really -- 4 more long runs until the big 20 and then taper. So it is feeling REALLY close. This week's long run is another big jump up and it's gonna be the toughest week to fit in the run probably for the remainder of training due to ... Read more
Thursday, October 08, 2009      16 comments

ow ow ow ow HAHAHAHA. :D It's mostly my left side -- the side that's closest to my oarlock when rowing so I think it's doing more work or something. Anyway -- today though, rowing was... easy. Don't get me wrong, it was hard bec... Read more
Wednesday, October 07, 2009      12 comments

So, there is a regatta this weekend and a women's 8+ from our group is going, but not me. HOWEVER they wanted to get an extra practice on the water before the race and needed a sub so I got to row with them! :) I also rowed with them last Tuesd... Read more
Moving Along
Tuesday, October 06, 2009      13 comments

Today's row and run kinda sucked -- but hey! They can't all be fantastic!!!! :) They got done and I'm grateful and glad for both of them. I got to pick up some groceries today - woohoo. Also I MADE CHILI and CORNBREAD last night!... Read more
Saturday, October 03, 2009      31 comments

I just totally rocked that run. The 13.78 mile portion took 2:54:30 - under 13min miles which has been my normal average for long runs. I felt pretty good at the end -- my legs were tired but no distinct pains. WOOT. I really didn't ... Read more
Friday, October 02, 2009      23 comments

I can't tell you all how wonderful it is to have so many fabulous SparkFriends to draw inspiration from. It doesn't really matter where you are in your journey, but someone that is out there giving it their all, picking themselves up after ... Read more

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