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Last run of 2013
Tuesday, January 07, 2014      3 comments

I braved the cold and completed the Resolution Run on December 31. I did 10/1 (run 10 minute, walk 1) with two ladies I had met during the Learn to Run clinic that we all did. I completed 5.14 km in 39:21 ... Read more
Feeling ready to go
Wednesday, December 11, 2013      1 comments

I didn't run Monday as per my schedule. I had run Friday, raced a 5k Saturday and did another 4k on Sunday. Shins were complaining a bit. So I was good to me. Massaged myself, used analgesic cream, didn't run. Now I feel ready to go again. ... Read more
My first Santa Shuffle & first 'winter' race
Saturday, December 07, 2013      3 comments

I did it! I ran the whole 5k of the race and felt good doing it. At the fastest I went 5:52 and my slowest, I went 6:16 so that averaged to 6:09!!! I ran the whole 5k in 30:47 ... Read more
Taking a break
Friday, December 06, 2013      2 comments

I WAS supposed to go running yesterday at lunch but decided against it. I ran twice on Wednesday, am planning to run tonight, have a 5k race tomorrow and also plan to run with the practice group Sunday morning. Yeah, I can take ONE day off! ... Read more
More running
Thursday, December 05, 2013      1 comments

Someone at the clinic yesterday why I was running twice a day. I said I only do that on Wednesdays because I am helping a co-worker also prepare for a 5k race that we are both doing on the 31st. I don't feel overly taxed physically but at t... Read more
Still training
Wednesday, December 04, 2013      0 comments

Took my colleague out for his exercise today emoticon I put the run calculator to 4 & 1 & off we went for 4 k... Read more
Taking care of me
Tuesday, December 03, 2013      3 comments

I was so exhausted yesterday. I woke up and called in sick. I was a touch afraid I was coming down with something. I work up at 11:30 am!!! Felt better so went out for a run. It didn't last long. Fatigue swept over me and I went to bed aga... Read more
Saturday, November 30, 2013      2 comments

Trying to get my art room/computer room/tack room organized. Since I left my old boarding stable where I was for two years, I went from having a whole room to store my horse gear in, to just a 2' by 2' wood box. It's been sitting in my living ro... Read more
Woot, woot - we are in training!
Friday, November 29, 2013      5 comments

My co-worker came out with me today. I put my interval timer at 3 & 1. He found it still hard but then he's not run outside in this weather much at all. It was -10 C and sunny though. I told him that at least he got out. We don't have to go... Read more
Another good practice
Thursday, November 28, 2013      2 comments

We ran 5/1 for 3 sets last night, then run 2, walk 1 for the Learn to Run class. I'll be going out again tomorrow noonish to do another practice (alone or with my co-worker). ... Read more
Dumped on by Mother Nature
Wednesday, November 27, 2013      1 comments

10-15 cm of snow got dumped last night & is lightly continuing. Maybe 25 by the time it's blown through. Well I'll be out running today. The temperature will be lovel... Read more
Tuesday, November 26, 2013      1 comments

I went out running yesterday. It warmed up from Sunday. Ran alone. My co-worker had call in sick last Thursday & Friday. He'd said he would take it easy Monday but he'd go out Wednesday. I don't think he'll be able to do 5 & 1's. But I don'... Read more
It was a cold one
Monday, November 25, 2013      0 comments

It was -20 C with the wind chill. But there were still a lot of dedicated runners who showed up at the store for practice runs at 8:30 Sunday morning. There were 9, including myself, going out for the Learn to Run practice. ... Read more
Lactose intolerance?
Friday, November 22, 2013      1 comments

I have started noticing a lot of bloating, gas, noise, discomfort on my innards. Can't say exactly when but it seems to be constant. No I haven't tried giving up milk or any products containing lactose, yet but I did go to the store last ni... Read more
Running metronome
Thursday, November 21, 2013      4 comments

I'd like to try running with a metronome. It's supposed to help one increase speed. I have looked at a couple of free apps but so far I haven't found one I like yet.... Read more

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