What can you do in 73 minutes?
Friday, January 28, 2011 9 comments
What can you do in 73 minutes? 1. Run 8 miles in 73:10 - check 2. Burn over 600 calories - check 3. Feel amazing at the progress you have made in a few short months - check 4. Give thanks that you have 2 good legs and an amazing grou... Read more
Rest Day is a Snow Day = PRICELESS
Thursday, January 27, 2011 7 comments
We ended up getting quite a bit of snow in my area. I am not fond of cold weather but there is something so beautiful about fresh snow! Today is my day of rest before my 8 mile run tomorrow - which will be done on the treadmill. ... Read more
What I learned
Friday, January 21, 2011 3 comments
Today I had a 3 mile MM run to do for my training. My schedule got interrupted at the last minute last night so I had to get up early in order to squeeze it in. Well, my thinking was - it is ONLY 3 miles so I will get up and jump on the treadm... Read more
Why is it?
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 7 comments
Why is it that some days motivation is so hard to find? Today is the perfect example. The kids have a snow day (more like ice day). So we are all a little slower to get moving. I had a 30 minute training run to do and ab work. Nothing major... Read more
How is that?
Monday, January 03, 2011 8 comments
How is it that today when I ran out of my driveway every direction I turned was uphill and the wind was blowing in my face? I had planned on doing my 30 minute training run in the warmth of my basement when my hubby (who just came back fr... Read more
Friday, December 31, 2010 3 comments
Today was an absolutely beautiful day here in Virginia! I decided to make the most of the last day of the year and do my 5 mile run outside. As you all know, I despise being cold, so I put on my running tights, my under armour long sleeved shi... Read more
You Will Know
Wednesday, December 29, 2010 5 comments
You are becoming a runner when you start saying things like "I 'only' have to run 30 minutes today" or when you drive the course you just ran to see how far you went. You'll know your body is adapting when the runs seem easier or when you run a... Read more
What has running done to my brain?
Friday, December 10, 2010 8 comments
It wasn't long ago that I HATED to run. And then I started and it was ok. But, I would see people running in the rain or the cold and think - they are CRAZY! What kind of fool runs for fun in this stuff? I continued to run and added mileage ... Read more
New shoes and possible problem.....
Wednesday, December 08, 2010 6 comments
So today I went in to the running store to get an eval and possibly a new pair of shoes. I have been having some issues with my current shoes (or at least that is what I was attributing the issues - left shin pain, right ankle pain to). After... Read more
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