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Saying no to intense exercise 3 days in a row
Friday, August 15, 2008      1 comments

Hey everyone, I'm forcing a rest day today. I took off 3 days last week, so I then did C25k two days in a row, followed by a day of bootcamp. I've done back to back before, but I'm fortunate to have avoided injury this time and I know it. I'm tr... Read more
Update
Thursday, August 14, 2008      0 comments

Hey Everyone!!! How have you been? How is your day going so far? Well, if you are feeling sleepy or groggy like me, I hope it gets better for us both!! So, I went back to bootcamp today for family and friends day. IT was awful!! I did 2 day... Read more
Finished Week 4 of C25k!!
Wednesday, August 13, 2008      1 comments

Yay!! I remember when I feared week 4, and now its totally behind me!! I am actually ready to feel like 8 minute runs are comfortable. The BEST thing I've learned in this entire process is pacing. I take it easy on the hills, and I take it easy ... Read more
I want it all!!
Wednesday, August 13, 2008      0 comments

OK, over the past few weeks of running, I've fallen in love with numerous gadgets. I almost went loopy yesterday when I thought I saw a Garmin Forerunner 50 w/HRM and footpod on sale for $60 yesterday! Turns out it was the actual watch, and the ... Read more
W3D3. waiting on a change to come...
Thursday, August 07, 2008      3 comments

this is 2 separate entries: w3d3 went well... my mp3 player (aka non-pod) stopped working during my first 3 minute interval. so, i ended up running longer and getting in a better transition to week 4, where i will have 5 minute runs (and mo... Read more
Saturday Workout: W3D1 and lifting :)
Saturday, August 02, 2008      1 comments

Today was a HARD workout, and I'm glad about it!! I skipped to W3D1 of Couch to 5k.. I know, I shouldn't skip.. but on the other hand, I did a fair amount of running with bootcamp last month, including a 4 mile run, so I know I should be ab... Read more
Friday OFF
Saturday, August 02, 2008      1 comments

hi everyone... i still have pain from this racquetball experience on wednesday. i was extremely tired on thursday, so my BF suggested I take friday off. i thought about it, and realized the point of this is to like exercise and want to do i... Read more
W1D3 and the after effects of racquetball
Thursday, July 31, 2008      1 comments

hi all! so, i finished the first week of Couch 2 5k today.. and it was harder than i thought! for some reason, the run was much easier outside the other day.. go figure? Today, i had a tougher time on the track, but i also ran at pretty top spee... Read more
everywhere and nowhere
Wednesday, July 30, 2008      4 comments

despite all that i have done, i can't really see the results in my body yet..with the exception of some toning. i know i took the weekend off, but i refuse to believe i have to now eat 'nothing' in order to get results. i know my mind is just me... Read more
jam on it!!
Tuesday, July 29, 2008      1 comments

hi all, i'm chasing a work deadline, but can't resist coming on here and giving you an update.. i am really doing a great job of keeping up with my workouts now that bootcamp is over! yesterday's swim workout was definitely strenuous.. i fe... Read more
jam on it!!
Tuesday, July 29, 2008      0 comments

hi all, i'm chasing a work deadline, but can't resist coming on here and giving you an update.. i am really doing a great job of keeping up with my workouts now that bootcamp is over! yesterday's swim workout was definitely strenuous.. i fe... Read more
Give yourself a break
Monday, July 28, 2008      1 comments

**Warning, I'm giving an analysis of my cheat weekend... I'll try not to put in crazy details..no need to derail anyone*** So, how was my cheat weekend? HA!! It was awesome, but not in the way you would think... I barely survived ... Read more
Victory!!!
Friday, July 25, 2008      1 comments

I did it!!! I didn't just survive y'all... I THRIVED!!!! Here are today's bootcamp results: 75 pushups (in one minute!!) 35 sit-ups (in one minute) 38 dips (in one minute.. but i'll be the first to admit mine weren't real!!) 9:15 one-... Read more
One more day at bootcamp...
Thursday, July 24, 2008      1 comments

Today was our last official bootcamp workout. Tomorrow, we have our PT test: situps, dips, push-ups, and 1 mile run. I should add that the run consist of 3 laps up and down a HUMONGOUS hill. i just want to get it over with!! The next time you he... Read more
YES... I am going to be 'that' friend
Wednesday, July 23, 2008      3 comments

Here is my promise to myself, and to all of you all... I am going to be 'that' friend who worked hard diligently every day to reveal the results even she couldn't see.. who challenged herself to become better, faster, stronger... who worked... Read more

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