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Week 6, Day 4: n of 1 learns what doesn't work by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I had a rough time getting up this morning. Might have had something to do with the 5 glasses of wine I drank last night. Then I got out there, and my legs absolutely felt ... Read on »
Week 6, Day 3: Saturday night on the roads by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I live an exciting life, clearly, when Saturday night at 6 finds me running up the "hip" street in my neighborhood instead of visiting the bars on said hip street. (Full d ... Read on »
Week 6, Day 2: N is for negative splits (again!) by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running OK, I'm back. I don't know what was up on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Tuesday I decided in advance I wasn't going to run, so that's ok. But Wednesday and Thursday? ... Read on »
Week 6, Day 1: Lessons learned by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The short runs increase to 4 miles this week. Obviously nothing I can't handle, because I've done these mid-week before, and I ran 10 miles this weekend! Off I go, at a pr ... Read on »
Week 5, Day 4: I feel good by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hrm. Let's see. Today's plan was 10 miles. I decided on 9 min/1 min to ensure I could finish it all. After 5 miles I changed out for 1 mile/1 minute (the rest of 1 mile). ... Read on »
Week 5, Day 3: Getting it together (and a bit of celebration) by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Ha ha ha. Yesterday I was all gloating about how I have been so motivated lately, and I was working from home to make sure I could run today, and on and on and on. I shoul ... Read on »
The Double D Review: Foam Roller by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I think I'm the last runner on earth to get wise to the wisdom of the foam roller. I was always kind of intimidated by them since I had no idea what to do with them. It's ... Read on »
The Double D Review: Bendon Sport Max Out Sport Bra by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I am what they call a "well-endowed woman." I don't run without at least one, sometimes 2, sports bras. These are not those cute, multicolored things you see super fit wom ... Read on »
Week 7, Day 4: The best laid plans... by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I planned to run 12 or so miles yesterday, but thanks to the suprise extra snow that started falling at 2am Thursday/Friday and didn't stop until around 5pm Friday, I bagg ... Read on »
A pause to get my bearings by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running We went to Paris last weekend to meet some friends. I got up on Saturday morning intending to run 12 miles on the Champs-Elysees and next to the Seine. I've never been to ... Read on »
Week 7, Day 3: Mama said there'd be days like this by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Forgot to charge Big G. Got the "battery low" beep as I headed out. Looked down when I went to cross the street and it had turned off. (That's one of my biggest gripes - t ... Read on »
Week 7, Day 2: I is for Intervals. by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I should have run this morning in Switzerland, but I took advantage of having a late meeting and no dog to walk and slept in. So instead, I ran laps in the park when I got ... Read on »
The longest one by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yes, I promised a rededication. And ... well ... there was a missed run in there. And a dog waking up in the middle of the night that led to a second missed run. So: I thi ... Read on »
Running errands by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My last 3 runs have been of the "I'll run to X that I have to do anyway" variety. It's been a great motivator for me. From the trip to the ATM, to the camping store on my ... Read on »
It just takes one by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Neither Meg nor I had any money in our wallets last night, and our housekeeper was coming today. So I said I'd run to the bank in the morning to get cash - not quite 4 mil ... Read on »
Week 8: I'm (mostly) still out there by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running No, I haven't disappeared. Things at work are insanely busy, and I don't even have time to think about my running, let alone blog about it (or keep up with the rest of you ... Read on »
Week 8, Day 1: Breaking in by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running After far too long lazing about, I got back on the road this morning. I was also breaking in my new shoes, which I bought in the interest of alternating to give my feet/le ... Read on »
Completely unrelated to running: I'm in "print"! by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My first short story has been published in an online literary magazine! You can download the whole issue. I'm very excited. Read on »
I did it! by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Still working on the race report (4 pages and counting...feel free to skip that post!) but I did it. Bit of a slog but I finished in 5:26:48. Read on »
Lazy Blogging by RunningFrom30 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Elite Feet has given me 1 0 more reasons to know I can finish the marathon. Bill has agreed to "run" with me, even though he had a fabulous Boston run and is suffering thr ... Read on »