>Monday: 4 miles at the gym, worked on arms/absTuesday: 7 miles at the gym, worked on legs/absWednesday: 3 miles at the gym, worked on arms/abs again.. decided to retire my first pair of Asics after an achy run that should not have been achyThursday: restFriday: yoga with a Yogamazing podcastSaturday: 18 miles allllll around Peoria. … Continue reading >Marathon Training: Week 11, and Lent
Month: March 2011
>On a different note, Aaron and I are just $60 shy of paying off $23,000!!! That's over a third of our total debt. It's so encouraging as I create the budget for living in Texas to see that besides our rent, utilities, gas and food, our monthly bills are only $824. I love the financial … Continue reading >Financial update
>Get right back up again
>Although the week has been long, it's been successful in my neck of the woods.I've been drinking water like it's going out of style, and my bladder tells me so, haha. The scale at the gym weighed me in a few pounds heavier than a week ago. I'm honestly not sure if it's just because … Continue reading >Get right back up again
>It’s all mental at this point.
>...almost. With a 16-miler under my belt and 18- and 20-milers to go, plus the training between all those long runs and tapering, the marathon is closer than we think. Only eight weeks away. And I'm freaking out.It probably has a lot to do with taking the week off, but our run yesterday was just … Continue reading >It’s all mental at this point.
>Marathon Training: Week 10
>This was a week of rest for me. I was able to put into perspective how much time I spend training... it's a lot! But this week after work instead of rushing off to the road or the gym, I was able to relax and continue my evening activities. I've been trying to drink at … Continue reading >Marathon Training: Week 10
>Reevaluating fitness goals
>I'm home today with some sinus/cough thing, and I figured it wouldn't hurt to also rest up from my exciting weekend. Anyway, it's been a good time to think and reevaluate my fitness goals.Two years ago I wasn't running, at all. I was just getting into working out and eating right, and restricting my calories … Continue reading >Reevaluating fitness goals
>Hello friends. Halfway through my marathon training, I thought I encountered a possible setback, but am now relieved to say that I can go full speed ahead after a week of rest.I've had little heart flutters now and then through the past ten years or so where it feels like my heart is racing and … Continue reading >Decaf please.