Monthly Archives: November, 2009

Things learned in 14 miles

Yesterday was my first 14 mile run. It was hard, I’m not gonna lie. You would think that after accomplishing such a feat I would be excited and motivated…. right now I am just tired. Don’t get me wrong – I am really proud of myself and I do feel a sense of accomplishment for …

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Thanksgiving weekend recap!

It looks like I missed a couple of days of blogging while I was out being thankful with my family! A girl can’t be at the computer ALL the time! I have thoroughly enjoyed every single day of this holiday. We actually had three celebrations this year; Thursday with John’s side of the family, Friday …

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My very own turkey trot

I was going to run in an official “Turkey Trot” in Spartanburg today. Apparently there is an 8K every year that is a great event. I just couldn’t bring myself to drive all the way down there. Instead, I went to the park and had my very own turkey trot. Today I had to knock …

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TIRED

Man-oh-man am I tired! I have been really tired all week and I cannot seem to shake it. My muscles are tired, too. I have a lot of running to do yet this weekend so when I am not running I am going to try to just relax. Today was a LONG day at work! …

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They’re back!

Katheryn and Mollie came back a day earlier than expected and I couldn’t be happier. It was great coming home today and having them greet me at the door. It is going to be a fun week! Now I just have to get all my runs in. The mileage seems a bit daunting with all …

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Words from Jillian

I haven’t talked about Jillian lately – she is still my hero, but she is not a running coach so she has not been in my mind lately. Tonight I watched her on a show called “The Doctor’s”. They talked about the up coming holidays and how to avoid holiday gain. The first question was: …

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Blogging by the fire

I LOVE coming home to this…   This was especially welcoming today after getting home after my cold 9-miler.  For the first three miles I had my hood up on my new fancy running shirt. That got to be too much as I warmed up and I got pretty comfortable. However, on the drive home …

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Busy Rest Day

I had a very busy rest day shopping with my parents. Dad and I walked around downtown Charlotte while we waited for Mom to get off of work. It was a beautiful day and I love Charlotte. I think I could get used to working in a city. I would hate the traffic so I …

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Another great run!

My Thursday three-milers are turning out to to be the best runs of the week. I ran 3 miles in 28:16. That is a 9:24 pace. It is always amazing to me what a difference 30 or 60 seconds makes. A 10:30 pace is comfortable. A 10:00 is my race pace. 10:00 is a pace …

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Today is my Friday!

Yes, I have off for the next couple of days and I couldn’t be happier. The problem is that I had to work much harder today than I would on a normal Friday! But, it was fine since I had a ton of energy. I started the morning off at my usual time but since …

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