Monthly Archives: June, 2011

Basic body maintenance

The alarm clock went off bright and early this morning for my Tuesday morning track workout. It is so hard to get up and get out there. Once I am out there I am fine – the air is cool and there are only a few other people out there… it is nice. After a …

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1 down, 18 to go!

Week one of my marathon training is complete. It was a very good and productive week. I had four Crossfit workouts and 3 runs. The runs totaled 13 miles for the week, each week will get progressively longer and presumably faster. My long run was 5 miles and in the middle of it I had …

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Rest and Recovery

I am just going to call the last two weeks rest and recovery… the week before last I was sick, it ended up being sinus and ear infection. This past week I was still recovering. I was prescribed some heavy duty antibiotics — 875 mg. That seemed a bit much! I took them for 4 …

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I have a coach!

I am so excited! After doing this on my own for a couple of years I decided to get some help. I spend a lot of time reading about professional athletes and runners and they all have one thing in common – they have coaches to tell them what to do! Well, that’s what I …

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SICK AGAIN!

This is the second time this year I have gotten sick… I have not been sick for years. This is really putting a damper on my training. I started feeling tired and had a scratchy throat. By the next morning I woke up with a headache and a sore throat. I took Monday off and …

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Perfect weekend

I had a great weekend… I say “perfect” but that would have been a weekend with my daughter around as well. So, it was ALMOST perfect. The weekend started with a trail run with my brother on Crowder’s Mountain. I just wasn’t feeling the trails. My legs must have been fatigued from a tough workout …

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