Category Archives: Fitness

Weekly run-down

I’m holding out hope that this week will be a regular run week for me. The last several weeks have been short because of weather. Texas has lost it!

Training last week:
Sunday: 10 miles. This is a funny story. We ran … Continue reading

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Weekly run-down

Starting a new series on Monday since I’m done with marathon training (for a while at least).

My recovery after Nola has been so much easier than Dallas. Not really sure why, could be mental. I feel good, legs feel good, … Continue reading

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Marathon Monday: it’s taper week!

It’s finally here, less than a week to go. And guess what? I woke up congested and not able to take in deep breaths. I’m going to the doctor this afternoon.

I got a new book and running journal. I’m excited … Continue reading

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Marathon Monday: training update

It’s just under 2 weeks until Rock N’ Roll New Orleans full marathon! A lot has happened in the last few weeks after Dallas. I finished Dallas not wanting to run New Orleans. I know that’s crazy to decide at … Continue reading

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Dallas Marathon race review

I’m finally getting this done. The last few weeks have been a blur. I really enjoyed my time off at Christmas and got stuff done at home. But got no blogging done at all.

The Dallas Marathon was supposed to be … Continue reading

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Marathon Monday: training update

SIX MORE DAYS!! And there’s no ice in the forecast, so I’m getting excited!

Sunday: Gym day, elliptical, abs, upper body weights, sauna
Monday: Rest day
Tuesday: 5 miles
Wednesday: Gym day, legs, abs, sauna and elliptical
Thursday: 5 miles, all hills, uphill both ways. … Continue reading

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Marathon Monday: training update

I know you all haven’t heard much from me lately. My family has had some heartache these last 2 months and I just haven’t been blogging. I have been running, with the exception of one week off. I’m still training … Continue reading

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Marathon Monday: training update + a PR

So, I decided to run a half marathon yesterday. I’ve never waited until the last minute to sign up for a race. I am a planner. But since I no showed Michelob, I really wanted a half this fall that … Continue reading

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