Journal

not in the mood

When You’re Not In The Mood

Imagine if we only did things when we felt like it. Pretty cool, huh? Think of life where you only did what you wanted, if you wanted and when you wanted to do it. If you’re not in the mood, skip it. No consequences. What a shame (or a blessing?) that it isn’t so simple. […]

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Glass City Marathon 2019

Running a Marathon on Low Mileage

You know how, when you’re training for a race, there’s always something that gets in the way?  I figured out that’s just life. There will always be some obstacle to deal with. Accustomed to running higher volume, I went into this marathon on low mileage. Comparatively, very low mileage. The tough part is that no […]

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Making time for training

Finding the Time for Training Comes at a Price

Does making time for training feel impossible? You’re not alone. Let’s guess the most common excuse used for not getting to the gym or committing to a fitness routine.  I’m going with “I don’t have time.” Honestly, who does? I mean how many people actually have the time to get dressed, get their butts out […]

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Hill Workout

Running Uphill Because That’s the Workout

  I’ve made it through the week so far without deviating from the training plan. Although I did modify the hill workout today, the option I choose was actually written. So once again I was a good girl, which is totally going to trash my reputation. Either of the workouts given were fine, but I […]

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mile repeats

Running Mile Repeats

Yes, it’s a speed workout day again. I don’t know if it’s because of all the training time lost last week or the bite of reality that reminded me I’m halfway through the training plan, but I was ready for this one. Well, perhaps not completely organized.  Last night I thought it was 800’s and […]

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