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Crabby McCrabberson

Some days you just have to accept that you’re going to be a crabby bitch. ¬†Today is that day for me. ¬†Welcome to my bitch-fest! I really wanted to skip the gym because, well, I always want to skip the … Continue reading

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I’m upset. Missed my long run yesterday when I woke up with a sore throat. Then, mid day my right shin started aching, like shin sprints, but all I’d done was walk. Now this morning it hurts when I walk, … Continue reading

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Go right because there’s no shortcuts to the top

Earlier today I wrote about missing my morning run.  I had open water swim this evening, which usually tires me out, between the current and the heat.  I went for a longer than normal swim.  My trainer commented that I … Continue reading

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Ugh!

I woke up this morning to a crampy abdomen. I walked around a little bit but the pain didn’t go away.  So I went back to bed and curled up in a ball, thus missing my run.  When I got up … Continue reading

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Well! You ask, you receive!

My last post was just after a horrible, awful, emotional, disastrous run.  Well!  Saturday I had an AMAZING run.  Things went well, and I’d say on a scale of 1 to 10 it was an 8 or 8.5.  The only two … Continue reading

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Today I hate running….

I can’t even call today’s run a run.  Not even 1/2 a mile in to it I was emotional. I felt tired.  I didn’t want to run.  I didn’t want to think about the 1/2 marathon.  I was just a … Continue reading

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Open water swimming

Yesterday was my first training in the open water for the swim I am doing on October 1.  It went well, but there were a few things I wasn’t expecting. Choppy – the water was choppy.  Depending on which direction … Continue reading

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Happy August

Welcome to week 3 of working out with super corehore Nancy.  Here’s the good stuff – after months and months (years?) of trying to find the right training, trying to figure out what works, trying to get it all in, … Continue reading

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5 miles, I never thought and never knew…

5 miles sounded easy to me, until I did 2.  As I’ve blogged before though, the 2 mile days are usually the toughest for me.  I did 5 miles each day the last 2 weekends.  Both days were long, yet … Continue reading

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100+ heat isn’t my friend

It wasn’t such a good run today.  My legs were aching 1/2 a mile in.  The schedule today was for 2 miles, and I probably ran about 50% of it.  I feel like training is a roller coaster.  5 miles … Continue reading

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