Month: June 2013

Sunday Randomness

WORKOUT Saturday: 6 miles @ 8:20 pace on treadmill Nothing to rave about here… just an easy recovery run. Sunday: 12 miles @ 7:39 on trail Recap below. ****** This Sunday got off to a normal start at 4:30AM for my weekly long run. I was super excited to see that it was already 79 degrees with 92% humidity. I headed out a bit before 6AM and enjoyed my time on the dark streets. Once the sun rose, I was ready to be home, haha. I was going to do 14, but I was feeling less than great, so when […]

Cheerios and Kindle

WORKOUT  8 miles @ 7:44 pace on trail Still not “regular,” but no emergency stops today 🙂 Not sure what got into me, but I ran this a bit faster than I normally do my mid-week runs. I’ve been using Todd’s Garmin (even though it frustrates the crap out of me) just in case I have to divert off my out and back path to use the restroom (and therefore don’t know my mileage), but haven’t been paying attention to the pace. I’ve been enjoying running by feel, but still really missing my speed workouts! I switched up my Cherry […]

Protein Peanut Butter Cups?!

WORKOUT 6 miles @ 8:20 pace on treadmill/ Body Pump Nice run. Watched some super old Keeping up with the Kardashians while running… everything on the news was depressing or uninteresting, Food Network was infomercials, so E! it was. ****** I have read so many blogs that just rave about the Quest Nutrition Protein Bars. I have yet to try the actual bars, but I DID pick up their Quest Cravings Peanut Butter Cups the other day after Body Pump. I love Reese’s. Peanut butter and chocolate are the best combo ever. I figured if I could find an easy, […]

Metamucil, Smoker, Poker

WORKOUT Tuesday: 6 miles @ 8:20 pace on treadmill/Pilates My run was lack luster and unfortunately so was Pilates. We had a sub and to be blunt, I didn’t like her. I’m sure personally she’s cool, but not as a Pilates instructor. Wednesday: 8 miles @ 8:07 pace on trail Two words sum up this run. Hot & Sweaty. But aren’t all runs outside this way now?! It’s OK though… I enjoy sucking down NUUN after my runs. So refreshing! ****** Can we please talk about my crappy (literally) run? Sooooo, as you read, Sunday we went to Osteria Natalina for dinner. Monday […]

Osteria Natalina is the bomb.com!

WORKOUT 6 miles @ 8:25 pace on treadmill/ gym weights I was worried about how my knee would feel this morning, but is was fine during my run, so that’s good. My new routine would have had me go to Body Pump this morning, but since my knee was a little sore yesterday, I decided to just hit the gym for weights instead. I’ll probably still go Thursday though. I really like that class 🙂 ****** Todd and I had reason for a special dinner date on the calendar (no, it’s not baby related). We’ve been busy every weekend for […]

SUPER MOON! and Flight Simulators

WORKOUT 16 miles @ 7:50 pace on trail While this was definitely a hot/humid run, it seemed a bit “nicer” out than normal, in the shade at least, haha. Unfortunately, I felt my knee creep up a bit, so that’t not cool. Guess I need to pay closer attention to that again. Arg. ****** Since I was up early enough to catch the Super Moon, I quietly snuck outside this morning, as to not wake Todd, and capture a picture 🙂 In case you missed it or haven’t already seen it on the news, here ya go… The picture doesn’t […]

Why are you all dolled up?

WORKOUT 6 miles @ 8:20 pace on treadmill I have really been slacking in the foam rolling department lately, only using it when I’m sore. WELL, if I’d just use it more often, like I should, then I probably would be less sore to begin with! When will I learn? My run went fine once I got a mile or so into it. I also did a light lifting routine at the house 🙂 ****** I’ve mentioned my DLites dates with my friend Melissa quite a few times. We usually go sometime during the week, in the late morning. Both […]

Father’s Day and 4th of July Pride

WORKOUT 8 miles @ a Garmin-less pace on the trail Dare I say it was a bit cooler this morning. Meaning it was only 75 with 80% humidity. Hey, I’ll take what I can get. I added a bit more weight to the bar during squats and lunges at Body Pump, so my glutes were a bit tight… nothing a good foam rolling sesh can’t fix! ****** My dad always requests the same thing for dinner on Father’s Day… Ham and Asparagus Lasagna. Now before you say, “Eww, Gross!” know that it is a white lasagna with a bachemal sauce, […]

Just Call Me Van Gogh

WORKOUT 6 miles @ 8:20 pace on treadmill/ Body Pump A quick 6 miles. Done and done. Fun fact… if you use the voice activated texting (know what I’m talking about?) and say Body Pump, it actually capitalizes the B and P. Guess it’s that popular! Our usual instructor is on vacay for a month and thankfully the sub is just as awesome 🙂 I always worry I won’t get a great workout when there’s another teacher, hehe. ****** I realize that I STILL haven’t gotten around to telling you guys about Father’s Day, but you’re going to have to […]

My Garmin Has Failed Me

WORKOUT 8 miles @ my pace on the trail It was HUMID out this morning! I woke up around 3:30 to pounding rain and just knew it would make for a wet run this morning! I ran Garmin-less so I’m not sure what my pace was. ****** Remember last Wednesday when I went out for an 8 miler on the trail, only to find my Garmin (the 205 model) had died? I couldn’t power it on at all. Well, I thought maybe I just forgot to charge it, so when I got home, I put it on the charger. It […]

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