So I still can’t breathe out my nose. Which made my run this morning awfully difficult. Luckily everyone around me had headphones in so they didn’t hear me heaving and gasping for breath.
Well good afternoon! The sun is shining! The endorphins are flowing! And I’ve finally stopped smelling like…whatever weird and terrible odor I radiate when I finish running! Huzzah! I guess it’s with the increased mileage and time, because I didn’t notice it before – but whatever.
Joel and I ran together this morning for the first time ever. We decided to try out the trail at the park, but we didn’t like it and it was confusing so we basically took a random path and stuck to the street, wound around the dog park and struggled with the hills. We still got a little over 4 miles, but with the hills wound in we went a bit slower. Continue reading
Yesterday I ran my furthest distance yet, almost 4.5 miles. I felt good. But there was a point where I passed a moderately shady looking gent and he immediately pulled out his cell phone as I passed him. This made me think that he was alerting someone to my location and I was constantly checking over my shoulder in paranoia the rest of the time. It didn’t really make for a good run. Things have happened to me recently that have put me on edge, and I don’t like being like this. Allow me to explain… Continue reading
Oh my, my brain is fried from learning about disorders of the brain. It’s a little out of control. So I needed to take a break and update, just to regain a little sanity. If that’s even possible at the point. Continue reading
I downloaded a free app that has the same running program as the Bluefin Software one (which costs $2.99 *without the GPS which is $.99 extra*) and I used it this morning. I wasn’t a huge fan. I guess because I was used to the style and polish of the Bluefin app, it couldn’t really compete. Plus there was no journal, that I could see, or a way to evaluate your previous runs, which is a shame. So I bought the Bluefin one, because I’m a loser, and I input my data from my run into that one, even though I didn’t use it, and I got this: Continue reading
I pulled up the Bridge to 10k training guide on the Bluefin Software Blog and it looks like this: Continue reading
You guys – I am so close to running a full fledged 5k. SO CLOSE. I ran 35 minutes this morning, plus about 5 minutes before and after for warmup and cooldown. I also made sure this morning to stretch out my legs and at least get some blood flowing in them before I stepped outside. I’m not sure if that was what made the difference, but I think this morning was the best my legs felt as far as muscle soreness. But boy oh boy do they get cramped up quick when I get home. I stretched a lot when I got home and after the shower I strapped some ice to my legs to start that process. I really think the ice is helping, even if this is what I look like on the way into work: Continue reading
I’ve been really jazzed up today for some reason. I was going to run this morning but my legs were feeling stiff and like they wanted to sleep in, so I didn’t. I plan on going later tonight when it cools off. So when it’s like 80, instead of 95… Continue reading