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Week 4, 2016

Well here we are, entering Week 4 of 2016 and Week 4 of mom life. Baby girl has been an awesome baby and has made being a mom and this first month super easy. We feel so blessed in how we lucked out with her. Her easy attitude has made it easy for me to … Continue reading

Welcome to 2016

It’s been a long, long time since I posted. Like since August. That’s four months. Four months of workouts and updates I wasn’t giving. So what happened? I kept up with my workouts until Week 38 of my pregnancy. I stopped running in mid September, around Week 25. I was getting pains in my round … Continue reading

8/4/15: I Gave Up

5 weeks pregnant 3/5/15: Running club…running is scary when you are pregnant and in your first trimester. Like we just found out a week ago that we were pregnant, and here I am, pounding the pavement. Even if it would be a considered a “short” run by most people standards (at least, that’s what I … Continue reading

8.31.14 So life happened

Apparently it has been almost three months since the last time I posted. But the reality is this morning is really the first time I’ve had some real down time where I’ve wanted to commit to posting.  All my other down time I’ve kept for myself, savoring the quiet and the freedom that a few … Continue reading

6.3.14 workout of the day

Morning: 14.35 mile bike ride Afternoon: no evening workout Tomorrow: all workouts canceled In my Sunday post, I had put up my training plan for the week with the caveat that I knew it would change. So here I am, with my changes. Tonight’s workout got canceled because we are driving to Wisconsin for my … Continue reading

Monday April 14 – Sunday April 20: Weekly Wrap-Up

Weekly Swim: 6,600 yards Weekly Bike: 7-ish miles Weekly Run: 9.3 miles Total Distance Swim: 559,892 yards (318.1 miles) Yardage Complete Towards 2,000,000: 29% This week was another week of being “off” – we had a group in for new hire training Wednesday through Friday, so I didn’t get in to the gym any of … Continue reading

4/11/14: Workout(s) of the Day

Morning: 2,000 meter swim (2,187 yards) Afternoon: 4.3 mile run I’ve been pushing myself pretty hard this week – I didn’t post my workout yesterday, but I did a swim/lift combo in the morning yesterday, and all my workouts this week have been pretty. I would have blogged about it, but Dylan and I met … Continue reading

4.8.14 Workout of the Day

Morning workout: NONE! Evening workout: 4-mile run around Lake Calhoun I’ve only slept through my alarm a handful of days my entire life, and today was one of those days. I woke up at 6:00 – and decided to not even bother. By the time I would have gotten to the gym, I would have … Continue reading