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8.14.15: Workout of the Day

Running streak, Day 3 – 1.5 miles. Waited until after 8 so that it had “cooled down a little ” outside – so a cool 83°. Oh well. Short run today so I can get a swim in tomorrow morning! Currently at 18 weeks and feeling awesome. I really can’t complain. A little bit of … Continue reading

Workout of the Day – Thursday 3/5/15

Run – 3.8 miles (Total Time – 35:00; 9:10 min/mile) Today’s workout was with my running club – We Run MPLS. It’s a small group that currently meets every other Thursday for about 3 mile run, followed by drinks and food at a different restaurant in Minneapolis. You can check them out at any one … Continue reading

6.5.14 Workouts, Beer, and Oreos

I kick off this post as I pursue my evening ritual: dessert. Tonight: birthday cake flavored Oreos. Life is too short to not enjoy something sweet every now and then. Life is already hard enough without denying oneself something small. Today’s WORKOUTS (plural, finally – a two-a-day!): Morning: 1,300 yard swim Evening: 4.0 mile run … Continue reading

6.1.14… “I’m training”

Training, for what, exactly? I talk a lot in my blog posts about training – training for upcoming races, developing training plans, throwing training plans out the window…but I don’t feel disciplined about it at all.The reality is, I have a lot of races that I want to do, that are all very different, and … Continue reading

5.27.14 Workout of the Day

I am just going to pretend like I haven’t been gone for two-three weeks, and write my daily diary 🙂 Today was going to be a morning bike with Dylan followed by an evening trail race with some girlfriends. Dylan and I still have yet to commit to our triathlons by officially signing up, but … 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

March 31 – April 6, 2014: Weekend Round-Up

Well, this was definitely a successful weekend, and a (mostly) successful work week! Here’s what made it a successful week: No mental breakdowns at work, or after work Successful inspection of our pending new home Found and purchased the perfect wedding dress (without any tears!) Three of the five work days included at least one … Continue reading