Tagged with running

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

8.14.15: 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

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

6.5.14 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

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

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