January 31, 2010

The recap – which honestly is a bit pathetic this week. I have a confession internets – I have a really hard time making myself do anything but whimper and whine and wine when I have PMS. So, even though this week looks a bit pathetic, I think I deserve at least half of a…

January 27, 2010

As you probably know, my birthday is coming up in less than a month.  I’m sure you’ve been agonizing over what to get me since approximately December 26. (My cat is helping me type this list, so I would like to apologize in advance for any odd errors. He’s pretty smart, but spelling is definitely…

January 25, 2010

The recap! It was a good week. Training Goals – 1/18 – 1/24 Monday: weights + bike – SUCCESS! I both lifted & spent some time on the trainer. (5.9 miles/30 minutes/11.8 mph) Tuesday: Terwilliger run – SUCCESS! (4.2 miles/45 minutes/10:43 pace) Wednesday: Run – SUCCESS! More or less…I ran 4 miles instead of 5,…

January 23, 2010

Today was my very last swimming lesson. My wonderful coach pronounced me graduated! My freestyle is now in pretty good shape, and I can even kind of do the breast & back strokes! I feel a lot more comfortable in the pool, and am ready to keep at it! I just wish I had my…

January 21, 2010

As an athlete, or a weight loser, or even just a relatively casual worker outer, you often hear that there are no real excuses for skipping workouts. For ever excuse offered, there is a counter. But, I am here to tell you that there are real, valid excuses for skipping a workout. Some of them…

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