You know that saying about the difference between try and triumph is a little “umph”? Or something like that? I’ve lost my umph. Where did it go? Can you help me find it? I’ve been feeling adrift since SLO. I thought having no training… Continue Reading “Lack of Umph”
I stopped speed work a few weeks ago when I started feeling tightness in my hamstring. After some slower weeks, and more stretching, I figured I would give it a shot. The plan called for 6-8 400 repeats with a 200 m recovery jog… Continue Reading “Feeling the Need…To be Stupid”
This week was rough. Which was shown partly in my lack of posting. The Horrible- So in an effort to not whine too much, here’s a brief recap. Monday was a typical Monday except that my stomach graduated from asshat to bastard level and… Continue Reading “Horrible to Harmony”
Man, this week flew by! How do I have a 25k in 8 hours? Yikes! Even though my shiny new plan came on Sunday and I was eager to start it, I also had to rearrange the days. In the first week!! But Monday… Continue Reading “Random Roller Coaster”
Saturday’s fair trip took the place of running. I dug out my Fuelband and wore it just for the fair that afternoon. Just under 10,000 steps. Which means it was actually over 10,000 because the Fuelband hasn’t worked properly in months. Granted that wasn’t… Continue Reading “Busting Out”
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