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Month: July 2011

The week in numbers – W12 to Chicago

The week in numbers – W12 to Chicago

Summary Total Miles : 24 Long Run: 12 miles with GFA Cross Training: One lone swim session Strength Training: For the second week – FAIL Daily Splits M: p90x Stretch + Interval Training 19*30/30 (Was able to pace myself and felt much more confident) T: Swimming W: 5 Miles on the treadmill while watching Swades and bawling my eyes out. Th: 4 miles total with 30min/2.5miles of Tempo on the treadmill continuing to watch Swades and continuing to bawl my…

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The week in numbers

The week in numbers

Summary Total Miles: 23 Long Run: 11 miles with GFA (that I kicked a$$) Peachtree Road Race 10k that I sadly missed my time goal Cross Training: Swimming on Wednesday Strength Training: FAIL (Too spent from the Peachtree on Monday and never recovered) Daily Splits M: Peachtree Road Race 10k in 1:17:13 (6.4 miles on my Garmin @12:05). Was aiming for 1:15:30. T: –   Pity party on missing the time goal at Peachtree W: Swimming 30min, 2 miles junk…

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Action Shots

Action Shots

Look how smart I looked before the Peachtree.   And then, I had to go spoil it all by running.   I don’t really look that attractive after 6 miles of huffing and puffing, do I?    I’m kind of over the black and white look too. Its sharp, but I like pops of color. I was the only dork wearing compression socks (I saw one other person with black calf sleeves). I’m not yet sure how I like the…

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Chronicling myself during the Peachtree: 2009 and 2011

Chronicling myself during the Peachtree: 2009 and 2011

A little something to make me see the positive side of things. I’m feeling bloated, I gained 3 lbs in 3 days and can’t seem to stop eating all of a sudden! Hopefully this should make me get back on track. Should be titled – After & Before 2009 – 180/185 lbs. Size 14/16. 6 months after my 2nd Baby. I started running 6 months after this photo was taken. 2011 – 145 lbs. Size 6/8. The “rolls” have gone…

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POV and Goal setting

POV and Goal setting

After yesterday’s Peachtree Road Race (the largest 10k), I realized that a race (or a run) is all about my point of view. POV1It was hot. 82F when I started at 8:18am.It was humid. 90%+.It had hills. Cardiac hill after mile 3 and 2 more hills after that (which we usually forget about).I was feeling the heat. I found breathing a bit laborious in places and had to drink water to calm it down. It is said that your pace goes…

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Half way in

Half way in

6 months into 2011 already! Time to take a look back at what I have accomplished so far. PRs 5k PR at Resolution Run on 1/1 (in pouring rain) in 37:07 @ 11:58. Last year’s time – 41:41 Half Marathon PR at the Publix GA Half Marathon in 2hrs 49min @ 12:45. Las Year’s time – 3hrs 9min. (Have not run a 10k to see my progress) Race Goals for the reminder of the year 5k in under 35 minutes…

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