NYCM Training Week 12

A little more work travel, PT, and heat, hills and humidity this week! Monday: PLAN- 8 miles easy  ACTUAL- 8.10 miles at 8:41 avg pace, private pilates, PT Morning run with Jes! We did our loop from her house. That afternoon I had a PT session and private pilates. All the glutes! Tuesday: PLAN- rest/spin ACTUAL- flywheel  Morning flywheel before heading to Birmingham for a few days of work. Wednesday: PLAN- 10 mile tempo. 3 miles easy, 5 at tempo (7:00-7:20), 2 miles easy ACTUAL- 3 miles...

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A Whole Lot of Nothing

My past two weeks in training land have pretty much sucked. Life on the other hand, has been fabulous and busy! Week November 18th: Monday: 4 mile run. Didn’t feel great, but wanted to test out hip. Tuesday: flywheel. I also decided to call my doc about the hip pain. It was hurting to walk, and I knew that wasn’t normal. Per his advice, I had to take 5 FULL rest days off. NOTHING. Wednesday: nothing except for a private pilates class. I told the doc’s office I had this...

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REALLY Running…

I often feel as though the play by play posts about my getting back to the real world of training is boring…oh well. Luckily, it includes tidbits of my “real” life outside of this running comeback. Week of Sept.23rd: Monday: 3 mile run. My first REAL run without walk breaks. I was in Mobile for work, and to be honest…it was much harder than I expected it to be.  Those 3 miles felt like an all out 5K. Tuesday: rest. Wednesday: 4 mile run/walk 3:1 ratio in the rain. Got...

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Halloween, Races, Contests, and more

1. I told yall my race was tough. Holy terrible pics. At least I can fake it at the post-race picture. 2. I have a local half marathon on Saturday. The Monster Dash. To say I’m a little freaked out by this race is an understatement. It’s the first annual one in Atlanta. They changed the course yesterday. YES. YESTERDAY. It went from a really cool loop around the city to a double loop of crap. Should be interesting. At least my costume rocks. You didn’t actually think I’d share with you...

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a food and booze marathon weekend

I spent my birthday weekend participating in a very different kind of marathon. A food and booze marathon. It seems like it didn’t stop from Thursday until Monday night. Thursday P took me to a very fancy, fabulous birthday dinner at Bacchanalia. This is a 5 course menu place-you get 5 courses (each course has 5 or 6 options to choose from too) with chef’s additions between the actual course. Highlights include foie gras, NY strip, and cheese plates. This meal goes into my top 5 ever...

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