Category Archives: Memorial Day 15-16

Good Bye Old Plan, Hello New Plan

I never did get those last 2 runs in before Memorial Day. Why? Pick one! Thursday morning, I had to go to my son’s school to deal with a major crisis. It was serious. I got there at 8 AM. … Continue reading

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One Step Forward, Another Back

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. Near record setting heat today. Other than that, it was beautiful outside. At the 2.5 mile mark, I had to walk to a tenth mile. Total time for the 3.1 miles … Continue reading

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I’m Back

I went for a 5K run before lunch today. It was overcast – chance of scattered thunderstorms kind of day. Humid. My mind was on other things. And, that always helps. I ran the entire 3.1 miles. My time was … Continue reading

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Step Back

I went for a 5K run after breakfast. Super nice day. Blue skies, sunny and hot. Around 1.5 miles in, I got a bad ass cramp in my left arch. But, I limped along until it went away. Tough guy … Continue reading

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Victory!

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. Nice day. And, I was feeling good about myself. I ran the entire 3.1 miles in 28:05. And, I had something left towards the end. Can’t even remember the last time … Continue reading

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Same Or Maybe Better?

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. I actually felt pretty strong doing it. At the 2.5 mile mark, I walked for a tenth of a mile. Then, I ran the rest of the way. Total time for … Continue reading

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Almost There

I went for a 5K run after breakfast. It was cloudy and humid. There’s rain moving in and I am glad I got it done today before it’s wet out there. I ran all the way to the 2.55 mile … Continue reading

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Better

Another beautiful day out there. I went for a 5K run after breakfast. Easily could have bagged it. I was not feeling well this morning. Seems to happen a lot now. Not sure why? Maybe I need probiotics or something? … Continue reading

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Oh, Yeah, Running

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. It was the perfect weather day for a run. It’s been 31 days since I last went for a run. What happened? Work, stress, Little League, illness, rain, cold, hay fever…go … Continue reading

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Better Than Expected

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. First time running in 16 days. I got to the 2.3 mile mark before breaking down and I ran the 3.1 miles in 29:25. Not great, but, better than expected. I … Continue reading

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Step Backwards

I did not feel well when I woke up this morning.  And, I had early meetings with work.  So, no chance for a 5K run after breakfast. Yet, it was a record setting day here.  At 3 PM, it was … Continue reading

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Almost There

I went for a 5K run after breakfast.  It was cooler – but, very sunny.  Hoodie and shorts weather. I got to the 2.38 mile mark before walking.  Total time was 28:32 for the 3.1 miles and I felt strong … Continue reading

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Trending In The Right Direction

I went for a 5K run this morning after breakfast.  I needed to release some stress.  Plus, it’s a beautiful day.  Lastly, we have a snow storm coming in 2 days…in March! I was able to get to 2.3 miles … Continue reading

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Better Yet?

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today.  Beautiful day.  I made it to 2.17 miles before breaking down to an alternating walk/jog.  I must have been running fast?  My time for the 3.1 miles was 29:08 – which … Continue reading

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Better?

A positive day for a change? First, I got on the home scale after breakfast today and it read 190.4 pounds.  Granted, that was buck naked and it’s still 18 pounds over my perfect weight.  And, I never thought I … Continue reading

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Terrible

I was sore as heck today after yesterday’s run.  But, we have another record-setting heat day here today.  So, I had to get out there and run. It was worse than yesterday.  I hit it at 1.3 miles and had … Continue reading

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Ouch

I went for a 5K run before lunch today.  How could I not?  It’s sunny and 77 degrees out there today!  That’s a record breaker for these parts and time of the year. It’s been over FIVE WEEKS since I … Continue reading

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Better, But, Not Good

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today.  It was another glorious day – more like Spring than Winter.  Total sun.  Gosh, I love being in the sun. It was better than yesterday – but, not good.  At the … Continue reading

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Terrible

I went for a 5K “run” today before lunch.  It’s the first time in TWENTY DAYS that I went for a run.  The excuse list is long:  weather, family, work, health, stress, etc.  All just excuses in the end.  But, … Continue reading

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Not Good

I went for a 5K run before lunch today. It was cold and windy. In some spots, the wind was really pushing against me. It was not a great run. I had to walk at the 2.16, 2.38 and 2.60 … Continue reading

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Ditto

I pushed myself to get out there for a 5K run this morning after breakfast. It was pretty much the same as yesterday – all-around – it terms of conditions and results. (Maybe it was a bit windier today? I … Continue reading

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Thursday Run

I went for a 5K run after breakfast. First time running in six days. It was cold – temp just at the freezing mark – but sunny. (And, I worked up a good sweat under my hoodie, cap and gloves, … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

I went for a 5K run before lunch today. First time running in 11 days. Why? I could give the reasons. But, at the end of the day, it’s all just excuses. If I really wanted to get it done, … Continue reading

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Better, But Not Good

Today was the first time I went running in 5 days. Basically, it’s been too cold and gray every day and I wussed out. Actually, it wasn’t any better today. But, we have rain in the forecast for the next … Continue reading

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Blah

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. Nothing but bright blue skies this morning. The temp when I went out was in the high 40′s, but breezy. It’s a tweener in terms of how to dress. Basically, you … Continue reading

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