Celebration!

Three of my favorite things:  Running, pink and cake! In honor of today being National Running Day, I ran 7 miles this morning.  When I told my husband it was National Running Day, his comment was "Wow.  I'm surprised your not getting a cake to celebrate it."  Brilliant!  I'm leaving work 15 minutes early so …

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267.8 miles!

Finished May this morning with an 8 mile run, which put me at 267.8 miles for the month of May.  I haven't gone back and looked through my runningahead log for the 4 years I've been tracking, but I think this month probably ranks right up there as the highest mileage month to date! This …

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See ya, My Plate.

As most of you who have been following me for any length of time know, I get GI issues when I run.  Randomly.  I haven't entirely been able to pinpoint what triggers it.  I think dairy may be a factor (if I have milk or ice cream the night before a hard workout, I get …

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Taper diet!

It's hard for me to control my diet and drinking during taper.  I feel so FREE since I don't need to get up at 4:xx to squeeze in crazy high mileage workouts before work.  So I feel like I can allow myself beers, which leads to crappy eating.  I still am WAY better than I …

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Carb loading!

I decided to go for it tomorrow at the Winter Carnival Half Marathon and race it.  Conditions look ok.  Probably about 20 degrees and a tiny bit of wind.  We're supposed to get about an inch of snow tonight, but hopefully they will have time to clear/salt/sand the race road, so it won't be too …

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