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May 2009

Day 7 – long run

Today was the day of the long run – 4 miles – Happy Mother’s Day. I think that was the best gift – gift of time to let me run. Now if that was planned or not – I am not sure, but it worked for me. The run was not bad – I started [...]

Day 6

The schedule said cross train – but being the weekend – I could only do stretching and some dancing of course. If I sweat I know I worked out – usually I don’t break into a sweat. Maybe I never worked that hard before? As I get ready for the long run on Sunday – [...]

Day 5

Its a good thing the schedule says cross train – cause that is what I need. I never realized that running only works a certain set of muscles. In order to gain stamina you have to be able to breathe correctly and work the rest of your body. Dancing is all about conserving energy and [...]

A way to a man’s heart ….

..is through his stomach. I never really believed it – but it is true. We are a group of moms who get together often (too often according to our husbands) and we talk about everything under the sun. As a child when I encountered a group of moms get together, the discussion always centered around [...]

Day 4 – will your thighs get bigger?

Guilt – that horrible parasite that eats you up inside when you don’t do something. That is what I felt when I took a day of rest from running a day sooner than planned. I know I should not let it bother me but it did. So I did 3 miles – which was not [...]