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SUCCESS. I finally ran 4 miles without stopping tonight!!! I haven’t done that in years, so I’m pretty happy.

When I hit 5 miles, I’ll have to reward myself with something…maybe new running shoes ;)

9/7 update

I forgot to log two runs from last week: 2.5 on Wednesday and 1 on Thursday. Still haven’t done 4 miles -_- Kyle and I decided that we need to have a designated day for our long run, so we are going to try Mondays (starting tomorrow).

Today, we went for a 3.5 mile walk. It was beautiful out and the walk made me feel much better.


“Without inner peace, outer peace is impossible.” Geshe Kelsang Gyatso


“Without inner peace, outer peace is impossible.” Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

9/1 (happy Labor Day!!)

What a delightful day! Kyle and I went for a 1.5 mile run, followed by a 3.5 mile hike in the woods. It was beautiful. Afterward, we made a healthy dinner of whole wheat pasta and homemade tomato sauce with zucchini. We used vegetables from my mom’s garden - soooo good.

I’ve pushed back my 4 mile goal to the end of this week. I should’ve realized it wouldn’t happen, being out of town for most of the weekend…BUT I will definitely do it this week. Today’s run/hike was a great workout. :)

Week update (8/24-8/27)

8/24 - 1 mile run
8/25 - 20 minutes on the bike with high resistance, upper body weights (6 sets of 8)
8/26 - rest
8/27 - 2 mile run

I will do another run tomorrow - probably 1.5 or 2.


I just ran 3.5 miles without stopping!!! That was my goal for the week, and I knew I had to do it tonight. The last mile was reeeally hard…and slow…but it will get easier.

Goal for next week: 4 mile run. I am scared just thinking about it. But if I ever want to run a half marathon…gotta do it.

Yay running!


1.5 mile run outside - fast! I hit the mile mark faster than I have since I started “training”…so that’s cool.

Still need to pull out a 3.5 mile run for my “long” run this week. I may try for it tonight.


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Today’s workout:
- 10 minutes on the bike, high resistance
- 1 mile run on the treadmill
- 10 minute cool down walk

I went to the gym tonight because it was too dark to run outside. It was a good workout!! I’ll run outside tomorrow.