The Chronicles of Half Marathon Training – Checkin In and Some TMI

So Here We Are...20 days out.2 long runs left.During my 16k on the BLT It has to be said:  I was feeling SUPER NERVOUS after the plague and the calf strain about my runs.  I was even considering pulling down to a 10k because I wasn't sure what my body could handle.After yesterday, I am …

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Calf Strain, Compression Sleeves, and Recovery

The Chronicles of Half Marathon Training:  Calf Strain, Compression Sleeves and RecoveryThinking Face:  OnI've been all over the place lately.Physio, work, small runs and workouts.My motivation waxes and wanes, even though I have a half marathon coming up.I think a lot during my physio appointments.  Even when she is dry needling my calf, lol.  It …

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The Chronicles of Half Marathon Training – Week 3

Some Knotty Glutes!That's right.  My ass was in knots.So much so that my lower back hurt.  Quite a bit actually.I didn't run on Saturday.  I did yoga, stretching and some foam rolling.TEARS.Heat.Advil.But I Did Have a Good Week!Sunday was snowy but I felt AWESOME!We've had some strange weather.  Snow and then some okay days.Tuesday was …

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The Chronicles of Half Marathon Training – Week 1

And so, it begins...Run #1My training weeks go from Sunday to Saturday.I was down for 10kms broken down between Thursday and Saturday.  I ended up doing close to 9km.Thursday was a GREAT run!  It was cold as all get out, but I was layered sufficiently and had a route planned out.It was my very first run …

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Countdown to Half Marathon Training – Blue Nose Marathon 2016

Nervous is an understatement...So nervous that I miscalculated the the beginning date of my training plan when putting it in my calendar.  Oops!I had myself starting on January 14th.  When I was finishing up the calendar entries I noticed that I was ending the week BEFORE the Blue Nose.....GAH!So, this week I will redo the …

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My 100th Post! WHOA!

I've been sitting on this one for a while....What should I write about?Should I do something different?Should I talk about what's ahead?WHAT SHOULD I DOOOOOOOOOOOOOO????Well, we'll keep it real for one thing.Life has been crazy over the past while.  Work has been flat out.  Home has been busy with Christmas prep and making it a …

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The Post Where I Need to Tell You Something…..

But First....MigrainesI had one of the most EVIL migraines in a very long time on Sunday.It was a very yucky SundayIt all started out with what I thought was a just a bad headache....but NO.  It turned on it's hatred full strength.  Nausea, dry heaving, and all kinds of evil pain.  I had to take …

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