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Log for Thursday, June 14, 2012

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I picked this up yesterday, anticipating arrival of the new Jamis bike: Exercise: 3.12 Mile run. -- I am so pleased with my training! I'm doing well, and I'm actually injury free thus far! Grub:   […] Read More

ALL 50 STATES IS MY GOAL!, Log for Tuesday, June 12, 2012 and Wednesday, June 13, 2012 thumbnail

I forget to add the screen shots of my streak calendars to yesterday's post... They've been added... ALL 50 STATES IS MY GOAL! I'm surprised about how many different States I've mailed my "The 400 Pound Countdown" tracker cards to! I'm making a game of this, and I need your help! My goal is to […] Read More


Log for Saturday, June 2, 2012

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Exercise: We had our first long in for our half marathon training. We did four miles, and it was pleasant. I started using my Fuel Belt, a belt that holds two small water bottles,  and for me, the belt helps to support my back. I use water more for pouring on my head, face, and […] Read More

Meeting with Dietitian, 4 Week Rest from Iron Tribe, Training Run 2, and Log for Thursday, May 31, 2012 thumbnail

I met up with Sonthe (dietitian) yesterday, and our meetings are shorter and more pleasant (LOL) now that I'm behaving. The highlight of the appointment was when she told me that she believes that this final 100 lbs will be the easiest to lose because I have worked through some issues, and have been on […] Read More

First Training Run for the Talladega Half Marathon & Log for Tuesday, May 29, 2012 thumbnail

Yesterday afternoon was so exciting! We had our first training run for the Talladega Half Marathon that's on Sept 16!! It was sooooo hot out there! We had a 2 or 3 mile option, and I chose the 2 because I ran 4 the previous day. After the run, everyone met up in Workplay for […] Read More


Log for Wednesday, May 23, 2012

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Exercise: 3 mile Trak Shak loop in Homewood. They had some kind of party going on at Trak Shak that include some delicious smelling barbecue. I just kept on running back to my car. No bbq for me. I was craving some polenta lasagna... ha ha... I'm about to post a video on Keek that answers […] Read More

Add Miles To Your Long Run: Don’t Take A Map & Log for Saturday, May 19, 2012 thumbnail

I joined the Birmingham Track Club yesterday morning on their Saturday long run. I planned on running 4-5 miles, and ended up running 6. It felt like I ran 10... I was dumb enough to run a route without a map, thus I didn't know how far out I was. As the temperature starting rising, […] Read More


Log for Monday, April 30, 2012

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Today, I cut back a lot to make up for eating extras over the weekend. I also did my WOD and ran. WOD: for time: 80 wall ball shots, 20/14# run 400m with medball overhead 80 kb snatches, 53/35 run 400m with medball overhead 80 wall ball shots *One partner must rest while the other […] Read More

2012 Country Music Mini Marathon Including Rodney Atkins Concert thumbnail

Today's Country Music Mini Marathon (2.6 miles) was fantastic!!! I was so glad that the Rock N' Roll organizers provided this option because if they didn't, I wouldn't have gone to the race. It gave the injured, slow, non-runners, or under trained folks an opportunity to participate in the Country Music event. There were 31,000 runners at today's marathon, […] Read More

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Country Music Marathon Packet Pickup

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Randy and I left Birmingham around 1:00pm, Nashville bound for the Country Music Half and Mini Marathon. He's running the half, and I'll be running the mini. The weather has cooperated today, and it appears that it will be beautiful tomorrow, however it might be hot. My race starts up at 6:45am, and we have […] Read More