hill repeats

Hill repeats: in the moment

I want to puke. What was I thinking? Why am I doing this? I’m not even halfway through. Ohmygawd. I can feel it. I am so going to puke. Stop! says my legs. Stop! yells my my lungs. Are you freaking kidding me? How the hell am I going to get through another one and three quarters of these? I’m not. That’s it. I can’t do it. I should just give up. Call it quits. The loft is just over there… NO! Eff you hills. Eff you lungs. Eff you legs. Eff you brain. Keep going. Don’t you dare quit on me. Push. Dig. Harder. Faster. You can do this. You’re not a quitter. One more. Go. Go. Effing freaking GO. And done! YESTERDAY’S HILLS: 8:30 a.m. BG before: 9.6 Temp. basal: none Carbs: Breakfast 2 hours earlier Hill repeats: 3 x 75/60/45 seconds Time: 40 minutes Distance: 5.41 km …

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Devil in disguise

Dear Devonshire, why oh why do you tempt me so. Yesterday’s work day was all about the tea. Tea in the morning, tea in the mid-morning, tea for lunch, tea in the afternoon, and then of course tea with high tea. And well, really, how could I possibly resist the three tiers of crustless sandwiches, the finger-licking good wildberry streussels and brownies and butter tarts, and oh man tea scones with strawberries and Devonshire cream. Ohhhhh to die for really. Literally. This could very well be the devil in disguise Do you see those three tiers? This is what it looks like done. Did I happen to mention yesterday was a run day? Yeah, that kind of sucked … especially given that I decided at the last minute to join my girls for their hill training: YESTERDAY’S HILLS: 6:25 p.m. BG before: 10.1 Temp. basal: -50 per cent (2 hours) …

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