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Could lunch running become MY thing?

The other day one of you my dear readers put a bug in my ear. Following the post I wrote earlier this week lamenting my lost running hours, Jocelyn over at Alberta Diabetic Girl suggested I run through lunch. Hmm… I honestly don’t know if I can make that happen, but by golly I am mighty intrigued by the idea. Not surprising really. Since going back to work on Tuesday, I have yet to get a run or strength training in. I’ve had good intentions when climbing into my car at the end of the day, but the first day there was an accident on the highway, which kept me in the car for nearly 2 hours, and the two other days, it was just a long commute, as they all are, and by the time I get home, I am thoroughly exhausted, and by the time Little Ring is …

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Rules are meant to be broken

Yesterday I ran, because that’s what I do, I am a running princess after all, but when I laced up my sneakers I was somewhat concerned, I always am after an extended break, and yesterday’s run was my first run in three weeks! Andddddd I pretty much broke all the rules. Slow pace? Not as slow as it should have been. Ten and ones? Yeahhhh, nope. 7 km max? nuh-uh to that one too. Oops… YESTERDAY’S COUNTRY RUN: 5:30 p.m. BG before: 10.0 Temp. basal: -50 per cent Distance: 9 km Average pace: 6:17 km/h Time: 56:36 6:45 p.m. BG after: 5.5 I may have got lost somewhat sidetracked along this never-ending dead-end road. When I hit the road for my “long” “slow” distance run – a day late – I hadn’t yet figured out a training schedule, and to be honest I still haven’t. If I were to follow …

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Refocusing

Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!! I am so excited!!! Ohmygawd so excited!!! Want to know why? Because it’s birthday ice cream cake month!!! June is hands down my most favourite month of the year, a month I prepare for for 11 straight months. With myself and two siblings sharing this birthday month, as well as my grandma and neice, and all but one of us loving Dairy Queen ice cream cake, you’ve kind got to train for it – that’s a lot of ice cream cake eating! What? Did you really think I ran those two marathons for my health? or because I actually love running for nearly 5 hours straight? Hell no! It’s all for the ice cream cake my friends! Happy almost birthday to me!!! FYI: This is NOT the optimal size! After writing my last post, I was reminded at just how amazing my blogging community is here. Every one of your …

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