Monthly Archives: August 2013

Three Things (A Little Late)

1. OL3P is a Bust So, in case you’ve forgotten (or missed my earlier post) Kurt launched Operation Lose 3 Pounds when we got back from vacation. It involved a sheet of paper where we diligently recorded our weight every … Continue reading

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Marathon Training Week Four

Monday: Scheduled rest day Tuesday: Scheduled: 5 easy miles Actual: 5 easy miles around Hollymead 10:01 pace The humidity was back. I felt fine except my left shin started aching after I’d finished. Strength training: Same as last week, in … Continue reading

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Three things (August 12th-18th)

This week, it’s all about food. 1. PB2 I noticed when this first appeared on the shelf with all the nut butters a few years ago. I wished that it had been around when I did my AT thru hike, … Continue reading

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Marathon Training Week Three (recovery week)

Monday: Scheduled Rest Day Tuesday: Scheduled: 4 easy miles Actual: 4.1 easy miles around Hollymead before work 10:06 pace Strength: I like to do my strength work right when I finish my run, but I didn’t have time before work, … Continue reading

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Three Things (August 5th-11th)

1. Grief Bacon. Have you ever gained weight as the result of emotional eating during a particularly stressful time in your life? Well, the Germans have a word for that extra weight: kummerspeck. It translates into English as grief bacon. … Continue reading

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Marathon Training Week Two

Monday: Scheduled rest day Tuesday: Scheduled: 5 easy miles Actual: 5 easy, flat miles at Riverview Park 9:58 pace. Strength workout at the Park: 30 second wall drill (push-up position against a wall and sprint in place, pressing against wall) … Continue reading

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Three Things July 29th-August 4th

1. Fruit isn’t bad for you. Halleluja! Have you heard people say that they’re trying to eat less fruit because it’s so high in sugar? I have too. It sounded like crazy talk to me, but it still made me … Continue reading

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