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me..at 4:30 a.m before my run

So as many of you know I’ve been throwing around the talk about doing the 1/2 marathon in Sept.   I’ve been pretty casual as the whole thing goes.  Marathon talk will come up, and I might throw in “yea, I’m doing a 1/2 in Sept.” Bla bla bla.  I even have the necklace to prove how dedicated I am.  One side of the charm says “Believe” and the other side says ” 13.1 ” .  So I’m definetly ” in it, to win it!” …Right? Well OF COURSE I AM! Didn’t I just tell you that I have the necklace?  So it never really dawned on me ( <<< that’s more for literal effect, because it HAS dawned me..I’ve just been lazy busy ) until someone said… ” so how’s the training going?”  …” ummm, the what? ohhhhhh, the TRAINING? Yes…it’s going fine.”   >>>>> Instant thought in my head =  ” OH SHIT, I NEED TO TRAIN!”

I’m not lieing about doing the 1/2 !….  Didn’t I tell you that I have the necklace?……

So in all kidding aside fashion….I figure my training plan should be about double as long, since I’m basically two people in one…and well hell…MORE practice definitely couldn’t hurt. I have decided on a nice Run/Walk beginners plan…and today was the official Week 1: Day 1   !!

back in the saddle...

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Ok…I’m so not a doctor.  I should even state that I never even went to medical school….BUT I think I’m very good at diagnosing my own body.  Somehow, some way… a big fat clot dislodged itself from one of my hips and floated up to my brain where it remains lodged.  I know that it sounds very serious…and well…it is! One of the most annoying symptoms that I’ve been experiencing are crazy thoughts of marathons.  These thoughts seem to show up all throughout the day, and are very distracting to my normal everyday activities.  I have even gone as far as to start researching in hopes that I’m wrong with my diagnosis…but like everything else in my life I am not wrong. (it’s hell being perfect!)  All I seemed to find were stories of other fat people running marathons ( hell, I’m only thinking about running a 1/2) ,  blind people running, people missing a leg running marathons!

Not really sure how to feel about my new findings.  Scared, excited? Yes, definitely SCARED! If you would have witnessed my only other run….a 5K!!….you would be scared too!! It was not a pretty sight!!

So now I’ve started looking into treatments for my new found “illness”.  It does not look like an easy road ahead! From what I can see it looks like a 7 month training battle…..

If anyone else has battled this, I would love to hear from you.  The more we support each other the easier the road will be ahead….

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