I wasn't that hungry when the BF was ready for lunch so I ate an apple and had a bite of his sandwich.Around 3:30p I was super hungry so I ate the leftovers from last night. They don't look very good, but they tasted good.I wanted something sweet and started to eat a few chocolate chips, I knew ... Read More about Eat II 11/15/2008
Where can I find a Spiced Pumpkin Pie Clif Bar? I have looked at sooo many stores around here. Have you guys seen them around? If so, where? I know the clock is ticking on these because they are a seasonal flavor... ... Read More about Donde Esta?
Pre-run fuel: half this Maple Nut Clif bar. I am trying out different foods to see what works best for me. Today was a long run ... 15miles long! I was dying toward the end because it is so hot today. Luckily I took my water pack and refilled it twice at a park I pass by. (I also went pee one time ... Read More about Run 11/15/2008
The BF met me on my way back from my run and we walked to the store. I stopped at Juice It Up in the shopping complex for a smoothie to share. It was super hot during my run and I just wanted something cold and refreshing. This was so good! I wanted a Jamba Juice and was considering driving over, ... Read More about Eat Part I 11/15/2008
Friday started with oatmeal that I cooked on the stove. Usually I just make it microwave style, but I had the time today. I actually think I make it better in the microwave. I thought I was going to love stovetop, but nope.My brother went to some random Mexican place for a breakfast burrito and ... Read More about Eat 11/14/2008
Today is a rest day because I have a long run tomorrow. I did some super light weights while watching TV this morning, ate breakfast and then went for a 40 minute walk. I really want to go to yoga today, but I don't know if I will have time. We'll see. I know I don't go to yoga that often, but I ... Read More about No Run 11/14/2008
So, everyone around is being tagged lately and I was over here in the corner like, "Hey guys tag me! I'm over here! You can tag me if you want! I'll walk really slooooow and make it easy for you..." But, nope. No tags. So, I am tagging myself. Here are 7 random facts about me so you can get to know ... Read More about Who wants to be my fren….
Today was a mid-length run of about 8 miles. It should have been 7, but I added an extra for the Pile/Miles Challenge. Tomorrow is a rest day though, so it evens out. It was an okay run, I felt good even though I ate way too much last night. I am letting go of yesterday. Today is a new day. 80 days ... Read More about Run 11/13/2008
So, in more positive news, I joined Bobbi at In Her Shoes' Pile on the Miles Challenge. From Nov 8th to Nov 30th participants will log how many miles they run and who ever runs the most wins!!! I am so excited because I am doing pretty good with that right now. I do take 2 days off a week, which is ... Read More about Pile on the Miles
Yesterday was a super shitty bad day and I just feel like saying , [email protected]#% it all! I just could not stop eating all day, which means I felt like crap all day. I wasn't going to post my daily, but I am trying to hold myself accountable and also be "real" about my journey so I thought I should post ... Read More about F it
The BF and I are usually road trip fiends! We are always going somewhere. Seriously, in the last year and a half we have been to: Yosemite (3 times) Costa Rica Paso Robles 2 or 3 times San Fransiscoand Napa Cruise to Ensenada Florida 2 times? (that is cheating because his family lives ... Read More about Road Trip
Today was an "optional" run day. I decided to go ahead and do a couple of miles because 2 rest days a week should be enough. I want to start going to the gym on my optional/rest days, but that takes a lot longer and I don't really have time for that until after next Monday (I'll explain later). ... Read More about Run 11/12/2008
Tuesday started with oats, the usual...I was super bored while on a conference call (I hope my boss doesn't read this!) and ate some uvasI went to the Farmer's Market on my lunch for more green plums. The ones I got last week were so sweet and delicious! Unfortunately, they just had regular purple ... Read More about Eat 11/11/2008
The Los Angeles Marathon was changed from early March to Memorial Day weekend in May. It has been around the same time every year for the last 23 years and many people train accordingly. It is hard to be ready for a great marathon in March and keep that peak of fitness until May. It sounds like ... Read More about Glad I wasn't training for L.A.
I did about a 50 minute run today with a little bit of fartlek (speed play) thrown in the middle. I usually warm up for about a mile and then so a couple of speed sections and then run a little longer until my time is up. I am looking into getting a GPS watch so I can start running a new route. I ... Read More about Run 11/11/2008
My afternoon snack was a True Delights Toasted Coconut Banana Macadamia Nut granol-y bar. It was good :) I was expecting a fake/too sweet taste and that is not the case at all. I came home to find my free sample of Bear Naked granola I signed up for a while back. I love free stuff. I love granola. I ... Read More about Eat part II 11/10/2008