To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.
-Steve Prefontaine
Make it simple, but significant.
- Don Draper

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Week 7: Where Did It Go?

Week 7 of having the non-coach Coach happened and I can't even remember it! Thank goodness for Daily Mile to stoke my memory!

I only did 2 training runs. I was off and on with the Meniere's stuff again, and sadly running takes the first hit. I did have a nice 5K run where my legs were feeling pretty strong. I had been worrying that my IT Band was unhappy, so when it had no pain during those 3 miles I was relieved. I intended to do my scheduled 5 miles, but darkness and vertigo put a stop to it. I still felt satisfied though!

The second run brought me back to the treadmill. I totally get why you all call it the dreadmill now!! We were having a flood warning in town, so with the darkness and non-stop rain I resigned myself to my mom's tiny room with the treadmill. This time I hooked up my phone to the treadmill and played my music through those speakers. That made the run so much more bearable. Heck, I actually sang along and had fun! 5 miles done in no time at all ... pain free. Hallelujah!

I missed a swim class, which sadly seems to be my norm. I love that class, too, so I don't know why I can't drag myself there all 3 days. (Really, it isn't even a mile from my house.) I've just been exhausted lately. But the days I went were really fun and great workouts. I felt the ab exercises for a couple days after. I love that!!
One last Shamrock 15K pre-race photo!
So that was week 7 (I guess I did have that 15K race, too ... but that wasn't training so anyway...). Week 8 is already off to an awesome start. I don't know if I can even wait until it is over to tell you about it!


  1. You can also call them "Hamster Wheels". YOu hang your water bottle off to the side, cut your energy bars into pellets, and there you have it...your very own Habitrail.

    1. Ah! So then I wouldn't even have to leave to use a bathroom either. All encompassing! ;)

  2. In case you need reading for your treadmill runs, check out the April 2012 National Geographic. NEW TITANIC PICTURES...they actually had a project that finished in 2010 to basically make a picture of the entire ship...

  3. Cardio exercises have never been my favorite. But after I've started taking Navy Seal Formula (by MGNutritionals) I was getting extreme results especially in this kind of trainings. My endurance have increased and my workouts have improved. I've been taking a lot of supplements, but this one is really doing it for me and my lifestyle.


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