THOU SHALT BE A COMEBACK

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Location:

Wichita,KS,

Member Since:

Sep 14, 2008

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

marathon pr:  2:59:49.  Saint George 2011

Praire Spirit 50 mile winner 7:36:30 2013

I accidentally ran 100 miles in November 2013.  it was hard.  I threw up a lot.  decided to do a better job next time

I did it again on purpose October 2014--Heartland 100 winner and CR 17:38:37

Heartland 50 winner May 2014

Psycho Wyco 50k winner February 2012

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

sleep more than 30 hours a week.  run a marathon this year anyway

 

 

 

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

 

Sub 3 hour marathon--SOMEDAY!  Done!

 

New long term goal:  pr in any distance before 40

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal:

I'm a single Mom.  I work all night as a Paramedic and chase my two daughters all day so I don't sleep.  I miss when I could just go out and run every day. It will happen again.  I'm retiring at 50 with my public service pension.  11 more years and Mama is gonna rest.

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
Mizuno Waverider 12 Lifetime Miles: 333.61
Nike Air Pegasus Lifetime Miles: 507.20
Pink Pegs Lifetime Miles: 595.58
Pink Nike Avant Lifetime Miles: 624.04
Crappy Asics Lifetime Miles: 146.72
Adidas Adizero Mana Lifetime Miles: 113.32
Blue Avants Lifetime Miles: 653.33
Crocs Lifetime Miles: 18.08
Lunarfly Lifetime Miles: 468.47
Total Distance
11.58

Got up, laid on the couch, let Vanessa watch television, and fed her a chocolate doughnut.  Then we drove and parked at my moms and went on a stroller run for 5.15 mile at a leisurely 8:59 pace.  Went back to mom's, drank some coffee, then went with mom with the stroller again for 1.65 miles at 13:39 pace. I wore different socks and didn't get blisters from the crocs.  They felt great.  Then I hurried and showered and went to the nurse's meeting and now I'm frustrated and burnt out and have a crammed full day tomorrow and don't feel like cooking or cleaning the house.  I want a break. Crap.  I have to catch up on paperwork before getting more behind but I am seriously shut down and am not going to do anything right now.  It's one of those days.

pm:  after I laid on the couch for an hour and prayed a little I realized what a blessed life I have and am grateful to have.  I got up, ate dinner, and spent time with my family.  After the kids were in bed I went for a quick jaunt in town and saw another runner ahead in the dark, so of course I sped up.  Well, he was really hoofing it and I never caught him but dropped two fast miles 7:04 and 6:54 in the process before giving up.  The crocs did pretty good at race pace.  Slowed down and finished.  I feel better now.  7:41 AP

Crocs Miles: 11.58
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From allie on Thu, Sep 09, 2010 at 20:32:43 from 174.23.163.253

life is so crazy sometimes. hang in there!

you always find a way to get the mileage in, even with everything else going on in your life. i have a lot of admiration for you and all of the other amazing supermoms on this blog.

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