THOU SHALT BE A COMEBACK Running Blog at FastRunningBlog.Com http://april.fastrunningblog.com/ Mon, 25 Sep 2017 01:47:51 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Sat, Sep 23, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-23-2017.html <p>early morning miles after work...nice to run without a stroller in a rare treat today</p> Sat, 23 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Fri, Sep 22, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-22-2017.html <p>stroller miles with Val then an hour of arms and chest at the Y</p> Fri, 22 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Thu, Sep 21, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-21-2017.html <p>heavy leg day with Michael</p> Thu, 21 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Wed, Sep 20, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-20-2017.html At the Y treddy...4 at 6:53 pace with .25 cooldowm then 30 minutes of abs Wed, 20 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Tue, Sep 19, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-19-2017.html <p>Eventually got this run in at post 12.&nbsp; We heard two gunshots nearby around 0200, so I was a little leery.&nbsp; Went out around 0300 and walked the perimeter and didn&#39;t see anything so went ahead and started laps.&nbsp; Got interrupted by a call at lap 10, but ran 20 more when we got back.&nbsp; 30 laps total.&nbsp; It&#39;s a run.&nbsp; Nobody shot at me.</p> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Mon, Sep 18, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-18-2017.html <p>no run today but I benched for the first time ever.&nbsp; Benched almost my bodyweight so pretty proud of that.&nbsp; It was fun and scary but Michael spotted me so I knew I would be fine.</p> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Sun, Sep 17, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-17-2017.html <p>enjoyed the cooler weather with a stroller run, then arms and abs at the Y afterward</p> Sun, 17 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Sat, Sep 16, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-16-2017.html <p>hardcore leg day at the Y.&nbsp; I&#39;m kinda enjoying this lifting thing!!&nbsp; later in the afternoon ran a hot and windy 4.3 pushing the stroller</p> Sat, 16 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Fri, Sep 15, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-15-2017.html <p>Tired day after two night shifts but I needed to do something--visited the treadmill at the Y since it was storming this morning.&nbsp; .25 mile warm up then 4 miles at 6:53 pace.&nbsp; Did some arms afterward on the weight machines</p> Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Wed, Sep 13, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-13-2017.html <p>Surprisingly not really sore after leg day.&nbsp; treddy at the Y.&nbsp; .25 mile warm up.&nbsp; 5 miles at 6:58 pace, .25 cool down.&nbsp; gonna have to up the pace on fast day</p> Wed, 13 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Tue, Sep 12, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-12-2017.html <p>Stroller miles with Val after we dropped Vanessa off at school.&nbsp; Leg day afterward at the Y with Michael</p> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Mon, Sep 11, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-11-2017.html <p>30 laps at post 12</p> Mon, 11 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Sun, Sep 10, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-10-2017.html <p>creamed all night at work again. &nbsp;shuffle kids, tiny bit of sleep, another night of this madness and another missed run. &nbsp;hoping tonight is slow and I feel good enough to run laps in the early am. &nbsp;Getting a cold.</p> Sun, 10 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Sat, Sep 09, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-09-2017.html <p>got slaughtered at work. picked up daughter, slept a bit, took daughter to Mom&#39;s...no mercy, no run</p> Sat, 09 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Fri, Sep 08, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-08-2017.html <p>Only had time for some triceps and shoulders at the Y with Michael</p> Fri, 08 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Thu, Sep 07, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-07-2017.html <p>Dreadmill at the Y.&nbsp; 1 mile warm up, 3 at 6:58, jogged a mile, 4x 400 at 6:18 pace with 400 rests, coold down to 7.&nbsp; Not really a planned speed workout, just got bored as usual on the mill. &nbsp; My mysterious tailbone pain is almost completely gone.</p> Thu, 07 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Wed, Sep 06, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-06-2017.html <p>stroller miles.&nbsp; did some legs and core at the Y afterward, running on no sleep...literally</p> Wed, 06 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Tue, Sep 05, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-05-2017.html <p>Loops at post 12 that kept getting interrupted by calls until I gave up. &nbsp;Tailbone is better</p> Tue, 05 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Sun, Sep 03, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-03-2017.html <p>Treadmill fartlek for an hour.&nbsp; Mostly quarters at 6:40 pace.&nbsp; I&#39;m having terrible tailbone pain for no reason.&nbsp; I haven&#39;t fallen or anything.&nbsp; Hurts to sit, cough, sneeze, or laugh.&nbsp; Can&#39;t lay on my back.&nbsp; Standing, walking, running, are fine.&nbsp; so weird</p> Sun, 03 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Sat, Sep 02, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-02-2017.html <p>Intentions were good, made it to the Y, but Val was mopey and acting puny and has a bit of a fever so mission abandoned.&nbsp; Flying solo with young children as a parent makes consistency quite difficult.</p> Sat, 02 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Fri, Sep 01, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-01-2017.html <p>Tired day.&nbsp; no sleep since work last night.&nbsp; I just couldn&#39;t do it</p> Fri, 01 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Thu, Aug 31, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-31-2017.html <p>20 loops around post 6 at 0330.&nbsp; Slow going because the grass needs mowed and my legs are still sore from lifting...not to mention I was really, really deep in the sleep deprivation hole</p> Thu, 31 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Wed, Aug 30, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-30-2017.html <p>Treadmill at the Y with Michael. &nbsp;2 ez, 2.5 6:58 pace, .5 easy cooldown. &nbsp;20 minute core/interval workout after</p> Wed, 30 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Tue, Aug 29, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-29-2017.html <p>Stroller miles. &nbsp; Did 45 minutes weights after at the Y. &nbsp; Sister in Houston is still safe in a two-story home they evacuated to with family.&nbsp; Streets are filled with water.&nbsp; The levee is near breaching.&nbsp; We are all terrified but a neighbor has a boat and thats the contingency plan</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Tue, 29 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Mon, Aug 28, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-28-2017.html <p>after a horrific night at work.&nbsp; worried about my sister in Houston.&nbsp; just wasn&#39;t into it today...was supposed to do 18.&nbsp; stopped at 12 and now I&#39;m gonna nap</p> Mon, 28 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Sun, Aug 27, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-27-2017.html <p>brisk jaunt after getting off work</p> Sun, 27 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Sat, Aug 26, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-26-2017.html <p>with Sarah pushing the stroller</p> Sat, 26 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Thu, Aug 24, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-24-2017.html <p>8 stroller miles at SCP.&nbsp; lifted weights after with Michael</p> Thu, 24 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Wed, Aug 23, 2017 http://april.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-23-2017.html <p>20 laps around post 6 at 0330.&nbsp; 2 nights in a row without a fugitive or a call interrupting my run.&nbsp; nice</p> Wed, 23 Aug 2017 06:00:00