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Saturday, February 28, 2015

My Howl - Feb. 22- 28

Something new: 
Beginning this week I will not howl at you every single day about my training. I'm sure that it gets old (I do it for me mostly - to track my training progress). I will continue post random thoughts here, but as far as my training goes, I will only post a once a week summary - from today on; unless I race during the week (then probably an additional race report). Hopefully this will help keep my blog more interesting and your inbox less cluttered. I'm sure as I have been learning how to use Blogger, I have annoyed some of my friends/followers. This is certainly not my intention and I do not want to lose any of the those that do follow me ;-) - so S T A Y  and explore my space; please comment or email me and let me know how I am doing.

Sympathy card:
At times I probably come off as an ego-maniac and well, I probably am. But the truth is, as my healing continues, typing my thoughts, creating content and re-learning graphic design and stuff really advances my progress. So don't hate me, follow my blog, share it, comment and tell me I suck but mostly read my rants. Thank you. Living with a traumatic brain injury is hard - it is really hard and every single day I face new challenges to old problems. Sometimes I scream really loud, for unknown reasons and at random times. Poor, poor Mimi. She burdens so much more than she deserves to. I hope that she continues to let me stay...
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MY TRAINING
Sun 2/22: Run - 2:00:00 - 12.85 miles - 10:10 Pace - 114 avg hr
Mon - Rest
Tue AM - 1:06:09 - 8.5 miles - 7.46 pace - 137 avg hr - 650' elevation gain
Trail run at Vista View trash heap. I ran strong and attacked the uphills. I am happy with my effort.
Tue PM - 42:30 - 5.5 miles - 7:43 pace
World of Beer fun run. I started easy and built my tempo through the finish.
Wed Run - 57:03 - 6.72 miles - 8:29 pace - 121 avg hr
Easy pace - trying to get my tired legs firing again
Thu AM Run - 1:00:09 - 6.41 miles - 9:23 pace - 118 avg hr

Very tired this morning - It was hot, humid and windy and my motor spurted thru this jog.
Thu PM Run - 42.34 - 5.27 miles - 7:41 pace - 130 avg hr
Runners Depot fun run
Fri Run - 52:28 - 7.14 miles - 7:20 pace - 135 avg hr
Good run with some temp; but pretty steady, actually.
Sat Run - 1:12:00 - 8.22 miles 8:45 pace 125 avg hr
Hot, humid and windy - very tired and slow; I felt like I was running uphill today. One of those runs that I am glad that I got out the door and did what I could. I was hoping to run a lot longer, but just couldn't get moving today.

Week Total (1 rest day): 59.61 miles
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