Friday, November 28, 2008

Turkey Run

I did, in fact, go for a run yesterday. With the hub and the dogs. I'm pretty convinced now, if I wasn't before, that I'm a loner runner. Running with hub isn't so bad. Running with dogs takes too much energy and effort! So much so that at 1.5 miles, I got a huge, spasming stitch on my right side - right under the ribs down into my stomach.

I had to stop and hand the leash of the dog I was running with over to M. Once it calmed down, I made up some of the rest of my run, which I figure was just under 2 miles total.

It was much nicer to be out running than to be at home cooking! Regardless, I'm still slow. I'd like to blame the track pants again, but I really do think it's just me. That and my iPod keeps dying on me. Time for either a new battery or a new iPod. . .

I've got to search out my previous training schedule. I know it's around here somewhere. Starting Monday December 1st, I'll be running 4-5 times per week. I'd really like to get my mileage back up to 5 or 6 and get my weight back down to 145-150. My gift to myself for the holidays, I suppose.

4 comments:

Jen said...

good for you! i just ate!

Eileen said...

Running with my dogs is dangerous! Olaf, our Bernese Mountain dog frequently trips me. But then again, our neighbor recently spotted a cougar, so maybe running with the dogs is less dangerous than running by lonesome little self.

Still, I'm convinced running is a good idea!

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THE HEALTHY DIVA said...

way to go on the running!!!!