TWIRL’16: Week 7

Sunday: 02/14/16

  • 3.12 miles.  Totally wasn’t feeling it today.  All my runs leading up today have been good, solid and hard…just not feeling it today.
  • Feeling rather grateful that this is the first Valentine’s Day in many, many years that I didn’t feel like a sad ol’ spinster! #smallvictories

Monday: 02/15/16

  • 15-minute rule – 1.77 miles running and then another 45 minutes walking (another three miles)
  • 30/30/30 (physio ball pikes/push ups/squats)
  • Feeling grateful that I just listened to my body today.  Said body wanted ice cream and not to run…so that is just what I did.

Tuesday: 02/16/16

  • Nothing.  Migraine.  Sigh.
  • Feeling grateful that I had access to my favourite migraine food – Trader Joe’s White Cheddar Mac and Cheese.

Wednesday: 02/17/16

  • 3.12 miles in 26:25.  Saving speed work for tomorrow when I am over my migraine hangover.
  • 30/30/30 (push ups, air squats, spider man planks) plus lunges, deadlifts, clam shells and calf raises.
  • Feeling grateful that I didn’t have any pain when doing lunges for the first time in over 18 months.

Thursday: 02/18/16

  • 4 miles at an avg pace of 8:17 min/mile. Had another migraine so this one was tough but it had to happen
  • Feeling grateful that I was able to get in my run despite feeling crappy.

Friday: 02/19/16

  • 90 minutes of curling! So fun.
  • Feeling pretty good after a fun night of curling – my last until I return from Australia.

Saturday: 02/20/16

  • 4 miles or short incline intervals (I haven’t done incline intervals in ages so I took it easy), then I walked awhile after.  Total mileage was 5.65 miles
  • Feeling grateful for a movie and dinner date with my darling big brother!

Weekly run mileage:  16.01miles

Total Swim mileage: 3.78 miles (6.1 kms)

Total run mileage for 2016: 110.24 miles

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