Thursday, December 1, 2011

November Numbers

Miles Run - 150.86. Probably close to the most training miles I've ever run in a month (usually I have a LOT more miles of racing). I did mostly the RLRF program, although I started my own (adapted from Fast Cory) ultra marathon training last week. Excited on that.
Races Run - 3 (2 half marathons, 1 5k)
PR's Set - Close to the slowest 5k I've ever run. But, really, zero.
Minutes of Plank -  112. I missed 2 days of planks. Still at 4 minute sets. They are still tough, so I will keep time the same for December.

Other Random

  • Today, December 1, is the 4 year anniversary of the last time I smoked a cigarette. I'm REALLY proud of that. That means that I have NOT smoked 29,000+ cigarettes. Instead, I have run over 3,800 miles. Not sure which number amazes me more.
  • The Peanut Butter GU I ordered in October finally showed up today. I'll try it during my long run tomorrow.
  • It snowed today. I really hate snow. And there is still like 5 months left of winter. That makes me gloomy.
  • I got the bill in the mail today for my mammogram and biopsy. Sigh. I have insurance I purchase on my own and a high deductible plan. Just my tests are running me over $900. That probably means I'll have to cancel the Edinburgh Marathon since it's the only trip I haven't booked any travel for :(
  • This was my last week of classes. I have finals next week. Crossing my fingers for all A's...

8 comments:

  1. Happy Anniversary! What a great life change you did 4 years ago!! You should be very proud of yourself!

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  2. Your statistics of not smoking and miles run instead are wonderful!

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  3. Congrats on your 4th anniversary! That is awesome!

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  4. LOVE those numbers! You must be very proud of yourself (or should be!).

    P.S. Sorry about having to wave off the trip to Scotland. Some medical places will take a lesser amount if paid in full right away, maybe that is an option to save a few dollars. Maybe not enough to keep that trip, but add a new one around home. Just a thought!

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  5. Congrats on the no smoking!! I'm on my 4th year myself. Glad we are now addicted to running instead!

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  6. congrats on the 4yrs!
    I had no idea you were a smoker..look at you now!
    cheers to you

    I read that you ran a marathon on the machine today...that is crazy

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  7. congrats on the 4 yrs!! i’m trying to get my bf to quit-he won’t smoke around me bc i hate it and it makes me sick but this is a great story!! sorry about the bill :( i have been wanting to try the pbutter-let me know what you think!

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  8. Hooray for 4 years. That is REALLY awesome!!

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