Fits and Starts Running Blog at FastRunningBlog.Com Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:35:40 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Mon, Jun 18, 2018 <p>7 miles before work, humidity made this very difficult.</p> Mon, 18 Jun 2018 06:00:00 Fri, Jun 15, 2018 <p>3.3 miles midday, pace progression last 10 minutes (9:05/mi).</p> Fri, 15 Jun 2018 06:00:00 Wed, Jun 13, 2018 <p>5.7 miles on a hot humid morning post blood donation the day before = SLUG FEST!&nbsp; Had to walk some sections.&nbsp; Brutal.&nbsp; Going to eat and drink next couple of days and that&#39;s about it.</p> Wed, 13 Jun 2018 06:00:00 Tue, Jun 12, 2018 <p>7 miles in the morning before work (8:52/mi).</p> <p>3.6 miles during lunch, 5 x pickups (8:19/mi).</p> <p>Strength training after work.</p> Tue, 12 Jun 2018 06:00:00 Fri, Jun 08, 2018 <p>5 miles after work (8:54/mi).</p> Fri, 08 Jun 2018 06:00:00 Thu, Jun 07, 2018 <p>5 miles during lunch hour (8:44/mi).</p> Thu, 07 Jun 2018 06:00:00 Wed, Jun 06, 2018 <p>7 miles done super duper easy&nbsp;until the last mile (9:57/mi).</p> <p>Strength training day.</p> Wed, 06 Jun 2018 06:00:00 Tue, Jun 05, 2018 <p>7 miles during lunch (8:47/mi).&nbsp; An 8 day streak, look out!</p> Tue, 05 Jun 2018 06:00:00 Mon, Jun 04, 2018 <p>7.4. miles before work (9:24/mi).&nbsp; Tired this morning and took a long time to get going.</p> Mon, 04 Jun 2018 06:00:00 Sun, Jun 03, 2018 <p>8 miles in the morning before church (8:48/mi). &nbsp;I can&#39;t believe how good running feels now. &nbsp;It has to be related to me stopping my medication.</p> <p>Strength training and swimming with the kids later in the day.&nbsp; Tired!</p> Sun, 03 Jun 2018 06:00:00 Sat, Jun 02, 2018 <p>11.5 miles in the morning (8:49/mi). &nbsp;I haven&#39;t felt this good on a run in a very long time. &nbsp;Like years. &nbsp;Probably related to stopping Lex. Feeling a bit more determined and getting a &quot;runner&#39;s high&quot; again.</p> Sat, 02 Jun 2018 06:00:00 Fri, Jun 01, 2018 <p>7 miles before work on tired legs (9:42/mi).&nbsp; Legs were tired from strength training a couple days ago and my sense of exertion has increased since quitting my anti-d med.&nbsp; Will take some time getting use to the feelings again.</p> Fri, 01 Jun 2018 06:00:00 Thu, May 31, 2018 <p>5.4 miles during lunch gradually faster (8:53/mi).</p> Thu, 31 May 2018 06:00:00 Wed, May 30, 2018 <p>7 miles before work in a muggy mess of weather (9:07/mi).&nbsp; Side note, I&#39;m working on stopping my anti-d medication, Lexapro.&nbsp; I&#39;ve been on and off the stuff since my mother&#39;s passing a very long time ago.&nbsp; Time feels right and it&#39;s not good to be on it long-term.&nbsp; Over time it makes me tired, gain weight, and loses effectiveness.&nbsp;</p> <p>Strength training day.</p> Wed, 30 May 2018 06:00:00 Tue, May 29, 2018 <p>7 miles before work (8:57/mi).</p> Tue, 29 May 2018 06:00:00 Thu, May 24, 2018 <p>7 miles before work, not concerned with pace&nbsp;as usual (9:23/mi).</p> <p>3.75 miles during lunch hour (9:09/mi), last mile at MP.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 24 May 2018 06:00:00 Tue, May 22, 2018 <p>7 miles before work (9:31/mi).&nbsp; Tired and mental struggle during this one.</p> <p>Strength training day.</p> Tue, 22 May 2018 06:00:00 Mon, May 21, 2018 <p>7 miles before work (9:16/mi)</p> <p>Quick strength training workout after supper.</p> Mon, 21 May 2018 06:00:00 Sat, May 19, 2018 <p>12 miles, nearly perfect&nbsp;morning (9:23/mi). &nbsp;Not bad for overweight 47 year old. &nbsp;</p> Sat, 19 May 2018 06:00:00 Fri, May 18, 2018 <p>7 miles before work (9:15/mi) with the song &quot;Squeeze Box&quot; by The Who going through my head the&nbsp;entire time.</p> Fri, 18 May 2018 06:00:00