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Friday 12th Feb 2016

Posted: Yesterday at 19:29
I can't copy and paste from my phone but..


AAA triathlon March 19th (sprint)- stretch the legs and have fun. HIM Bussleton May 01- around 6 hours would be awesome, but as close to it as possible I'll accept. Under 2 hours official HM time (have not completed the distance in a while and is a mental ache). Hopefully be thinking of a full IM in the next year or two

Friday 12th Feb 2016

Posted: Yesterday at 08:39
Slower still?!? Crikey ok..

If I wake up early enough tomorrow day time, I'm going to attempt a long slow slow run.

Friday 12th Feb 2016

Posted: Yesterday at 07:32

I read your message just before I went out LMH and actually had an amazing run. I think I found THE pace. I listened to relaxing music and had to slow myself down at times, but overall it felt like I could go forever.

What: 7.7km in 41:24 mins

Why is it when you HAVE to cut a run short for work, you feel like you could go for longer!!

WP  Great idea!

Friday 12th Feb 2016

Posted: Yesterday at 06:09


What: Maybe a small run

Why: At that stage of nights were anything but being horizontal is hard... getting sleep during the day but waking with headache and joint aches.

Lyrics: 'We're just a box of souviners'

Last Hard: 3 more night shifts to go....

Thanks for the well wishes. Alex was pretty realistic about his Grandfathers medical issues. But his Dad has had a rough ride (again the cruelty of Dementia). It is always difficult when grief is mixed with some relief. Very confusing emotions but extremely common. Alex will leave Tuesday and be gone a week or so.

Lighter note, I purchased some more nutrition online. I am hoping that next week will start the proper LSR's (attempts at least) with proper gels and nutrition to take. Then just manning up and getting over the mental block. I want to plod 21km at some point.. don't care about time.


Thursday 11th February 2016

Posted: 11/02/2016 at 07:31


What: Couple of non-serious km's to test some paces

Why: Need to run slower ro run faster

Lyrics: Yep

Last Hard: Hearing Alex's Grandfather passed away this morning

Came home this morning to the sad news. So took him out for breakfast and some extra cuddles before he went to work. Work have been very kind and given him a week off so that he can fly back for the funeral. I will stay and hold the fort, plus we can't do without a pay cheque coming in.

Dusted off the camelbak which I completely forgot I had. Did a few km's but the heart wasn't in it today. Will have a shower and do some stretching before work.

LMH- I will try my best to run slower.. maybe I am a little too excited about the form change and finding it's a quicker pace and the same effort.

Fingers crossed the cake is delicious (have I mentioned my sister is a pastry chef?!?).

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Posted: 10/02/2016 at 18:52
I hear you all- thanks for the advice.

I guess I'm just excited that 5min K's feel comfortable (for 10km at least) now. I reckon I am defo capable of running sub 2hrs. It's also just such a mental barrier for me from past injuries. I also think if I train at a slower pace than normal, how will my body feel going faster on race day??

I'll take the advice and try again slower in the next few days.

Managed a solid 3-4 hours sleep tonight on shift. The Q word and all that.

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Posted: 10/02/2016 at 12:15
Ale- what pace should I be aiming for? Running slower is sometimes even harder. I'll keep taking cracks at it. I'm meant to be doing 1 slow long run a week and one tempo 10km ish. Maybe I should have another go this week at a slower pace for longer??
I at least found a nice loop today. Out and backs destroy me mentally!

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Posted: 10/02/2016 at 08:01

Morning all (at least I am in your time zone now!)

What: 11.7km (1hr 1min). This was moving time. Lots of water breaks and walking when I felt poop.

Why: Pre-3rd night shift. Trying to respect the different sleep quality/diet and general fatigued.

Lyrics: Nope

Last hard: Even the smallest incline in the second half of the run

Last rest: Got some sleep last night and today... hooray


Not counting today, due to other factors. But still finding it worrying that I can do the bike and swim distances for HIM with no probs during training. But running even 20km I find hard.. worrying. I just get tired and my legs start to hurt.

Happy running all. Stay safe in all weather condtions!

Tuesday 9th February 2016

Posted: 09/02/2016 at 19:27
I know LMH- it's me being really lazy.

We get these "hello fresh" meals which are ingredients for 2 with recipes. I originally got it to learn how to cook, expand.

I'm starving currently. But going home to sleep... Stuck in the situation of what should I eat at 06:30am. Urgh..

Tuesday 9th February 2016

Posted: 09/02/2016 at 16:30
LMH- I'm eating.. But not proper meals. So pack sandwiches and have soups or things before work. Basically because the last thing I want to do is cook and if Alex is on evenings it would only be cooking for one.

Wabo- I'm sure it will be fine. Yesterday was the first day I let someone go to town on my ITB's. Good lord.... O u c h!

I dream of the day I could run over 14 miles and walk the next day!
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