Thursday, June 4, 2009

i'm a sinner

forgive me father treadmill, for i have sinned. it has been 14 days since my last treadmill run.

fourteen days! yikes! how did i go so long without a 'mill run? or really, how did i run so many days and miles on the treadmill when i first came to ky?

it was a glorious 57* today but alas, raining. luckily today's run was scheduled to be the shortest of the week, and i survived. i nudged the speed up past my easy pace 'cause i wanted to be off the old 'mill sooner rather than later.

wednesday (6/4) pm run: 4.25 miles, 34:47 (avg pace 8:11)



about a week ago, i was tagged by matt at run, live & enjoy. matt is super fast, runs at least 10 miles a day, and is a better chef than i. he's still in college though so he just doesn't know what this mean ol' real world is like ;)

anyway, i'm supposed to "show off" my blogspot and share some intimate details. you all know what my life has been like for the past two months so i know you are on the edge of your seat to know where i blog from.

tada!
yeah you're jealous, i know.
mostly i get my computer-on here at the desk/table thing.
yes that's a jim beam brochure. ky is the land of bourbon afterall.

but sometimes i lay in bed. i love being in bed.

what are you wearing right now? old school hollister shorts (yeah i know, i'm too old), and long sleeve tee from chicago marathon '07

what’s the last thing you read/are currently reading? slowly making my way through 4:00 mile that i got from kristin of unathletic runner

do you nap a lot? not really, but occasionally my lack of sleep catches up to me and napping is all i do

who was the last person you hugged? the boyfriend

what’s your current obsession/addiction? long, hot (free) showers

what was the last thing you bought? dinner - grilled chicken salad, being healthy

what are you listening to right now? dave ramsey

if you could have a superpower what would it be? eat whatever i want without gaining weight

what time do you usually wake up? oh god. 4:30, 5:00. blech. hopefully not for much longer...

name one thing you can’t live without? family

what time is bed time? i try to enforce a 10:00 curfew on myself but i haven't been doing too well this week - it's been more like 11-12:00

if there was one place you could be right now where would it be? honduras

i'm sure everyone's blogspot is cooler than mine, so play along if you want!
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24 comments :

  1. Yeah bourbon! (Have you tried it yet? I haven't....reminds me of old Southern men, though)

    I'm proud you've gone 14 days without a t-mill run. I don't know how you do it, although I would def. hit up the treadmill if it was raining, too. Boo, rain.

    But nice job on the 8:11 pace ;)

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  2. Good for you on avoiding the dreadmill. Why the 'mill when you have the sweet outdoors?

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  3. long hot showers are the best. running outside is so much better than on the suckmill, but you're right, gotta give it some love sometimes when you need them.

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  4. The treadmill is MUCH more bearable when you only run on it every couple of weeks.

    Cool set-up in the hotel!

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  5. Get out there in the rain!

    Haha and thanks for making me sound more glorious than I really am!

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  6. Must be lonely at times to be on the road...hope you get to see the boyfriend and family soon:) In the meantime, keep up the good running program, you rock! Ana-Maria

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  7. I love that you said you couldn't live without family and I answered the question... bananas. :o)

    You're clearly a better person than me.

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  8. I've only been to Woodford Reserve and I have to say I am not much for Bourbon. Sure tastes good in cooking though!

    I tend to blog from the couch, in front of the tv. It is comfy...but super distracting!

    Have a great weekend!

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  9. Yeah, so I thought you would apologize for running on the 'mill too much! LOL! I haven't touched the human hamster wheel since the winter...so manybe I've sinned too?

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  10. Very nice and your bed looks so comfy.

    NO! I am not asking to try out your bed! :O)

    And your such a speedy runner. I am all sorts of jealous!!

    I will take a long hot shower any day!!!

    Would you believe I never run on a treadmill. LIKE NEVER!!

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  11. 57 degrees! The lows here aren't even getting that low anymore. I think it is going to be a hot summer in the South.

    I wouldn't be apologizing to the treadmill at all.

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  12. Swweeet two whole weeks without using the treadmill! That's awesome!

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  13. Hope your enjoying the book! Dave Ramsey is good background sound :)
    I was forced on the treadmill yesterday too, we must be getting the same weather!

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  14. Well - you know my feelings about treadmills.....

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  15. 14 days... that is not a high enough number :) i think my last TM run was in week 2 of training for eugene :) haha... i hate that thing!

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  16. Oh how I hate the dreaded TM. You should stay away from that thing.. :-)

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  17. I have told my boyfriend on multiple occasions that I might love the bed more than I love him--and I'm serious. I think my love of being in bed is a bit of a hindrance--it is just so tempting to stay in there!

    Also, can I just point out that I ALWAYS end up running faster than planned when on the 'mill because I just want to get it over with ASAP? Ugh.

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  18. looks like it was a great run, treadmill and all! and i loved reading these facts. thanks for sharing!

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  19. Yay for not having to run on the 'mill! You deserved a break :-)

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  20. Ah... the dreadmill! I do anything to avoid that thing. I've even gone out and been pelted with sleet to keep off of it. No pain no gain! Haha.

    I come from the land of Jack Daniels. Fun stuff!

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  21. Yeah Amy - old southern men like me :P. LOL.

    I've always said I wanted to "do" Kentucky bourbon country the way sane people "do" California wine country. You should go tour the Maker's Mark distillery. I hear you get to dip your own bottle in the red wax.

    Oh, and seriously you were running like 12 miles at a time on a treadmill. That's insane. I'm glad you've been able to find some worthy running routes.

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  22. I wouldn't be looking forward to running on a treadmill as much as the next person. Especially trying to get anything over 2-3 miles on that thing. booring.

    I always liked staying at hotels, but I guess "living" in one is a completely different story..

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  23. "if you could have a superpower what would it be? eat whatever i want without gaining weight." SO funny and honest! I agree completely (though invisibility would be kinda cool, too).

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  24. Love the blogspot! it is like MTV cribs for us nerdy bloggers. Well, without the mirrored bedroom ceiling and 24K gold accented toilet. ;o)

    If I had your legs I would rock the old school Hollister shorts ALL.DAY.LONG. You go girl!

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