Today was a personal best even though there isn’t too much to compare with as yet. First day running outdoors with my running shoes and still can’t say enough about them! I am back to my lungs giving out before my legs do. There’s one stretch of road I could easily mark progress on and I was able to go twice the distance as the last outdoor run. I had more running intervals on this run and I wasn’t sucking wind as much after any of them. I’m going to have to plot out a new route because now I am done with the route before my 30 minutes are gone. Progress is such sweet victory! And, now that word is out, I have been recruited for my first “race” which luckily I have more than a year to train for. It is a 9-person relay between two cities where each team member runs three 3-mile legs. I am still amazed it is only a week in and I am seeing the kinds of results I am with increased lung capacity as well as endurance. I balked at the thought it would only take 30 days before a non-running-never-run-before beginner could be running 3-mile stints but it sure looks now like it is possible!
April 13, 2009
Writer; wife, mother, survivor, and impulsive bitch rarely capable of saying no. Fueled by coffee, yoga and sarcasm. (She/Her) View all posts by terraluft
This entry was posted on Monday, April 13th, 2009 at 8:48 am and posted in Running. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.
This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.
- Follow Terra Luft – View From the Crystal Ball on WordPress.com
Current ProjectsNovel Complete Rewrite (Urban Fantasy/Romance)
Novel 4 Revisions (Near-Future SciFi)
Categories30-Day Blog Challenge Adult College Adventures Alternative Medicine Appearances Author Interviews Awards Back to Fit Book Reviews Books Editing Editors Events Everyday Life Goals Grief Guest Posts Healthy Lifestyle horror Injury Kidney Disease Looking Ahead LTUE Making a difference National Novel Writing Month Original Fiction Overachiever Parenting Pregnancy Publishing Ragnar Random or philosophical thoughts Ranting and Ravings Revision Running Secret Door Society Secrets & Doors Society The Novel Project This Time Last Year Uncategorized Utah Fantasy Authors Writing Writing Conferences Year In Review Yoga
- 7,608 visitors
Join 81 other followers
Goodreads – Currently Reading
Tags2019 Adrienne Monson Amy Banks appreciating life art author interview author interviews birthdays blog tour book list Book Lists book reviews Books business of writing charity Coming Soon cover reveal COVID-19 Crimson Edge Publishing diabetes editing editor finding balance first time author flash fiction friends ghost hunting goals Griffin Publishers guests interview It Came From the Great Salt Lake JDRF Joshua Robertson Kathy Jones kidney disease League of Utah Writers lessons learned life events live a life you love Live the life you love Looking Ahead LUW2016 Melkorka NaNoWriMo new release original work overachiever paranormal activity parenting priorities Publishing Publishing News Read in 2014 Reading research saying no Secrets & Doors short fiction short stories SNHU someday stress T1D Terra Luft The Secret Door Society tiaras time management tips World Horror; Horror; Conventions writer writing Writing Conferences writing tips Year In Review