Skip to main content

Making Running Routine

Since the last time I posted, I ran 5 miles without stopping...at my new pace...and have run several 3 milers. 





My 5 miles was without my daughter and the jogging stroller. thanks to my in-laws for babysitting while I ran! :) It renewed my love of running once again. It seems like every time I don't find time to run for a week or so, the next run just renews my love of it and makes me miss it even more when I don't do it! Those 5 miles, however, hurt my body. My hips in particular. I didn't run for almost a week after that,  because of the pain of just walking. I decided that my body just can't handle 5 miles right now. I need to slow down and stop pushing myself as hard. 

That brings me to my 3 mile runs! I love this distance! Not too long, not too short. Just Right! :) Plus, it's a great distance for my daughter in the stroller! She doesn't get cranky and just enjoys the ride! She usually ends up falling asleep at the end so I get to walk a while to cool down afterwards. :) I have gotten a bit faster with my 3 miles as well. Even with the jogging stroller! That makes me more excited! :)

I am trying to make 3 miles my running routine and habit. My daughter's sleep habits have changed...again...and me running at night has become more difficult. I tried something new today and actually liked it...As soon as I woke up I got me and my daughter dressed and headed out the door to run! Usually this is the time I do laundry or dishes since she is the most happy in the mornings, but I'll just have to find some other time for those now! :) I also tried something new to help me build up endurance with the jogging stroller. I have found that I can't run the whole time when I'm pushing the stroller....yet. :) I ran a mile, walked a quarter mile, ran half a mile, walked a quarter mile, and then ran the last mile. This seemed to work really well! I think I will keep that for a week or tow and see how it goes!  I had a great 3.1 mile run and Sophie was great the whole time! She fell asleep at the end, so I walked around for about 20 more minutes so she could finish her nap! Never wake a sleeping baby! lol :) I then came home, put the happy baby in her exersaucer and took a nice shower before beginning my day of playing mommy, laundry, and dishes! :)

In Sophie's world...She is crawling up a storm, pulling up on EVERYTHING, and can even stand up for several seconds at a time! She's getting way to big too fast! She turned 8 months old on Friday and she will be a year before I know it!



My lil 8 month old in her "Bapron" her Aunt Lew made her! :)
I love this face! :)

Comments

  1. Great job ma'am! Thanks for helping to motivate me :)

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thanks for the comment love! :)

Popular posts from this blog

Pro Compression Giveaway!!!

THANK YOU to everyone who has "liked" my Facebook Page and is now following along with me on my journey!!!
And a big, special THANK YOU to everyone who shared my page to help me make it to the big 500!! :)
WooHoo! 
Now, as I have promised, I have a pair of Compression socks OR sleeves to giveaway from PRO Compression!

This is what PRO Compression has to say about how they work:
"PRO Compression socks are designed specifically to deliver both maximum comfort and speedy recovery times. The science is complex, but benefits such as improved blood flow, stability and comfort are universally understood.  The moment you put these socks on your feet and incorporate them into your game, you will feel and understand the difference."
I have 4 pairs of PRO Compression Marathon socks and I LOVE them! They have been wonderful for recovery after my last two halfs and after my long training runs!
I didn't own any after my first half, and it took me almost 2 weeks until I could …

Big News!

One of the reasons I haven't been blogging much is because we just bought our very first house!!! Isn't it beautiful!
We don't move in until next week, but buying a house has taken a lot of time! I've been packing our apartment up a little at a time, but we still have A LOT to do!
It's hard to move with a toddler, because you don't want to shake their world up too much. They need their usual toys and to be able to find their favorite shoes amongst the boxes. Taking it slow and moving a little at a time just seemed like the best option.
We are going from a 2 bedroom apartment to a 4 bedroom home!  With a backyard! Down the street from a park! We are going to have so much space!  Being able to go outside in the back and down the street to the park is a huge deal for me!  Sophie and I LOVE being outside! I am so excited! I just can't even describe it! lol :)
And that's not all of the big news!
I also got a job!
It is an office job, where I will be doing t…

Some of my Favorite Things!

I just wanted to share some of my favorite Running gear right now! :)
I'll start with the one thing that everyone knows I already love...
My BOBRevolution SE!
I've been using it for a a few weeks now and I'm still in Love! I'm not sure how I've lived without it these past 15 months! You can read my BOB "review" here! :)

My newest favorite thing are my hotpink Locklaces!

They are elastic shoelaces that  tighten by a "lock". They make it easy for me to just slip my shoe on and go! They are also wonderful because I have had issues with my shoelaces being too tight on the top of my foot and these fix that problem! No more pain! I wish I had known about these forever ago! I will have them on all of my future running shoes!
I love their moto!
Now onto something that I think every single person who is active outside should own. Pepper Spray.
In this case the Personal Saver and the Wrist Saver.
This i the Personal Saver I carry it on my keychain everyw…