Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Running Banana

Back at the end of June I placed an order with Running Banana and I've been meaning to post about it for awhile. I was impressed because the turn around time was like a week. It was a last minute idea to order a special shirt for the Peachtree Road Race but I wasn't sure it would get here in time and it did. But what I love most about the shirt, unlike the few other running shirts I have, it isn't tapered or too small around the waist/hip area. I guess I am little more boxy shaped and I appreciate the roominess. You can create your own or use one of their designs and they have several styles of shirts to choose from. One of these days I am going to get off my behind and order another shirt or two.

Friday, August 21, 2009

Monday, August 17, 2009

Weigh In

Today was my first official weigh in since I missed last weeks meeting due to a funeral. -1.8 pounds. Move the decimal and you get 18. I swear I am developing an intense dislike for the number 18.

I guess -1.8 is way better than +1.8. My leader was happy with that since I am petite, meaning I better get use to this being a slow process.

I copied this image a while back and can't remember where I found it. So if I got it off your blog let me so I can credit you, sorry

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Cut The Cord

I finally cut the umbilical cord to the treadmill and ran 10 hilly miles outside this morning.

I had to silence the voice in my head worrying about giving the general public a view of my cellulite and flabby arms but once I got over that crazy notion it felt great to be running outside.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

It's Mental

Battling that "October will be here before you know it, you're not ready" ongoing conversation in my head.

I did run 10 miles today (run 4min/walk 1min). It took 2 hours!! UGH!!! Now I just need a nap...

Friday, August 7, 2009

Keep Going

Today's "one more mile" song.

Sometimes that's all I need. One good song to keep going. The song varies. Today Liz Phair helped me run 4 miles rather than 3. (It's the zone, not the mileage that counts, right?)

Do you have any no-fail one more miles songs?

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

The Magic Number

I can guarantee you it's not 18, the number of points I am allotted a day on Weight Watchers. That's all I am saying...

Saturday, August 1, 2009


I am not much for pre-race expos but I saw that SPIbelt was going to be at the Peachtree Road Race expo and I had read about the small personal item belts at Katy Shops so I thought I would check it out. I was espcially interested in the water resistant SPIbelt because I had grand plans of taking my blackberry and tweeting and posting pictures to facebook through out the race but I ditched that idea at the being of race.

Unfortunately they didn't have the water resistant version there, and the rep had not even heard of the water resistant version listed on the website, seriously.

Sleek, expandable, secure and does not bounce. Can hold an iPod™, Blackberry™, cell, keys, up to five GU™ packs, and other small personal items. The SPIbelt does not bounce, ride or shift while running or doing other activities.

I don't think they tested them on someone with my hips, because it started on hips and wound up on waist. Other than that and that my stuff ended up damp from sweat becase, well it was July in Atlanta, I really like it. Love the size and it holds a lot. Not crazy about my hips though...