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Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Running - exercise - weather

It has been 5 weeks since I developed the stress fracture in my right foot.  This week - I can finally say that my foot is feeling much better . . . so much so, that I have thrown a little running into my morning walks.  On Monday and again this morning I walked a block and then ran a block.  Foot feels pretty good.   I plan on continuing that combination for the rest of the week and then will do a little longer run this weekend.  It just feels so good to actually be running and walking without any pain.  Although I wasn't in a lot of pain - it hurt to walk and especially hurt to walk down stairs  . . . which all worked to make sure that I didnt' run . . .

Exercise has been coming from walking and the Jillian Michael's 30 day shred DVD.  Didn't fit it in this morning . . . running late but will be back at it tomorrow morning.

My weight has been staying pretty constant.  I think I can honestly say that I have lost 1 pound.  Most mornings when I jump on the scale - I am 134 - But I really have been watching what I eat and would have thought/hoped that a couple of pounds would be gone by now.  Oh well - I am clearly still eating too much . . .  I need to constantly re-commit to eliminating some of my sneeky calories.  That extra glass of wine - 3 fun size candy bars - Luna bars . . .

I am so ready for our weather to improve.  We were so spoiled earlier in the spring with beautiful temp's - well we are now getting the weather that we "normally" get in April . . .  rain - rain - rain and cool temp's.  Bring back the 70's.  Looks like this weekend - should bring us back to the mid to upper 60's . . . oh so close to 70.  I would love to be biking to work . . . at least a couple of days . . . but with the rain and cool temp's - it isn't going to happen.

Heading to bed early tonight - need some extra sleep.

Hope everyone has a GREAT Thursday.


  1. have a great weekend! I am glad to hear that you are doing better with your stress fracture :)

  2. It's great your foot is healing. You'll be running in no time.
    For some reason I can never really do fitness DVD's at home.
    And that glass of wine. I know what you mean. After a busy day there is nothing better than relaxing with one but gosh, those calories add up fast.

  3. So glad to hear that your foot is doing better...yay! :)

  4. I am all over a glass of wine at night - I don't care about the cals, it is good for my mental health!! So glad your SF is feeling better - it is a long road, but if you treat your body right it will repay you in full!!