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Shore Girl
Finished the Couch To 5K program & the Bridge to 10K program, now training for my first half marathon!
Interests: walking, blogging, dating ... not necessarily in that order :)
Recent Activity
Xmas party at work this week, so spent today baking cookies for it and wrapping presents for it. Got 9 gift bags of surprises, plus 2 wrapped gifts for the exchange game, and 3 dozen choco chip cookies for the cookie swap! I hate spending my weekends with work stuff,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2010 at Shore Girl's blog
One week down, five more to go! Can't believe a whole week has passed already! Off to reward myself with Harry Potter in IMAX followed by a healthy dinner, walk on the boardwalk (hope I don't freeze!), and rapid roulette. I'm betting on #11 :) Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2010 at Shore Girl's blog
Sorry I skipped yesterday with my writing. I had zero energy and took a 2-hr nap after work, then ate dinner did the dreadmill and lounged in front of the tv. What a lazy night! TGIF everyone!!!!! Just did an hour on the dreadmill, and now about to head out... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2010 at Shore Girl's blog
Wow was it windy & rainy today or what! My hair was blowing around like crazy!! Let's just say that wind-blown hair is not my look ;) So I just finished Week 1 of C25K woo!! I don't think I'm quite ready for Week 2 though, so I'll do another... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2010 at Shore Girl's blog
Whoops I thought I had 7 weeks, but I only have SIX weeks! AND I ook a skip day today lol oh well what can ya do! So for the guys out there reading this, I would really love a male explanation to this next problem because I can't figure... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2010 at Shore Girl's blog
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It's 1:11 right now ... another good sign that I'm on track with my destiny :) Haven't you ever heard that? Whenever you have 1's following you, it means big changes are in store for your life. And these little buggers have been following me for months now!!! When I... Continue reading
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Did you miss me? I've been busy with school, work, and life ... but that Disney marathon is right around the corner and I gotta get back into the swing of things, and I need your moral support to do it! My goal: 7 weeks, 13.1 miles, 3 hrs 30... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2010 at Shore Girl's blog
My foot is still not quite 100% so I went with cross training today. Swam a handful of laps and spending the rest of the day heavy cleaning for a bunch of guests spending the long weekend. Not too shabby exercise-wise! Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2010 at Shore Girl's blog
Taking a skip day today so my feet are ready for tomorrow! Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2010 at Shore Girl's blog
Just walked my first officially timed 10K race :) My finish time was 1:38:13 ... that's my best time yet!!! I just need to shave off 2 minutes to qualify for the half marathon Im training for. Any tips on how to do this?? Besides "walk faster"? haha Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2010 at Shore Girl's blog
Just finished a 10K wow it's gorgeous outside! Perfect temperature!!! So is anyone else as depressed as I am to see summer ending so soon? I can't believe how fast this summer went by ... I'm not ready to go back to work yet! Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2010 at Shore Girl's blog
Another forced skip day. Good news is my heel bliste. Is just about better. So hopefully I will be back on the training circuit tomorrow. Oh by the way, you ever hear of racewalking?? Apparently it's a whole sport!! I stumbled across it last night when I surfed the 'net... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2010 at Shore Girl's blog
Today I am taking a no-choice skip day. After yesterday's 15K, I spent the rest of the day hobbling around on my blistered feet. I ended up going to Rite Aid and buying Epsom salts and foot medicinal cream to help heal my tootsies. Woke up today feeling mostly better... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2010 at Shore Girl's blog
Anyone have any suggestions/tips for keeping your feet blister-free during distance walking?? I just finished a 15K but my left foot is developing 2 blisters, I can feel it! I need to solve this blistering problem for the half marathon or I will never finish in time. Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2010 at Shore Girl's blog
I lost steam the past few days ... life drama got in the way of training. But I woke up today with the decision to stop moping around and wallowing in misery, and dragged myself outside for a 10K workout. I feel a little better than I was before the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2010 at Shore Girl's blog
I am in Atlantic City and just walked up and down the boardwalk, from the Hilton down to the Revel (past Showboat) and back again. It's absolutely beautiful outside, but when the sun beats down on you wow it's brutal! So I didn't walk quite as far as I was... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2010 at Shore Girl's blog
I found out about an awesome new trail the other day, so I decided to try it out for the first training say of my 20K and let me just say, it wasn't a disappointment! This place is fantastic!! Tons of people walking, jogging, biking, and just strolling. Everyone says... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2010 at Shore Girl's blog
As you know, I finished the 15K yesterday, ahead of schedule. :) Surprisingly, my legs aren't sore at all today! I am still taking a skip day today, just because. Not sure when I will start up the 20K training ... maybe this weekend. But guess what! I signed up... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2010 at Shore Girl's blog
I was feeling so energized this morning that I walked my 15K a day early!!! Yee-ha!!!! I managed to finish just shy of my goal, 2 hrs 40 mins 49 secs. But I'll still take it :) My feet are screaming at me, but I will take a day or... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2010 at Shore Girl's blog