Ginkgo’s Training Log 1.27.13

This week was somewhat restricted to the treadmill in our dinky townhouse gym. Nonetheless, I was able to get a good run on Saturday and renew my sense of why I continue to do what I do. In the winter doldrums, it’s hard to keep my eye on the prize sometimes. Thinking of the spring racing season and the thrill of crossing the lines of 10ks and half marathons gets me excited during these blah times. Wind chills were down to -15 or so and I even got to leave the office early on Friday because of a snow “threat“. Yes, only in Columbus. Having grown up in the snow belt of Kirtland, OH, I just have to chuckle. But let’s be honest, I wasn’t complaining…but, really?!?

Monday: 3 miles on the treadmill

Tuesday: 4 miles on the treadmill & ab work-out

Wednesday: 3 miles on the treadmill

Thursday: 4 miles on the treadmill & ab work-out

Friday: 3 miles on the treadmill

Saturday:8 miles…OUTSIDE! Cold but just couldn’t do the whole treadmill thing for one more day.

Sunday: 3 miles on the treadmill

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Things I don’t enjoy about the Ohio snow: not being to wear my cute stilettos; having to scrape my car; having my wet hair turn into icicles as I pump my gas…yes, I’m that girl who doesn’t leave herself enough time in the morning to blow dry her hair. Things I love about the Ohio snow: exhilarating outside runs with passersby giving you looks of insanity.

So, a lower mileage week. . . pretty stable to where I’ve been the last couple. 28. Oh, and I got a GPS 10 in sexy pink! I love it and am so happy to be able to more accurately track my miles.

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I'm a new momma, full-time non-profiter, and coffee lover. I write about healthy body image, half marathon training, and recovery from eating disorders. I'm currently training to maintain fitness throughout the winter and break 1:27:00 in my next half marathon.

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