Saturday, November 03, 2007

Exercise update

Just ran 11 miles and I feel good. Last Saturday I tried to run, but I was super weak from the nasty illness I'd had and only made it about 2 miles. Next Saturday, weather permitting, will be my half-marathon! I figure it shouldn't be too hard to go from 11 to 13 miles. Plus the week after is a big get-together and the screening of "The Business of Being Born," so I wanted to finish my running before then.

Housefairy and Kelley: how is your exercising coming?

9 comments:

  1. Rixa, good for you!
    Did you hear that the winner of the NYC Marathon has a 10-month-old baby?
    "NEW YORK (AP) -- Paula Radcliffe outlasted Gete Wami to win the New York City Marathon on Sunday, her first marathon in two years after giving birth in January."

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  2. Wow, way to go mama! I am quite impressed.

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  3. Rixa,
    My exercise has dropped into nothing. I'm so tired right now that I've put my kids to bed, though it is 6:36 pm, and I intend to be in bed by 7:00. Exercise has become completely non-existent.

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  4. Kelley
    I totally know what you mean.
    I actually got regular excercise when M was 2-3 months old. I managed to wake up before kids in the morning and do 20 minutes of yoga. Not a huge deal, but it made me feel human, ykwim?

    Now she doesn't nap in the afternoon any more, so neither do I. I'm just beat all day, every day, and I can barely drag myself out of bed when my kids need me!

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  5. I suck, too. I havent done anything except walk a little bit.

    Ill explain more when I see you
    (SO EXCITED P.s.)

    But I am way proud of you and think you are amazing!!!

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  6. Good luck on your half-marathon, Rixa. I'm so excited for you.

    Go Rixa!!!!

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  7. Jen.b.in.az11/6/07, 7:59 PM

    Yeah...Rixa, I'm really impressed. Personally, I'm with Kelley and Judit! Waking every 45 minutes all night long to screaming is definitely not conducive to exercising.

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  8. Hey, I totally understand being in survival mode. (Although I have noticed that I feel more energized because of my regular running...) Your first priority is your mental sanity and physical health and your SLEEP.

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  9. Ah... sleep. It is a wonderful thing.

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