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I agree with Geo on how to increase your mileage, though!  Don't worry about speed.  Don't worry about taking a walk break.  Walk breaks really help your body to be able to increase your running times. 

 


Just another reminder that Wendy and I are not actually the same person. We just play each other on tv.


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Just another reminder that Wendy and I are not actually the same person. We just play each other on tv.



Pssst.  Look at the post above yours.  I responded about increasing distance vs speed.  ;)  This time (and maybe just this time) the dingo crowd was able to keep us straight. :p

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RR: rest day or XT, but I'm resting and cleaning, getting chores done, etc. 

 

marking my place to come back....

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Pssst.  Look at the post above yours.  I responded about increasing distance vs speed.  ;)  This time (and maybe just this time) the dingo crowd was able to keep us straight. :p


LOL. I missed it because you posted within one minute of me. :)


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Lori~ welcome!  for food tracking I found "myfitnesspal" app on the iphone and it's super easy.  YOu can use it on the computer as well.  It has helped me to have it with me at all times.  I used sparkpeople online before, but not always around my computer and when I am I don't always remember everything I ate since I was on the computer last. 

 

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lorijds, welcome back...I am a bad Dingo these days, so I'm abstaining from advising.

 

Truth is, I need a lot more running and a lot less eating than I have been doing. My workout schedule isn't bad, but combined with my stress levels and the carbs that have been finding their way into my body, the picture's not pretty here. Inspections were today: house, well, septic. There are things I don't know the answer to and dh is far away, and the kids and I are not doing well on the tail end of a 4-day weekend, and my one functioning snowblower quit on my and the drifts are 4 feet high again...*sigh* I'll do some yoga after chores and before dinner. Need to breathe and remember how little is in my control, and to better control what little I can.

 

And tomorrow, running at the Y and finishing the taxes.

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Welcome back Lori!  Everyone above is right.  Don't worry about speed.  You may also want to check out a method called "Gallowalking" which is where you run an interval and then walk a set interval (I used to do 9min run:1min walk ratio).  If you have a digital watch, you can even set it to go off at the beginning/end of each interval so you don't have to keep checking how long you've been running or walking.  Google Gallowalking or Jeff Galloway for more info.

 

RR ~ excellent spin class this morning and took the kids to a rock climbing gym in St. Louis this afternoon.

 

NRR ~ my leg is killing me. Seriously, pain from my upper hamstring radiating down all the way to my ankle.  It sucks.  Luckily, I have an appointment with a new sports medicine specialist next Monday.  Just when I start feeling good and start a good workout schedule, it jumps back out and gets me.  Argh!


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Thanks for the dingo advice! I sent a nice email, got a nice email in return, and am planning some running meet-ups! smile.gif

 

Next up: running between weekends. <cue dramatic music>


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Next up: running between weekends. <cue dramatic music>

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lorijds--Welcome! Like the others said, don't worry about speed. Speed on a treadmill isn't the same as speed in a race. (Most of my treadmill runs have been at 5.5 for a few miles, but my recent race was much faster.) I like Daily Mile for tracking my fitness stuff.

Ran a slow 3 for recovery today. It was windy but sunny, and nice to be outside.

Also, here's a pic from Saturday's race. I'm the short one in the Slacker shirt.
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RR: 7 miles total, with 3x1600 at 6:58 and 800 jogs.  Challenging, especially with breathing and earplug cords to the computer. 

 

NRR: ds3 was up last night with sore throat, dh thinks strep so I'll get him into the doctor today.    Off to shower !

 

Real, great race!!

 

oh, and SS, so sorry, package to go out today, although it depends on how ds3 feels. 

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Lisa - Great picture!  You are adorable!  And, when everyone else looks like they are just trying to hold on, and you are looking like you are about to leave them in the dust!mischievous.gif


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Thanks for the welcome, and the perspective!  Yes, in my head I know I need to forget about distance, or the fact that I need to walk a little in my longer runs.  I just need to hear it a couple ten times.

 

Thanks for the app advice!  

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Looks like my last post didn't post greensad.gif

Still following along. Sorry no personals since they've all been eaten.

RR: c25k W9D2 yesterday. I think I'm going to take a break for 2 days from running and then run the full 5k on the treadmill on Thursday. I'll probably just bike today and tomorrow. Then Bridge to 10K starts next week!

NRR: I've got my two LOs potty-training this week. I'm ready for lots of messes.

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Have fun with the potty-training, MM!  Mine trained themselves when THEY were ready, not when I was lol.gif!  DS at almost 4, DD1 at 3 1/2 and DD2 at 2 1/2.  You're doing great with the C25K progression.

 

Lisa ~ great pic!!  Is that woman behind you barefoot or in Vibrams?  I surely hope the latter, given how you're all dressed for cold!

 

RR ~ taking today off to give the leg a rest, although it's just a little tight this morning, not actually painful.

 

NRR ~ my cat is having a naso-pharyngeal scope today to see what is making him sneeze all. the. time.  Hope they figure it out, and that it's nothing serious.  The news is making me sad today.  Earthquake in New Zealand.  Hired mercenaries killing Libiyan protesters (and don't get me started on the a$$ that is Ghadafi...), and Christian missionaries killed on their boat by Somali pirates.  What the hell is going on with our world greensad.gif.


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Oh, and I want to add the "Top of the Morning" 5K on March 6 to the race list too orngbiggrin.gif!  Given the unknown status of my leg, I probably shouldn't, but I really want to.  So there, leg!


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Lisa, you look terrific!

 

Lorijds, at the risk of sounding like a stalker, I think you may be the reason that I joined MDC. Years ago I used to lurk on the midwifery today boards, and I think it might have been you who mentioned MDC to a poster, and I came over to check it out. Six years and two kids later.... I'm still hanging around sometimes. And if it's not you, ignore and move on Sheepish.gif

 

MotivatedMama- Good luck with the potty training!

 

RR- My "long run" yesterday was shortened by a text message from my husband reminding me a of a meeting we had later in the morning. But I found a snow-less path (a riverside walkway in the next town that gets plowed), and managed 10K (yipee for the RunKeeper app- I can now report distances!) in 1:03. There were still a couple of snowy/icy parts, but it wasn't nearly as deep and slushy as here. I'm so far off my training plan for the half marathon right now that I don't really have a great plan. For this week it's bootcamp tonight, probably rest on Wednesday and I'll get the long run done on Thursday. I'm into week four of my cough and generally feeling pretty good, other than first thing in the morning. My plan for this week: get healthy, and re-work the plan to I can get enough distance in to feel ready for the half. I'm pretty comfortable in the 10-15K distance range, but have yet to run longer... Any great advice?


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Great pic, Lisa!

 

No time for much to post today. Busy at work.

 

Had a great, really hard and fast 6 mile run yesterday morning. And a decent 4 miler this morning. I have running practice with my students in about a half hour. Stomach is still not 100%, I may need to see a doctor soon because I have a bunch of stuff going on that I think isn't quite right. I just hate going, it's easier to ignore it.

 

But probably not a great idea.

 

anyway have a great day Dingos.


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Dingos!  biggrinbounce.gif

 

Nic- I hope you get that sorted out.  I also hate going to the dr. but I hope you go and get to feeling better.  

 

Lisa- woo!  Nice pic!

 

I ran about 2 miles yesterday and only fell on my ass once.  I'll count it as a win!  redface.gif  There is a ton of ice out there, and the sidewalks are actually better than the alleys, for once.  I slipped on snow-covered ice and fell completely on my side, I'm sure it was funny to anyone watching!  I slipped a few more times, but managed to stay upright the rest of the run.  About 10 minutes into running, I realized I had a very.. uncomfortable rash that I had forgotten.  Oops.  Oh, well.. more great running stories, right?

 

I felt good and can definitely shoot for another run tomorrow.  I was considering tonight, but I am venturing out to my first 4H meeting as an adult.  I was not a fan as a kid in 4H, but I think it would be a good fit for DD.  We'll see! :)

 

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Hey Dingos orngbiggrin.gif

 

Nemesis - Ouch, are you okay from your slippery run? You're braver than me. The ice scared me off from the outdoors.

 

JayGee - Ugh the news is so depressing. But for every horrendous thing that happens, there are probably about 30 people out there fighting the good fight. It's a shame they don't get more attention from the news. Hope your kitty feels better soon.

 

Realrellim - Great picture!!

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So yeah, everything's pretty peachy keen here. Just finishing up the last hour of work. Then it's home to tackle the laundry and get on the treadmill. Pants that used to be pretty snug on me are now loose. Woot woot!!

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Lisa, I agree--that is a great pic!

 

Nemesis, I was on the verge of 4H for my kids, too...I hated my own 4H experience but wanted to give some of the local clubs a try for them. But now, well...you know. I hope you find a club that's a good fit. Nice job only falling once. I almost-fell exactly 5 times while fueling my car and filling the fuel jugs yesterday.

 

Nick, you've been on fire lately with the running. I aspire to that. Really, really amazing.

 

I did an hour on the elliptical at the Y and I am really glad I did. Then, did a couple ab machines, and some weighted squats (wow I need more squats to fix that hip), then soaked in the whirlpool for half an hour. I think when the kids get home, I will take them back in and do half an hour or so in the FitZone (kids' workout area for ages 7+). Ds really needs the workouts, and I can walk the track or row, or even do some yoga (or some of all of those).

 

I am totally clear that I need to journal food and reduce my carb intake. Significantly. Just checking tasks off the to-do list makes it easier to think I can get a grip on at least some parts of my life.

 

And now it is looking much more like Abu Dhabi rather than Dubai. And I am totally OK with that.

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Jooj ~ whoa!  AbuDhabi now?  Cool.  I have a friend whose husband is stationed there and she lives there with her whole family.  They love it!

 

Nemesis ~ careful out there!  Good job on the run.

 

Demeter ~ yay for loose pants!  (wish I could say the same for myself....)

 

THANK YOU to my SS!!!!  Your package couldn't have come on a better day.  I love the soap, candle and little notepad and I can't wait to try that granola bar!  Thank you so much!

 

NRR ~ I watched my neighbors 4-year-old son for 3 hours this afternoon and was reminded how important open-ended play is.  We free-built Legos and he wanted to know where the instructions were and if he was doing it "right".  We built a train track in the basement and he was continuously asking if it was "done".  When I said that it was done whenever he felt like it was done, he was totally confused!  And when we made homemade playdoh, he was just totally in awe that you didn't have to buy it in a plastic canister, and it was WARM!  I'm just glad to have afforded my children a huge opportunity for open-ended creative play.


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RR: 5 nice miles for me! Yay! orngbiggrin.gif It's coolish out and I managed to dress right for the weather and to run at a pretty good pace.

 

Prepping for classes tomorrow and just trying to stay ahead of my week... I had a long and frustrating meeting yesterday, sent a terse email this morning, spent some time talking with the chair of the committee I'm on and finally said, roughly, "If this is the plan we adopt I will not want to send my children to this school." ... and by noon he'd changed his tune *significantly.* So odd to me - I had to throw a (figurative) temper tantrum and play the Mommy card before he took my concerns seriously. I never, ever do that as I think that reasoned - even blunt - discussion is a much better strategy. Who'd have thought. We'll see if it sticks. (The "it" being pretty damn important to my job. Sigh.)

 

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Great picture, Lisa!!! Why can't *I* ever get a good race photo like that?! orngtongue.gif

Another week of OB is in the books...I'm so sad that it's almost done. But also super excited at the thought of having a lot more free time in two weeks. I was in the NICU yesterday and it was booooooring. Sad, but true. There were only four babies, and none of them really had much going on. Three just needed to grow, and one was jaundiced and getting phototherapy. The NICU nurses were really nice, but *they* didn't have much to do, so they didn't really want to let me do anything. Oh well. Today was MUCH busier. I was back on mom/baby and I had two couplets today, although one was discharged by 11. I feel like I'm just starting to get the hang of things, and we'll be done next week. rolleyes.gif

Much, much, much to do tomorrow. I'm taking two patients for peds on Thursday, so I'm going to have double the homework. And I have to run by school to have a scholarship application signed, which hopefully I'll have time to do while DS is at school after I pick up my patient assignments. I need at least five more hours in the day tomorrow...

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tjsmama--boring in the NICU is a good thing. wink1.gif Also, I didn't post the pics of me that weren't so good. :P

Nemesis--that ice sounds less than fun.

I should do more personals but my brain is shutting down. Also, I need to stick the diapers in the dryer. So, goodvibes.gif to everyone.

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I can't remember now who mentioned Cycle Savvy, the book for teens by the same author as TCOYF.  Anyway, we have it and I thought it was pretty good and more interesting for a teen who isn't likely to be as interested in fertility issues.  DD1 has read it and thought it was useful, too. I thought it was pretty balanced on sexuality.  I haven't read it in a while, but I don't recall being worried about it anyway when I handed it over to dd.

 

I did a little updating of the results and race list - I know I missed the last person who posted, but hopefully I'll get back to that later today. 

 

NRR - I caught 2 babies yesterday.  The first was one of my teen clients, who I'd actually seen in the office on Monday afternoon.  After her appointment with me, she'd gone home and played Wii with her siblings and mother - and spent some time doing the Wii-fit hoola hooping.  Her mom took her out to supper, and while they were out, my client started to get uncomfortable - just achy, couldn't sit down comfortably, nauseated and couldn't eat her supper.  By the time they got home, she was having regular contractions.  She came in around midnight finally, and was 2 cms dilated, but the labor nurse said she looked like she was serious, so we had her stay.  An hour later or so, her water broke, and she was obviously in good active labor.  Around 3:30, she was grunting off and on with contractions while soaking in the tub, and so the nurse called me to come (they'd tried to do an exam, but couldn't reach well in the tub, especially since my client couldn't comfortably lean back.)  When I arrived, she was soaking with the whirlpool jets on, her mom was sitting on the side of the tub, and she had her arms around her mother and her head buried in her lap.  She was just deciding that she wanted to get because she was getting too warm - so we helped her up.  By this point, she was laboring pretty actively - in the time it took us to dry her off and help her back to bed, she had about 5 contractions that we had to stop for.  Once in bed, she wanted to know how close she was, so I did a quick exam and she was about 8 cms.  She was obviously having a lot of pressure and still grunting and pushing with the peak of each contraction, but not pushing in earnest.  She's a tall, skinny kid, and we were amazed at how well she was able to move around, both between contractions and even during a contraction.  She rolled from side to side, then would sit all the way up, then move to squatting and leaning forward, then kneel and lean over, then flop down for a while.  After about an hour, she started pushing through every contraction and couldn't hold back.  At this point, she decided she just couldn't push in the bed - and she needed to go sit on the toilet right now.  Partly, I'm sure she could feel a lot of rectal pressure and she mentioned a few times being worried about pooping - which we kept assuring her was a non issue for us, and partly she just felt better more upright.  Finally, I told her we could move to the toilet, as long as she didn't mind her baby being born there, and she basically sprinted off to the bathroom.  By now, I could see a little wisp of baby hair when she pushed, so I figured we wouldn't make it back to bed, so we got some pads for the floor and a couple of towels and I put gloves on to wait for the baby.  She was much happier on the toilet, and pushed great with each contraction.  Within a couple, baby's head was visible even between contractions.  I was still amazed at how much she was able to move around - with one contraction she'd put her right leg up on the garbage can and push, and the next, she'd prop her left leg up on my knee and push (I was kneeling in front of her.)  Baby had a lot of caput and molding, and it took quite a few contractions for the baby to crown and be born.  Her mother, the nurses and I all had a good laugh as baby was at the peak of crowning when the mama suddenly said "Now this is starting to hurt!" - apparently the rest of labor, during which she'd barely said a word, wasn't painful?  Fortunately, as soon as the head was out, she stood up, and the rest of the baby easily slid into the bath towel I was holding.   Baby was a little guy - 6 lbs 5 oz, with a ton of dark, wavy hair, born at 5:15 am.  Mom wasn't ready to hold him right away - she was sort of scared by his very molded head, and purple toes, and initial raspy breaths, so we wrapped him in a towel and a couple warm blankets, and helped mom back to bed.  The cord was so long I could hold the baby and walk ahead of her back to the bed!  Once in bed, she was happy to put him skin to skin.  Her primary labor nurse had just finished her orientation, and this was I think her 3rd birth on her own - but definitely her first birth involving a road trip to the bathroom!  I love teenagers sometimes, because not being indoctrinated into how things are supposed to be, they just do whatever needs to be done to get the baby out!

 

My second baby for the day actually started off early in the day.  This was mama's second baby, and he was breech for the last few weeks of pregnancy.  We have some newer OBs who are willing to do external cephalic versions, so after discussions of options with the client (and in my community, options are pretty much deliver by cesarean, or have a version) she decided to try to get the baby turned.  The OB preferred to attempt the version with an epidural, since he feels his success rate is higher if mom can truly relax, so mom came early in the morning for IV fluids and an epidural.  We knew this baby was likely to be decent sized (her first was 8 lbs 11 oz) but fortunately she had good amniotic fluid levels, and a relatively roomy uterus.  Fortunately the version was successful - even though it was quite a bit of work.  The OB worked on pushing the head flexed and down, and had me push the butt up and to the side, and after several tries, much sweating, and several breaks to rethink stategy, baby turned!  Because she had so much fluid, and baby was still moving around a lot, we were worried he'd try to move back, so since the plan was for her to be induced anyway, the OB went ahead and broke her water while I held the baby's head still.  Fortunately, that settled the baby nicely into the pelvis, and we figured he'd stay there.  After the version, the mom, who'd been rock steady all morning and such a trouper putting up with needle sticks, and epidural sticks, and all that pushing on her abdomen and turning her different ways, burst into tears and had a good cry - she'd been so worried that she was going to end up with a cesarean anyway, and so relieved.  The rest of her labor was pretty straight forward (if more medicalized since she already had an epidural going, and we started pitocin to get contractions as well.)  Around 2 in the afternoon, she was 3 cms dilated, but by 4:45, she was completely dilated and feeling a lot of pressure and a good urge to push.  She was worried at this point, because in her first labor, she'd pushed a long time and finally had a vacuum assist, but this time baby moved down well with each push, and was born at 5:23 pm.  8 lbs 10 oz, born over an intact perineum - which should make for a lot easier recovery than having a cesarean!

 

RR - well, as you can guess, I didn't do any yesterday!  Hoping to get a decent interval run on the treadmill today.

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drjen, you never cease to amaze! Thaks for the input on Cycle Savvy. It is ordered.

I surely wish I had more to report for my days. My life is still topsy turvy as we consider uprooting and making major changes but are not so far along in our plans as to discuss it with the children. Stress. om.gif

Today I noticed ds1 and dh hadn't showered. The shower head is spraying water all over the place. I noticed this yesterday and figured even if it wasn't a nice regular spray I could shower in it. They apparently can't so I will be pumbing today instead of waiting for my Dad to hep on Saturday. I have no answer to why they couldn't use the other shower or take a bath. Boys. eyesroll.gif I for one took a nice warm bath with some epsom salts and lavender oil.

I need to convince Linus to dress and brush his teeth so that I can go to Lowe's. Fun.

6 easy on the TM this morning.

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Lorijds, at the risk of sounding like a stalker, I think you may be the reason that I joined MDC. Years ago I used to lurk on the midwifery today boards, and I think it might have been you who mentioned MDC to a poster, and I came over to check it out. Six years and two kids later.... I'm still hanging around sometimes. And if it's not you, ignore and move on Sheepish.gif

 

 


Awe, I'm pretty sure that's me (not many "lorijds'" around).  Nice to be recognized (If that's stalking, stalk away)!

 

Dr. Jen, I would have stayed in OB/Mother/Baby if I could have worked with at least one doc like you.  Here I am on the medical floor, where no one tells me I can't get a patient out of bed, where I get to make the decision to hold medications that are truly unnecessary, and where I'm more comfortable with medical interventions because they really are needed.  I miss the mamas and the babies, but I needed regular hours and health insurance, so the hospital is the place for me.  I have nothing but the utmost respect and awe for those of you who continue in the birthing environment.

 

RR I went with myfitnesspal for a food diary app, and today's plan is to run a couple of miles and go to BodyPump.  NRR I have a paper to write, due at midnight, that I have not yet started.  The plan is to pull this off and still get my workout in.  

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DrJen ~ as always, you amaze!  I was laughing reading about your teen mom flipping around in the bathroom for each contraction.  Wonderful!

 

Today and tomorrow will be spent getting ready for my parents to arrive tomorrow night.  But first, a good swim while DD2 is at preschool!


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Quick RR ~ 2800yds in the pool including 3 x 500 descending (even though my 3rd 500 only "descended" by 3 seconds...


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real~I know, I know! It's a good thing not to have excitement and busyness in the NICU...except when you're a nursing student who just desperately wants something (ANYTHING) to do! orngtongue.gif

drjen~love.gif Your stories rock.

Done with track, although I had zero motivation and even less zip in my legs. 5 x 600 with 200 recoveries.

And now, I must shower, feed my kid, take him to school, get my patient assignments, get my scholarship app signed, go to the post office, grocery store, spend some time with my kid somehow....

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