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A better run today and 4 weeks until Princess!

Sunday, January 30, 2011

I knew I had to get my run accomplished today and mission has been accomplished. I was scheduled for a 40 miute run but I extended it to 50 minutes. Of course, it was an easier run today over the 12.5 miler Friday and it was alot prettier LOL. I still have that littletwinge in the outside lateral part of my knee. Its not my knee that is the problem, its the muscles that are pulling according to Dr. Lake. I am definitely ready for another ART appointment which is Tuesday.

We are supposed to get a CRAPLOAD of snow starting about Tuesday and we could be looking at about 14" of the crap. Then, the winds will kick up leading to blizzard conditions. I am giddy. That is why I really wanted to get out today and enjoy the bare streets. May not see the concrete for awhile. Still giddy. Today was one of those days where I did not sit down with all sorts of household chores and the run.

Today's stats:

4.19 miles (2/:30 intervals)
11:56 ap
413 cals burned
splits: 12:03, 12:01, 12:00, 11:42, 11:52 (.17 mi)

We are now 4 weeks from Princess at Disney World!! Airfare, hotel and park tickets already paid for. Bring it on!!!

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    I'm glad you had a better run! I can't wait for Princess!
    3719 days ago
    Awesome, awesome! I can't wait to meet you!
    3721 days ago
    So exciting!!!!!!! Can't wait!!!!!!! CAn you tell I'm excited too?!?!?!?! emoticon
    3721 days ago
  • EMILY1244
    I can't believe Princess is only 4 weeks away! I am so excited and I am not even going (yet!)! Glad you got a good rn in. I was going to try to fit in a little run but the snow (and wind) had already started by the time I had gotten home from work. Oh well.... I will believe this SnowStorm of the Century when I see it... emoticon
    3722 days ago
    Great run Laurie! I ran yesterday too b/c we're getting that same snow mess too!!

    How exciting that Disney is only 4 wks away now!! emoticon
    3722 days ago
    Woo hoo - Princess is right around the corner! I'll be arriving on Saturday. I hope to get to the expo early and then check in. I'd love to meet up with some fellow sparkers that afternoon/evening.
    3722 days ago
    Great job - 4 weeks till I get to meet you - I will hopefully be there 1st thing the expo opens then try to check into hotel early.
    3722 days ago
    Same here regarding the snow! Glad you got to enjoy your run!!!

    4 weeks, huh? Time really flies....
    3722 days ago
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    I still need to pay for my park tickets, but I'm set otherwise! Getting thoe from tickets and travel on base! They have a 4 day park-hopper for military at a pretty sweet rate!
    3723 days ago
    Way to go on your run today!!!
    3723 days ago
    Saturday was a beautiful running day here. I turned my 40 into a 60 yesterday it was so nice out there. I had not heard about Tuesday. Sounds like another round or two of 'Chase the Snowplow' coming.
    3723 days ago
    Good job getting in your run before the big snow storm. I was so thankful my 22 miler landed on a warmish, sunny day were much of sidewalks and roads were cleared of snow. We are expecting some snow and cold temps. Good luck.
    3723 days ago
    It was a beautiful day for running!!!!

    I did too!

    Can't wait to hear all about Princess! I'm jealous!!!
    3723 days ago
    way to go Laurie!! Yay!

    We're supposed to get the crapload of snow too. Not sure if it's quite as much of a crapload as what you're going to get; but still. We have been insanely lucky this winter. I think what you guys have gotten this winter is what we had LAST winter!! I brought my laptop home in case the little bit of ice we're supposed to get tonight does anything in addition to that!
    3723 days ago
    Negative splits!
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    3723 days ago
    WOO HOO! Sounds like a great run and I can tell you are more than excited for Disney World (please take lots of pics k?)

    3 days till D-land for us :)

    3723 days ago
    Yeah, when I saw colossal + snowstorm on the weather channel's forecast, I was all emoticon

    I guess we have gotten off easy compared to New England but I'm still not looking forward to this!! Glad you were able to get out and have a good run before all the snow comes. Happy that things went better since that rough long run. You're going to go great at Princess!! You know I'll be there in spirit cheering you on when the 27th rolls around
    3723 days ago
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