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I was going to do a separate post for all my workouts, but eff that! One lump post, here you go.

May was a pretty light workout month, almost non-existent. It should have been a very heavy month.

Thursday, May 26
Run – 37:38
TE 3.3
157 avg
177 peak
343 kcals
Harlem > Central Park. Hot as hell!

Monday, May 30 – Memorial Day!
Run – 40:38
TE 4.1
170 avg
186 peak
442 kcals
This was down the Promenade, then over and back on the Brooklyn Bridge. Hot as hell. Touristy as hell. Stinky as hell as they are painting the bridge.

I don’t think I worked out for the 4 days here, but I could be wrong. The 31st I had to wait for a fridge delivery and then I had some interviews, the 1st I walked over the BK Bridge and back to pick up a new router, the 2nd was my birthday, the 3rd I traveled back to SF. Nope! No workouts!

Saturday, June 4
Spin class plus more – 1:07:09
TE 3.3
147 avg
176 peak
533 kcals
Caroline Jordan in the house!

Sunday, June 5
Ran and biked 1:46:04
TE 3.6
151 avg
190 peak
896 kcals
:34:22 run, 1:09:21 bike. Some other Lap I marked on my HRM but I have no idea why. I biked to Lincoln, down Great Highway because it’s closed on Sundays, around Lake Merced, then back.

Monday, June 6
Swam 1,000 yards – 500 swim/500 pull

Tuesday, June 7
Spin workout 1:12:01
TE 3.0
143 avg
176 peak
526 kcals
Danny Baker in the house!

Wednesday, June 8
Speed run of 30 minutes.
TE 3.4
158 avg
186 peak
305 kcals

Thursday, June 9 (today!)
Rode my bike but the timing got screwed up bc it only says 52:20 and a TE of 2.4. WRONG. In reality I rode for 1:15:00 and it was hard as hell. (Thank you Danny Baker!). I then actually did some stretching after, whoa!
134 avg
173 peak
342 kcals


Today I ran for 1:16:16, with a 160 hr avg, 186 peak, and 905 kcals, a little more than 7.5 miles. (I think the cals are high since I hit the lap button and not the end button on my HRM by mistake and went for an extra :20… that also means my avg hr went down prolly) Those are like 10 minute miles. Wow am I slow! But I have to say that I was going slower since I am still sick and I didn’t want to bring my heart rate up too high. And I felt pretty good. Still coughing up a lung, but pretty good. It was an absolute stunner of a day in San Francisco… clear and in the 70s.

Last night I slept on the couch in an upright-ish position because when I lay down, all the fluid gets in my lungs and I’m up all night coughing. I actually slept for a few hours straight last night, it was great! And my mucus has turned fairly bright green, and it’s getting into my chest, so that means that I am almost done bring sick! Yay! It’s been 1 week. I am never sick that long!

Then Polly came and picked me up and we went to brunch on Haight Street and shopped the shops. We popped into Piedmont’s and I started getting early clothing inspiration for Burning Man. They had this fun beaded wig that looked Egyptian. It was cool. I think I want to get a hot pink tinsel wig. Fun!

I just came back from a long run – down to the beach then around Lake Merced and back to the beach. It was a 9 mile loop and I ran for 8 of it, and walked the last mile. I didn’t really have to but I wanted to cool down my hamstring and I think it really helped since it’s now an hour later and it feels ok! I stopped and stretched along the last mile too, I really think that helped.

During my run I stopped about a minute in total, I’d say about 4 times at :10 rest each time. I wasn’t in pain and I had no cramping. I was just tired and bored. I think I need to eat something since I didn’t really eat dinner last night and I started at 10:40am and hadn’t eaten anything. Caffeine really is an unfair advantage, I should start drinking that.

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