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Gourd Explosion and an easy breezy run

September 8, 2009

Good morning bloggies!!!!!!  Hope everyone had a wonderful and long Labor Day weekend!

Yesterday was a BBQ at my parents with my hubs, my bro and his girlfriend.  Oh, and my parents dog Buford.

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He is super cute and he knows it!!

My mom had the house decorated for autumn with lots of beautiful gourds and fall colors…their house looked fabulous as usual!


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When we got home I really just wanted to be lazy and sit around because it felt like a Sunday! But since it was actually Monday I knew I needed to get a workout in to stay on my sprint triathlon training plan.  So I headed out on my country route for a nice run.  I warmed up walking for about 7 minutes and then took off.  It felt great!!! My legs were loose and I felt like I was actually running pretty quickly.  It was a beautiful evening, cool and shady so that helped as well.


53 minutes (included the 7 min walking warmup)

approx. 4 miles

546 calories

159 average HR

187 high HR

That is a pretty high HR and I noticed it was running high throughout.  Just an interesting notation!

I need to get a study schedule and a training schedule down on paper.  I’m either biking or swimming this morning and strength training at noon. 

Check back later for an update!

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