Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Wordle of the Day

Here's my Wordle shot of the day... Thanks to Leslie!

This could be addicting!

Did a 5 miler after work yesterday and it was pathetic. I couldn't have asked for better conditions... It was in the mid 60s and nothing really hurt. But I had a hard time warming up. My body felt very stiff and heavy for the first mile or two and felt like I need to walk. (Why did it feel like I had 10 lb ankle straps on each leg?) Good thing I came to a traffic light around the second mile. It gave me some time to recooperate. The rest of the run was ok. Usually 5 miles feel like a breeze but it wasn't the case last night. At this rate, I am not expecting to PR in the Rock n Roll Half Marathon on Sunday morning... Going for another run after work today and I am hoping it will be better!

16 comments:

  1. I love Wordle.

    I hate when runs just dont feel good and you feel like you need to stop.

    Hope tonight's run is better!

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  2. Eh, don't get down on the run and go by that for your race! sometimes we have crappy runs. I hate when that happens, but at least you trucked it out! I'm going to check out wordle, it looks like great fun!

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  3. wordle?? That's interesting.

    E

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  4. hey! thanks for visiting my blog. i am definitely NOT on a low carb diet. basically, if sent to a desert island where i could take one food i would probably take potatoes. i LOVE them in all forms *sigh*
    you had some killer views on that trail run! they really are brutal, aren't they?
    i had the same experience last week with one beautiful run on sunday followed by a short midweek run that was like pulling teeth. don't sweat it, next one will be good again!

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  5. I love the little wordles! Very cool!

    oy, I've had plenty of "those" runs. Dont' sweat it, you'll be back on track in no time ;-)

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  6. ohhhh fun wordle!

    i definitely know those "weighted ankle" runs... dont worry though probably just some leg tiredness from that awesome trail run you did!

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  7. Love the Wordle, but i find it interesting that my eyes were drawn to the word 'Achilles'...don't know why =P

    Sometimes it takes me a while to get warmed up for a run too...but most of the time it gets better by mile 3. Don't take it as a sign that you won't do well in the half.
    Chances are you'll end up feeling better than ever!

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  8. I love wordle too! Except how do you make some of those words bigger than others! I swear I was at work trying to get it to switch for hours.

    I know bad runs can get you down, (that sounds dirty! ha ha) but just think, tomorrow is a new day and a new run!

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  9. Wordle? I like it.

    Don't beat yourself up about the run, we all have those days. Props to you for sucking it up and getting back out there today, that's big.

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  10. Sometimes a bad run is followed by an awesome one. Good luck on your HM this weekend. I can't wait to read the race report!

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  11. I used to run the 1600 and the 3200 for my high school track team. i was pretty good, but i wasn't built to be a distance runner.

    i think my best time in the 3200 was 10:42, but it's been quite some time.

    i admire you for running though, i wish i could take it up again. i loved it.

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  12. Wordle IS addictive. And I hate runs where you feel like that - that sucks. I hope today's is better!

    (regarding your comment on my blog: there wasn't a watermark on any of the official images from this last weekend. I don't know why!...)

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  13. Somedays the legs don't feel like they are connected to the rest of your body. Keep pushing through.

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  14. Don't worry about it. Sometimes I have off days, but for some reason, come race day, I'm pumped up and read to go. I think it's the people, the music, the air, everything!

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  15. Cool word art!

    Just stumbled over here from Ramblings of a RUnning Addict.

    I judge a crappy run from a good run by whether I want the light to turn red or stay green...

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  16. the wordle is SOOO ADDICTING.

    If only runner were as addicting. for me anyway :)

    Im trying.

    MizFit

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