Saturday, August 21, 2010

Done! Done!

Oh yeah! Let me try to be short on this post since I have quite a bunch to do today.

I ran my long run today. Eight miles. Eight miles on the treadmill. Guess who feels like a lab hamster right now? Ahem. I do! I'm not going to lie. It was not 100% fun like hamsters made it out to be. I almost went bonkers as I plopped one foot in front of another for forever.

Turns out running is a mental sport. And I must be a mental patient. I ran the 8 miles into 2 segments because I thought it would hurt less and make the 8-miles more palatable. Yeah right!
So, first, I ran 3 easy miles.

Then, I ran another 5 miles.

Just because I am such a sucker for torture, I ran another 0.28 miles to complete my 3rd virtual race hosted by MCM Mama. It's her birthday.

So, there you go. A grand total of 8.28 miles in 1 hour 37 minutes at about 11:39/mile pace.
After my run, I went home and took a good semi-cold shower. Does that count as like a ice bath?
And then, I drove to MacDonalds. I know. Don't judge. I got some yummies for my belly.

Chocolate milk, anyone?
And pancakes. And a hashbrown. 
Now I have to read that Consumer Reports Used Car Buying Guide. 


  1. I would never judge... I have a weakness for McDonald's, myself... quarter pounder with cheese!!!

  2. It really is a mental sport! I discover that more and more with each run! Great job getting the 8 miles done!!

  3. I didn't know you could get pancakes at McDonalds. Good job on a long distance on the treadmill.

  4. congrats on the 8. that is fantastic!!1

    hey i would never judge u for eating McD's. sometimes its just what the body craves!

  5. 8 miles on the treadmill, that is awesome!! You rock!! Anything more than 5 miles is impossible for me :)

  6. Nice job on the treadmill run! 8 miles on that things is exceptional! I'm not a Micky D fan, but we all need our special treats. Mine is wine! :)


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