1570 total / 360 in 2014

To become more fit, encourage my family to be more fit and within the next year beat my 5K of 28:55. Training for my 3rd half marathon (RW half) in Oct.

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  • 28 miles
  • 04:05 time
  • 2424 calories
  • 10 workouts
  • This Week time period


  1. walk
    Cool down 1.68 mi 00:23 13:35 pace

    Nice walk to cool down and to add a few miles that wouldn't irritate the hip too much.

  2. RUN
    Early morning 3.19 mi 00:34 10:36 pace

    Not sure what to do about my training
    Right now but wanted to get some miles in.

  3. VELO
    Last nights ride 4.51 mi 00:24 11.1mph pace

    Quick ride to get some air.

  4. I saw the PT yesterday about my hip. He says one of my legs is almost 3/4 inch longer than the other. WTH? Have any of you been told something similar? He recommended a shoe insert (which i am ne... read more

    • Keith H.
      Keith H.

      Did he measure your legs or something? If you're hurt, cut back on the mileage now, and you'll be in much better shape when you're back on schedule.

      about 15 hours ago Like

    • Scott J.
      Scott J.

      Most people's legs (and arms) are different lengths but that seems like a lot. Are you sure it's accurate? Either way, you need to get your hip healed. If you do your long run now and get injured, you are in a much worse position I think. As for the shoe insert goes, I have never used anything like that. I suppose you could try it to see if it seems to help.

      about 1 hour ago Like

  5. walk
    Cool down 1.73 mi 00:29 16:40 pace

    Put in a little more distance by walking. Was afraid to so to much with my hip acting up. I see the PT today. Hopefully he won't fuss at me for putting in a total of 5 miles today. As much as... read more

  6. RUN
    Slow and easy 3.37 mi 00:37 10:51 pace

    Hip felt good today so I decided to put some miles in. Went to the track for this per doctors orders. Track is just one step better than treadmill. Hip didn't hurt during this run. I stretche... read more

  7. walk
    Short walk 2 mi

    Evening stroll.

  8. FIT
    Mini strength and stretching 00:15:00

    Donkey kicks 8# 15x2
    Side lying leg lifts 100 top leg, 50 bottom.
    A little bit of yoga for stretching. Crow and child's pose.

  9. VELO
    Another evening ride 7.9 mi 00:42 11.3mph pace

    Decided to get out and get some air this evening. Took my son, Matt, with me. We had fun trying to run over grasshoppers. He is always fun to ride with. This was my fastest ride. Not sure if it ... read more

  10. walk
    Cool down 1.18 mi 00:18 15:29 pace

    Finished a podcast I was listening to. Then headed home to start my day. Back home by 6:30.

  11. RUN
    Manic Monday 2.16 mi 00:23 10:52 pace

    Not sure if this was wise but I had to see how the hip would tolerate running. Went to track as doctor ordered. The track is one step up from the treadmill. Ugh! Went slow. Took several walk breaks... read more

    • Ann M.
      Ann M.

      Nice job Patricia - Glad to hear that the hip is feeling better

      4 days ago Like

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    • Angus M.
      Angus M.

      Nice miles.

      4 days ago Like

    • Scott J.
      Scott J.

      Nice job with the track tester. I used to hate just running on the track. That's why I did speed work whenever I was stuff on the track. It was a good distraction. Hopefully you'll be back on the roads soon. Keep getting that hip better!

      3 days ago Like

  12. Shared Photo

    Ok, I know nothing about bikes...but I have never seen anything like this. Are any of you familiar with the type of bike? Can you tell me about it?

    • Helene W.
      Helene W.

      Looks like a recumbent bike for disabled people, with the pedals and crank up front.

      6 days ago Like

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    • Patricia R.
      Patricia R.

      I guess I've just never seen a bike like that. I can't imagine how one would start off riding with the pedals so high...

      SU, I took that picture in Hearne, Tx. I paid 3:39 for gas in Bryan the other day though. What are you paying?

      6 days ago Like

    • Su N.

      The cheapest place around here had it for $3.57 the other day, which was kind of a shock. The last time before that is definitely a $3.60s.

      6 days ago Like

  13. VELO
    Celebrating Coker weather 6.88 mi 00:42 9.9mph pace

    I really really want to run! I dreamed last night that I was running barefoot in the sand. I'm still sore in my left hip. Trying heat instead of ice now. Taking all kinds of herbal remedies. ... read more

  14. VELO
    alright Quick morning ride 4.78 mi 00:27 10.6mph pace

    This injury is not good for my mental state. I had to get out and do something so decided on a quick ride because the temps were pretty mild this morning. I also wanted to see if the storm had don... read more

    • Shelly

      Great job

      7 days ago Like

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    • David S.
      David S.

      Nice pedal work Patricia. Hope the injury is not bad. Is this related to the hip? I have been busy and not keeping up with everyone. Anyways sending prayers and +++vibes.

      7 days ago Like

    • Patricia R.
      Patricia R.

      David, yes, it's the hip again. I did it good this time. Limping around for a few days. Taking lots of turmeric, garlic, glucosamine.

      6 days ago Like

  15. I went to the sports medicine doctor today. He says its still tendinitis. He wants me to do PT twice a week and see him in one month. He says I can still train, but honestly right now it hurts to w... read more

  16. Shared Photo

    Only a runner could understand this.

  17. RUN
    Hot! 4.22 mi 00:45 10:40 pace

    Ran with my son, Matt R. again. My training plan said 45 minutes. We headed out at 8 pm. He brought along his music. We started out listening to Stairway to Heaven. Mid run, when things were gettin... read more

  18. FIT
    Strength training 00:35

    I was not into this AT ALL, but I did it anyway.
    Squats 12,13,10,10 40#
    Push-ups 20,17,17
    Sit-ups 30,30,25
    Donkey kicks 15,15,15 8#
    Side lying leg lifts 100 top leg 50 bottom 8#
    Curls 20# 8,8,8
    B... read more

    • Keith H.
      Keith H.

      Good job doing it anyway, Patricia!

      12 days ago Like

    • Laura

      Way to make it happen

      11 days ago Like

    • Scott J.
      Scott J.

      Great group of exercises Patricia. Excellent session. I guess you don't really have to be "into it" to be awesome. Nice work!

      11 days ago Like

    • Marc B.
      Marc B. Great Performance
      Great Performance:

      Great job

      11 days ago

  19. Shared Photo

    Lovely view this morning.

  20. RUN
    Weekend long run 5 mi 00:55 10:54 pace

    I will be increasing my long run one mile each weekend for awhile.

    Woke up feeling kinda yuck. Slightly queasy...reminded me of morning sickness. I knew I couldn't blow off this run, so I ... read more