1553 total / 344 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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  • 11 miles
  • 01:39 time
  • 855 calories
  • 4 workouts
  • This Week time period


  1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. 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.

  4. 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

      1 day ago Like

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    • Angus M.
      Angus M.

      Nice miles.

      about 21 hours 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!

      about 10 hours ago Like

  5. 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.

      3 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?

      3 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.

      3 days ago Like

  6. 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

  7. 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

      4 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.

      4 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.

      3 days ago Like

  8. 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

  9. Shared Photo

    Only a runner could understand this.

  10. 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

  11. 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!

      9 days ago Like

    • Laura

      Way to make it happen

      8 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!

      8 days ago Like

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

      Great job

      8 days ago

  12. Shared Photo

    Lovely view this morning.

  13. 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

  14. VELO
    Fresh air needed 5.51 mi 00:32 10.4mph pace

    Really felt the walls closing in so decided to jump on the bike. ...sigh...

  15. RUN
    Midweek run 3.02 mi 00:33 10:54 pace

    Had to take it slow because I'm recovering from a stomach bug. Wasn't sure if i would even get it done. My son didn't get much sleep last night so he had to cancel on me, so I went ... read more

    • Shelly

      Great job hope your feeling better.

      12 days ago Like

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    • David S.
      David S.

      Nice midweek run Patricia & glad no cookies were injured in the making of this run. Peace.

      12 days ago Like

    • Scott J.
      Scott J. Feel Better
      Feel Better:

      Great job getting the run done even though you didn't feel up to it. Tough stuff Patricia! Great job. Glad you managed to keep your cookies (oatmeal?) down!

      12 days ago

  16. RUN
    Morning therapy 3.01 mi 00:30 10:04 pace

    This was a tough run. 76 degrees and 96% humidity. Only 3 miles but it was a rough 30 minutes. I zoned out trying to focus on breathing and just getting to the finish. My son, Matt, was finally wit... read more

  17. RUN
    Officially in training 4.01 mi 00:44 10:51 pace

    The hip seems to be doing well so I added a mile to my usual run. I'm officially declaring that I am in training for the Runner's World Half marathon in October.

    It was 75 degrees wit... read more

  18. FIT
    Workout 00:30

    Squats 40# 12x3
    Push-ups 20,16,15
    Sit-ups 30,25,20
    Donkey kicks 8# full swing 20,15 heel raise 15
    Side lying leg lifts 100 outside leg 50 bottom leg
    Curls 15# 8X3
    Biceps curls 20# 10x3
    Chair dips 1... read more

  19. walk
    WU and CD 1 mi

    Just warming up and "cooling" down

  20. RUN
    95% humidity sucks 3.05 mi 00:33 10:57 pace

    Got the miles done. That's all I can say.