I keep trying to tell myself....
I had my first 'bout of "tissue therapy" scheduled today. What this entailed was beyond me. Since I was finally out of pain I figured I should get my Z1/Z2 easy spin before PT as I didn't know know what laid ahead. Do to the location of PT and the God forsaken AM rush hour I was forced to… Continue
Added by Katie Jordan on April 29, 2010 at 9:28pm —
sums of the last couple of days
The saying goes "If you have nothing nice to say don't say anything at all" - reasoning behind my lack of blogging. No one likes a Debbie Downer so I have tried to keep the darkness to myself as much as possible. …
Added by Katie Jordan on April 26, 2010 at 10:05pm —
This week has humbling.
Sunday - 7 mile run on bark chip. Pain was less than in given weeks and I was excited aqua running was removed from my training schedule and my land mileage was increasing.
Tuesday - 3 mile run on road. Pain was almost intolerable at the end. I knew at this point I had a… Continue
Added by Katie Jordan on April 24, 2010 at 6:46am —
Added by Katie Jordan on April 22, 2010 at 11:31pm —
Normally I am a "see the glass half full" kind a girl but not today.
At the end of December I was given a task to make lemonade....thus far I have failed miserably.
My left foot/achillies tendon grew pissy after the 30 day run challenge followed up with the birthday ultra marathon. I listened to those around me - TAKE TIME OFF. I took 2-3 weeks off… Continue
Added by Katie Jordan on April 21, 2010 at 9:09pm —
Monday - AM Swim at the new 24hr Fitness. 2700 yards. Brrrrr. I don't think this pool is heated! I swam into (not literally :)) a lady that I had swam with at the Hillsboro 24 a year or so prior. She recognized me by my fish fin swim cap. Seriously, am I the only one that likes to swim with a fin on my head? Hehe, you can always… Continue
Added by Katie Jordan on April 20, 2010 at 10:56pm —
AM Swim - 2800 yards - I drowned that just about sums it up.
A little more in depth - I was tired. Energy was low and my arms did not want to pull or turn over. Lost the pull buoy at least once. I'm surprised I didn't end up hitting the wall on a flip turn. I did lose count of a 50 during a 600 set, so I think ended with one… Continue
Added by Katie Jordan on April 18, 2010 at 11:15pm —
Thursday and Friday could have gone unnoticed. Training was light and easy. A spin here and a run there. My "injured" foot is no longer "injured" and feels fine BUT the other one has now decided to turn B****. WTF? I'm a little concerned that my shoes may be an issue. I normally run on my mid to forefoot. The shoes I've been in for… Continue
Added by Katie Jordan on April 17, 2010 at 8:48pm —
You’ll have to use the stairs… one step at a time.
Tuesday - 90 min bike
Entertainment was brought on by Sin City
I arm wrestled Superman and I lost....must find kryponite
Somehow I lost thumb wrestling too. Who thumb wrestles?
Did you know Superman wears pink?
Wednesday - AM Swim 3k y
Added by Katie Jordan on April 14, 2010 at 11:35pm —
AM Swim - 2500 yards - lots o drills
PM Aqua run - Workout set coach
Anger/intensity/fire was fueled by the F***stick that infuriated me on the way to the pool.
45 mins aqua run
5 x 2 min Z4s w/1 min Z2 recoveries. Recoveries? You can't recover from a 180+ HR in one minute. For the love of God these… Continue
Added by Katie Jordan on April 12, 2010 at 11:09pm —
Saturday AM -
Swam 3k with my buddy Dean. We recovered with bacon whole grain waffles, banana's and need I say - more bacon.
I went shopping at Winco which I count as part two of my training. If you shop at bulk food store you know what I'm talkin' about!
Afternoon bike -
I had rolling hills on the… Continue
Added by Katie Jordan on April 12, 2010 at 12:02am —
Sat up in bed. Ouch. Laid back down. 5 seconds later - deep breath. Sat back up. Ouch. This feeling was not going to go away soon. I sucked it up. Fatigue and soreness is only temporary. What is sore might you wonder? That would be my back, lats and arms. F***ing aqua running. But today, today I was to run on land.....mild fatigue… Continue
Added by Katie Jordan on April 10, 2010 at 9:37am —
AM Swim - 3000y
Speed work - challenging but all maintainable. I have to say I'm growing annoyed of the pull buoy.
PM Aqua Run - 60 mins
Z2 w/ Z4 intervals.
Motherf****er this s*** was hard! Each interval my avg HR was between 175-180. Research I've gathered about AR is that the avg HR is 5-10bpm lower then… Continue
Added by Katie Jordan on April 8, 2010 at 11:25pm —
Spin was motivated by Bea's eye pluckiture (yes I make up words).
AM - 75 min spin
Grinded away on the big ring while Bea and Elle battled it out in a mobile home.
Pain is relative.
Run was inspired by the butterfly that flew around me as I tied my shoes - Hi Emily
PM - Easy 5.5 mile run /8:00… Continue
Added by Katie Jordan on April 7, 2010 at 11:10pm —
2500 yards - let me just say that 1200y of paddles burns and what burns even more is when it's followed by aqua running.
30 mins of aqua running - this is soooooo much better with a friend. Thanks Dean! You made my run:)
PM Spin - for 45 mins I zoned "pun intended" out to Kill Bill. Re-watched O-Ren Ishii segment - it's my… Continue
Added by Katie Jordan on April 6, 2010 at 11:33pm —
Saturday - Spun almost 2 hours to Kung-Fu Panda
My quads were feeling that stupid kickboard from the swim the night prior. The spin was a more challenging than I had anticipated = this made me happy.
Sue saved my up and coming bike week and let me borrow a CPU to work w/my Power tap until I get mine back from Saris. Sue - You're the best! Scones? … Continue
Added by Katie Jordan on April 4, 2010 at 4:25pm —
Added by Katie Jordan on April 2, 2010 at 10:59pm —
Wow - Do I have energy?! Not only am I energetic but NOTHING on my body hurts.
Spin - 90 mins
I attempted at what I thought was Z3 picks in the big ring (still missing powertap CPU). Who knows what zone I was really in. Hopefully my PE was spot on. outside of my few picks up I spent the 90 minutes day dreaming....and ended up drooling… Continue
Added by Katie Jordan on April 1, 2010 at 11:30pm —