Posts tagged "running"

I can see my progress!

First off–I’ve been pretty busy with grad school. I managed to finish the rough draft of a paper about an aspect of copyright law on Sunday, and I have a few more assignments to do in other classes. The end is in sight, and I can see my progress. I have only a year left... Read more »

I'm going to give it to you straight.

It’s easy to think of running as a cheap sport or activity. All you need are shoes and clothes and a water bottle, right? The water bottle is indeed cheap. I bring my Nalgene with me to the treadmill, and when the weather is warm again, I will take it outside. I like that it... Read more »

Running while Blind

Running while Blind
One thing about running that I’ve been noticing is how many people can do it despite sensory disabilities. I’m profoundly deaf, yet that doesn’t affect my running at all. Granted, I need to be careful about sweat and my hearing aid, and I don’t run with my cochlear processor because I’m afraid it will fall... Read more »
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Day 4 --effing shin splints

It’s Week 2 already, and Day 4. 3.23 miles in 45 minutes. Walking 2 minutes at 3.6 mph, alternating that with running for 5 minutes at 4.7 mph. Toward the end, I tried 4.8mph, and I think that will be my new default running speed. It felt good without being too fast. My average pace... Read more »

Influenza and panleukopenia

Influenza and panleukopenia
I got my flu shot today at work. I presume it was free because it’s cheaper for the university to pay for the flu shots than it is for them to pay their share of increased insurance bills. Also, there’s nothing like making sure all your employees are at their peak productivity all winter, right?... Read more »

Day 3

Yesterday, my husband and I were planning on going to some of the Open House Chicago sites, and I knew I would be too tired at the end of the day to run. So, I dragged myself out of bed early, drank some tea, ate a little bit of breakfast, and headed over to the... Read more »
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