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Location:

Mesa,AZ,

Member Since:

Apr 04, 2007

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Marathon Finish

Running Accomplishments:

Prs:

1 mile:  6:31

5K:  23:37

Half Marathon: 2:04

My first post-high school 5K, in which I thought I was going to die

The first time I won my age division.  Yippee!

My first half marathon, in which I attack Sasha

The time I beat my high school PR for the 5K (as a 31 year-old mommy of 3!)

My first 5K barefooted

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

I'm just getting back into running after a long break to have my last child.  I would like to race some 10Ks, a half, and a marathon in the next 2 years.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Be the oldest woman to complete a marathon.  Yea!  But hopefully I will also complete some BEFORE I geezer up, like, before I'm 40 for sure.  I think it would be fun to dress up really strange for marathons, like impersonating celebrities and stuff.  Except I don't really like celebrities, as a rule, so maybe I'll have to stick to the age old question of ninja, or pirate.  I say ninja. *Hyah!*

Personal:

I am happily married to James W (Cool Runnings). We have 3 boys and 1 opinionated little girl.  I love reading and I'm also a news junkie.  I am a stinker.

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Just an update on the toe situation...Turns out it WAS broken.  Ever notice how much you use your big toe when you walk or run?  I am pretty stylist these days, walking around in one purple peep toe and a huge foam shoe (no joke, that's what I wore yesterday).  I've tried swimming, but believe it or not, it hurts my toe.  It's been almost 3 weeks since I broke it, hopefully in another 3 weeks it will be feeling good enough to jog.  

Walking makes it swell.  I haven't been exercising, people.  AT ALL.  And that is a dang shame.

I really wish that I had broke it skydiving, or skiing, or something else quite adventurous, because people ask me all the time how I did it, and I have to tell them I was making dinner and something fell out of the freezer.  How anticlimactic.

Sorry for the disgusting picture!  It doesn't look like this anymore.  It's just fat, not purple.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
Comments
From Lybi on Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 17:46:23 from 68.3.188.21

Can you see the picture?

From Burt on Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 07:20:32 from 72.223.82.180

No :(

From Brent on Mon, May 14, 2012 at 21:35:50 from 66.7.127.67

Lybi - when are you back from the toe?

From Brent on Sat, Jul 14, 2012 at 21:00:18 from 66.7.127.67

When is the next update on your toe? Are you out running?

From Lybi on Sat, Jul 14, 2012 at 22:25:57 from 174.232.129.145

Hey Brent! Actually, I am running (wogging). My toe is all healed up. I have a wonderful piano teaching friend that is getting all healthy. She has been dragging my sorry kiester out of bed at like 5 blinkin' o'clock to mostly walk but also jog some for 3 1/2 miles. I need to start blogging again, thanks for the nudge! Look for me on Monday.

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