Yasso 800’s……maybe

Today was just a lovely workout.   My training plan called for something called Yasso 800’s.   The short and sweet of it is that you run 10 x 800m (half mile) in a certain time, then you recover for the same amount of time by walk/jogging.   And that’s about it.   The theory is that your average pace … Continue reading “Yasso 800’s……maybe”

Pain Don’t Hurt

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygiLUrJJjnM A few weeks back I was listening to a podcast which was talking about pain.   The concept of the discussion revolved around the fact that we can’t actually remember what pain feels like.   When it actually happens, sure we can explain it in vivid detail.   But a day later or a week later when the pain … Continue reading “Pain Don’t Hurt”

Self Destructing

With less than a month to go before the marathon, I think I am self destructing.   I put in a lot of miles last month, but I ended the month with that 19 mile disaster last Friday.   Since then, things seem to be getting worse. I am fighting a sinus/allergy condition in my usual fashion: ignoring it.   … Continue reading “Self Destructing”

Cancer Does Not Care

There are a few things I have learned in the past few months. Cancer does not care who won the Presidential Election. Cancer does not care if the stock market is up or down. Cancer does not care if your football team wins or loses. Cancer does not care if you are rich or poor. Cancer does not care about … Continue reading “Cancer Does Not Care”