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 597.1 #283 (DL Qual #393

Aug 19, 2014 12:58PM  CHUB33 Land
Day 2 at the park started with breakfast at Goofy's Kitchen. I'm SO not used to eating real food (I didn't even eat that much!). Now I'm back in the room with a sore stomach....gonna take it ez from now on!

Aw cute!!  So sorry you had a little tummy upset.  I know how that goes.  Feel better!  (Oh, and ginger is supposed to help a queasy tummy, so you might try a little ginger ale if you can find it anywhere.  I don't know if it's really the ginger or just the bubbles, but it seems to help me).  - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 8:10PM
Look how cute you are! - Mrs.mouse  515.7 #342 8:14PM

 239.8 #1338 (DL Qual #2472

Aug 15, 2014 9:44AM  CHUB33 Land
It's almost time for Disneyland half marathon!! Is everyone ready?

So wish that I could do one of these...not sure about the half marathon.  I think I'm only a 5k kind of gal! - msdizmaui  597.1 #283 10:33PM
I always wish I would have trained more!  - MXPrincess399  632.7 #261 1:27PM
You've got plenty of time!  Just have fun! - msdizmaui  597.1 #283 2:51PM
Me too on the training! I hurt my foot about two weeks ago and been trying to take it easy so it will be better for the half - disneyland4me  239.8 #1338 6:56PM
Sadly, we made the decision today to not go due to work commitments (Hubby started a new job recently and the next three weeks were already going to be nearly impossible for me to escape for a few days).  Oh well, it happens...we are excited for the Star Wars runs in January though, so hopefully that works out!   - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 9:01PM
I'm sorry! Things happen for a reason. I hope you can run in January. Did you sing up for Tinkerbell run? - disneyland4me  239.8 #1338 6:44PM
Thanks, yes, we have a lot on our plates right now, and you're right: these things happen for reasons we're not aware of!   - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 8:18PM
I am doing the 10k this year (upgrading from the 5k the past two years). I'm ready to GO! I've been hiking, walking, jogging, and have lost some extra lbs doing so!  - lovetheland7  164.1 #2341 11:07AM

 267.3 #1048 (DL Qual #882

Aug 4, 2014 1:34PM  CHUB33 Land
Hi, everyone! Long time, no "see" :) I hope you are all doing well. I need to get back in to healthy habits again. I do so much better when I have accountability and you all have always helped me. I was curious if there was a "CHUB33" Facebook group or an Interest in one? The MW app/website can be hard to use sometimes and I thought a closed, private group might work well. What do you all think?

Welcome back!  I'd be into a FB page.  Keep us posted! - msdizmaui  597.1 #283 4:36PM
Great! I'm sending you a DM. :) - Fanatic4Disney  267.3 #1048 10:41PM
I'd love to join a FB group. - Mrs.mouse  515.7 #342 11:47PM
I just emailed you.  - Mrs.mouse  515.7 #342 11:51PM
I have opened up my security settings so you might be able to request me now. It won't let me request either of you. Facebook makes it hard to create a group! I have to have someone on my friends list that wants to be in the group to create it.  - Fanatic4Disney  267.3 #1048 12:58PM

 597.1 #283 (DL Qual #393

Aug 16, 2014 2:53PM  CHUB33 Land
Happy weekend everybody!

Lol!! - disneyland4me  239.8 #1338 6:53PM

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 597.1 #283 (DL Qual #393

Aug 10, 2014 6:28PM  CHUB33 Land
Has anyone ever heard of or tried the Paleo diet?  It seems good, only I don't cook so I'm not sure how I'd do on it.  Anyone have any luck with it?

I've looked into it--it seems like the basic premise makes sense to me (eat clean foods and avoid processed, sugary, refined stuff because we aren't evolutionarily adapted to handle the Standard American Diet).  I'd say my husband and I eat "Paleoish" pretty often, and I do feel better when I reduce the junk.  I am reluctant to fully follow any diet 100% though.  It did look like a lot of food prep to me, but I think you can follow the diet without having to constantly make full meals.  It's an interesting concept--maybe ask your doctor what he/she thinks?  - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 8:07AM
I was thinking the same as you.  Pretty much common sense.  But following it to the letter long-term would be very difficult, if not impossible I think.  No breads or pasta ever?  I have friends who just started on it.  Not thinking that it'll last, but as long as they just give up processed foods, sugar and all the dairy, they'll probably lose a lot.  I'm now planning on staying with Jenny until the end of the year.  Not 3 meals a day, but at least a presence.  That's what I never did in the past.  I'd hit my goal and then stop cold turkey! - msdizmaui  597.1 #283 2:52PM
Yeah, I agree.  Eating clean and balanced meals most, but not 100%, of the time works best for me.  I mean, my favorite chain restaurant is the Olive Garden, lol 😂 There's no way I could just give up all my favorite foods forever unless I had a health issue that made it necessary or I was an actress getting paid millions to look a certain way.  Glad that Jenny is working well and that you decided to stay with it for maintenance purposes.  I think that's a really good idea!   - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 3:50PM
Hi ladies! You can say I follow a paleo diet. I'm 7 months of no bread, pasta, sugar and dairy. I love it. I think sugar was the hardest. You have withdraw and act like a huge b****. It's true! Pasta wasn't as hard as I thought. I use to have pasta 4-5 times a week so yes it was a bit tough at first but I think if you think long term it's totally worth it. My love handles are gone. If you do some research you find that pasta and bread stick to midsection and that can be very dangerous. Once in awhile I'll eat tortillas but it's rare. What I did is I have 1/2 cup of brown rice. Not everyday but sometime. If you love pasta which I do, I found brown rice pasta. It's seriously delicious or as I've seen I want to buy spinach pssta👍. Dairy wasn't tough either. I drink almond either and no longer have any gas or bloated ever.  - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  662.5 #241 12:08PM
I love the food I eat. It really changes your perspective of food. Before I'd eat for the great flavor but had ton of fat that isn't good for your body. I eat to give my body energy and treat myself on the weekend with one something  yummy like pasta at a resturaunt or sushi and ond treat. I look forward to it. I see it as work hard on the weekday and have fun on the weekend. My belly fat has gone down too. I do eat Greek yogurt for that (the only dairy) and drink lots of green tea. Green tea and Greek yogurt (no sugar) helps with the belly fat.  - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  662.5 #241 12:13PM
I take my health more serious especially since my dad two weeks ago had a triple bypass surgery. It's really scary. - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  662.5 #241 12:14PM
Oh and I don't feel sluggish. - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  662.5 #241 12:15PM
Sounds like you've got it down!  My friend is experimenting with Almond flour (to bread things) and already is into the spaghetti squash and zucchini "pasta".  I like the idea of a treat day.  I'll probably go back to that (and I find that when you're good all week, you really don't want to "blow" it like you thought that you would).  Only drawback to Paleo for me...I don't cook!  Although I guess that I could live on roasted veggies (which I LOVE) and ground turkey patties!   - msdizmaui  597.1 #283 2:45PM
You sound like my husband and I!  Haha, we do pretty much the same things, but occasionally go out to eat or have a treat.  Bread is hard to give up completely, but we don't eat much of it any more.  We buy only Greek yogurt, no cow milk, etc.  We do eat string cheese and feta occasionally, though, and occasionally, I get cream for coffee (though I really shouldn't).  We are very strict during Lent (no alcohol, sugar, or white starches), but relax a little more during the year.  You are so disciplined!  I feel great during Lent, and always consider sticking to it for longer, but I eventually cave, lol 😂  I figure I do a good job 95% of the time, and that other 5% does make me happy.  Someday I might get more strict.   - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 5:15PM

 597.1 #283 (DL Qual #393

Aug 11, 2014 2:55PM  CHUB33 Land
Whoo Hoo!  Finally made it to my final "decade" as JC refers to them (2 pounds to go to my 40 lb goal).  DL next week then the hard part of keeping it off.  I WILL do it this time!

That's fantastic!  You have done so well. 40 pounds is amazing.  - Mrs.mouse  515.7 #342 5:15PM
Great job!!!! - disneyland4me  239.8 #1338 6:33PM
That's a great accomplish 🎉🎉😭 - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  662.5 #241 11:49AM
Already having the conversations with myself on how I'm NOT going to blow it and how I WILL keep it off...I'm hoping to brainwash myself eventually! - msdizmaui  597.1 #283 2:46PM

 517.3 #338 (DL Qual #201

Aug 5, 2014 3:15PM  CHUB33 Land
Super frustrating day! I was supposed to do a 10 mile run, and I just wasn't feeling it, pretty much from the word "go." Maybe it was just the thought of a double digit run, lol. Just the first quarter mile felt like a struggle--my body felt like lead! But I pushed through, for the next few miles. I got fed up and texted my husband at mile 5-- he is great at sending motivating messages so that  More...

OMG!  I blame it all on the wasp.  I can relate - even though you're light years ahead of me with your double digit runs!  The other morning I got up to walk with the intention of doing 4+ miles.  Just like you, I wasn't feeling it.  I kept changing the music and giving myself pep talks but didn't work.  Went home at 3.  Tomorrow is another day.... - msdizmaui  597.1 #283 4:36PM
Yes, it is--at least we both got out there and did something, even if it wasn't all that we had planned!  Man, I don't think I've ever been stung by a wasp and it's been at least a decade and a half since I've had a bee sting...they HURT!  My leg is sore tonight!  I'm glad I decided to head home because I might have ended up with a swollen leg or some weird reaction if I had tried to run another four miles. What a disaster, lol. - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 10:54PM
And, "tomorrow is another day"--for as many personality faults as she had, Scarlett can sure teach all of us a thing or two about perseverance and survival!   - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 12:25PM
I'm glad you're ok that's awful! I know how you feel you just have to tell yourself keep going you can do this. - disneyland4me  239.8 #1338 6:15PM
Thank you!  Yes, all was fine, and I'm very grateful that I'm not allergic!   - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 5:37PM
I'm sorry you had a bad time. What works for me is to take each mile at a time. So instead of thinking of the whole run in your mind, tell yourself you can do the first mile and focus fully on that mile. Then do the same for each additional mile. It's a mental thing and when I work out and say I can't do it, I stop at that moment.  - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  662.5 #241 11:55AM
Thank you!  I agree--the struggle is usually mental, rather than physical.  One mile at a time is great advice (sometimes, I literally have to take it one step at a time, haha!) - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 12:23PM
Update: went out for my 10 miler today, and everything went great--no bees today, lol!  Beat my time goal by 3 minutes, too!    - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 12:23PM
Great job!! - disneyland4me  239.8 #1338 5:55PM
Thanks! 😃 - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 7:18PM

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 515.7 #342 (DL Qual #661

Aug 10, 2014 1:12PM  CHUB33 Land
I'm on new medication. It seems to be helping. I'm feeling better. As a bonus I lost 2 more pounds. My doctor is really happy with my loss. Thank you all for your support. It means the world to me.

So glad  your feeling better!  Congrats on weight loss. - disneyland4me  239.8 #1338 1:25PM
Stay strong Jackie!  And congrats on the loss (mine is coming in ounces these days...argghhh). - msdizmaui  597.1 #283 4:22PM
That's great!  So glad things are going well 😃 - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 7:53AM

 399.4 #477 (DL Qual #350

Jul 30, 2014 4:41PM  CHUB33 Land
Hey everyone. I just wanted to say hi and ease back in. :)

Hi Vicki!  Hope all is well with you :)  - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 4:50PM
Hi!! Things are good. We've been crazy busy but it's all good. I hope things are good for you as well.  - vernswifevickie  399.4 #477 8:05PM
Hi Vicki. How are you? Are you doing the Disneyland half marathon? - disneyland4me  239.8 #1338 6:36PM
Hi!! We aren't doing the Disneyland Half this year, but we're doing the Avengers Half in November. Are you doing it? - vernswifevickie  399.4 #477 8:07PM
I'm doing Disneyland half. I'm also going to sign up for Tinkerbell half.  - disneyland4me  239.8 #1338 9:20PM
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 597.1 #283 (DL Qual #393

Aug 5, 2014 4:45PM  CHUB33 Land
I need words of encouragement.  We have not 1 but 2 hurricanes approaching the Islands and I'm feeling all anxious about things.  Add that with having to go to unemployment meetings and a conference with my mom's doctors and it's the perfect storm for eating what I shouldn't.  I'm trying to keep busy, but I find myself pacing....(and lingering over the 4 boxes of granola bars I boug  More...

Yikes, that sounds scary! Hopefully, the storm won't be too severe.  Hang in there,  friend! ((Hugs)) - Fanatic4Disney  267.3 #1048 10:34PM
I saw that on the news!  I lived in Kona for a short while and I was always slightly nervous about the potential of a big storm coming through, so I can understand the feelings of anxiety.  Hoping that these both miss the islands by hundreds of miles and that your meetings go well! And, don't blow it on something like granola bars--totally not worth it after you've worked so hard and been so successful!  Maybe go out and get your emergency supplies, then indulge a craving (so that you don't go overboard later) and get yourself a small treat.  Like one candy bar or a single pastry or something.  You can do this!   - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 11:38PM
The Big Island is going to get hit hard.  I hope everybody makes it through ok!  Back to back hurricanes is bazaar (although I think the issue of how the storm will impact the eruption and vice versa is fascinating!). - msdizmaui  597.1 #283 11:01PM
Yes, I've been reading the newspaper articles!  So scary!  Stay safe and keep us updated if possible.  I'll be thinking of you all!   My little condo was pretty much right on the water--I hope it's going to be ok. - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 7:40AM
I hope everything is OK! - disneyland4me  239.8 #1338 6:09PM
How are you?  Are you ok? - Mrs.mouse  515.7 #342 1:10PM
It was a total non-event for us!  Some parts of Maui got hit, but I didn't even get rain!  It was a weird week.  I spent the first half preparing (which gave me a purpose in life) and then when no storm, I just sat around and felt weird.  Hard to explain.  But of course I'm glad that everyone is okay. - msdizmaui  597.1 #283 4:24PM

 632.7 #261 (DL Qual #262

Aug 6, 2014 10:50AM  CHUB33 Land
Finally got a long run in last night. The Disneyland Half is quickly approaching and I've only been doing 3-4 mile runs. Only problem is that my hip and bottom of my foot hurts.

Great job!I went on a seven mile run the other day and my foot also is hurting but I think it's the shoes I need new ones - disneyland4me  239.8 #1338 6:10PM
Yay!  Good for you! 💪   - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 12:24PM

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 597.1 #283 (DL Qual #393

Jul 30, 2014 8:16PM  CHUB33 Land
I had a good walk this morning but it was SO hot! I was drained when I got home!

Great job!! - disneyland4me  239.8 #1338 9:18PM
It is hot hot hot!  I have some vacation time and I'm sleeping in and running later in the day (definitely taking my water with me!).  Boy, it's tough!  Good for you for getting out there!   - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 11:44AM
Going to get up super early tomorrow (Thursday) and try to walk before the rain!   - msdizmaui  597.1 #283 11:03PM
That's fantastic!  Good for you.  - Mrs.mouse  515.7 #342 11:46PM

 515.7 #342 (DL Qual #661

Aug 3, 2014 1:31AM  CHUB33 Land
I go back to work in a few weeks. I'm so worried that I'll have emotional breakdowns, because that happens a lot. I have a specialist appointment this week, I hope he can help. I am barely hanging on. In other news, I haven't weighed myself in 2 weeks. Maybe in a few days.

So sorry you're having a hard time--I hope the specialist can help!  - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 10:09AM
Sorry to hear that you're going through a rough patch!  Just cuddle up with that puppy of yours! - msdizmaui  597.1 #283 4:41PM
I'm sorry you are having a tough time. I hope your appointment goes well. ((HUGS)) - Fanatic4Disney  267.3 #1048 10:39PM

 239.8 #1338 (DL Qual #2472

Aug 2, 2014 9:37AM  CHUB33 Land
Hello everyone hope all is well. I'm getting kinda nervous for the Disney half marathon is going to be my first so my question is if you ran a half marathon what was your time

Hi there!  I was right around 3 hours last year.  I trained for a 2:30 finish, but it didn't work out that way with the heat and because it gets slow going through the parks.  I just slowed down and tried to enjoy the experience and I decided not to worry too much about my time.  Please try not to be too nervous--the race is so fun and everyone is friendly and helpful and people (complete strangers!) will be cheering so loud for you; it is a very inspiring and motivational experience.  A DL race is a great one for novice runners because people are there to have fun and celebrate health and fitness. :)  - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 10:29PM
I think time is my biggest worry! Are you running this half? - disneyland4me  239.8 #1338 5:46AM
I am planning on it!  My work situation is a bit difficult right now, and I may not be able to get away that weekend, but I'm hoping to!   - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 10:08AM
I hope your able to go!  - disneyland4me  239.8 #1338 10:16AM
I'm always just under 3 hours.  - MXPrincess399  632.7 #261 1:51PM

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 597.1 #283 (DL Qual #393

Jul 31, 2014 2:15PM  CHUB33 Land
I've decided that browsing MW while watching TV while listening to update music is the best way to tolerate my elliptical!

Yes, I definitely need to be entertained when I'm using the cardio machines!  I used to love reading a book and listening to Pandora on the elliptical--I think I read most of Gone With the Wind one winter while exercising.   - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 3:29PM
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 632.7 #261 (DL Qual #262

Jul 28, 2014 7:32AM  CHUB33 Land
I just wanted to share this picture of my little niece. They went to a Frozen party at Paint a Dream. My sister said that Violet was so excited to see them! And yes they are discussing her "tattoos". Lol

So cute!  What is Paint a Dream? - msdizmaui  597.1 #283 2:39PM
A place where you can paint your own ceramics. They then glaze and fire it  - MXPrincess399  632.7 #261 4:02PM
Is this affiliated with Disney?  I'm still confused.  Those look like "real" characters!  (we had one of those types of places in our mall but it only lasted maybe 6 months). - msdizmaui  597.1 #283 8:11PM
Nope, I don't think it's affiliated with Disney, but they do parties with Disney themes all the time. They have an Ariel and Capt. Jack one coming up. Lol  - MXPrincess399  632.7 #261 2:40PM
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Aw, so precious!  - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 4:48PM

 597.1 #283 (DL Qual #393

Jul 24, 2014 6:40PM  CHUB33 Land
Yesterday I had an interview and hadn't thought out the outfit.  My old black "work" pants swam on me, so today I went through the "bag of many sizes" and redid my closet. I was exhausted after trying on everything (counts as exercise, right?)

How did the interview go?  Congrats on the new size. :) - Mrs.mouse  515.7 #342 7:44AM
It went good I guess.  I'm trying not to second guess them anymore.  If I get too excited, I never hear back!   I am glad to have cleaned out my closet...cranked up the A/C and just got it done! (trying on jeans is not my favorite thing!). - msdizmaui  597.1 #283 7:44PM
"Bag of Many Sizes"...I love it.  - vernswifevickie  399.4 #477 4:43PM
Sure it counts as exercise!  Lol, I'm exhausted after going through my closet.  Good for you and hope the interview went well :) - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 4:49PM
Had a 2nd interview yesterday.  The job looks okay, but I don't think that the pay will be worth driving that far (it's in Lahaina - I'd be buying gas every week which would be over $200 a month!).  Also, one of the employees would be real fun to work with...she introduced herself to me by saying 'I'm the mean one that every one says is the bitch".  All righty then..... - msdizmaui  597.1 #283 8:13PM
Oh wow, way to make a first impression, lol.  Well, see how it plays out.  Gas is so expensive that you definitely have to consider how far you're driving.  You almost have to ask yourself "would this be something I would consider if they offered me $200 per month less? Could I live a happy life on that?"   - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 10:18PM

 515.7 #342 (DL Qual #661

Jul 24, 2014 1:58PM  CHUB33 Land
I'm down .6 this week. Not surprising after the previous 2 weeks I had. I'm ok with it. I'm moving forward with my goals. How's everyone doing? I thought I add a cute picture of my puppy, just because.

You had a great month.  How much...almost 10 lbs!?! - msdizmaui  597.1 #283 7:45PM
Hi Mrs. Mouse!  He is just so sweet!  Are your girls having a blast with him?  Glad you recorded a little loss this week :)  - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 8:25PM
We are having a blast with him. He has brought me so much joy.  - Mrs.mouse  515.7 #342 3:51AM
Great job on your weight loss! Your puppy is to cute - disneyland4me  239.8 #1338 4:55PM
Your puppy is adorable  - vernswifevickie  399.4 #477 4:42PM

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 239.8 #1338 (DL Qual #2472

Jul 20, 2014 2:55PM  CHUB33 Land
Hello how is everyone doing?

I'm okay I guess. Still frustrated by my plateaus!   I'm 8 lbs from my 40# goal and it's torture!  I stepped up the exercise (did 4 mile walks 3x's his week in addition to the elliptical and dog walk) bit still only lost like 3 ozs!  How's everyone else doing? - msdizmaui  597.1 #283 12:07AM
I know it's frustrating but keep going!  - disneyland4me  239.8 #1338 12:42PM
Doing well trying to train 5-6 days a week to get ready for the Disneyland half marathon. I haven't lost any weight I'm must be doing something wrong but that's OK.  - disneyland4me  239.8 #1338 12:41PM
I lost a whole 0.8 last week!  Whoo Hoo!  I've within 8 lbs of my goal weight (4 and I'm back in the 120's!) but it's like pulling teeth at this point....hey...that's an idea.  How much do teeth weigh...lol! - msdizmaui  597.1 #283 8:20PM
Lol, I once grew my hair real long so that I could donate it.  I ended up cutting 15 inches off, and got on the scale the next morning--I had lost a few pounds in 24 hours.  I had no idea how much my hair weighed! It was so funny!  😂   - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 8:49AM
My hair is too short.  Too bad that there's not a blood drive in town today! - msdizmaui  597.1 #283 2:48PM
Ran my best 3 mile time in at least 5 years this morning, so I'm feeling encouraged right now.  How is your training going?  I have the same experience with my weight loss stalling--seems like when I start running a lot and for longer distances, I stop losing.  I don't know why, either.  I could eat less, but I'm starving after anything longer than 10k.  Maybe I'm just overeating.   I think several other people have said they have similar experiences, so you're not alone!  - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 3:56PM

 632.7 #261 (DL Qual #262

Jul 14, 2014 12:41PM  CHUB33 Land
Running at 5:30am isn't beating the heat anymore.

I know!  I keep trying to convince myself that the monsoonal moisture makes it feel "just like running in the morning in Hawaii," but it's really nothing like that 😂 I'm in the midst of overcast agricultural land with 105 for the high today.  It does NOT smell like Hawaii!  🙊 - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 7:13PM
Your post cracked me up!  I don't even know what hawaii smells like at 5:30! - msdizmaui  597.1 #283 12:08AM
Lol, to be honest, I'm not sure I do either, but it can't be as bad as the CA cow country when it's hot and muggy. I keep thinking I'll get used to it, and I just don't 😂 - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 2:42PM
I am so with you I live in agricultural community up in Northern California and it's been 100 or more and I'm still trying to train in that kind of weather has been horrible. when it's so hot I only walking three to four miles lord help me n13.1 miles in 40 days for Disneyland half - disneyland4me  239.8 #1338 5:11PM
Have you ever run a half before?  Maybe you could go to a gym to do a few long runs on a treadmill before the race?  Last year I wasn't able to run outside for two weeks because of smoky conditions from a wildfire, and that's what I did--I did a few short runs and my last long run.  It's not ideal, and it was really boring, but for me I think it was better than not doing a 12 miler before the race because I had never run that much before.   - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 11:51AM
No I have never ran a half. - disneyland4me  239.8 #1338 6:40PM
Hope you can get a few long runs in, then!  It's hard in the heat!   - Spoonful_O_Sugar  517.3 #338 9:39AM
I haven't done any long runs since the Tink Half in January.   I hope my 3-4 mile runs during the week will cut it.  - MXPrincess399  632.7 #261 10:35AM

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