The Perils of Self Betterment

August 23, 2019

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Member Since:

Jan 17, 2008



Goal Type:


Running Accomplishments:

yearly mileage totals (actual running miles, not crosstraining etc)

2008 - 1,317

2009 - 2,654

2010 - 2,578

2011 - 2,618

2012 - 3,083 (ran everyday this year. PR's in half and full marathons, at age 48!)

2013 - 1,177

2014 - 1,716

2015 - 1,060

2016 - 951

2017 - 786

2018 - 1,058


Short-Term Running Goals:

reacquaint myself with my long lost running freak, and then proceed to get my running freak on


Huntsville  HALF Monte (because i'm half the man i used to be lol!) 9-21-2019

Long-Term Running Goals:

keep running



born in 1964. married 22 years. one wife two dogs 

6 ft tall, nation wide

“Make friends with pain and you’ll never be alone.”



Miles:This week: 27.00 Month: 100.00 Year: 842.00
Mt101 Lifetime Miles: 500.80
Mt101 The 2nd Lifetime Miles: 539.20
Green A5's Lifetime Miles: 149.50
MR00 Lifetime Miles: 158.70
Treadmillio Shoes Lifetime Miles: 570.00
Stillnotmads (2) Lifetime Miles: 500.50
Rednotevenmad2 Lifetime Miles: 242.00
Kinvara9 Lifetime Miles: 309.00
Kinvara9painted Lifetime Miles: 194.00
Graynine Lifetime Miles: 33.00
Vapor4's Lifetime Miles: 3.00
Total Distance

6:30 AM. Clear, 58F. 'Round the hood.

Easy recovery jog.

Add edit:

1200 calories. 78 grams of fat. 3,420 mg sodium. 81 grams carbohydrate. 54 grams protein...what am I eating for dinner tonight?

Hint: it's not tofu.

Mizuno Wave 12 Miles: 5.30
Weight: 0.00
From Carolyn in Colorado on Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 09:50:57 from

Happy recovery day.

From Lysa on Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 15:08:31 from

thats great. I need a recovery run, my legs are so sore from the pounding down hill that i can barely go up and down my stairs and you should see me trying to brace myself just to sit on the toilet and pee!

From Metcalf Running on Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 21:05:24 from

Nice run... is it pizza... I love pizza after a long run.

From JD on Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 21:42:40 from

Yes Lori, you are correct. A frozen pizza. It sais the whole pizza is three servings, but it barely fills me up! I must be eating for three somehow!

From auntieem on Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 02:11:49 from

JD, nice run yesterday! I'm so impressed. I would never have guessed its a frozen pizza.

I have my first 20 mile run on Saturday! I'm excited; I've never done it before. I am sure I will not want pizza at the end. But maybe...

From Carolyn in Colorado on Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 10:01:53 from

That pizza is 1200 calories all by itself? Yikes!

From JD on Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 11:07:05 from

Auntieem - Thanks. Good luck on your 20 miler. Looking forward to reading about it. Maybe you could carry a frozen slice of pizza with you, then after an hour and a half it will be warm enough to eat.

Carolyn - Yeah, 400 calories per serving, and the pizza is 3 servings. Makes me wonder how many calories a deep dish Pizza Hut pizza has!

From Kelli on Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 20:22:30 from

I eat pizza the night before every long run and race. I HOPE I do not eat 1200 calories worth, though. What the heck kind of frozen pizza is it???

From JD on Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 20:40:29 from

Kelli - Digornio's, thin crust even. I'm guessing the pizza's from actual pizza joints are much higher in calories. Great way to fill up!

From Kelli on Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 20:42:38 from

Hmmm.....I think it is Pizza for dinner tonight. Papa Murphy's has some artichoke pizza Scott wants to try. SICK!!!! I am gonna get the fattiest one I can find just so you can feel okay about your calories!

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