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Saturday, March 20, 2010

A Spring In My Step

Wow. What a first day of Spring! Ran seven miles at Lake Lynn on a beautiful, sunny day...a nice 79 degrees when I started.

I felt pretty light on my feet too. I seemed to glide. I was in the zone. Had my hat, sunglasses and iPod on, head down, oblivious to my surroundings. Thank goodness no one tried to kill or kidnap me today, because it would have been easy to do. I paid zero attention to anyone around me.

Well, I did say hi to the two city police officers on horseback. It was a pretty incredible sight to see them roaming the park on horseback. I don't think I've ever seen them in these parts of town.

And I gave a friendly two finger wave to two dudes I passed.

But everyone else I ignored.

The first five miles were easy. Yes. You heard right. EASY. I was thinking the whole time "it's spring and I have a spring in my step!" As I finished my second loop around the lake, I decided to see if I could finish the remaining miles in my neighborhood. Watch had 4.82 miles. Wow. I still have a good two miles to go! So I continued on the greenway around the lake and turned around to finish the mile heading home.

The problem with this is that this is completely a slant UP. It's very much like running the uphill path from Black Creek to Montibello...just a constant, gradual UPHILL run.

But nonetheless, I pulled through to end up having an overall average 10:28 mn/mile with my max heart rate at 191, which was that last mile, running up that freaking hill.

I had a good playlist going too:
Tik Tok by Kesha
I'm talking about everybody getting crunk, crunk
Boys tryin' to touch my junk, junk
Gonna smack him if he getting too drunk, drunk

Unsung by Helmet

Uprising by Muse

Wake Up by Arcade Fire - reminds me that I should get the "Where the Wild Things Are" DVD to watch

Waking Up in Vegas by Katy Perry

The Way Heartbeats mashup by Eminem and The Knife
Cause I am
Whatever you say I am
If I wasn't, then why would I say I am?

We Made Sex mashup by Eminem and Jeremih

Without Billie Jean mashup by Eminem and Michael Jackson

You Are the Best Thing by Ray LaMontagne

Blah Blah Blah by Kesha

Boys Boys Boys by Lady GaGa
I like you a lot, lot, think you're really hot, hot
...sorry Frank, I've fallen for her.

Don't Stop the Music by Jamie Cullum - this song is so hot it melts everything around me...

Get Me Right by Dashboard Confessional

Hey, Soul Sister by Train

If U Seek Amy by Britney Spears

Jump Around by House of Pain - I dig angry songs...

Just Krazy mashup by Eminem and Pitbull - Mi-Mi does a mean impression of the "ah-ah-ah-ah-ah" in this song.

Karma Police by Radiohead

LoveGame by Lady GaGa

Meet Me Halfway by Black Eyed Peas

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