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December 09, 2018

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Location:

Seattle,WA,

Member Since:

Jul 25, 2005

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Marathon Finish

Short-Term Running Goals:

  • 5/20 - beat the bridge 8k
  • 5/26 - magnuson series memorial day 5k
  • 6/16 - magnuson series seattle solstice 5k 
  • SUMMER - CNW all comers T&F series 
  • 7/4 - magnuson series summer spirit run 5k
  • 8/18 - magnuson series summer fitness day 10k
  • 9/30 - bellingham bay half marathon 
  • 10/13 - escalante canyons marathon
  • 11/25 - seattle half marathon 

Long-Term Running Goals:

qualify for the 2020 olympic marathon trials in ATL (sub-2:45

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 24.00 Year: 2079.50
TypeA8 Test Lifetime Miles: 170.00
Kinvara Test Lifetime Miles: 292.00
K9 Test Purpleberry Lifetime Miles: 287.00
Haunted Phoenix Lifetime Miles: 269.00
K9 Test Arctic Blueberry Lifetime Miles: 250.70
K9 Test Pinkerton Lifetime Miles: 244.00
Freedom Cut Me Loose Lifetime Miles: 252.00
Bubonic Plague Lifetime Miles: 365.00
Orange Splats Lifetime Miles: 219.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

green lake loop x 2

my life is at a standstill waiting on job news. i continue to search but it's hard after so many rejections.

in hindsight i should have gotten a degree in CEOing or NBA refereeing. or really anything else than what i have, which has gotten me nowhere.

Bubonic Plague Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Russ on Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 13:20:04 from 74.114.3.253

poop, sorry. what's your degree? mine is psychology, totally useless. good thing i married rich... wait, that didn't happen either. hmph. good thing i connived my way into a master's program at usu that was actually useful. better to be lucky than good, apparently. and wasn't desi amazing? so stoked for her and american marathoning.

From Tom K on Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 13:57:20 from 47.206.60.114

https://youtu.be/StIcRH_e6zQ

From JD on Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 09:32:28 from 73.20.104.180

my wife graduated in exercise and sports science and then started her MA in sports psychology only to drop out half way through and start a floral business,

education is it's own reward regardless of what you do in life.

go back to school and get your CEO degree!

From Rhett on Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 10:20:27 from 69.162.16.9

Good luck with the job search...or you could go all in on your running and use your amazing abilities to become an elite and get sponsored and paid to train. That would be awesome. But then maybe it wouldn’t because running would be your job and it could ruin the joy of it. I like the NBA reffing idea. :)

From allie on Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 10:49:04 from 73.97.187.130

russ -- yes, desi was amazing. a well-deserved win. what a tough day to bust out 26.2. (i love that she won wearing mittens and a rain jacket)

i have a degree in nutrition/food science (an aggie specialty!), but my downfall is that i'm not a registered dietitian. i was halfway there, but instead i decided to get an MBA, which hasn't really done much for me so far. the MBA was an attempt to fix/override my undergrad, but the combination has really narrowed the jobs i'm qualified for. most of the people in my MBA cohort were already accountants or engineers or lawyers, so they were making themselves more well-rounded and useful in their already well-established careers.

when i told people my undergrad degree, they would close one eye and shift their head say, "oh, what do you want to do with that?" i should have seen this coming since i never had a real answer other than my standard "Nutrition Biz, Inc" joke.

tom -- still never seen that movie. maybe i'll watch it today. :)

JD -- agree, fully. no regrets about the education and the experiences that came with it, just frustrated with decisions that seem to have led me to a dead end. i'll likely be going back to school -- i want to be that old lady in class wearing 2006 clothes who no one wants to do group projects with.

rhett -- i tried that in ATL and it failed miserably, for the exact reason you said. the pressure killed the joy. i'm telling you though, if someone would let me in i could easily play in the NBA. i shoot 88% from deep downtown, even when i'm double-teamed. reggie miller would lose his mind.

From Russ on Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 11:04:49 from 74.114.3.253

allie, i think the jazz will be looking for a deep three shooter once donovan mitchell signs a max contract in a couple years. seriously, best of luck in the job search. i know you'll find something, but the search is often a long and frustrating struggle. you just need to find a boss who recognizes the value a runner brings to the table: persistence, dedication, hard work, and copious amounts of sweat. then you'll make millions.

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