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Member Since:

Jan 15, 2018

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Other

Personal:

Attended Japanese high school and finished in March 2020. Was very lucky to be able to be a member of a very good team of runners at my high school, even though I was injured most of the time and was not able to be much of a contributor. Am currently doing an Engineering internship at a large manufacturer of Automotive transmissions, etc. It is really exciting. In spring of 2021, if COVID-19 has subsided, I am planning to serve an LDS mission, after which I plan to go to college and study Engineering.

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 53.00 Year: 61.00
Total Distance
53.00
Total Distance
3.00

A little over a week ago my doctor told me I could start running again. I have been a little scared to start because I was afraid of the same thing happening to me again.

But today I finally got up enough courage to run again. It felt amazingly good and I was able to breathe easy with no problems at all.

I ran a half mile warm up.

Then I ran 2 miles at 7:00 min/mile pace. I took it easy because I don't want to push it too hard.

I finished up with a half mile cool down.

I have a CT scan this Friday. Hopefully it will show that the blood clots are gone.

I will be serving an LDS mission as soon as my doctor gives me the OK. Maybe I will write more about that later.

Anyway it is good to be running again.

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Total Distance
3.00

Ran 3 miles.

Basically the same workout as yesterday. I think I will do this workout everyday this week just to get accustomed to running again.

Did a short warm up.

Ran 2 miles. (run just a little faster than yesterday)

Did a short cool down.

Yesterday I had to get some tests done at the hospital for a problem they found while I was in the hospital for the blood clots in my lungs. This problem is completely separate from the blood clots. While I was at the hospital I ran into my Doctor. He asked me if I had started running. I told him that I had just started and that it felt very good with no problems. He was very happy to hear that.

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Total Distance
3.00

Felt a little muscle soreness from the last couple of days. I guess my body is jut not used to running yet. So I decided to just run 3 very easy miles today.

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Total Distance
3.00

Did a short warm up run.

Ran 2 miles fairly hard today. Felt really good to run hard. Probably the first time this year that I have really been able to run hard.

Ended with a short cool down run.

I am headed to the hospital this morning for a CT scan of my lungs. It seems like I almost live at the hospital. Today will be the fourth time this week that I have had to go to the hospital.

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Total Distance
5.00

I ran 5 easy miles today.

This is the first complete week of running I have done since the beginning of the year I think.

I am feeling good and hope I continue to regain my fitness.

PS: Is it just me, or is the comments section of the blog down for some reason.

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Total Distance
5.00

Ran an easy warm up.

Then ran 5000 meters in 23:06. Felt good.

Ran an easy cool down to get to 5 miles.

Went for a long walk this afternoon.

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Total Distance
5.00

Ran an easy warm up.

Ran a hard 5000 meters in 20:27 (This is about the maximum capability I have right now. I am looking forward to bringing that time down as I regain my fitness.)

Ran an easy cool down.

I am going to the hospital today to meet with 3 separate doctors. It is going to be a busy day and a lot of waiting in waiting areas.

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Total Distance
7.00

Ran 7 miles easy today. Feeling a little muscle soreness from yesterday.

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Total Distance
5.00

Easy warm up run.

12 x 300 m fast with 100 m jog in between.

Easy cool down to get 5 miles.

PM: 5 mile walk in the afternoon.

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Total Distance
7.00

Ran 7 miles easy.

PM: 3 mile walk

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Total Distance
7.00

Ran 7 miles easy. This has been good week of running.

PM: Walked a couple of miles. Was going to do more but it started raining like crazy, so I hurried home.

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Total Distance
53.00
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