Friday, February 19, 2010

Running around

After my injury hiatus followed by enthusiastic holiday reading, training starting at the beginning seemed like a good idea. Now I'm at the end of the beginner 5k training, and doing okay. I'm not setting any land speed records, but since the real prize I'm heading for is "middle aged discipline," I'm doing great.

Next, speed work! Sprint until you want to throw up! So. Much. Fun.

Something else that came from discipline (and redoing until it was right)? That's right!! The ribbed sweater is done, done, done.

I got to indulge in Extreme Blocking (which should so seriously be a spectator sport). The teeny tube of ribbing that was this:

Had a date with some water, soap, and pins:

And opened up to fit quite well:

It's an "Action Sweater" (apologies to Mr. Izzard) -- I can run the obstacle course that's the yard:

I like how curvy it looks from the back. All in all, I'm really satisfied.


allisonmariecat said...

Simply fabulous!

Kristin said...

Too cute--and it's curvy in the back because you're curvy--so strut your stuff gal--you're lookin' good.

Esperanza said...

very inspiring.

Tammy said...

I love it! Great job!

runninghitherandyon said...

Jeez, you made it UP FROM SCRATCH. I just read back to find the very wonderful pattern.

(If this wasn't a family blog, I'd say some of the nasty words I've learned from my teenagers.)

Marie Grace said...