Thursday Thoughts: From the track

Track shot


Observations from today’s attempt at speedwork:

Running intervals while anemic is a b#tch!

There may have been a little cursing…ok maybe a lot of cursing!

Sometimes a power song and mantra can help — today it was “Black Suits Comin'” by Will Smith and “you’re stronger than you think!”

Thank goodness tomorrow’s a rest day!

What’s your current power song or mantra?




  1. Oh no! Goodness be careful! I love NOTHING EASY EVERY GOT ME ANYWHERE
    Katrina recently posted…Why we quit.My Profile

  2. i don’t run with music much anymore, but i love britney’s work b*tch 🙂
    Courtney @ Eat Pray Run DC recently posted…Ch-ch-ch-changes!My Profile

  3. Stupid blood! Rest up tomorrow!
    misszippy recently posted…Find the joy in your racingMy Profile

  4. I like the new Taylor Swift song, “Shake it Off” – which is what I try to tell myself after a tough run 🙂

    Enjoy your rest day!
    AmyC recently posted…The Week AfterMy Profile

  5. I was using “Titanium” for a long time but that’s so last year! I need a one 🙂
    Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner recently posted…Fall for “Food Should Taste Good” GiveawayMy Profile

  6. I listen to music all the time when I run, except when I’m doing speed work at the track! After pushing myself at spinning today I realized that I really don’t push myself that much at the track. Or at least I haven’t in a while.
    Coco recently posted…Waterfall Wednesday — Visiting Niagara Falls CanadaMy Profile

  7. Just realized I do not have a mantra this time around. But I love Eminem’s Til I Collapse.
    Marcia recently posted…Week 12 NYCM Training & 3 WinnersMy Profile

  8. Current powersong: Black Widow by Iggy Azalea!
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