Saturday, October 11, 2008

Count down to DCM has commenced.

I'd like to show you my knuckles today but it would put you off breakfast. Suffice to say I am missing bits of skin on three knuckles and two fingers bends-AND I was wearing gloves. Anyway, kickboxing and running, that's what it was. Today's run which I am about to embark upon in less than half a hour- is a 25k doozy taking in a lap of the Phoenix Park. It will be my second last long run before Marathon day. Last one will be 30k and Im planning to pull that off around the 16th, then if all goes well I will taper and carb scoffing to my heart's contentment. Weather-mild, not raining,not windy, hell yeah.
I'll be listening to Mirror in the Bathroom and wishing I could fight like Benny the jet and coo coo ke chooing over Cusack. Why? Why not?



Blogger Andraste said...

Hooray! Action Cusack!

Three day weekend, will work out. Promise.

3:33 p.m.  
Blogger fatmammycat said...

A slick action Cusack is the very best kind of Cusack.
I ran 30k instead. Consider me banjaxed.

5:29 p.m.  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Way to go! You are sooo going to kick this marathon's ass.

8:27 p.m.  
Blogger John Mc said...

Go on yah mad marathoning thing!

8:41 p.m.  
Blogger daisy mae said...

fmc, you are truly a marathon-running fool. i love it!

decent week - 2 yoga classes, 3 running days (and registered for the 5K), 3 weight lifting sessions, and lots and lots of dog walking.

i aspire to the marathon - you have my greatest respect!

that, and i heart john cusack.

8:43 p.m.  
Blogger fatmammycat said...

Aw thanks folks, I'm not sure about kicking anything. I've got an open fire and I'm in my PJs, tuckered out, but with that happy buzz you get from a good long distance run.

9:15 p.m.  
Blogger fatmammycat said...

And also hearting JC should be a national past time. I heart Joan too.

9:16 p.m.  
Blogger Medbh said...

Cusak was at his hottest there.
And Dan Akroyd completely redeemed himself with the whole commie "workers of the world unite" approach to being a hitman.

11:30 p.m.  
Blogger fatmammycat said...

I though everyone was brilliant, Minnie Driver was lovely in it too. I love the scene when he re-introduces himself to her father and just says what he does for living.

10:56 a.m.  
Blogger fatmammycat said...

GOD FUCKING DAMN IT! Some day I'd like to leave a comment on my own blog without leaving out a 't' or an 's'. It's like I have a fucking syndrome of some description.

12:07 p.m.  
Blogger aquaasho said...

Not long to go now..... only one last long (lonely) run! Give it socks!!

5:21 p.m.  
Blogger fatmammycat said...

Eeep, Thursday is my last long run and I'm getting super twitchy with terror.

1:48 p.m.  
Blogger aquaasho said...

Hope it went well and the legs aren't too sore tomorrow. Ever tried compression tights? I haven't, but people swear by them for recovery. :-)

11:13 p.m.  
Blogger fatmammycat said...

I haven't but I've seen a few folk running in compression knee socks. It reminds me off a soft porno I saw in my youth.

3:58 p.m.  

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