Signs of a dying business model. $S $VZ $T

My wife doesn’t text short-codes for jokes of the day, ring tones, or backgrounds. So when I started getting recurring charges for Thumbplay, I was puzzled: thumbplay.com Complaints – Unauthorized charge. It seems that the carriers enable Thumbplay to latch onto a user’s account without a reasonable opt-in process. The only recourse is for the […]

5,4,3,2,1 mile MP intervals. Long run 18.24 miles at 7:45 pace. #running #twit2fit

15 miles of marathon pace intervals, in 5,4,3,2, and 1 mile intervals. 18 mile long run. Felt pretty good, despite lingering cough. – 1.2 mile warm-up, 10:16 (8:35/mi) – 5 mile MP interval, 38:52 (7:46/mi) Note: this was mostly uphill. – 5 minute recovery, 0.61 mi – 4 mile MP interval, 29:36 (7:24/mi) [mostly downhill] […]

Pants too big #twit2fit

The pants that I bought at the outlet after my first marathon in OBX (Nov 2007) are now at least 3″ too big. That was a year and half after starting running and 45 pounds lost. I’ve also dropped about 20 pounds since. Pre-running: 40″ Now: 32″