It doesn't work!
I've always said the key to being a good runner is consistency. You've got to put in the required training time in order to succeed.
They keep switching my hours up at work. So for the last 2.5 months I haven't been running. Since I haven't been running, I haven't been eating right. Some I haven't been running or eating right, I've been gaining weight again. Yay...
But they put us back on our normal hours starting this week, so I've started running again. Sunday night I went 3.6 miles and last night (Monday night) I went for 2.
I've got 37 days until my 30th birthday.... I feel that's an adequate enough amount of time to give me a really good challenge for running my age in miles. Just have to continue the gradual build up in mileage. The key will be long runs on the weekends. I feel that if I can get in one run over 20 miles between now and December 4th that hitting 30 might be plausible.
But we will see....