Hi guys. Today's post may be a lot for some people to read. I was going to address a big elephant hovering in the room of motherhood- specifically mamas who take time for themselves outside of #MomLife. Lately, folks have been more, let's say vocal, about the time I spend training for my races. Even … Continue reading A doozy.
Hi all. No sugar coating here- yesterday wasn't the best day. Call it an "occupational hazard". Full day at work. When I got home from work, the only thing I wanted to do was run. Last night's run would be pure therapy- and it totally was. I am an emotional runner. I always perform best … Continue reading Things happen. Running helps.
Good morning, friends! As you are sitting down to read today's post, I hope you have a nice cuppa joe to accompany you. It's only fitting- it is a Monday morning, after all. This weekend flew (don't they always?). Friday night, I came right home from work and literally dove into my PJs, pizza, and … Continue reading Weekend Recap.
Let it be known- I have far better reflexes than I give myself credit for. Especially in the "power-outage-sudden-darkness" (while running on a treadmill) department. I'm very thankful for those reflexes- a serious injury may have been sustained right as my training cycle kicked up to the next level. Fortunately, I was already in the … Continue reading When the lights go down in the…gym?
The first run in Week 3 of half marathon training is in the books! I finally decided between the two halves I have been debating- the winner is the Biofreeze Berkeley Half Marathon on Nov 17! I am very excited to be running this race- it will be my debut half marathon. My goal is … Continue reading A New Week.
Hi everyone! I waited to post until this morning in an attempt to get on a normal posting schedule. My hope is to post in the mornings (or at least schedule to publish in the mornings) from here on out. Sound good? Let me know what time you usually read in the comments section- I … Continue reading Wrapping up the week
So, remember how in my last post I was on cloud 9 having run a new long distance? Well, it came back to bite me. Hard. Yesterday, my quadriceps felt so stiff, I had to assemble makeshift ice packs at work. I then iced my legs while at my desk for 20-minute intervals throughout the … Continue reading And others times, it isn’t.