Training: Well, sad to say last week SUCKED. I came down with a rotten cold, which left my chest heavy and my heart even heavier. I managed to get in Tuesday’s 4 miler, and Yoga on Wednesday but the rest of the work week I was down for the count. So yesterday when I hit… Continue reading Week 14 recap and a recipe!
As most of you know, I had 19 miles on deck this weekend for my week 13 of marathon training. While I normally prefer to run my short runs by myself, the thought of running 19 miles solo was not giving me peace of mind. Add in the forecast of 50-60% chance of thunderstorms and… Continue reading Running long, cooking slow, and Lily Trotter sock review!
Preface: This post is to hold me accountable. I am by no means a nutrition expert or health care provider. I am just trying something that I know has worked for me in the past. Discipline. You’ve heard me discuss before about my disdain with the numbers that show up on the scale each week, and… Continue reading Shocking revelations..
Last week was a GREAT training week for me. I pushed myself, made a new running friend, AND did some new fueling for my long run that REALLY seemed to help me from fading out the last few miles. Sorry for some of the repetitive information, but I really wanted to log the breakdown of… Continue reading Week 12 training wrap up
Here are my Friday 5’s in which I’m loving, or not loving, in no real particular order: 1. I am still loving my Brooks Launch 2’s, and plan to order a second pair on pay day to break in for the marathon. I love how lightweight they feel, the cushion they provide my legs, and… Continue reading Friday Five!! #TGIF
After Sunday’s big race, (and during) I really have been thinking…shocker, right? I mean, what else are you going to do out on the trails for a couple hours? Although often times I can get lost in my own head while running/racing long, more times than not I spent the majority of the time thinking. … Continue reading Tuesday, tostadas, and truths in no particular order!
Gosh, it’s been such a busy week that I haven’t had time to sit down to unwind and write. Honestly, I’ve been battling writers block terribly this week, so rather than just babble I decided to give myself a few days and see if I could come up with something… Well, it’s been almost a… Continue reading Grandma’s Marathon training, week 10, DONE!