Grandma's Marathon

T minus less than 2 weeks until the Grandma’s Marathon 2015!!!

Happy Monday everyone!!!!  I hope this post finds you well rested from an amazing weekend.  My weekend was filled with movie watching (we rented McFarland on Friday night, and it was amazing!), long runs (12 miler on Saturday) and run club coffee with friends, grocery shopping for the week, Cougar’s baseball game on Saturday night,… Continue reading T minus less than 2 weeks until the Grandma’s Marathon 2015!!!

marathon training

Running please forgive me, for I have sinned…

See, I let self-doubt ALMOST win this week.  And I feel I must confess… It’s time for some Runfessions, as well as the good, bad, and scary from today’s 20 miler… I’m linking up with Marcia from Marcia’s Healthy Slice (please head over to her blog if you don’t follow already, she rocks!) to confess my deep… Continue reading Running please forgive me, for I have sinned…

marathon training · Recipes · weekend wrap up

Running long, cooking slow, and Lily Trotter sock review!

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!

depression · moving forward

Fear and frustration = FUEL for marathon motivation

In 2013 I ran my second FULL marathon. I swore I’d never run a second full, but got the bug after the first training run.  I PR’d by nearly an hour (58 minutes to be exact, I SHOULD know the seconds, but don’t, lol) and I SWORE I’d never run another full marathon.  I ran a… Continue reading Fear and frustration = FUEL for marathon motivation