half marathon training · moving forward · Thankful

Week 8 long run/Thankful #4

I have been down for the count for exactly 3 weeks. My last long run was Christmas where I was able to run 5 miles fairly easily as I’ve been running 3-4 miles for quite some time. I’ve only walked/ran a couple of times since then, so decided I either 1. get off my butt… Continue reading Week 8 long run/Thankful #4

Uncategorized · weekly wrap up

Weekly Wrap up 2-21-2016

It’s time again for the Weekly wrap up with Tricia and Holly.  If you want to read, support, and be inspired by others I definitely recommend checking out these awesome blogs. Last week was a bit shaky for me, but I did manage to get in a few good workouts and my longest run of… Continue reading Weekly Wrap up 2-21-2016

marathon training · Uncategorized

Week 1 of marathon full marathon training, sorta…

This weekly wrap up will be quick, because my hubby just got home from training THREE hours earlier than normal.  #winning Last week, I managed to work out 5/7 days.  I ran 3 days, did 2 cardio workouts, and 2 strength training workouts.  Today was my first official long run, of which I ran 6.14… Continue reading Week 1 of marathon full marathon training, sorta…

marathon training · Recipes

Tuesday, tostadas, and truths in no particular order!

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!

marathon training · Recipes · Sunday Supper

Weekend wrap up

I’ll start this post with the fact that I was supposed to be on weekend duty at the hospital.  Once every 5 weeks I am deemed in charge of the entire laboratory and it’s mind blowing and scary all at one time.  BUT..my amazing peer and friend offered to take my duty knowing I should… Continue reading Weekend wrap up

marathon training · Sunday Supper

Week 4 of training, complete!

Overall week 4 of training went off without a hitch.  Despite little sleep, I managed to get in my weekday runs, strength training, and even a shake out walk today.  I also finished my week off with a couple hours of yard work, which included glimpses of spring! But back it up a little…sorry, I… Continue reading Week 4 of training, complete!