My partner in crime, my constant companion, my baking buddy, my baby girl! She has a birthday! I remember so vividly the day that I brought her home from the hospital. I remember vividly the day she left home to start her adult life. I remember vividly the day she married her best friend. I … Continue reading Decades Later
All the rage these days seems to be yoga with goats. Why goats? I have no earthly clue! They have sharp hooves. They're bouncy. They would cause pain. I have a better solution. Yoga with cats! Cats are soft and fluffy and cuddly. Cuddly, that is, if they're not trying to kill you. My Boots … Continue reading Yoga With Cats
Week two has been a helluva week. Filled with strength, melt downs, pulling it together, a few more melt downs, confidence issues, and basically blood, sweat, and tears. Why is training so hard? Towards the end of my long run last week my knee started aching again. The same knee that began the achy thing … Continue reading Done Ditty Done Done Done – Week 2
Happy birthday to my person! Downtown Nashville. Fantastic vacation with our awesome group of friends.
In an effort to improve my skills, I embarked upon the task of trying to find a running group in my area. I've been told that it's helpful to be a part of a running group where you have the moral support of other runners. I've always been a solo runner because I'm slow. Most … Continue reading Lone Wolf
So you all know what a run cadence is, don't you? Normally, when I think of cadence I think of the sing-songy marching directions of a drill instructor. I guess technically, that keeps the platoon in a correct cadence. I'm thinking of the running cadence. The rotations per minute of our little old legs. This: … Continue reading DON’T Judge!
This week SHOULD go like this: Monday - Speed Ladders & Yoga 1000 meters @10k pace (10k pace = 12:30 min/mile 90 seconds recovery 500 meters @5k pace (5k pace = 12:15 min/mile) 90 seconds recovery 500 meters @5k pace 90 seconds recovery 200 meters@mile pace (mile pace = 11:30 min/mile) 90 seconds recovery 400 … Continue reading Week Two – Forging Ahead