The best laid plans, as always, aren't what they started out to be. After three fairly stressful weeks, I have ditched the half marathon plan. At some point, I may decide to go for it again, but for now I am content to do my normal Mississippi 7K race. The reality of my life right … Continue reading Ever Changing Plans
I've mentioned a number of times that recovery weeks are difficult for me. They're mentally exhausting. I don't sit well. I don't "do nothing" well. My recovery weeks typically consist of lots of walking and lots of yoga. You know, enough to keep the old body moving and flexible with as little impact as possible. … Continue reading Week 4 – Recovery
This is what joy looks like. This is what pain looks like. When the pain looms closer than the joy, it is hard!
The queen of Overkill. We all know this is me. Over-thinking. Over-reacting. Overwhelming. If it is OVER anything, I am all over it! I thought I was the worst. But... I am not! This guy. This guy has me beat all to hell. Pretty sure his Tonka Truck could have ridden in the cab.
Can I get a collective DEEP SIGH!? I survived another week of half marathon training! Whoo Hoo! Three weeks down. Nine weeks to go. And best of all....this coming up week is my RECOVERY WEEK!!! Recovery week. I get to give my legs a break! This past week has been so hard. Monday: Hill repeats. … Continue reading Three Weeks Strong
When the bug bites, it bites hard. Remember I told you that Michelle and I have been doing a lot of baking? Well, it hasn't stopped. Hell, it's barely slowed down. Two things to know: We were watching our baking show and they were going to make a shoe pastry. Michelle and I giggled and … Continue reading Shoe, Buddy! Shoo!