Started my morning in a fairly routine way. Showered. Put makeup on while I iced down my ankle. Straightened my hair. Not really sure where it all went wrong. Went to set my mascara on the end table (because I was putting makeup on with my leg propped up on the recliner). Pushed the remote … Continue reading Morning Mishaps
I picked a horrible week to begin my half marathon training. My day today so far: Wake up at 5am Mix up cake batter & throw cake into the oven Get dressed and head out the door for a run Get back and drink all the gatorade (hot and muggy before the sun was even … Continue reading Yonkers
Today I begin "official" training for my very first half marathon! EEP! I'm a bit nervous about beginning. I hope my ankle holds up. I hope my plantar fasciitis doesn't flair up. I hope I don't die from heat exhaustion in the crazy humidity. I hope to be able to complete it. It's nice … Continue reading And We Begin!!!!
Well, well, well. The plans for this year sure took a drastic turn. My husband always asks me as I'm registering for races, "Why do you register for races so early? You don't know what your life is going to be like by the time the race gets here." He's not wrong. I don't know … Continue reading Update – Quarterly Progress
Well... official photos. My race photos are in from a couple of weeks ago.
So I bought some new biking shorts. I liked 'em. They're high waisted and hold my fat in quite sufficiently. They're a little shorter than I like, but I didn't foresee a problem with them. The fat on my thighs touch and that is bothersome, but mostly...they're alright. Then I rode the bike in them. … Continue reading And They All Came Tumblin’ Down
As I get closer and closer to D-Day (a.k.a. the day I begin half marathon training) the more nervous I have gotten about running. I have not run since I injured ye olde ankle playing volleyball last March. I've done a bit of walking, but no running. SO...I thought it would be a good idea … Continue reading A Month Of Firsts