I stuck to the plan. I didn't let yesterday's head-space send me spiraling into my normal "OH MY GOD I'M NEVER GOING TO BE ABLE TO WORKOUT FOR REAL AGAIN" mode like I can sometimes do. I took some deep breaths and remembered why I adjusted my plan in the first place. I did yoga … Continue reading Modern Day Miracle
As I've gotten older I have tried to be better about listening to my body. This is a struggle most days because I'm not much a one for taking it easy. I'm kind of an "all or nothing" person, which is one of the reasons the creeping crud from hell has hung on so long. … Continue reading Jumping Back In
For the first time in a month I am feeling human! I woke up this morning and let the dogs out and it was in the upper 50s/lower 60s and my first thought was, "Ohhhh, it would be a good morning to go on a run!" That is the first time in a month (maybe … Continue reading HUMAN!
I'm finishing up my fourth full week of the cold from hell. Last night I FINALLY felt almost human. The amount of snot and phlegm I'm still producing is pretty damned spectacular, but I no longer feel like death. Dare I say I'm on the upswing and should be back to 100% before long? I … Continue reading Snot And Phlegm
It has been a ROUGH end to 2018. It was a ROUGH beginning to 2018. It's just been a long, long year! Started off the year with a friend going into the hospital and never fully recovering. He passed a couple of months ago. My husband and I bought the business that he and his … Continue reading The Times, They Are A-Changin’
Saw this today and chuckled. Why IS it so hard? I have to physically stop myself from talking about it. I think I know why. Training is all consuming. We eat, sleep, and breathe working to get ready for a big race. When the race is done, what is left to occupy our minds? The … Continue reading That Sort Of Day
In the past quarter I have done just as much (or more) than I did in the whole first half of the year. Mostly, that is because I was training for the half marathon. I feel WAY better about where I am in relation to making my goals today than I did last June when … Continue reading Quarterly Updates and Other Such Nonsense