Jumping Back In

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

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That Sort Of Day

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

Culmination Of Hell

In the last month there has been a lot of silence. Everywhere. Silence. I think I may have run out of words. Too frustrated to come up with them. Frustration at work. Frustration at my place off the grid. Frustration at our political environment. Frustration with race training. Frustration with health issues. Just....frustration. The culmination … Continue reading Culmination Of Hell

Exhaustion

It's my recovery week. This means that I allow my body to recover. The trick here is to get the brain to accept that there is plenty of time in the training plan to allow this to happen. Therein lies the problem. Last week was an excellent training week. I accomplished nearly ALL of what … Continue reading Exhaustion