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!
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’
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
When I plan my long runs, I pick locations where there's a potty station every two miles to mimic a race course as closely as possible. With my hour bladder, there are other benefits to having restrooms along my path. Two of my sisters and one of my daughters are runners. I have heard STELLAR … Continue reading Silly Walks
I mentioned the exhaustion the yesterday. So much exhaustion and fatigue. How about a little background: Last December I was feeling a little off so I talked to my doc about it. It's pretty unusual for me to talk to the doc about anything because I just don't go (aside my from my annual lady-doc … Continue reading Nervous Tick