MO Cowbell, Races/Events, Running

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

Health and Fitness, MO Cowbell, Running

Silly Walks

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

Health and Fitness, MO Cowbell, Races/Events, Running

Happy Running

  Guess who ran HAPPY in the really low humidity on Saturday? This girl! Guess who WALKED up the short, albeit steep AF hill behind me? This girl! Guess who was SUPER glad to be outside on a beautiful morning? This girl! Guess who felt SUCCESSFUL for the first time during this training segment? This… Continue reading Happy Running

Health and Fitness, MO Cowbell, Races/Events, Running

Learning To Listen

With age comes wisdom, right? That's what they say, anyway! Well, I'm trying to gain wisdom, but it's been a decades long struggle. The workout plan yesterday was hill repeats. Walk around the lake to warm up the old legs (even though it was hotter than hell outside and ALL THE THINGS were already warm).… Continue reading Learning To Listen