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’
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
And I would walk 500 more. Possibly a bit of an exaggeration? Maybe? Just a weensy bit? I should probably talk about what actually happened rather than what it felt like happened. I confess. I did not walk 500 miles. And I would NOT walk 500 more. What I did do (and I told Ann … Continue reading I Would Walk 500 Miles
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