That’s All Folks!

Well, I did it. The weather was perfect.  The energy was amazing. I was ready. Once I got downtown, I ran into some of my running friends 🙂   We had a chat before they went our for their 10k. I went into my training with the A/B/C plan in my head.  A: Go for my …

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Races, Brain Melts, and the Return of the FitBit

  Okay, So over the holidays I decided that I seriously needed to keep moving this year.  Not just for my physical health, but for my mental health.  I sat and muddled about a fall half marathon.  I wanted something close to home (because I am without my own vehicle, and would need to acquire …

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BlueNose Marathon 2016 – Half Marathon Playback!!!

I DID IT!!I am totally dying here.It was a greyish cool day for running.  Perfect weather.I played it safe with my usual coffee and oatmeal combo.  My nerves were ON FIRE.  It was super hard to eat.  I thought I was going to barf.  For real.I had everything laid out, so gearing up and heading …

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My Last Long Run = One Week Out from Bluenose Marathon Half 2016

HOW DID THIS HAPPEN??!??!Where in the hell did all this time go?This time next week I will be done.  Finished.  Full of food and naps.Today was the last long training run.  I was given the all clear to run outside as I have been banished to the elliptical as we treated my calf strain flare …

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The Chronicles of Half Marathon Training – Checkin In and Some TMI

So Here We Are...20 days out.2 long runs left.During my 16k on the BLT It has to be said:  I was feeling SUPER NERVOUS after the plague and the calf strain about my runs.  I was even considering pulling down to a 10k because I wasn't sure what my body could handle.After yesterday, I am …

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When Anxiety Comes Knocking….

You Put On Your Best FaceOkay, maybe not THIS face, lol.Because we, the mentally ill, it's what we do.  Until we can't.Last week was bad for me.My anxiety was bad.  It started on Monday.I woke up with it, like the bottom fell out of my stomach.  There was no reason for it.  It's just how …

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The Chronicles of Half Marathon Training – In Limbo

Limbo looks like that...If you read my last post, you know my last run ended with a pull and some pain.Thankfully, I have not torn anything in my calf.  I have some tib post and some pulled muscles.My PT did an assessment, some ultrasound, dry needling and TENS with heat.  I was given home exercises …

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