Not Racing…On Purpose

As most of you know, I am taking this year off from racing. It wasn't an easy decision and I went back and forth with it, until my body finally had enough, and yelled STOP! I am staying away from everything race related this year (well, I'm going to try) because I just need to. …

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Starting Over…Again

So, if you've been following along lately, you have been witness to my roller coaster, love/hate relationship with my fitness. Having multiple injuries and running through them made my body go full stop. Reality Check: I needed to stop. I needed to reassess my body. I needed a break. Running through my injuries hell bent …

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Where Things Sit

As I sit here and type this post, it is Thanksgiving Monday in Canada. We had a great turkey feast yesterday, after a very early morning traveling so I could run a 5k at the 25th Anniversary of the Valley Harvest Marathon. I have a lingering head cold, and was thankful I felt well enough …

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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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Tired – So Very Tired

At first, I thought I was fighting a cold.  I was congested and just feeling yucky. But this is week three.  I am no longer congested. I am tired.  So very tired. I am trying to stay awake.  It's 7:00 pm as I write this post, and I could have curled up in bed half …

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When Overthinking Seeps Into The Run

So for those of you who have been keeping up with me on social media know, I have been plagued with cranky calves.  If you aren't following me on social media:  I am plagued with crank calves, lol. Ever since my knee surgery in 2015, I have been pushing with my calves to run.  I …

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Crappy Sleep, Training, and Yay Team Nuun!

It's been a bit of a go lately This week has been a full one of ups and downs, crappy sleep and some high level anxiety with a dose of blech. One happy thing that happened to me since we last sat around the bloggy campfire:  I am now a Nuun Ambassador for 2017!! I …

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