Although I constantly test my luck and think I can outsmart my body, you can only wear yourself down so much before you end up getting sick. The Decline I developed a little upper respiratory weirdness when I was traveling to the Tinker Bell Half. My symptoms were mostly a runny nose and it luckily resolved … Continue reading You Can Only Wear Yourself Down So Much…
Seriously, how is it possible that we are already rounding the corner into February next week?!? While staying busy keeps life interesting, it sure makes time fly by quickly! I almost cannot believe our trip to Disneyland and the Tinker Bell Half Marathon has already come and gone. With a couple exciting big races just … Continue reading Time is Just Flying By!
So I had just an incredible race this morning...but I know I did everything possible wrong leading up to this race and broke so many rules in the "runner handbook." So appropriate that I got back to the hotel to find Hercules on the TV. "I can beat the odds. I can go the distance" … Continue reading Tinker Bell Half Marathon – A PR Against All Odds!
Hi Everyone! It was a mad dash to get ready for this vacation which has left my blog to languish with no new entries for days. While it will be tough for me to update with all the amazing fun planned for this vacation, I will try to share as much as I have time … Continue reading Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend is Underway!
Welcome to yet another whirlwind weekend in my life. I swear, I leave work on Friday, blink, and suddenly it's Sunday evening again! There is never enough time to get everything done. Let's start from the beginning. Saturday I got a pretty decent night's sleep on Friday (which I definitely needed - I was a … Continue reading Another Whirlwind Weekend: Last Pre-Tink Long Run & The Color Run!
I had the lovely treat today of hitting the hairdresser and voila: The brilliance of my blonde has been restored! Aside from the fact that my hair was due for a refresh, it's always nice to pay a pre-vacation visit to the salon. Disneyland is right around the corner! Pre-Race Planning With Tinker Bell … Continue reading Blonde Ambition
I'm already mentally gearing up for Tempo run in the morning. Tempo runs are always mentally challenging but it has been really rough for the last few weeks. It has been hard to wake up, cold some mornings, and I have just been too easy on myself. Well, it's back to it tomorrow! I am eager to … Continue reading #RunningReboot – A New Challenge
...that we're headed to Disneyland in a little over a week! The next two weeks is sure to be full of challenging (but rewarding) training runs, getting everything at work wrapped up before vacation, 10ish hours in total on planes but, most importantly, time at the Happiest Place on Earth! The Real Reason We're Headed to Disneyland: … Continue reading I Almost Cannot Contain My Excitement!
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So the only sort-of resolution I have for myself is to keep my house cleaner and do all the decorating I have been wanting to do. I don't really focus that much on New Years as a time to reevaluate my life. I am fitter than I have ever been, I am happily married, I don't think … Continue reading A New Year’s Resolution…for my cat