This week has just been crazy and I sincerely meant to write a post leading up to today's 5k but sometimes, even with the best of intentions, it is hard to sneak a blog post it. While I would have loved to share all of my pre-race thoughts, strategy, and jitters with you, I will be more … Continue reading Happy New 5k PR Day To Me!
Happy (Belated) Valentine’s Day Everyone!
Happy (Belated) Valentine's Day Everyone! I hope you had a lovely day with your loved ones yesterday. A mid-week Valentine's day is always bummer since it's tough to plan a festive evening but my valentines did a good job this year. Since we both worked a full day, we agreed that spending a nice evening … Continue reading Happy (Belated) Valentine’s Day Everyone!
Cough, Cough, GO AWAY!
So I survived the 5k and hoped I would be on the mend... Well, I've started to get better but I am frustratingly still far from my normal self. Here's a summary of my week thus far. Sunday Although I would normally have been kicking butt for 11 miles (as was the plan this week … Continue reading Cough, Cough, GO AWAY!
I’m Sure You’re Waiting with Baited Breath…Lady Track Shack 5k Race Recap
Spoiler Alert - I lived to tell the tale of running a 5k with a chest cold! The Honest Truth... This was probably a really stupid idea. However, I'm headstrong and stubborn and wouldn't have it any other way. The jury's still out when it comes to what if any lasting damage may have resulted … Continue reading I’m Sure You’re Waiting with Baited Breath…Lady Track Shack 5k Race Recap
Want To Know Where I’ve Been For The Last Two Days?
Right here... It's almost funny that on Tuesday, I was still planning to wake up Wednesday morning for an early pre-work run. Hah! Little did I know, I would be spending all of Thursday and Friday laying in bed, coughing up a lung with a constant supply of Kleenex in hand. I Feel Miserable! When … Continue reading Want To Know Where I’ve Been For The Last Two Days?
You Can Only Wear Yourself Down So Much…
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…
Another Whirlwind Weekend: Last Pre-Tink Long Run & The Color Run!
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!
Friday = RESTday
For some unknown reason, I have been so super exhausted this week. I don't mean "oh, I could use a good nap." I have had shortness of breath, extreme fatigue, compromised performance during my workouts, heart racing after stupid stuff like walking upstairs, etc. While this doesn't happen often, it has happened before. I'm sure it's … Continue reading Friday = RESTday
Why Hello 2013!
Happy New Year Everyone! We had an absolutely fabulous time with our wonderful friends last night and brought in the New Year in the best way I can imagine. Go Magic! To begin, we had tickets for the Orlando Magic vs. Miami Heat game. Charles was just dying to see this match up so this … Continue reading Why Hello 2013!
Seven Day Streak? SUCCESS!
So I officially ended my 7 day challenge (and not to mention my 2012 running year) with a bang today! 7 days and 32 miles later, I could not think of a better way to end my 2012 running year! I had a lot of fun with this "challenge" and feel absolutely great on … Continue reading Seven Day Streak? SUCCESS!