So it has been another busy week or two here in our household. Where to even begin? The 4th of July ends up making for an incredibly busy week in our home as my dear husband Charles was born on July 3rd! This leads to a flurry of activity and a convenient day off the … Continue reading Achilles, Ailments and Other Activities
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
I feel like it's been forever since I posted (although it's only been a 2-ish day hiatus). Life has been very busy and has me wiped out so here's to getting a good night's sleep tonight! Let's see, where did I leave off? Recovery Run Wednesday My workouts are ending up very strange this week. … Continue reading Long Time No See!
So tonight was an exciting milestone in my running career - my first track workout. I added speed work to my routine for the first time probably 6-8 months ago. I was finally convinced that this was the best way to get faster but wasn't quite sure how to go about it at first. Because my … Continue reading Let’s Hit the Track!
Do you ever have just one of those days... Well, that's not quite accurate. Today wasn't all bad. I actually posted a record-breaking tim on my tempo run but I certainly had my fair share of frustrations. Tempo Run - 3.1 miles, 23:53 (PR) Let's start with the good. The fact that a 3 appeared in … Continue reading Fitness FRUSTRATION and the Silver Lining
Good morning world! I feel GREAT today for one very simple reason: While I will save my full race recap for later, here's the cliff notes version: Race Conditions - Just about perfect. Nice cool temperatures set the stage for a great race Race Gear - This was probably the most comfortable race outfit I have put … Continue reading I’m a PR Machine! SNEAK PEEK: Wine & Dine Half 2012
To start off, Disney's Wine & Dine Half Marathon 2012 is officially underway! (source) The expo opened this morning at 10 am and closes its doors at 7 pm tonight. Haven't stopped by yet? Well never fear - it will be open tomorrow from 9 am - 4pm too. I will do an expo recap plus talk about … Continue reading “I’m Gonna Wreck It” and a whole mess of random…