Makin’ my comeback

Happy HUMP DAY! Saturday evening I ran a full mile with no pain and with a huge smile on my face.  It took all of my common sense, will power, strength, and memory of my injury to stop myself after just 10 minutes of running.  This was my first real run since my injury in […]

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Coping 101

Today rocked. I woke up on the wrong side of the bed and spent almost 3 hours at the DMV. But, I made it my challenge to enjoy the day. One Trader Joe’s shopping spree, lunch on my patio (in the sun!!!) with the world’s best poodle, a few chapters of my current book called […]

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NWM training recap & Expo fun

In January I was compelled to start training for a full marathon.  I announced my goal here on the blog, which made me even more excited than I already was. In May, I ran the Whiskey Row 1/2 Marathon in Prescott, Arizona knowing that the high altitude and hilly course would be a perfect training […]

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Never saw it coming…

I think it’s about time I update you…. Exactly 15 days ago, it was a normal Wednesday morning.  I was running, thinking about the Nike Women’s Marathon, high on life, and feeling strong.  At about mile 4 (of my 8 mile planned run) I had what I would call a “tiny foot twinge“.  To be […]

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Bittersweet banana bonbons

Today started out like most other days- I ran in the near dark, did my 7 minute plank workout, stretched, ate, and then hustled to get to work.   Well, I take that back… before I actually made it out of the house I had a melt down.  An all out, don’t-really-know-why-I-am-freaking-out-FREAK-OUT, and anything or […]

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Our summer has arrived!!!

Happy 3-day weekend to you!!!!  It’s official, San Francisco has finally warmed up!  I (and every other resident) have been outside for as many sunny moments  as humanly possible the past few days.  It’s funny when everyone is saying goodbye to summer, we are saying hello. The best part about having a 3-10 day summer… […]

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