To those of you who read my last post…. THANK YOU! To those of you who commented, you reminded me why I started blogging in the first place-THANK YOU for your beautiful, honest, & thoughtful comments. How was your weekend?? Mine was great & packed full of training. Friday evening I went to a restorative […]Read more "Best run of my life"
Do you ever wonder why you run? Why you really run? Maybe there are reasons that are hard to put into words… Maybe your reason is deeply personal or maybe you don’t even have a good reason. Maybe you run to stay fit, maybe you run for fun? After I ran yesterday, I laid on […]Read more "Why I run"
Whenever I see someone post a picture of their thermometer reading 100+ degrees, I try to stop and appreciate San Francisco’s “summer” weather. Saturday night, (like all Saturday nights) I sat and watched Lali’s soccer game as I froze my butt off. Well, I take that back. I was prepared to freeze my butt off, […]Read more "How to survive a San Francisco summer & a PR"
On Thursday morning I prepared for my longest run yet. 15 miles. I ate a protein bar, drank some water, did my usual warmups, got a little nervous, checked that I had what I needed about 12 times, and then finally hit the road. Since I had the day off work, I had the luxury […]Read more "15 miles of sweet talking gone wrong"
This weekend my big sister was in town for the International Grand Ball, Ballroom Dance Competition. Before I met up with her and her dance partner on Saturday, I had a productive morning of running, planking, stretching & pancake eating. The weather was cool (aka perfect), the sights were glorious (Embarcadero waterfront), and my new […]Read more "Don’t invite me to your sleepover"
The running break I had to take forced me to focus a lot on nutrition, time management, and stress relief. This was a good thing. I have stepped it up in the food department and I’m learning that my body needs a much more substantial breakfast than I was eating. I also have already felt […]Read more "I never thought I would say this"
Today my alarm was set for 4:50 AM. There is something about waking up in the 4’s that sounds kind of terrifying (even 4:50 ;-)) I have realized that I am SLOW as molasses when I first get out of bed and it realistically takes me a good 30-35 minutes to get ready for my […]Read more "waking up in the 4’s & favorites"