Running

Balance: Part 2

Recovery is teaching me that balance is essential for a meaningful and value driven life. For me, focusing too much on one aspect of life can easily start me down the path of disordered behavior. I cannot run yet, but I do have a treatment-team approved movement plan that includes limited "mindful" walks. Starting small… Continue reading Balance: Part 2

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Running

On the Road to Recovery

I've been gone for awhile. I've missed blogging, but I've had to direct my mental energy elsewhere. I started treatment for an eating disorder a month and a half ago, and I've been fighting like hell ever since. It didn't help that they took running away. It is hard to maintain a running focused blog,… Continue reading On the Road to Recovery

Running, Weekly Workout

Weekly Workout 4

I'm injured and I've been having a really hard time dealing with this fact. According to the physical therapist my extremely tight calves and limited mobility in my right ankle have caused stress on a tendon in my ankle. This is causing pain when I run, walk, and sometimes even when I am just resting. Luckily,… Continue reading Weekly Workout 4

Running

Sunny Disposition

Today was packet pick up for Fall training. I have been struggling with depressed mood since the weekend. I was feeling frustrated with life in general, and I didn't seem to have enough energy to care about anything. The drive was long and there was a ton of traffic. Work had been frustrating and I… Continue reading Sunny Disposition

Running

Half Marathon Training Goals

It's finally here! Fall training is about to start at my local running shop. (They call it "Fall Training" because the race is in October even though it is clearly still Summer right now.) This will be my 5th group training, but only my second half marathon. In some ways I am less scared than… Continue reading Half Marathon Training Goals