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

Running, Weekly Workout

Weekly Workout 3

Half marathon training kicks off this Saturday! Eek! I am finally feeling mentally and physically ready to tackle another half but more on that in a future post. This post is going to be a little wonky because I haven't received my training schedule from my running group yet. I am going to have to… Continue reading Weekly Workout 3

Running

Just Say No… To Your Excuses

I almost didn't work out this morning. My running partner cancelled on me. At 5:50am I don't have a lot of motivation to get up and head outside for a run other than my friend is counting on me and today she wouldn't be there. It was "just" an active recovery day. "Just" a 45… Continue reading Just Say No… To Your Excuses