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, Weekly Workout

Weekly Workout 1

So, I realized that I have been writing and posting about running, but I haven't really shared what I've been doing from a training standpoint. I'm currently in an in-between period. I finished my first half marathon on May 7, and training for my fall half marathon doesn't start until July 1. Luckily, the running… Continue reading Weekly Workout 1