So I know it's been a while since I've written. I'd like to blame my injury. It definitely has been part of the problem. It is hard to want to write about running when my running is so limited. But the truth is that isn't the main thing that's been keeping me away.  It seems… Continue reading Absence

Running, Weekly Recap

Weekly Recap 4

So I survived my long run on Saturday. My ankle actually felt really good and I was able to run pain free longer than expected. This past week was really busy overall which interfered with my ability to stick to my training plan 100%. Sometimes I need to prioritize sleep and rest over having a… Continue reading Weekly Recap 4

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


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


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

Food, Review

Review – SaltStick Fastchews

If you ask me what is the one thing I cannot run without during the summer I would have to answer: SaltStick Fastchews. First, a little background. I sweat. A lot. A casual stroll outside in the Spring and I'll start to get damp, so you can only imagine the liters of sweat pouring out… Continue reading Review – SaltStick Fastchews