I post a lot of selfies on my instagram page. Not because I like looking at my face all the time, seriously I don’t – there isn’t even one solo selfie on my personal instagram page, but because those posts get the most likes. Hear me out….. I’m always dumfounded when I post a picture […]

I really really don’t like dwelling on runs that didn’t go my way. I put them as far out of my head as I can, as fast as I can. Runners have to have a short memory when it comes to some things and a long memory when it comes to others. I don’t like talking […]

On schedule for yesterday was a fartlek run. 5 times 2 minutes on 1 minute off. Doing speed workouts on the roads has become much easier thanks to my Garmin. Once upon a time I used a stop watch and would have to look down repeatedly during each repeat and then hit lap when the […]

I feel compelled to write today. Writing is how I process emotions. I want to let the emotions out, sit with them for a little, and then put my big girl pants on and move forward. It took 7 miles this morning for me to process why I was on the verge of tears. 7 […]

Yesterday I went for an easy 5 mile run. Felt great, was happy to be out there. Started slower and finished faster. A good run. Today is the first Monday of Colton’s summer break which meant I could either get up at 5 am and hop on the treadmill or sleep in and run with […]

I’m at the point with morning running that I crave it. At night I look forward to going to bed so I can get up early. I look forward to browsing instagram while drinking my coffee in almost darkness. I enjoy those first black moments outside and the sound of hundreds of birds awake and […]

My heart gets carried away every time I take a break from running. 6 days full recovery. No running, no cross training. NOTHING. It felt good up until a point. I needed to run today. My mind needed it, my body needed it, my heart needed it. Living so close to my favorite place to […]