Tag Archives: running

Apologies for the hiatus

Hi all, Apologies for the lack of posts.  I’ll sum up quickly what’s been happening:  moved to a new house on the lake, love running by the lake, running was going so well, then….. boom.  I have gigantic cysts on … Continue reading

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Running mantras

I’m finally becoming more comfortable when running.  When I say more comfortable, I mean that I have improved from “oh my god this sucks so bad, my legs hurt, my knees hurt, everything hurts, this is so hard, how do … Continue reading

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I guess this is really happening….

Yesterday I quickly signed up for the Lake Stevens 70.3 Ironman in August of 2014. I was nervous thinking about it all day, and now I feel less nervous, and more a feeling of dread.  So. Much. Training.  So many … Continue reading

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Shameless brag

At my team track workout the other night I ran 2:30 400’s.  Multiple. That’s a 10 minute mile. 2 months ago I could barely do a 15 minute mile.  Hard work pays off.  

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My running secret struggle

I’ve been keeping a secret from all of you. I used to hate running, really really hate running. I ran / walked an entire half marathon, all the time hating running. But I love running now, and I have for … Continue reading

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Time to fly

I have a new love in my life. The Hoka One One shoe. Yes. It looks like those stupid Shape Up shoes. No, it does not weigh 5 pounds. Yes, it is amazing. Yes, it cost me more than I … Continue reading

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Prepare to meet yourself….

I follow some great blogs, and as a result, pick up some great advice.  Some people just say things perfectly, like Lucy Piper: Prepare to meet yourself. You will come face-to-face with the real you. And the real you is the … Continue reading

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Does it really start with “I can”?

People often say “you can do anything.” To that I say bullshit. You can’t do anything, I’m sorry. But there’s lots of things you can do.  I started my journey in a fitness bootcamp. I hated the running portion.  I … Continue reading

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The ups and downs

All I want for Christmas is to be skinny.  Oh god.  I hate people that blog obsessively about weight loss, and I promise not to become one.  But after doing everything right for so long, it’s annoying I’m still at … Continue reading

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Has it really been 2 months since I left Vegas?

Yes, it absolutely has.  Unfortunately I brought one nasty friend with me from Nevada… PLANTAR FASCIITIS.  Worst. Shit. Ever. I actually was considering getting one of those wheely things that you put your knee on to avoid putting weight on … Continue reading

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