I Have Magic Socks

These socks right here are magic socks. I wore them to bed one night last week. When I woke up the next morning, this is where they were. NO LONGER ON MY FEET! They were not on my bedroom floor. They were not in bed with me. They were on my body pillow, laid out …

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Swimming Against the Current

I know, what you're thinking: with this title, why in the hell is she smiling in this picture? Is she really happy? Is this a maniacal smile and did she totally go over the edge? Well, in a weird way I am smiling because I am becoming an expert in swimming upstream. It goes like …

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Contemplating 2018

  So as I sit and mellow out for the next little while, I am contemplating my "plan" for 2018. 2017 has been a weird roller coaster ride.ย  Running, injuries, body imbalances, Mom and TeenThing madness and general chaos. I have given myself some time off from running, as I needed to work on a …

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Where Things Sit

As I sit here and type this post, it is Thanksgiving Monday in Canada. We had a great turkey feast yesterday, after a very early morning traveling so I could run a 5k at the 25th Anniversary of the Valley Harvest Marathon. I have a lingering head cold, and was thankful I felt well enough …

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That’s All Folks!

Well, I did it. The weather was perfect.ย  The energy was amazing. I was ready. Once I got downtown, I ran into some of my running friends ๐Ÿ™‚ย ย  We had a chat before they went our for their 10k. I went into my training with the A/B/C plan in my head.ย  A: Go for my …

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Why I Am Retiring the Half Marathon

So if you follow me on Twitter or Instagram, you know that I announced that my half marathon on May 21st will be my last half marathon. I struggled with this decision through training.ย  Even though I started out strong, every bump in the road seemed like a mountain.ย  Running started to become a burden.ย  …

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Crappy Sleep, Training, and Yay Team Nuun!

It's been a bit of a go lately This week has been a full one of ups and downs, crappy sleep and some high level anxiety with a dose of blech. One happy thing that happened to me since we last sat around the bloggy campfire:ย  I am now a Nuun Ambassador for 2017!! I …

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