A New Beginning

Some changes are coming. This is one of them. Crazy Mama Runs is now Screaming Into The Void. Many things have changed over this past year. It was time for the blog to have a new name. The site will get a redesign, but it will still be the same old me. I will still …

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Not Racing…On Purpose

As most of you know, I am taking this year off from racing. It wasn't an easy decision and I went back and forth with it, until my body finally had enough, and yelled STOP! I am staying away from everything race related this year (well, I'm going to try) because I just need to. …

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Starting Over…Again

So, if you've been following along lately, you have been witness to my roller coaster, love/hate relationship with my fitness. Having multiple injuries and running through them made my body go full stop. Reality Check: I needed to stop. I needed to reassess my body. I needed a break. Running through my injuries hell bent …

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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.  The energy was amazing. I was ready. Once I got downtown, I ran into some of my running friends 🙂   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.  A: Go for my …

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Tired – So Very Tired

At first, I thought I was fighting a cold.  I was congested and just feeling yucky. But this is week three.  I am no longer congested. I am tired.  So very tired. I am trying to stay awake.  It's 7:00 pm as I write this post, and I could have curled up in bed half …

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When Overthinking Seeps Into The Run

So for those of you who have been keeping up with me on social media know, I have been plagued with cranky calves.  If you aren't following me on social media:  I am plagued with crank calves, lol. Ever since my knee surgery in 2015, I have been pushing with my calves to run.  I …

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