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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I’m Deficient

Vitamin D3 deficiency. Never thought I would hear that as a result from my blood work. I didn't have the insomnia issue, quite the opposite in fact.ย  I have been experiencing hair loss, but I have psoriasis on my scalp (and more recently in my ears), so I am used to some hair loss.ย  I …

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Tired – So Very Tired

At first, I thought I was fighting a cold.ย  I was congested and just feeling yucky. But this is week three.ย  I am no longer congested. I am tired.ย  So very tired. I am trying to stay awake.ย  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.ย  If you aren't following me on social media:ย  I am plagued with crank calves, lol. Ever since my knee surgery in 2015, I have been pushing with my calves to run.ย  I …

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Running and the Seesaw of Depression

See this girl here?ย  This is a happy runner. I am not always like this when I run.ย  Some of my solo runs are hard sloggy messes.ย  This is where running becomes more than a physical game.ย  Mentally a hard run is rough for any runner.ย  For me a hard run feels like complete failure …

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