My motto this year in running: Adjust and lean in. It’s perfect. It’s the right balance between go-with-the-flow and go-big-or-go-home. No matter how long I train for a run, I can never fully prepare myself for all of the various things that could go wrong. I was so amped for Sunday’s run, and I was … More Adjust, and Lean In.
Lately, my best runs have been sans headphones: no music, no podcasts, no robotic voice telling me my pace every mile. The run that I am most proud of myself for is one where I showed up and my bluetooth headphones were dead. I was able to remain with the run, listen to how my … More Beyond the Marathon
A weird thing happened this week. Martin and I went to The Cheesecake Factory after a long day of walking, shopping, and not eating, and your girl was walking the line between hangry and homicidal. The bread basket came and if you had seen how fast I was on that pumpernickel loaf you’d wonder how … More It’s not always about the LBs.
The great thing about marathon training plans is that the coaches that design them generally know that the average person cannot continue to up their mileage, week after week, see success, and not throw their hands in the air yelling “SCREW. THIS.” Unfortunately, coaches do not allow an entire week, in the middle of training … More Halfway There: A Check In!
Ever have periods of time where getting dressed just seems like an a losing battle? That trying to put together a decent outfit that flatters you and is also decently stylish turns into trying on and then throwing to the floor every article of clothing you own?Sometimes, even on days where I leave the house … More The Universe Sends Lessons via Nice Strangers at a Coffee Shop.
I’m really angry with myself today. I’m trying hard not to let a slip up get to me too badly, but i was on a perfect streak and really focused on the end goal, and I really messed up this weekend. I am trying not to dwell on it too much because this has happened … More My 20 Day Winning Streak Has Come To An End.
Happy Friday everyone! I’m off to Traverse City this weekend, and here is a list of my favorite things at this moment. Have a great weekend!