Monthly Archive: April, 2014

A Feminist Rant Disguised as a Race Recap

I did the Nike Women’s Half Marathon yesterday. It was an okay race. I didn’t do well, but that sometimes happens. I was pretty excited about this race. I’m in pretty good shape right… Continue reading

Running Through the Pain

I haven’t written much about grieving here. Part of that is because this is a blog about fitness, and a large part is that I’m not comfortable grieving so publicly. But in an indoor… Continue reading

Busy week/random post

What?! It’s been almost a week since I posted? Oops! Last weekend was going to be nice and relaxing but instead all sorts of things happened! It started with an easy 8 miles… Continue reading

Massages are no longer fun.

And they haven’t been for awhile. I get massages regularly while training — every 5 or 6 weeks. I wish I could go more frequently but it is too expensive. The thing is,… Continue reading

I did 2/3 of a triathlon this morning

Boy oh boy, I’m freshly back from the gym. I swam and did a spinning class this morning. I’ve been doing lots of two-a-days, but this is the first time I’ve done two… Continue reading

Busy weekend–time to recover!

The weekend started out with a late Friday night trip to pick my mom up at the airport followed by an early morning alarm so we could get out and run! My mom… Continue reading

Do laundry or buy socks?

I got ready to run yesterday and discovered I had zero socks to wear. But I found some toe socks that I wear with my Vibram Five Fingers so that’s what I did.… Continue reading

Loud little girls and three tough workouts

I got back from Chicago pretty late on Sunday night. I love being able to take the metro to the airport, I’m not so much a fan of riding it home. But oh… Continue reading

Hello from Chicago!

I’m in Chicago for a few days hanging out with my family, but have no fear, I’ve still been running! And I’m quite proud of that, I’m usually not so good at running… Continue reading

Is it possible I was more wet after spinning than after swimming?

Yesterday, I did two workouts. I woke up and headed straight for the pool. Got in 1600 m and felt great. Sore arms, but good. That’s three days out of four that I’ve… Continue reading

Sometimes I’m a bit over-enthusiastic.

My overly ambitious workout plans for yesterday had to be changed. I’m actually pretty proud of myself for not pushing forward and deciding that I was feeling like I couldn’t handle a two… Continue reading