Monthly Archive: September, 2014

Second Sixteen Anxiety Syndrome

I have survived Second Sixteen Anxiety Syndrome (SASS). The second 16 mile run of marathon training is the most challenging for me. On February 16, 2013 I couldn’t finish the second 16 because… Continue reading

This post is all about bragging.

Sometimes I excel at feeding myself. Recently, that has been the case. I have been so good, in fact, that I have no pictures of the food I am about to tell you… Continue reading

12 Tough Miles

Remember last week when I felt so great after 18? Well, I think I was a bit overly confident and thought I could do everything. Turns out, that’s not true. Yesterday we kicked… Continue reading

I haven’t run in daaaays!

Okay. That might be a bit dramatic. I haven’t run since Monday (technically days) but I feel like it’s been months and months. I was looking forward to cutback week but really I feel… Continue reading

Why I’m starting to like yoga

I have long had a tenuous relationship with yoga. It’s just not fun. I get bored. I think about all the other REAL workouts I could be doing instead of yoga. (Of course,… Continue reading

Who knew 18 miles could feel so good?!

Okay, I may be coming down from a runner’s high right now but I am so excited after this morning’s run. We did 18 miles and I felt pretty good the whole time.… Continue reading

Oh what a difference 20 degrees makes

This morning I eventually got myself out of bed for a run. After Saturday’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad run I really did not want to go out today. Luckily I had… Continue reading

95 degrees…

This morning we ran 16 miles. The longest run of training so far and the heat index was 95 degrees when we finished. No wonder it was terrible. I opened my door to… Continue reading