The marathon. One of the toughest distances to tackle, yet one of the most self satisfying distances to accomplish. It isn’t easy, but definitely not impossible. I’ve done many and plan to do many more. Call me crazy but the feeling of exhaustion, tired legs, running miles after miles, to then get to the finish line for a little piece of medal and a banana … Continue reading 26.2 Marathon training tips
When you think about running, you imagine a beautiful trail, comfortably paved roads, some tall trees to add some shade….sounds perfect right? So what do you do on the days that the rain storm outside looks like a monsoon? Or its so cold outside your hands freeze going to get the mail?….You hit the treadmill!!! I do love a good run in the rain…there is … Continue reading Beat the treadmill blues
Since I last wrote, last week, a few things have changed. I was put on a strict medication routine that I wasn’t too happy about at first. The medicines make me drowsy and sleepy. So the first few days on the medicines all I did was sleep. Had trouble sleeping at night though because the pain would kick in. I still spent a lot of … Continue reading I can, I will.
I haven’t been writing much but here is why, and I hope to be back writing soon! I miss helping you all overcome injuries! As most of you know, I have been bed ridden for the past week and a half now. Long story short, after running my 8 training miles the day before mother’s day, an odd pain hit. I have never had an … Continue reading Stronger I will be
Wow things have been busy around here lately! But I was finally able to sit down and make my training schedule for the TCS NYC Marathon! I am not happy about the fact that I have to train during the HOT HOT Florida summer but I’ll make it work! When I set out to train for a marathon, I like write everything down. I usually … Continue reading Let the training begin!
How did I set 3 PRs in one month?!?!? I’ll tell you. It’s no secret. I have always been a competitive runner….I compete against myself. I RARELY run a race for time, or train to be faster. Knowing that running alone is a major task in itself, I’m not trying to go completely off my rocker and hurt myself. I know that running any distance … Continue reading Believe it is and you will succeed
I can’t believe how quickly the time has flew by!!! I feel like just yesterday I was sitting in front of my computer waiting for the clock to strike 12 so I can sign up for the Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge! Was I really about to sign up for this challenge? Can I do it??? OF COURSE!!!!! There is no doubt in my mind … Continue reading In 39 Days..
Things are getting very exciting over here! The Wine and Dine Weekend is 10 days away! It’s been a long time since my last long distance race. I was telling Alpha that I believe to me a distance runner. While the 5Ks, and 10Ks are a lot of fun, my heart is in distance running ❤ I did my last training run yesterday, … Continue reading Ready to Wine and Dine 13.1 miles!
“Take some more tea,” the March Hare said to Alice, very earnestly. “I’ve had nothing yet,” Alice replied in an offended tone, “so I can’t take more.” “You mean you can’t take less,” said the Hatter: “it’s very easy to take more than nothing.” “Nobody asked your opinion,” said Alice.” As many of you have already known, I am a huge tea drinker. I have … Continue reading Mad about Tea!
With another month down, going into my favorite time of year, I can’t be more excited!!! Fall time in Florida may not be as beautiful or as noticeable being that our palm tree’s don’t change color! But I love the change in the weather. It gets cooler, the heat isn’t killer and it has my favorite holiday ever HALLOWEEN!!! =) So far my training is … Continue reading Light breeze, colored leaves