I'll be honest. I've been struggling to find joy lately. The post marathon blues are real. I feel like a loser because it's taking my body a while to get back into my base running shape. I miss my son at college and can't wait for him to come home for the holidays, but I… Continue reading Joy
First, this is hilarious. And I promise, someday I'll stop talking about the marathon... but, it's time to talk recovery. I read several articles about what to do in recovery. How your body reacts after you ask it to run 26.2 miles. How you go through a bit of a let down. How it's much… Continue reading Recovery
Sometimes I forget how we used to look... how we used to feel... how tiring it was just to walk up the stairs or bend over and pick up something off the floor. But when these people pop up, it all comes back to me. Here's the thing... no matter how we look or how… Continue reading How far we’ve come…
July 4, 2015 I have never proud of a grocery list before, but this took a solid week of prayer, rest, and practice to be able to write legibly again. It's not pretty, but it's a VAST improvement from Monday. It’s so surreal to see this. I remember this literally took me 20 mins to… Continue reading Independence Day
Welcome to week 3 of our Marathon Training Blog series! Click here to start with the first week. Week 3: Monday: REST! We're pros at resting. We can rest like nobody's business. Tuesday: 3 miles in 31m, 15s with an average of 10:25 min/mi. We ran at the gym because we're trying to save me from some… Continue reading Marathon Training Blog, Week 3
Does anyone else love scrolling through the "Memories" posts on Facebook? It's usually how I start every morning and love seeing what we did as a family years ago. 2 years ago yesterday on June 20, 2016, my husband and I decided to go hiking. For the first time. One kid was at camp and… Continue reading It’s all an adventure . . .
Last week, I began a new series where we will document our Marathon Training. Let me know if you enjoy reading these! Here's the blog for week 2! Week 2: Monday: REST! It's the most favorite day of the week! The past two weekends have been crazy at our house with birthdays and parties and… Continue reading Marathon Training Blog, Week 2