People love a good weight loss success story. They love to read about a magic diet or pill or surgery accompanied by a knock out before and after photo. The first thing they ask is "how did you do it?" And what they actually want to hear is something simple like "I just increased my… Continue reading The secret to my success
Dear girl at the gym at 5:30 am on a weekday, Good for you! I'm so glad to see you here! Congratulations on making a healthy decision for yourself this morning! I know just how hard it is to drag yourself out of bed this early. Your brand-new Nike shorts are super cute, but you… Continue reading Gym Observations in January
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
I'm not sure how long it will take to process last weekend and all the ways God moved mountains to get us to a place of victory. New epiphanies come daily and as the devil tries to distract us with the normal day-to-day-stresses that never seem to cease, God reminds us of just how much… Continue reading 26.2
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…
Our official Marathon Training Plan kicked off on Monday, June 4. This is a 20-week plan that I got from somewhere I can't remember and then tweaked to make it our own. I can tell you now, we won't be 100% successful at executing all of this. There will be bad days. There may be… Continue reading Marathon Training Blog, Week 1
Race photos crack me up. They catch the true awkward that is me. Like this: I mean. What is this even about?? What am I doing? Who knows. And then the last mile I took off and finished without my crew and the cameras caught this little gem: I mean, am I giving a little… Continue reading Photogenic?