#NationalRunningDay

Apparently, today is National Running Day. I really have no idea what that means. Do I buy a card? Do people get me gifts because I’m a runner? Can I get some free running shoes somewhere? In any case, today I wasn’t planning to run. I really haven’t done much running since my most recent…

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Not Letting My Brain Give Up

I’ve read the quote a million times, “It’s not your legs giving out, it’s your head giving up. Keep going.” I think about that a lot when I run, because my head likes to give up fairly quickly. Today I woke up with sore calves. I had 11 miles on the schedule, but I had…

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I’m just…so…tir…

Tired. I am so so tired. I always forget how much half marathon training tires me out. I’m working out seven days a week, for a half hour minimum. Not to mention the time it takes to get ready and clean up (namely, deal with my fuzz ball hair problem) after. It’s a lot of…

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Feeling…Good?

Today was an exciting day for me. I woke up and, knowing that my training schedule put me at 4 miles, checked the weather. The northeast has been pretty cruel to me, with sub-zero temperatures and icy paths, forcing me onto a treadmill for the first month of my training. I was absolutely done rushing…

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I Wont Die Alone!

Today, I went on a run. My first long run in a while, in anticipation for the Disney Wine and Dine Half in less than a month. When I first got here, I was struggling to find an area to run in – especially places for long runs that wouldn’t require me to do the…

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A True Reflection

A year ago, I wrote this post about my first-ever official 5K. I had just begun my journey down the road of healthy eating, losing weight, and running – and to no surprise, I was much different then. I had never run that distance before, and even though I didn’t explain it too much in the…

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Being Healthy Means Getting Sick

I found this on Pinterest just after I signed up for the Buffalo Half Marathon. I was so excited and motivated, ready for the challenge ahead of me. Now, nearly a month away from the race and 3 months into training, I’ve re-read this list and disagreed with nearly all of it. My disagreement comes…

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The Disappointing Run

I just got back from a run. Literally JUST got back. I am standing in my kitchen heaving and dripping in sweat swallowing down what feels like gallons of water, but I needed to blog about that run. I went to sleep last night telling myself that no matter what time it was, what the…

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Disappointed.

This post is going to be filled with me complaining about things that I can easily resolve. I’m well aware of that, but in an effort to blog more about what’s going on in my life, I’m going to post about it. I read somewhere (probably on Pinterest because it was all artsy and odd…

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