This was a fairly calm and uneventful (but high mileage) week. My first strength run was Monday, and I’ll talk a little more about my difficulty finding my pace in a bit. I didn’t have to travel for work this week, and it was nice being able to focus on my training, nutrition, and recovery. … Read the rest
This was a hectic week for me. I had work events all week starting Tuesday. Which once again meant I hit my peopling quota by mid-week. I also had a couple of short work trips during the week, which meant a lot of packing and repacking.… Read the rest
This week was New Years, and while I’m not a huge fan of resolutions, I am a fan of reflection and learning. I realized during my long run that I have consistently been working out consistently, in some form or fashion, for a decade at this point.
This week was a whole lot of fun and a whole lot of travel. At this point, I feel like I should start telling people that we live part-time in Dallas, since we’ve been up there three times in the last six weeks. … Read the rest
This week started out in the best way possible! A brand, new shiny PR of 3:40:45! I would have loved to have crossed the finish line with a brand, new shiny Boston Qualifying time, but I am so incredibly happy with a 14 minute PR. … Read the rest
This week was all marathon taper. I completely shifted my normal schedule to front load my week so that I had plenty of rest towards the end of the week, which felt like a good choice. I traveled for work on Wednesday morning after my workout, and did my 6 mile run that afternoon on the treadmill. … Read the rest
This week was pretty nice to me for the most part. I’ve had some on and off sinus issues, which I’m attributing (hopefully) to allergies. I have a lovely tendency to get sick during my tapers, so I am taking all the elderberry and Zicam I can get my hands on. … Read the rest
The holiday season is definitely upon us, and between visiting friends and family and a winter race, it seems that I’m spending much more time in the car with my kid than any place else. As thankful as I am that we have the ability to get all of this family travel accomplished, it can still be rather draining. … Read the rest