Weekly Recap 11.17.19 – Cumulative Fatigue

Last week was pretty magical and amazing, but this week I felt like pile of poop for pretty much the entire week.  We started off the week traveling back from south Texas, and while I felt pretty fatigued Sunday, I was hoping that was just from staying up later than usual on Saturday and that I’d have more energy Monday. … Read the rest

How to Reduce the Costs of Race Registrations

Earlier this week, I finally registered for the BMW Dallas Marathon in December. When I decided to run this race, I was reminded of the creative ways I have found to reduce the costs of race registrations. 

After a number of pre-race injuries and changed plans, I like to wait as long as possible to register for races, just in case something unplanned comes up. … Read the rest

Why Running Buddies Are the Best & Why I’m Grateful For Them

As we are closing in on Thanksgiving, I am reminded that I have so much in my life to be grateful for.  I have a good job that keeps me learning and growing, I have a kid that doesn’t usually make me want to set the house on fire, and my husband is hot as hell. … Read the rest

Weekly Recap 11.10.19 – My Comeback

I CAN MOVE THIS WEEK.  Let me tell you, I was so freaking excited to be able to move and breath this week.  I started out the week with an easy run Sunday evening with a couple of friends, and it felt amazing to finally be back on the pavement. … Read the rest

Marathon Prep: The Night Before A Big Race

Recently, I had the pleasure of meeting with one of my clients to discuss her preparations for her first half-marathon.  As we chatted about her nerves and excitement, it hit me that it’s been almost a decade since my first race. … Read the rest

Weekly Recap 10.27.19

This was a pretty tough week for me.  I hit just under 60 miles, and my CrossFit WODs felt challenging, especially the 20.4 WOD.  By the end of the week, my legs were a level of trashed I didn’t know existed as an adult. … Read the rest

The Running Dead (and how to come back to life)

Endurance running is no easy feat.  Part of the reason that the sport is so addictive and intriguing is the fact that it requires an athlete to push and explore the limits of the human body.  Spend a couple of hours talking to an avid endurance athlete, and you may walk away feeling like they just aren’t fully human. … Read the rest

Weekly Recap 10.13.19

This was another week of travel for me, which adds a layer of difficulty.  Thankfully, I was in Austin, and there’s no excuse to be lazy in that city.  I finished out the week with three WODs and just over 50 miles of running. … Read the rest

Halfway Through Hansons Marathon Method Program

At the time of this post, I am exactly halfway through my ninth week of the Hansons Marathon Method program.  This is actually the second time I have reached this point in this particular training plan.  The first round of training, I was gearing up to run the St.… Read the rest

Weekly Recap 10.6.19

I want to do a recap of my week as a way of tracking my own progress, and hopefully giving a peek into how I make all the things I am interested work.

This Weeks Workouts

How the Runs Felt
Most of my runs felt pretty great this week. … Read the rest