After my inspirational interview with Oprah and Brene Brown, I’ve been focusing on getting in the mileage I need for my next race, The Capital Pursuit 10 mile race. I joined a running group through the YMCA to help me with my long run blues. This group meets three times a week with a long […]Read More Capital Strider Wannabe
This blog post has been plaguing me since I stopped running over the summer. I went back and read my inspirational last words of my previous post and think, shut up lady. An unexpected midnight banking transaction served as a reminder that my subscription to wordpress auto-renewed and sent my personal checking account into the […]Read More Mom Butt.
After feeling a little dismayed by my Drake 10k performance, I have really upped the training in May. My coach/husband is pretty unforgiving when it came to pushing me out the door in heat, wind, rain, with tired muscles, exhaustion, and blisters. Needless to say, May was a push to meet what I set out […]Read More Dam to Dam victory is paved with Runner’s Glide and trash bag raincoats.
Race number one is in the books! What an epic end to a hellish week. Our house has been fraught with illness and even more sleepless nights. Our youngest spiked a fever and coughing fits, which ended in an uneventful ER visit where she got a hospital grade suction out of her nose, a mega […]Read More Running on empty (and in snow, in 7 degrees, in February)
8pm-7:30am: up all night with sick kid 7:45-8:15am: eat soggy cereal, feed children, guzzle coffee 9:15am: doctor appointment for sick child (they can’t do anything because, you know, she’s still breathing). Just a virus, come back when she’s coding, got it. 10:00am: oh look at that, locked out of the house with a sick, tired […]Read More A case of the night runs
None of these things genuinely compliment each other in my life. Period. Blog post over.
Just kidding, I have plenty more to say and I will try my best to be brief.Read More A note about running, sleeping, nursing, and momming
Sometimes I can be the queen of excuses when it comes to getting out the door to run.Read More Hello, Running. It’s Alicia.