Week 52-And a cold

And just like 52 weeks have gone by and bring 2017 to close. And the calendar did me a solid and worked out perfectly… unlike last year. I had my second PT appointment and this time they had me try lumbar traction.  Then all laughed at the expression of fear on my face as they…

Week 50- Behind

Barely running and I still can’t get these recaps up on time lately.  Oops.   End of the year ennui, maybe?  Embracing the inner Slacker? Hmmm. Maybe I can blame the darkness?  Even though I actually did run more miles in November this year compared to last.  Fingers crossed that pattern holds for December!  Though considering…

Call Me Calamity

What do you do when a Sig alert comes across your phone saying that your route home is currently blocked due to a string a fires? Well, first you stare dumbly at the phone.  Then you check the CHP website, followed by the local news sites, no one hurt- fires mostly contained but freeway blocked. …

Adieu August

Recovery month, baby! I admit I was hoping for more miles but it is what is, right?  Plus, considering I was afraid I would come off the marathon and never want to run again, I should count this as a win right? I managed to pull off one 10 miler- double digits!!!- and one speed…

Wobbly Wednesday

That was hard. With having so many halves close together, I have big hopes for one of them.  The marathon gave me a little (giant) kick in the ass.   With that being said, I need to get said ass in gear and that means training.  Training means speed work.  So I busted out my Nike’s…