By most standards, last week would seem less than stellar. By my standards, it was a surprisingly solid week. Not that it was without it’s ups and downs but I’m going to stop challenging the universe by saying “things should calm down soon”. The… Continue Reading “Week 46- Solid”
This weather is giving me whiplash. One day it’s 90 something then it’s 60ish with 20+mph winds. I actually like the lower temps but the fire winds could leave anytime. Soon would be better. I had the beginning of the week off of work.… Continue Reading “Week 42- Whiplash”
I did something last week I haven’t done since my first few half marathons. I took the week off. Well mostly, I jogged a short 2.5 mile run, did 5 Morning Meltdown workouts and took the puppy on a walk. So not completely lazy.… Continue Reading “Week 33- Recovery”
On Sunday, I toed the start line for my 5th SLO Half Marathon. I have mixed feelings about this race. There was a time I loved it. Then it drove me batty. I’ve run it 5 times but only paid for it once. I… Continue Reading “2019 SLO Half Marathon Recap”
Wait, it’s February? How did that happen? That means 2 things- Super Bowl and Surf City. Now I could care less about the Super Bowl but Surf City is always the same day so I just pretend the excitement is for the race not… Continue Reading “Rain or Shine? Run”
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