One week from today, we – the hubster and I – will be running our fourth half-marathon – the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half-Marathon in Denver, Colorado! We are so excited. And I am a little nervous! Why? Well, there’s this little thing called altitude. Yep, it might make a difference in this race. But, the race is on Sunday and we will be arriving in … Continue reading One week!
THANK YOU to everyone who read my last blog post and for commenting, via on my personal Facebook page, my blog Facebook page or on here. It truly was a moment from the race, and from our whole trip for that matter, that I will never forget. Ever. THE RACE For once, both my husband and I crawled into bed early the night before the … Continue reading More about the race!
I have to begin by telling you all I had a GREAT last long training run (another 12 miles) this past Saturday. I felt good. I felt stronger and it made me believe I am ready for the October 6 Rock ‘n’ Roll half-marathon in San Jose, California! Okay, here’s a look at my week at glance: Monday – ran 5.1 miles; Tuesday – ran … Continue reading Week 10 – feeling ready, feeling stronger, feeling better
This week was pretty uneventful…unless you count today when I got to watch – via the almighty internet – a friend and former co-worker cross the finish line at her very first Ironman competition in Whistler, BC, Canada. Seriously, it was so cool. I may have teared up a bit and I know I had goosebumps! I’ve wrote about erin before, but I can’t help … Continue reading Week 6 – migraine, better eating, rest days and heat
I am not sure what my deal was last week – or the last couple weeks, really – but I could not get enough to eat. And unfortunately, I wasn’t craving the healthy foods – all I wanted was sugar. Sugar in doughnuts, sugar in ice cream, sugar in candy bars, sugar in whatever I could find it in. Despite all my exercising/activity efforts, I … Continue reading Week five – blues, biking, sweets and long runs