Week 10 – feeling ready, feeling stronger, feeling better

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

Week 6 – migraine, better eating, rest days and heat

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

Week five – blues, biking, sweets and long runs

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