Now that it's over, it was ok. I ran/walked the last 4-5 miles. I'm trying to figure out if it was mental. It is so hard for me to get my mental well being in check. I tried breathing techniques, being in the moment, getting angry. But I only felt better when I walked a … Continue reading 16 miles
My farthest run….
This weekend I had to run a 14 mile training run. I've only ever run a half marathon distance before so this was my farthest run. Leading up to it, I felt very excited. I could cross it off my list and I'd feel so proud when I finished. I prepared for it by eating … Continue reading My farthest run….
Running in Malaysia
It sounds so dreamy but I'm talking about a treadmill run here 🙂 I travelled to Penang, Malaysia for work. It's hot and humid. So hot and humid, the air conditioning barely took the heaviness out of the air. When I opened my hotel room door, the humid air from the open style resort immediately … Continue reading Running in Malaysia
Pet loss and running
There's no correlation between pet loss and running. I made up that title only because I have no motivation to make it snappier. Hell, I'd like to call it 'I had to put my pet to sleep yesterday and now I hate everything'. It has been a heart wrenching ordeal. My dog Nikki was my … Continue reading Pet loss and running
All State Hot Chocolate 15k
What a day! It's been about 50-60 degrees here for the past few weeks but today the temp dropped to 40 with high wind and rain 😩. We were prepared for the worst. I realized today that this is part of the fun of running: the science of getting your clothes right for the various … Continue reading All State Hot Chocolate 15k