In my last post, I was very "woe-is-me." I had some race plans squished by work and almost squished by other things. But we worked something out -- I have another half marathon to train for. This one is a few weeks after the one I originally wanted to do. The course is flat and … Continue reading New race, newish plans
Category: Athletic adventures
What's the point of training for a half marathon in which you won't be able to race? I took a few days off my training to figure out why I need to keep going.
On New Year's Eve, I posted a live video on Facebook at the Mountain Mama Adventures page. I asked people to commit to 30 minutes of activity on New Year's Day to kick off 2019 on a positive note. This is something I've been doing for several years. It's something to do when everything is … Continue reading Resolve to do something
In mid-October, I started working two jobs. About a month later, I fell while trying to get out of my bathtub and injured a chest muscle. About a week later, when I thought the muscle was all healed up, I hurt it again while trying to do some plyometrics. So, for a while I didn't … Continue reading New year, new plans
It was hot and humid -- a typical fall day in the South. I wore my usual tank top and a skirt, with pocketed shorts underneath, that holds my phone and water while I run. My path -- yes, I change my route every day -- went by the construction supply store in town. Across … Continue reading To the guys in the parking lot
In Zombies, Run! season three, I did something horrible. I severely injured and maimed my friends while Moonchild, a researcher turned psycho-hippie, used her mind-control device on me. Sam Yao, one of my best friends who is the radio operator at Abel ... damn, I thought I killed him. Well, Runner 5, the listener's character … Continue reading Training Week 2: This right here
I swear I'll never give in, I refuse. -- "Best of You," Foo Fighters So this past week marked the beginning of a new training plan. I've actually using the plan for two weeks, with the first week being an optional week. The plan was put together by my Facebook friend, Andy, at Silver Fox … Continue reading Week 1: Training to rebuild