“You’re only job is to vacuum the couch so I’m not itchy.” I heard this recently during a cleanfest at my home due to Hurricane Dorian. I was not amused, as I assume some other moms wouldn’t be. Taking care of everyone else, without caring for yourself, can wear you down. As a mom, you … Continue reading Your one job is many jobs
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Note: I'm writing this because I just need to get this off my chest before I explode. If I don't do this now, I never will. We've been going on big adventures recently. The kids are out of school, so we are trying to squeeze as much out of summer as we can. I'm also … Continue reading The biggest pause
Today is my birthday. Another year, another chance to do new things, make another set of mistakes, and have another round of successes. As I look back at 42, I see that I need to par down my obligations. I stretched myself thin and wasn't able to give my best to those who needs me. … Continue reading Mountain Mama at 43
I spent about four months training for a half marathon that I didn't get to race. It's now a week and a half after my training plan ended. I still get up at dark o'clock, but unlike some athletes, I don't have training on the agenda. In "The One Thing," the authors note how that … Continue reading What’s next…
The start line of the Pinehurst half marathon, 10K and 5K at Race: Pinehurst Resort 10K When: Feb. 23, 2019 Where: Pinehurst, North Carolina Website: Resort Races Collection Course: Hills with a maximum elevation gain 540 feet, asphalt roads and sand paths. It had rained all week and rained on race day, so the sandy … Continue reading Race Recap: Pinehurst Resort 10K
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.
Note: This is part of an occasional series of songs on my playlist. They aren't necessarily running music. They are song that mean something to me and help me push through a workout. Song: “Happier,” by Marshmello and Bastille Let's face facts, the video for this song is depressing. But there some good points to … Continue reading Songs that move: “Happier,” Marshmello and Bastille