Tag: fitness goals

Thoughts while staring at the ceiling

Thoughts while staring at the ceiling

I've written this post many times -- in my head at least three time, twice in Wordpess and a few times in my dreams. But really nothing felt right this week. Until I sat and stared at the ceiling for a little over an hour. The popcorn-spotted ceiling was blank, no cool poster or signs. … Continue reading Thoughts while staring at the ceiling

Taper Week, the last week

Taper Week, the last week

This weekend is my race!!! I wanted to take it easy this week, but my mind had other ideas. I started with a day of back-to-back workouts -- a 4.4 mile hike on the beach and a 45-minute plyometrics session. I did the second workout because my daughter asked me to work out with her. … Continue reading Taper Week, the last week

The I in Selection

The I in Selection

Selection. To me, this GORUCK event is the ultimate challenge. Unlike other GORUCK events, this is an individual event, where your mettle is tested again and again for 48 hours. While watching this year’s Selection coverage on Facebook was exciting, I’m not sure I actually want to participate. I know I’m not physically or mentally … Continue reading The I in Selection

Becoming a zombie? Here’s what to do

Week 2: Zombie Apocalypse Training Well, we just finished up Week 2 of 2017. And I may say, maintaining the training has been easier now that I set a benchmark. In late February, I'll be running a 7-mile trail race called the Hillraiser Challenge. I'm scared and excited at the same time. The first offering … Continue reading Becoming a zombie? Here’s what to do