Tag: fitness

Flooded garden and training plans

Flooded garden and training plans

So I recently started posting garden updates here. Looking back, it’s a lot of lovely garden things. So, I started a new blog, Flooded Garden, to host those garden thing and all the recipes I hope to create. I want this to be about adventures in mental and physical fitness. The food and garden deserve … Continue reading Flooded garden and training plans

Shorts runs with Run for the Fallen

Shorts runs with Run for the Fallen

Note: I originally wrote this for the Chowan Herald. This is a modified, longer version, as I had a limited time and space to write. To learn more about Run for the Fallen, visit the website. Day 116. 5,254 miles down. About 800 to go. Over 19,000 soldiers remembered. On Monday and Tuesday, Run for … Continue reading Shorts runs with Run for the Fallen

A 2nd chance — cross-country training

A 2nd chance — cross-country training

There are voices in my head. You may have heard them too. They say things like: "You're too old to play chase with your kids." "You had too many kids to wear that in public." "You are never able to finish a project. Why try to (Insert something you really want to do)?" "How are … Continue reading A 2nd chance — cross-country training

Race recap: Paddle, Pedal and Plod

Race recap: Paddle, Pedal and Plod

RACE: Paddle, Pedal and Plod RACE TYPE: Triathlon in which you kayak for about a mile, bike for about 20 miles and run a 3.1 mile course WHEN IT TAKES PLACE: The second weekend in May, coinciding with Edenton, N.C.'s Music and Water Festival. This year, the festival was postponed due to rain. COURSE: The … Continue reading Race recap: Paddle, Pedal and Plod