Bayshore Aftermath and a Picnic

The day after the Bayshore Half Marathon, I ran four easy recovery miles with Jessica. Then I did basically nothing for two days. It killed me, but my legs didn’t work, so there’s that. I got back into the gym yesterday for the first time since May 19th. I did legs!! With my injury and [...] Read more?

Race Report: Bayshore Half Marathon

This past weekend I went up to Traverse City with some friends to run the Bayshore Half Marathon. It was my first half and I think it’s my new favorite distance. In the weeks leading up to the race, I was starting to feel really burned out. I had some really shitty runs and I [...] Read more?

Racing Running

28 May 2013, 11:05 am; 8 comments

Scary Run Tonight

I just got back from a run. A horrible run. A horrible 6.7-mile run that should have felt easy because I am three and a half weeks out from my half marathon. Lately, I haven’t wanted to run and I’m confused because I love running. When I have someone to run with, I love it [...] Read more?

Health & Fitness Running

2 May 2013, 10:57 pm; 5 comments

Having Confidence to Do Things

I’m weird about confidence. I think I am painfully self-aware, but at the same time I don’t usually even care about looking presentable. Jeans, tshirt, ponytail, and I’m good to go. Today is the first time in a month that I’ve worn makeup. So I guess you might say I’m a pretty confident person. That, [...] Read more?

Some Thoughts About Heart Rate

I have a stress injury–most likely a stress fracture–in my right foot, so I’m not allowed to run for at least four weeks. I’m still planning to run my half marathon at the end of May, so I’m doing other cardio in hopes of maintaining fitness. Today I would usually do my long run (about [...] Read more?

Health & Fitness Running

17 February 2013, 4:47 pm; 3 comments