Category Archives: Tough-times

So I’ve been kinda silent for a reason.

Tomorrow I’ll be lying in an MRI machine around 1PM having some imaging done of my tibia/fibula area. We’re ruling out a stress fracture. I’m not the least bit thrilled to be making this announcement, but it’s the truth. The … Continue reading

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I am tired. It shows.

I have not had a day “off” doing nothing since I believe the middle of April. I’m either at work, have an afternoon appointment, adoption proceeding requirements to get done, off running or training for a couple of hours, or … Continue reading

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Fear is making the treadmill my best friend

So I’ve been doing a lot of running on the treadmill as of late due to the stupid heat and humidity and storms we’ve been having. My work schedule has been less than ideal since I got back from Michigan … Continue reading

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Did you hear me whining?

Oh man you guys… My 12-miler on Saturday SCREWED ME UP. I felt fine the first couple of hours post-run, took a little nap on the couch and kinda drifted in and out of sleep the rest of the day. … Continue reading

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Taper madness. It’s here. I’m actually happy.

I survived my 12-miler today, but not without several freak-out moments pretty much every single time I stopped for water from my husband at miles 3,5,7,9, and 11. At 11 there were tears because today was just “so hard” and … Continue reading

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12

That’s how many miles I will be running this coming Saturday morning. I don’t know why this scares me more than my 10-miler from last week, but it does. Can I do it? Yes. Am I nervous about it? Yes. … Continue reading

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It’s uncomfortable to be me

I know I have blogged about this before, but it has to be said again. Last night I said to my husband “It is literally uncomfortable to be me.” I’m not training for a marathon, thank God, or I don’t … Continue reading

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Wind is my mortal enemy

I can run in below zero temps, snow, ice storms, rain, extreme heat and humidity and deal with it. Put me outside in any wind speed higher than 8 mph and I’m PEEVED as all get out. There isn’t any … Continue reading

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Tell me I’m being a big giant turd

I’ve been a member of my current “MEGA” gym since July 1st, 2010 (the day I ran for the first time and collapsed in a heap of exhaustion after 0.23 of a mile). Things included in my membership: gynormous amount … Continue reading

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I am funkin out, dudes…

I have been one big giant CRAB these past 2 days and I can’t quite put my finger on it. I have some sneaky suspicions, but can’t say that’s for sure the case. I’ve been rather frustrated by how easy … Continue reading

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