Week 4 was a rough week, as far as training went. I was unmotivated and tired, and I slacked off a bit at the beginning of the week. By the end, I found new motivation, and week 5 has started off on a much higher note. I’m hoping that the momentum continues through the holidays—they’re … More Austin Marathon Training, Week 4
You read that right, folks—I’m in training again! It’s been a year since I’ve had a race goal, and I’m very happy to be back. I’m in an 18 week training plan for the Austin Marathon, which takes place on Valentine’s Day, February 14th of next year. And I just completed my first week of … More Austin Marathon Training, Week 1
Have you ever thought about the things that you do every single time you work out? I actually hadn’t until recently. And I don’t think I have a routine, per se, but I do have some rituals. I eat. I know that not everyone does this, but let me explain. As I stated back in … More Fitness Rituals
A year ago this week (as TimeHop reminded me), I wrote an extensive blog post as a recap of the races I ran in 2013. I loved doing this. I loved reliving the fun of the races, of accomplishing goals and establishing PRs to beat in the future. I always had the intention of doing … More Running Recap 2014
Tomorrow, I’m going to recap how my New Year’s Resolutions for 2014 turned out. So you’ll have something to look forward to there. But for tonight, I’m going to share my most important resolution for 2015, because I want it to influence every part of my life. I want to be an aspiring yogi. Yoga … More My Big Resolution for 2015
Oh my gosh, the last two days have been wonderful! I was supposed to write about a place I wanted to go this week, but I thought it would be more fun to write about the wonderful place I’m visiting instead. So, here’s what we’ve done so far.
As with most weeks, I don’t have the patience or mental capacity to write a blog post about Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder today. When I have class on Wednesday nights, that happens. I can’t focus on anything on Wednesday, but after class, I have a renewed sense of clarity. So I … More Updates and a Surprise
“I want to taste the sun, because baby, I’m born to run. I’ve got a feeling I’m not the only one.” —Victoria Justice, “Make It in America” All right, I’m going to begin with a quick recap of the week. Monday and Tuesday – rest. Wednesday – 1.6 mile shake out run. After a slightly … More Monster Dash Half Marathon Recap!
Today is normally my travel blogging day, but I wanted to share some new goals that I decided on after the race yesterday. I’m hurting pretty badly today, but that was to be expected, since my IT band was causing me trouble during my training. But it hasn’t made me stop wanting to keep running, … More My New Running (and Life) Goals
Busy, busy. Friday – Black Keys concert with H! So much fun, but a late night. Saturday – Monster Dash Half Marathon! And we finally got Ole back from his vacation. Sunday – we get welcomed into our new church. So much excitement! I’m already exhausted. Good night! -A.