Weekly Wrap-up

New Year, New Me?

With the start of 2017, there is so much information about resolutions and goals, improvements and changes. How many goals do you have? How will you achieve them? Did you write them down? I'm a very goal oriented person, and I typically have operated this way, but last year, I didn't meet all of my… Continue reading New Year, New Me?

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Weekly Wrap-up

This Boot Was Made for Walkin’

A lot of fun things happened this week in the Weekly Wrap...but sadly not much running... Why? Remember that on and off nagging foot pain I'd been writing about. Well, let me clarify, I've had PF in my left foot that had been flaring with my increasing Houston marathon training mileage and really didn't get a… Continue reading This Boot Was Made for Walkin’

Race recap, Uncategorized, Weekly Wrap-up

Runderful: Houston Marathon Training Wk 3

Believe it or not, we had a chilly week here in TX as much of the rest of the country. The "deep freeze" as they called it in the local paper was one day of temps in the 30s overnight. Brrrr. Yes, I am officially a cold wimp. Hard to believe that after 40+ years… Continue reading Runderful: Houston Marathon Training Wk 3

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#FAIL: Houston Marathon Training Wk #1

After last week's weekly wrap and good recovery period after NYC Marathon, I was ready to tackle Houston Marathon training. I'm not really starting from week 1 because I've trained for NYC, but at first, it does seem to feel like starting from scratch. Sunday night, we had our second kid down with the stomach bug,… Continue reading #FAIL: Houston Marathon Training Wk #1

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Post-Marathon Syndrome (PMS)

  This weekly wrap is all about starting over from square one. Any else have PMS--post-marathon (or fill in big race) syndrome? Here are the classic symptoms: Depressed (What's the point of running anymore? These legs don't even work. I look like Phoebe from Friends) Crying spells (That dog in the commercial needs to get that treat.… Continue reading Post-Marathon Syndrome (PMS)

NYC Marathon, Race recap, Tuesdays on the Run, Weekly Wrap-up

NYC Marathon Training Week #18

What an exciting week of training! I'm really behind on blogging after a whirlwind weekend and playing catchup yesterday. I really enjoyed my first week of taper...maybe a little too much! I ran 30 miles and biked 12 miles this week. A far cry from the previous week of 57 miles! No taper crazies...yet. The… Continue reading NYC Marathon Training Week #18

NYC Marathon, Weekly Wrap-up

NYC Marathon Training Week #17

Can you believe this countdown!!!?!?!?! I'm getting an email from the TCS NYC Marathon folks every other day (or so it seems), and all I keep thinking is, omg, omg, omg! Still feeling all the emotions on any given day and after this week: TAPER!!! Woohoo! Reading all the race recaps from Chicago, I was… Continue reading NYC Marathon Training Week #17