With Marine Corps in a few days and NYC soon after, marathon season is still in full swing. I’m very excited to spectate and run part of Marine Corps this weekend with Steph. I love that race day energy!
I’m sure some readers out there have races coming up, so I thought I would share [...]
It was interesting to hear everyone’s thoughts on drinking before races. You will be proud to know I stuck to ONE drink and I made it count (vodka martini, my favorite).
Now I’m alcohol free for the next few weeks.
This has been a very long week. I can’t remember the last time I was [...]
As you all know, long weekends are pretty much the best thing on earth. My office is also closing at 3 pm today so the weekend will start early. Here are five things I’m looking forward to this weekend:
NOT traveling! As much as I love seeing family and friends, I am a homebody at [...]
I mentioned a few times that I’ve been listening to “The Help” on my long runs and bike rides. I never thought I would be able to listen to audiobooks on runs. I always listened to music, thinking I needed it to get my energy up.
I started out listening to This American Life on [...]
I’m glad this summer isn’t as busy as last summer. This weekend I had nothing scheduled except long workouts, which gave me lots of time to rest after them. 16 mile run + 60 mile bike ride = 76 miles of (mostly) fun.
Saturday morning I was up at 6 am and out the door [...]
Most of us have a motivational mantra to keep us pushing through a long, or especially tough, workout. You all know that my favorite one is “One day you will not be able to do this, today is not that day.” That really resonated with me after coming back from my stress fracture, or anytime [...]
Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! For those of you who have been following the Leela drama, the latest update is that the orthopedist says she needs surgery in her knee (possibly both knees) within the next few weeks. There would be a 6-8 week recovery period where she would have to be crated most of the [...]
As you probably guessed, Friday night I consumed many drinks and was pretty useless all day Saturday. But I did have a fun night and blew off steam with my friends Kate & Leigh Ann. We went all around Logan Circle. Beginning of the night:
End of the night:
The only thing [...]