La Tortura (pre-race)

One of these days, I'll really buckle down and actually train for my races. Like, full on follow the schedule and eat right and not stress and have a cig or two the week before the big day. I'll follow the plan all the way through the end and not stop training the last month... Continue Reading →

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On Daily Workouts

What I learned while attempting to workout every single day for a month: Working out (whether it be something light like a long walk or a jog or a strength training session) makes me feel good.  It makes me feel alive and capable and strong. Sweating and getting my heart rate up truly does have... Continue Reading →

Morning sanity.

I say this all the time, but I think it bares worth repeating: working out is good for my body, great for my heart, and amazing for my mental health. It took everything in me to get out of bed at 5:30 this morning.  I kept telling myself that I'd just run at night.  Then... Continue Reading →

Metaphors & OOTW

I bought a domain on google and now I have no idea what to do with it.  Any help/advice is certainly appreciated. So this happened yesterday and it was monumental in my fitness journey as I have a) never exercised non-stop for over 40 minutes and b) never walked/jogged/ran 5 consecutive miles.  I mean, I probably... Continue Reading →

Run. Rinse. Repeat.

I'm running 3 miles tomorrow morning before the sun even rises.  And then I'm wearing my cherry red Michael Kors pumps because I'm fucking fabulous. And now it's on the internet so it must be true.  I might die, yes, but that's a risk I'm willing to take at this point. I started a 10K... Continue Reading →

Done and done.

It's done. I did it. It seems ridiculous now that I used to think I'd never be able to. But then, after we were done and the runner's high had set in and we laughed and she congratulated me and said "we should do this all the time!" and I totally agreed, I realized I... Continue Reading →

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