Jesi and I have recently taken up weight lifting. We signed up with a personal trainer at our gym because picking up heavy things requires a multitude of steps running the gambit from easy (learning the proper form) to hard (actually getting a squat rack on leg day). Of everything though, the hardest has been … Continue reading Looking at myself in the mirror
Oh god, everything hurts today. Yesterday I had some slight discomfort in my glutes but today I have pain in my glutes and my quads. They always say that two days out is usually the worst and I would agree. Add on top of that I got up and ran this morning. I didn't want … Continue reading It hurts…
We made it home in record time-6 hours 45 minutes. Frankly we traveled 489 miles in about the same amount of time it took me to complete the 2016 Marine Corps Marathon. Sort of a sad and disheartening thought as I type. Despite the quick travel time home, I realized as I sat in bed … Continue reading Travel day home
I was supposed to do six miles this morning. I was supposed to get up at 4:30 so that I would have more than enough time to do the full six miles. However a late bedtime and three snooze buttons later, I realized that I wouldn't have enough time. Rather than not run at all, … Continue reading Didn’t do half…or did half. It’s all about perspective I suppose
After running with John yesterday I spent the evening and most of the day today thinking that I have perhaps found a purpose to my running. I have always felt (and said) that I run because I was told that I would never be able to again. It was my way of thumbing my proverbial … Continue reading Purpose
I am persistently stubborn.
I had to take an unexpected rest day because I'm a cranky pants.