On Saturday, I ran in a 5k race and ran my fastest 5k yet. It was a great run! Yesterday, I was supposed to run 12 miles. It was a hot day yesterday, and I didn’t get out until after 10:00. I could tell as soon as I got through the first couple of miles… Continue reading From a PR to a bad run.
Yesterday I ran in our local Run for the Schools 5K. It’s the first 5K race that I’ve done since last November. Although I run 5K’s all of the time in my training programs, there’s something a bit different when you run in an actual race, isn’t there? I wasn’t nervous at all. Since the… Continue reading New 5K PR!
I don’t know about all of you, but I’ve always been the type of person to overthink and overanalyze things. When I first started eating a vegan diet, I drove myself crazy researching all of the combinations of food I would need to eat in order to get in all the vital nutrients and vitamins. … Continue reading Keep it simple.
I took Friday off for a mental health day and yesterday the relaxing mood continued. Although I did have to run into town to do a bit of shopping and had to do a bit of laundry and housework, the rest of the afternoon was spent cooking, reading, and watching a movie with my daughter.… Continue reading The relaxing weekend continues…
Things have been a bit crazy lately, both at work and at home with training for upcoming races, so yesterday I decided to take a mental health day. To me, a mental health day is a day off from the daily grind. It’s a day for relaxation and fun. A day to unwind and reboot. … Continue reading Mental Health Day
When did I know that I was a runner? Was it when I first decided to try to run instead of walk during one of my daily walking routines? Was it when I spent $100 on my first pair of running shoes? Was it when I was able to run my first mile without stopping?… Continue reading I knew I was a runner when….
Sometimes I wonder why I love running so much. Yes, it’s helped me lose weight and get in shape. There are other ways to stay in shape, though. After a bad day, a run helps me relax and unwind. But a glass of wine or bubble bath does the same thing. I’ve set running goals… Continue reading The Reminder Run