Tag Archives: Road running

There’s Always Next Week, I Guess

So, I had a terrible run last Friday.  I guess it was good in that I tried and I eventually got to the end.  Does it really matter that I had to walk nearly 20% of the distance at the … Continue reading

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Attitude & Effort

There are only 7 more days until my first full marathon.  WOW!  It doesn’t seem exactly like YESTERDAY that I started training, but in the words of some old cliche maker:  Time flies when you’re having fun.  I confidently declared … Continue reading

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What I Have Learned about Me

These are the things that I have learned about myself in the past few weeks: I hate waking up early but I also don’t like starting a run after about 7:30 am.  My disdain for running late overrides my love … Continue reading

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I Changed My Mind About the Marathon

Thursday night:  Me:  What time is it daylight in the morning? Husband:  Around 7:10 Me:  Oh, okay.  I’m gonna wake up and start running at 7:00. Friday morning at 6:40 a.m.: Alarm: Put a Ring On It – click to … Continue reading

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Uphill Downhill – One Week Down

I’ve been running for a week now and I feel pretty good.  I’ll get this out of the way right now:  I am NOT walking during my runs.  Have I mentioned how impatient I get when I’m walking??  I decided … Continue reading

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Chugging Along

My second run ‘post being broke down’ went just okay today.  I ran 2.5 miles, which is a tiny bit further than last Friday.  I ran it 30 seconds per mile faster, too.  My knee was kind of hurting the … Continue reading

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Conquer Your Enemies

This morning I watched TV while I ran on the treadmill. We went to the gym later than we did last week and the tiny lady who’s my age wasn’t there – so I watched TV. After the hair product … Continue reading

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