Category Archives: Running

Running again!

And I’m back.  After 2.5 months of rest I am back to running, slowly.  I started last week with just ten minutes at a time and am now up to 15.  I’m wearing compression sleeves as a precaution and so … Continue reading

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What happened this week in Boston has been very hard to think about and take in.  I’ve avoided writing about it as I read other blog posts and stories of people who were there and experienced the immense horror of … Continue reading

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Injuries Suck!

Yesterday my fear of having a stress fracture was confirmed.  Last week I had a bone scan done because x-rays didn’t show anything.  I was convinced I didn’t have one and that my issues were muscle related, however I had … Continue reading

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Race Recap: Rock n Roll USA Marathon err Half Marathon

Leading up to my marathon this past Saturday I had felt awesome! Then about three weeks ago I started to have calf issues. After starting to feel better I got the go ahead from my doctor and was ready to … Continue reading

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I’m in the Clear

Got the green light yesterday from both my doctors to run this marathon! Maybe I overreacted a little bit about the pain in my leg, however last time I had pain from running I needed hip surgery. So now I … Continue reading

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To Run or Not to Run

To run or not to run, that is the question I have been battling since last weekend.  I was feeling better with the calf injury and then I felt a setback last week.  I did a short run on the … Continue reading

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A Trip to GNC

Recently I had been experiencing some pain in my calf while I was walking.  I wanted to nip this pain in the bud because my marathon is coming up.  So I went to see the trusty chiropractor to work his … Continue reading

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Taper Time

It’s taper time, those last 3 weeks before a big event where you let your body rest. At this time no additional hard training will improve your fitness for the big day. The Rock n Roll USA marathon in just … Continue reading

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Running Solo

This past weekend was a “recovery week” in my marathon training so I had only 16 miles to run instead of the previous week’s 20 miles.  A few of my running partners who I usually meet up with for my … Continue reading

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Road Trip to Rochester

This past weekend Dan and I went on a road trip to visit family and meet our new niece, Claire.  We left on Thursday morning driving first up to the Adirondacks to visit Dan’s aunt and uncle and stay at … Continue reading

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