I’d like to think that my appetite looks like this after a run: Instead, it looks more like this: Training for a half-marathon has increased my appetite SIGNIFICANTLY. I find myself thinking about food constantly. I’m not even sure if I’m truly hungry, but I want to eat all…..the……time. When I finish my workouts, especially… Continue reading The appetite of a runner
Can you tell that my life right now is all about the half-marathon training? It’s amazing how addicting running can become. The more I run, the more I want to run more. Yesterday I posted about the 8-mile run I had on Sunday. To date, it’s the farthest distance I’ve gone. I was pretty wore… Continue reading 3-mile recovery run
Yesterday was an 8-mile run for the half-marathon training program I’m doing. After having a cup of coffee, a banana spread with peanut butter and strawberry preserves, and some water, I headed out. I got a new pair of running shoes for my birthday. I splurged and spent the extra money for a pair of… Continue reading 8-mile run
Yesterday was a speed workout. I think that the speed workouts have become my favorite running workouts. As I do more of them, I’m able to run faster for longer periods of times, and my pace is improving. It’s very exciting! I ran when I got home from work last night. During the day, I… Continue reading Half-marathon training – Day 31
Happy Monday! I don’t know about you, but I’m having a hard time getting motivated. It was such a great weekend! I got all caught up on housework, laundry, and grocery shopping after being away for 9 days on vacation! It was also a great weekend for running and making some tasty vegan food! On… Continue reading A recap of my 3-day weekend
Only a few more days until our Florida vacation! I’d be more excited except for the fact that our oldest daughter has been battling a stomach bug all week. Ugh. Are you kidding me? Who gets a stomach bug in June??? So not only am I praying that she recovers in time for our trip,… Continue reading No Facebook withdrawal….yet.
The 10-day You Challenge is almost done! It has been an interesting challenge. I learned a lot about myself and it was good to share with others, too! Today the challenge is two songs. I don’t really have a favorite song. Like books and movies, listening to music is a passion and so there are… Continue reading 2 Songs
It has been a great weekend. It started out on Friday night, when I came home after work and did a 4-mile run. Then yesterday, after doing some chores around the house, our family spent the afternoon sitting outside on our back patio, soaking in the warm sun. One of my favorite things to do… Continue reading Evaluating my priorities