I’ve got a Thanksgiving day revelation for y’all – recognizing your limitations stinks. I’ve been out of commission for half-marathon training for nearly two weeks due to a strained hip flexor. It felt bad before the Hot Chocolate Run, despite going to the chiropractor the Friday before, and it felt REALLY bad after it. I visited the […]
Got back Monday night from a week in Las Vegas to watch the World Finals of the Professional Bull Riders. It was an awesome week, hanging out with my mom and visiting our family in Henderson in between bull riding events. There was a lot of this: Blackberry margaritas at Hussong’s Cantina. Yum.
Long time, no post – but I’ve been busy. Swearsies. Training for the Gasparilla Half-Marathon continues, even though it’s slow and I’m not happy with my pace. 13 minute miles? Seriously? But I know I’m doing the right thing by keeping it slow and steady, even though seeing that average pace KILLS me. But that […]
I was pretty down after my last run. My feet hurt, my knee hurt, and my inner competitive spirit was really beating the crap out of my heart and mind. My pace was slower than any of my previous runs (OK, only 20 seconds per mile slower, but when you’re crazy-competitive it matters…) and my […]