Posted in April 2012

I Did It! Glass Half Full.

I didn’t do it. Glass half empty. I have not run in six days. Six. Oy, I feel like crap. It’s a vicious cycle. I don’t work out, I feel like crap. I feel like crap, I don’t work out. Yeah, I know, working out will make me feel better. I tell myself that now … Continue reading

Apologies. Apologies.

I feel as if I say “I’m sorry” too much. I mean it 97% of the times I say it. I say it at work, I say it to my friends, I say it to myself, and I say it to my dog. Its not that I don’t want to apologize. Its just that I … Continue reading

If I Had a Million Dollars…

Last week recap: Weekly/Annual: 17.50/287.00 Running: 17.50/264.25 Bicycle: 0.00/22.75 Well, now we both know I don’t ride a bicycle very often… Last week I did something that I only kept thinking about. I doubled up. Last Wednesday I ran twice. I woke up in at o’dark thirty and went for a nice 5.5 mile run … Continue reading

Motivational Monday

“There’s no magic to running far or climbing Everest. Endurance is mental strength. It’s all about heart.” – Bear Grylls, Adventurer and host of Man vs. Wild

Trouble on the Horizon

Weekly/Annual: 12.75/269.50 Running: 12.75/246.75 Bicycle: 0.00/22.75 I am having a tough time and have been for a couple of weeks now. I know I haveĀ  a race coming up in just over a month. I know I need to get the miles in. I know I need to train. I just cannot bring myself to … Continue reading

Motivational Monday

“Winning is not about headlines and hardware [medals]. It’s only about attitude. A winner is a person who goes out today and every day and attempts to be the best runner and best person he can be. Winning is about struggle and effort and optimism, and never, ever, ever giving up.” – Amby Burfoot, Editor-at-Large, … Continue reading

Bumpah Stickah

Well, although I’m about a two days and and a dollar short I’ll give you a recap of where I stand for mileage after this past week. Weekly/Annual: 12.40 miles/256.75 miles Running: 12.40 miles/234.00 miles Bicycle: 0.00 miles/22.75 miles Not a lot. I did go out of town this weekend to visit some framly (friends+family, … Continue reading

Motivational Monday

“I see myself as an artist. Running is the way I express my talent. I wish I could paint or write music, but running is what I do and I feel great joy from it.” – Joan Nesbit, distance runner, Runner’s World Joan and I, bffs. At least when it comes to this quote. I … Continue reading