Yesterday's run started out HARD. I forgot to take a Gu (my energy gel) before we started, and couldn't figure out why the first hill before we even reached the 1-mile mark was SO hard. Then I remembered I hadn't taken Gu but you need to wash it down with water and I didn't have… Continue reading 16 Miles and 1/3 of My Fundraising Goal
I feel better when I run. Maybe not during runs and maybe not even the next day, but definitely for several hours afterward - I sleep better, I am more mentally focused, and I feel "recharged." So when I tell you I've felt like total crap the last two weeks, it's because I haven't been… Continue reading Running is Good for the Soul
You guys have helped me raise more than $1,000 in just over two weeks! Some long overdue thank you posts are coming soon but in the meantime, THANK YOU ALL!
Today was my first time truly running in fresh, messy snow. Our official DFMC Group Run was canceled because the route in Waltham and Lincoln is hilly and curvy with no sidewalks. So a bunch of us met at BC at 8:30am to run the carriageway (the side road that runs along the main road/actual… Continue reading My First Real Run in Snow
Anyone who knows me, knows I love snow. I always have. Winter 2015 took its toll on everyone eventually, but it took a while for me to get sick of it. I'll be honest - I love working from home so the fact that Boston's transportation system comes to a screeching halt any time it… Continue reading Snow, Snow, Go Away
Let me preface this by saying: I WILL STILL BAKE. Rags' cardiology appointment for my dog threw a wrench into my plans for baking this past weekend, but it will get done this coming weekend and I will be mailing cookies to everyone who donated, as promised. So the title is misleading. I am not… Continue reading Sugar-Free for 10 Weeks
As I type this, I am lying in my bed fighting sleep with the latest episode of Grey's Anatomy on while waiting for my takeout order to arrive. I am also icing the back of my left knee and hamstring, wishing I also had some ice for the soles of my feet. My feet felt… Continue reading 15 (Brutal) Miles