Underestimating Recovery

Underestimating Recovery

In the age of the Internet, there’s probably very little that happens in our lives that doesn’t get Googled, documented in social media, and who hasn’t planned an entire meal or party off of Pinterest? So when got home from the ER after I broke my foot, one of the first things I did was … Continue reading

Book Review: Run the World

Book Review: Run the World

This summer has been a bit different than I had expected, since I should have been weight bearing before Memorial Day (which was 5 weeks ago if you’re counting). So I’ve been spending a ton of time on my couch, laying by the pool, and sitting on my balcony, which can get fairly boring. So … Continue reading

FOMO

FOMO

As much as I remember cursing the mornings where I slept a little too late, and headed out the door for a double digit run in 80 degree heat, I can’t help but wake up and have my heart broken. Every morning with bright sunshine coming up over Lake Michigan my heart longs to be … Continue reading

Going on a #SummerSweatStreak 

Going on a #SummerSweatStreak 

The Runner’s World Summer RunStreak is one of my favorite summer running “events”. It’s a great way to stave off the summer patio drinking weight gain, and is an easy way to get mileage in for fall races.  This year, I’m not able to run, or even walk or bike, potentially through July 4th, but … Continue reading

Sometimes, it’s more than just “being whiny”

Sometimes, it’s more than just “being whiny”

In my last post, I admitted that I was having some very real issues after breaking my foot 8 weeks ago. I’ve since started talking with a counselor (actually chatting via secure message because it’s flexible and meets my schedule, which I’m loving) who’s helping me deal with them. I’ve been surprised, to say the … Continue reading

How often do you make goals? 

How often do you make goals? 

Last week, I started putting my goals on FB each morning as a way to stay accountable.  As the days passed, I found myself being more comfortable if I did not meet every goal.  I was happy to be making better choices, and have something to reach for each and every day.  So, oddly, the … Continue reading