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Gu.... What the heck is it?!

I’m sure some of you have seen or heard of Gu. It’s an energy gel used for athletics during long trainings. I am a marathon runner (or at least trying to be – Woohoo Chicago Marathon in October!)  308 more words

More Native American Food and Bad Yoga

Hope everyone is doing well! I have a feeling it is going to storm a lot tonight. The air is like soup.


I started the day with yoga and about 20 minutes of necessary foam rolling. 881 more words

Major Breakthrough, Yesterday! I DID IT!

Anyone reading my blog knows I have been CONSUMED with the time limit of this half marathon. Well, yesterday I finally did it. I finally managed the Golden Gate Bridge and the hill leading from the Presidio to the bridge (SF side if you’re not from the Bay Area). 286 more words

Things I'm loving lately

It’s Thursday… but it feels like Friday! Don’t you love those days?

Actually, between the weather and the prospect of seeing my family this weekend, the whole week has felt like vacation. 742 more words


The H is O


I hope the weather gods don’t punish me for daring to put this in print  but it appears that summer has finally arrived – the H is O!!!! 548 more words

The Power of the Mind: Boise 70.3 Race Report

Goals: PR on this course.  Overall PR.

Pre-Race: Still working a lot but managing my schedule better than I was before Wildflower and sleeping a little more. 1,586 more words


Long run - getting better!

Today’s long run was way better than last week’s! I hit about the same overall paces but just felt way less crummy (in spite of closing down the bar with some friends last night…oops). 236 more words