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Stepping Up

I have an embarrassing confession.

Two nights ago, I was walking upstairs to tuck my children into bed. I frequently joke with my younger daughter that I cannot make it up the stairs. 550 more words


In need of a better dog

My roommate’s dog is seriously driving me insane.  

He was adopted from a rescue a few months ago and has fallen in love with my roommate and his ex-girlfriend (who also used to be my roommate until she moved out post-breakup).   614 more words

Recovery (and my next race)

Three days later and my quads are just about back to normal……………

Recovery for me has involved lots of foam rolling, stretching, PT exercises, calf compression sleeves and icing. 306 more words


Call Me Captain Grumpy Pants.

Today, I am still in a pretty poopy mood. I am blaming the steroids! My lungs are getting better, but my mood is getting worse! At least my taper is almost over. 723 more words


Team MR8 - 26.2 for Martin

I started my journey to the 2014 Boston Marathon Finish Line on April 15th, 2013, just a few hours after terror ripped through our city. While still stuck in Boston, scared, angry, cold, confused, tired – you name it – I boldly announced to my family that I would return to finish the marathon in 2014. 550 more words

Boston Marathon

Rainy Mile

I got to run outside today and this time I went solo. It was a cool and wet run but I really enjoyed it. I went on the bike/hike trail at Mill Creek Park. 259 more words


Ironman Texas Week 8: Long Run Nutrition & Pacing Strategies

First an update on my sweet hubby – after multiple doctor visits, the feedback we’ve gotten is a spinus process fracture of his C-7 vertebrae that will take about 6 weeks to heal. 1,656 more words