We made it to the middle of week 11. Boredom and brain fatigue are starting to creep in. My training runs are not as fun as they were a few weeks ago. 436 more words
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"The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win." - Sir Roger Bannister
I did Yoga in America the Beautiful Park today, alone.
Some people may not think twice about doing a downward dog/warrior pose, alone, in public. I live with anxiety, so doing yoga in the park, on wide open grass, bright deep blue sky, wide dark green grass, no trees to hide behind, totally exposed, is a big deal for me. 687 more words
Sundays are my long run days, so this morning I ventured out on my scheduled long run. I was feeling quite nervous today as I was planning my furthest distance to date… I was also planning to use energy gels for the first time and wasn’t sure how this would sit on my tummy, another reason for some pre race nerves. 742 more words
"Most men take the straight and narrow. A few take the road less traveled. I chose to cut through the woods." - Unknown
Today I raised the level of cross-training up a notch. I am happily exhausted.
Instead of my normal route, that is all cement,some dirt and pleasantly flat, I decided instead to go up. 662 more words