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I've hit the wall

As a runner, I’ve only hit the wall once. It was during my very first half marathon road race.

Clearly unprepared, I was approximately 5kms from the finish line when it hit. 386 more words

My Work


Every once in awhile, we need to be humbled into listening to our bodies. If we aren’t in tune to the mind, body, and soul’s cues, the cues move from subtle to screaming. 327 more words

Running Hungry

As you may or may not know, I’m a big fan of intermittent fasting with Isagenix! I’ve tried juice cleanses, water fasts, raw food cleanses, etc. 673 more words


Bonking on a short run

Major fail on yesterday’s attempted 7 mile pace run. Warmed up for a mile, then completed 2 miles at just under 9:00/mile pace. That was pretty much all I had in me. 433 more words

No Alcohol


Bonking can affect the brain… and you may feel anxious, irritable, confused and emotional. What a fabulous quote from Ride 25’s blog900 more words


Hitting a wall

In distance running or any endurance sport, hitting a wall can occur when your body runs out of energy. I have hit a wall as early as mile 16 and as late as mile 22. 631 more words

Women's Running

Train low, race high

Would appreciate your comments on this post :)

Has anybody else heard this before? “Train low, race high”. This for me means: when I am training I do not use energy gels, food, nor hydration tablets: “train low”. 143 more words