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The 20 Miler

In spite of last week’s injury and illness, I really hoped that my report on the dreaded 20 miler would be positive, like “It was hard, but I feel good,” or, “I felt so accomplished,” or something. 1,243 more words


VCM Marathon Training Week Six: Can I Take Runner-nity Leave?

Y’all might have seen this viral article by a woman who is proposing this concept of “Me-ternity”leave — a paid break childless women could take for themselves. 490 more words


Friday Free-For-All - 04/29/16

This week’s Friday Free-For-All post has a theme: STRESS!!!

Insult to injury. Literally. I hurt my left quad and right foot during my attempted 18-miler on Monday, and then I got sick this week. 835 more words


VCM Training Week Five: I Won the Lottery!

Last week (yeah, the one that ended four days ago — I’m late! Sorry!) was just OK in terms of fitness progress… TONS of things going on at work that had me a bit stressed at times and interfered with my desire to sleep and/or go to… 282 more words


VCM Training Week Four: Running Long

  OK, OK.  Week four.  Really into it now.  Only six weeks left until race day!  (And can we talk about how it is LEGIT springtime right now??? 294 more words


Friday Free-For-All - 04/15/16

Spring Break, baby! As of 4:30 this afternoon, Ben and I will officially be on vacation. We will be taking off on an East Coast Friends and Family road trip. 354 more words


VCM Training Week Three: Start Strong, Finish Strong

OK, a little delayed on this recap of last week.  But here it is.  Week three of training!…

Here’s what I had planned: