Hawaii 2015

I’m sharing a few pictures from a trip we took to Oahu with MFP’s parents following Oldest’s graduation from high school. I’ll be back shortly with more, but at this point I’m just cleaning up the blog a bit and getting out from under the mounds of mess that were created with a crazy-busy […] ...more

Champions train, losers complain

As a result of the end-of-the-year and graduation squeeze, I haven’t had the head space to sit down and write. ...more

Hoka One One Middle Distance Classic

Because I am so overwhelmed right now that I am kind of pissy that Zelda and Charlie can’t pick up some slack around the house, I am just now posting the pictures from the Hoka One One Middle Distance Classic last Thursday night. This meet is formerly known as the Oxy High Performance meet, back before Hoka signed on....more

Miles on the mill and a gigantic Snicker’s bar

When life gets busy, there’s nothing like a treadmill to keep you running strong....more

Post-run nutrition and last week’s training

I always bring some sort of recovery food with me on my run so that I can get in some nutrition during that crucial first 30 minutes afterward....more

Sore quads and refueling with cake

Zelda is a crazy cat, but we love her to pieces. Youngest turned 11 the other day, so we got him a set of wheels so that he can continue chasing his older brothers at a breakneck pace. My youngest child is 11! ...more

Race report: Verdugo Mountains 10K

(Former, current athletes and friends) I tossed and turned the night before the Verdugo Mountain 10K, not sure if I was up for running up a mountain in race mode....more

May is for madness

I’ll explain later…but just looking at these steps makes me cringe right now. But first:...more

Binges, thighs and so much to do — oh my

I’m sure most of you received the latest Road Runner Sports catalog in the mail, the one where there are models in each page with a quotation of what they are saying to each other? Well, that is my dream job....more

Don’t feel guilty about running

I had a momentary lapse of reason yesterday:...more