Three months.

At the 3 month mark of my injury, I'm feeling really hopeful.My recovery is going very, very, sloooooowly. But, anything worth doing takes time, right? And recovering well is totally worth doing ....more

Progress!

Slowly but surely I am starting to run. My longest unbroken run has been a mile but I've only done that once since starting back. Mostly, I've been running a half mile, walking for a quarter mile and running another half mile ....more

Half and half.

Well, friends, it happened.I ran.Yup, I ran.In fact, I've run twice. Twice! This is a big deal here in Happy Runner-ville ....more

Monday Motivation.

I read a sentence the other day that just hit me, and stayed with me, the way some things do sometimes. "Why not choose to do everything you do with joy and enthusiasm?"...more

Two months.

I've been avoiding this blog. Not because I don't love it. And, certainly, not because I no longer love running ....more

Back to zero.

My running had been going so well and then -- justlikethat -- it all went downhill.The day before Thanksgiving, we drove to Long Island. We got caught in the bad snowstorm that hit upstate NY that week and our usually 3 hour drive became 4.5 hours. During the stressful ride, I felt my right hamstring tighten up ....more

25!

Well, after a good long post-marathon break, I'm slowly getting my mileage back up to where I'd like it to be. Not because I'm training for anything. Just because I feel better when I'm running a certain amount each week.Last week, I hit it ....more

The truth.

I have been trying to write up a race report for the Mohawk-Hudson River Marathon that I ran three (!!!) weeks ago.I just haven't been able to do it. I've started. I've stopped ....more

My third marathon

My third marathon is this Sunday. Sunday! That's right around the corner.I've trained well for this race, which is good because I have some goals that I would really like to achieve ....more

September recap.

September was quite the month with some really solid runs and then, well, then it petered out.Overall, the month was a win. But I had to scrap a planned 14-miler at the end of the month and take three full days off of running because my wonky hip decided to flare up.Grrrr ...more