On Compensating

5:20 a.m.My alarm sounded from underneath the worn and thin pillow on the bed, and I groped for my phone. It took two, maybe three tries for my brain to connect with the nerve endings in my hand so that I could turn it off.Turn it off before anyone woke up. Mark, Miles, Si .. ....more

#BeMonumental {Weeks 6 & 7}

The first few weeks of marathon training are exciting. The runs are not too hard, the mileage isn't too high and the idea of starting something is energizing. But fast forward four or five weeks and it becomes a grind ....more

Stomped {A Race Recap}

"I don't think I like you anymore," I wrote in a text message to Tami.Tami – my BRF. My injured BRF. My injured BRF who was responsible for me running probably one of the most humbling races I have ever finished ....more

Day in the Life {Summer 2016}

Mark went back to work Thursday. After two months of bliss – aka having help in the mornings and not have to do laundry – our family is back to the grind. As such, it seemed like the perfect time to do a day in the life post in the event that shit went down ....more

Back to School {A Three Things Thursday post}

A photo posted by Kimberly (@foot.notes) on May 20, 2016 at 10:40am PDT 1. My baby starts school on Monday. My teeny-tiny once 5-pounds, 12 ounces stick of dynamite is going to kindergarten ....more

#BeMonumental {Week 5}

There's something about new shoes that can give you just the push you need to get out the door and get running. A photo posted by Kimberly (@foot.notes) on Jul 30, 2016 at 1:28pm PDT And this week, the shoes were a pair of Hoka One One Speedgoats and the push was a forceful one. It took me out the door, out of my old city neighborhood and to the only wooded trails in Fort Wayne....more

Whole30: A Diary {Week 4}

On July 11, I began the Whole30 challenge in an effort to tame my sugar monster, control my eating and maybe lose a few pounds. This is my diary. For those who aren't familiar with Whole30, it is a 30-day elimination diet that aims to reset cravings and see how your body reacts to certain foods ....more

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#BeMonumental {Week 4}

No matter how many miles you run, hours you log on your feet, times you train for a race, there are always lessons to be learned....more

Whole 30: A Diary {Week 3}

They say it takes 21 days to develop a habit, and it seems natural to assume that it would, then, take 21 days to break a habit. I'm here to tell you that losing things is much, much harder than creating them. Unless, you are a set of keys, YMCA scan card or clean bra ....more