Wednesday: Missing the Mark

I am having the hardest time getting up while it is still dark.  Once again, I turned off my alarm and went back to sleep.  Missed the mark.  It doesn't help that this guy (Solo) has suddenly discovered that he wants to snuggle.  On my lap, in the chair, on the couch, in the bed.  It i...more

We're More Alike Than We Are Different: A Book Review of Why Have Kids?

I recently received and want to share this book review for Why Have Kids? by La Vie Childfree blog follower Gabriela Maya Bernadett.Here it is: ...more

Sloth Sunday: Success!

Today was a rest day. I took the dogs for a walk.  That was it. I decided it was better to rest and heal up the blister and toe issues than to take a one step forward, one step back approach. So back to the trail to run 5 on Monday....more

Saturday: Finish Line!

I spent Saturday volunteering at the Pass Mountain 12k/26k/50k Trail Race.  I was lucky to be assigned to the finish line, handing out cups to the finishers of all 3 distances....more

Friday: She'll be stumblng round the mountain.....

Friday, I took the day off.  And I was prompted out the door, allbeit late, by a text from my sister.  I didn't get there at the same time as her, but she had more miles planned that I did so we thought we would cross in the middle somewhere....more

Thursday: Chef's and Signs

My feet and toe really were feeling better Thursday morning.  So I headed out for a run.  I had planned to do 4-6-4-6 to get my 2o miles in for the week.  After about 1.5 miles, things started to fall apart.  The toe was hurting.  The other foot started d...more

Wednesday: Assaults and Well Wishes

My feet/toe were still screaming at me.  I don't know what that toe did to its neighbors, but they jumped it and kicked its ass.  Wednesday included yet another bike ride.  This time, I decided to ride my bike into South Mountain Park and see if I could make it to San Juan Rd, which is closed to t...more

Tuesday: Barking at Pine Cones

Monday: Namaste and Blog Updates

Monday was an "active rest" day.  This meant that while I wanted to move, I knew that running and biking were probably not a great idea.  So I dug out the Yoga for Athletes DVD and looked at what it had to offer for "recovery".  Not much was that it offered.  I spent about half of the recovery program in Corpse pose.  Which is actually one Yoga pose that I have down pat....more

Sunday: PHX 10k Race Recap

Today I ran the PHX 10k.  ANOTHER PR!  65:27 is what the race results say.  I had 65:33, so even better!  That mean I beat my previous 10k PR by 5:30.  Not too shabby....more