New Week.

I've been trying to get up at least an hour before the boys to have some time to myself these past few weeks. It truly is one of my favorite parts of the day when I do it- rather than being thrown into taking care of two little people as soon as my feet hit the floor. I prefer not to use that time to workout- my body and mind are just not ready for a workout right when I wake up. I don't like to … [Read more...]

This Week.

Plantar fasciitis is out to get me. Always on my right foot. I had it last in the spring of 2014. After finishing Boston, I knew I needed to take time off because it had gotten really bad. It ended up being a good time to take off because I found out I was pregnant a few weeks later. I went to Dr. Charbel and had work done and took 4-6 weeks off the foot. Since I was pregnant though, I never … [Read more...]

Tempo Mental Strength

I wasn't sure if I'd do speed work Tuesday or Wednesday this week. I did my long run with marathon pace work on Friday, so Tuesday should have been plenty of time to recover. I wanted to check it off my list for the week, so I went ahead and did a tempo run yesterday.It was hard. Like really F-ing hard. I thought I might do 6 miles for the effort part of the run, but would be satisfied with … [Read more...]

Oiselle.

All the Nick Symmonds talk and Oiselle's vocal stance and internet solidarity has got me thinking about how they treated me last year.Two summer ago I became a Member of their Volee team. (The team anyone can join basically) They had a big application process and I thought it sounded like a fun opportunity so I applied.Here's the deal- you're on the team. What does that mean? When I … [Read more...]

Starting to feel fit.

We celebrated Glenn's 32nd Birthday this weekend. Marshall proving it difficult to get a picture with him time and time again. You might be fooled because I have a lot of pictures of this kid, but it's hit or miss if he's gonna let it happen. It has to be just the perfect scenario for him to agree to it and usually it's a trick and he doesn't realize there's a camera. Professional trick picture … [Read more...]