Sabbatical

For months (since about May – after I ran the Coastal Delaware 9K) I’ve felt guilty for not running more, not exercising more, and for not taking better care of myself.  In the last two weeks I worked really hard to re-frame my thinking in a major way. I finally came to the conclusion that …

Coastal Delaware Running Festival Race Re-Cap

First, I’d like to apologize for taking so long to post about this amazing running festival. I think there’s a huge part of me that wants to keep it a secret because it’s such a fantastic weekend event that I really don’t want anyone else to know about it. It’s our secret awesome place, but …

A love note to the Marathon Mamas

Dear Marathon Mamas, This is it! This Sunday, you four courageous women are going to step into your starting line corrals and begin the experience of a lifetime.  All the hours you’ve logged on the trail, around town, around another town, on the treadmill in the basement, on the treadmill at the YMCA, the snaking …

Project Me – Week 3 & 3.5

Another week has whizzed by and I don’t even know how it happened.  I even wrote this post LAST Friday evening and never published it because my attention flew elsewhere and then the new week happened. But I felt it was worth posting anyway, so here it goes! It’s the eve of April and I …

Project Me – Weeks 3 & 4 

I would say week 3 was a success. I felt like I found a bit of a groove with my eating and didn’t feel the need to look up new recipes, I had ideas of what I needed to do to tweak my existing menu.  My main changes were: black coffee or no coffee some …

Good Lessons Learned on a Bad Run

Meet another Mama K.   We’ll call her Mama K-2 She’s the awesome one in the tribe that always knows exactly the right thing to say at exactly the right time. Things like “You don’t plan for failure.” when you’re staring at a 170# on the rack and “We’ve got this!” when you’re getting ready to …