The Week Before

One week until my second half marathon! If you’ve been reading (it’s okay if you haven’t, promise), you know that I have been dealing with plantar fasciitis and IT Band problems, so my training hasn’t been as intense as I originally planned. As I start planning my week out, I wanted to consult the experts…

IT Band Woes…I’m Stuck in Virginia

My Memorial Day consisted of┬áthe fabulous breakfast at Open City, followed by a run. I saved the entire day for my long run, and while i was slightly dreading it due to the heat, I was also excited to get 10 miles in. When I set out at 11:30am, it was about 80 degrees, sunny,…

Wicked Great Lobstah

Note: this post was written with my struggling 3 year-old iPhone 4. Please excuse any brevity, awkward autocorrects, and strange formatting. Enjoy! Hello from Portland, Maine! Chris and I flew into Boston on Thursday night and stayed with one of his best friend’s, J, and J’s girlfriend. J turns 30 tomorrow, so a bunch of…

Grass for Dinner

Last night I had my first running date with a friend and I loved it. She is training for a 10k (6.2 miles) in June, so last night she was scheduled to run 5 miles. Even though I ran 7 miles on Monday morning, my legs felt good and I was itching to get outside…

Things I’m Loving Friday (six)

Happy Friday! Did this seem like the longest week ever to anyone else? 1. This Shirt My mom got me this shirt and I love it. It’s super comfortable and also it has a cat on it so enough said. I wear it a lot…….   2. Rooftop Drinks with my other half before she…

The Best Feelings During a Run

1. Getting to the top of a hill….especially a r-e-e-e-e-ally big hill 2. Reaching a new distance 3. Feeling your body push through a tough run. You ARE that strong, you ARE that fast. 4. Feeling REALLY good during your run, better than you thought you would feel, better than you’ve felt at that pace…

Running Lately…and Exciting News!

Hello again, friends! Running has been really exciting for me lately. Not that every step has been filled with fireworks and kittens but for the past 3 weeks, I’ve been consistently running, and that is very exciting to me. Also, the other day I ran NEGATIVE SPLITS! Without even trying. I am proud. I believe…