Today I Am a Little Wife

After a long nights sleep, I popped out of bed and went right to the gym at my apartment complex, cranking out a big fartlek session on the elliptical (1,2,3,4,5,4,3,2,1 with half recoveries if you care). My body felt so

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The Suspense is Killing Me

Professional runners don’t generally get special treatment from medical professionals the way, say, football players do. But if you are lucky, doctors in your area will take an interest in your career and go above and beyond what’s required to

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Bone Scan

A bone scan dominates your day, since you have to go in once for the injection and a baseline scan, and then again 3 hours later. Of course the technicians aren’t allowed to tell you anything about the results until

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Unexplainable Peace

Why on earth would today have been 95% pain free? Combination of the right therapy? Change in cross training program? Has enough time gone by that recovery is around the corner? Whoa, lest I get carried away by wishful thinking!

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Stationary Biking

Jesse can ride a stationary bike for 4 hours. No exaggeration. Me? 45 minutes and I’m dozing off, 60 I’m plotting murder, 90 and I’m gouging my eyes out with the remote control. Today I made it 90 minutes with

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Day of Respite

Respite: 1. a delay of cessation for a time, esp. of anything distressing or trying; an interval of relief. 2. temporary suspension of the execution of a person condemned to death; reprieve. When I googled that word to make sure

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Buckled Down and Frustrated

This day started great with sunrise yoga, but since I couldn’t sleep at all last night, my yoga thrills wore off quickly and I became queen of the grumps. I dont even want to talk about it really. My hip

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Buckling Down

I just had one of those nights where I ate way too much popcorn and candy at the movies. Feeling my stomach churn as we pulled into the parking spot at home I swore to my husband I was “buckling

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Athletics: B- Life: A+

Today I felt terrible on my bike ride, my hip was more sore than the past three days, and I was feeling sorry for myself for not running. I miss it. But then I went to Hayward Field and OTC

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