Candy Hangover? #TheRunningWriter

Happy November, my friends. Anyone suffering from a candy hangover? I’m looking forward to a great month. Getting back on the trails after foot surgery, enjoying the cooler weather, and writing more. I got the all clear from Doc to start biking, and while I’m not a huge fan of the stationary bike, I was all like, “YES! I’ll take it.” It’s amazing what you appreciate after some forced down time. What you take for granted. Sure makes you rethink things. Here’s to a great November, everyone. A month filled with positivity, strength and adventure. What goals do you have[…]

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I Want To Quit…

Last week about this time, I was on my typical Friday LONG run, training for my first ever marathon. For those of you who don’t know, I’m working a little #CouchToMarathon thing right now. Last February I had major abdominal surgery as a result of stage four endometriosis, so…that wiped me out for months. As a goal to come out of that was to do a “bucket list” thing:  Run a full Marathon (26.2 miles) So….back to where I started….Last Friday. Long Run. I was set to do a two hour run. I was totally stoked. Had the music picked[…]

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Couch To Marathon

Last week I got some GREAT news…. Doc cleared me for all activity now! Woot! After nearly eleven weeks on restriction after abdominal surgery, I can start exercising again! And let me tell you, I’m ECSTATIC. Remember way back when I realized I was going to have major surgery I threw out the challenge to join me in training for a marathon once I recovered? Well, now that I’ve received the good-to-go from my doc, I’m ready to jump into the Couch to Marathon. I haven’t picked out a race yet, but I’m shooting for something in October. Sure, I’ve[…]

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