Browsing All posts tagged under »hitting the wall«

The Outer Banks (and a quick 26.2 mile run while I was there)

November 17, 2013

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Race Day!  Oh yes, I almost forgot that was why we came.  With mine and my husband’s ever-evolving, hectic schedules, we never get to see each other.  He is fast asleep when I get home, and gone to work before I awake.  We have a wonderful relationship via texts and Instagram. So I sneakily snuck […]

The Tobacco Road Marathon!

March 19, 2013

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I am a brand new inductee into an elite society: Marathon Runner.  I am not an elite member among members, merely a humble finishee, but I got the medal nonetheless.  And I am super duper proud of myself.  I trained well, and I put much thought into my nutrition, outfit, and hairdo (all equally important, […]

Weigh-in #3!

March 2, 2013

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You might see here that my photos have a different artistic approach this month than in previous weigh-in shoots.  I had to switch photographers at the last moment due to pressing deadlines.  Instead of my usual Media Arts/Photography major husband and our pretty good digital camera, I was lucky enough to land a new up […]

Hitting the wall and the friendly treadmill

February 18, 2013

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My training has been going relatively smoothly despite its obtrusiveness into mine and my family’s schedule.  That has without a doubt been the biggest challenge.  I am juggling a part time job, part time school, and raising two toddlers without using day care, grandparents, or babysitters.  I have had days where I leave for the […]

Oh, You Saucy Little GPS!

January 12, 2013

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Today being Saturday is the day for my distance run.  Last week my training plan gave me a break and dropped me from the previous 13 to a mild 8.  It couldn’t have been better timed, as that was “day one” that I started slipping under the weather with something that was not-the-flu.  I was […]