Don’t read anymore if you don’t want info about my rear end. lol This season, I’ve had several serious incidents of chafing. Of course, over my years of running, I’ve chafed. Everybody does at some point or another. But this was different. All of a sudden, I would periodically have horrific chafing on my inner… Continue reading Ouch
I’ve really enjoyed spinning, now and ‘way back when I did it years ago. I think it comes about as close to the feeling you get when you do a track workout as any non-running thing I’ve ever done. When I went to spin class a long time ago, my daughter’s swim team was encouraged… Continue reading Workout Gyp
This is officially ridiculous. WHERE IS MY SUMMER?!? Yesterday, I did the dog workout in the morning and put off my run until later in the day. Kid errands had me push it to early evening, starting somewhere in the 5PM area. When I headed out, it was slightly overcast but clear–extremely humid, like having… Continue reading Rain, Rain, Go Away!
I’m tired. Last week was busy. First, we came back from the trip and I was not rested or restored. Then, the girl child’s wisdom teeth came out. This involved intense nursing and attention. Saturday, there was a trip to San Antonio that lasted all day and put me back here in Austin after 1AM… Continue reading Ironman Aftermath Continues
This is a constant theme for my friend Cathy and me: life getting in the way of workouts. My daughter had her wisdom teeth out yesterday. I had hoped that she would feel well enough that I could sneak out to run a powerline loop with my friend Carrie and her group. But my girl didn’t… Continue reading Life and Workouts
Boy, I was a head case yesterday. Unable to focus, out of sorts, tense. Not a pleasure to be around in the least. We went to the RunFar time trial last night. The last time we went, we left the house at 5:00PM and got there a little before 6PM. Yesterday, we left the house… Continue reading Tuesday Night Time Trial
You should come back from a vacation feeling refreshed. The way you can tell the difference between a vacation and a trip is that you come back from a trip wishing you had time to unwind/destress/relax. In other words, you still need a vacation. I need a vacation. I had a trip. Sigh. The trip… Continue reading Back Home Again