Monthly Archives: May 2015

ladies should never, ever run.

When I’m not running, my germaphobe meter is pretty dialed up. I carry hand sanitizer at all times; I am highly skilled at opening doors without using my hands (look, ma!); I bathe practically everyday, I am fairly well-behaved in public, etc. … Continue reading

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my cup spilleth over.

Gentlemen, you may want to cover your eyes for this one. I need to get something off my chest. That pun was completely accidental. Running with big boobs is a pain. Literally. There, I said it. Franky, I really have no … Continue reading

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treading lightly.

Confession: I make procrastination an Olympic sport. But I’m already getting way ahead of myself. Which I realize is ironic for a procrastinator. I mentioned the other day that I had pulled my right calf just a teensy bit and have … Continue reading

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weight just a minute.

Let’s go ahead and just dispel a little myth about something: running long distances and losing weight do not always go hand-in-hand. I KNOW. I’m as shocked as you are. If I had a donut – er, dollar – for … Continue reading

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cross our fingers and hope for the best.

This parenting gig is not for the faint of heart. I know this is nothing new but it still amazes me every single day that I’m taking part in raising a human being. I second-guess myself and question my decisions all.the.time. … Continue reading

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check-out lines and crying uncle.

You guys, sometimes sh#t just happens. Even when you have a plan mapped out, and calendars filled in, and races paid for. The universe is like a honey badger. If you know what I mean. The deal is, I pulled … Continue reading

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taking a run down marathon lane – #10

If you’d like to get up to speed on this wacky goal o’ mine, feel free to read about it here. In the meantime, let’s talk about hitting the double digits, baby! Marathon #10 Re-cap!  May 3, 2015 Tacoma City Marathon … Continue reading

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taking a run down marathon lane – #9

There’s this thing in the nautical world called a “shakedown cruise” where a ship is tested out before it officially enters service so they can work out all the kinks and stuff. That’s kinda basically just what marathon #9 was like. … Continue reading

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taking a run down marathon lane – #8

If you’re new here and curious about my wacky goal, feel free to read about it here. This is a little over-share, TMI story of how I arrived at my 8th marathon: February 14, 2015 Woolley Marathon Sedro-Woolley, Washington See how there’s … Continue reading

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taking a run down marathon lane – #7

If you’re new here and want to read about my goal, here you go. OK, so. I would really love to make the story of Lucky #7 be as uplifting a tale as #6 (my PR – personal record – edition) but sadly, … Continue reading

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