Holiday Time Running Woes + New Treadmill Mind Game + See you next year :)

I noticed that around this time of year there are more obligations than normal. More chores. More gatherings. More purchases. More. More. More. and all my workouts were getting pushed. My blog posts were getting pushed. It’s not like I wanted to skip them, in fact the more I did, the worse I felt because this is something that I really enjoy and gets me excited about the upcoming race. So I set my clock for an hour earlier to go to the gym and run in the morning. Full disclosure…

Daylight Savings Time killed my running hour. Treadmills it is.

I had all my gear ready for a brisk run in the park, when I looked out the office window to see that it was already getting dark. Daylight Savings Time killed my remaining hour of sunlight! Last week I was still a little on the fence, thinking maybe I could still run outside, but looking out at that moment I knew that would make me miserable. Decision made, treadmills it was. I pulled up some numbers on my phone and started driving towards my house…

Nutrition Goals: Round 2!

I have successfully made the first round of changes to my diet! Remy would be pleased. The biggest difference for me is not going out to lunch. Bringing the right food helps considerably with a post-work run. The difference is so significant in fact, I had to figure out how to deal with the problems that had stopped me from doing this before.

Getting Back, AND THE FIRST OFFICIAL INFO EMAIL ABOUT THE RACE HAS ARRIVED!!!!

Today, I can say that mentally I feel fine about missing two weeks of progress as vacations are always worth it. I can also say that physically I don’t feel fine and am equal parts dreading / looking forward to getting back into the swing of my workout activities. 

More importantly though – The first official RunDisney Princess Half Marathon 2018 info email came through today!!!! It says…