Tag Archives: marathon training

Being Prepared for Anything

Marathon training can be a slog. Most training plans cover a 16 week training plan where you are slowly increasing your weekly mileage with cutback weeks thrown in to help your muscles recover from all those miles you are adding … Continue reading

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Marathon Training Gets Real

I started my training approximately six weeks after my final breast reconstruction surgery. I say approximately because I may have cheated and ran really slow for a couple of miles before I was really cleared to run. Keep in mind … Continue reading

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Running With a Purpose

Regular readers of my blog will have noticed long gaps between posts and my brief mention of surgeries and other medical issues. For a long time I have kept the news about what has been going on limited to a … Continue reading

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All That Thankful Stuff

So here I am on Thanksgiving with my dog stretched out on the sofa with me. My best buddy will be here later and we will chow down on our Thanksgiving feast. I am so thankful for that but this … Continue reading

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Yup, I’m Still Here

Oh boy it has been a really long long time since I posted something. Thankfully, I have mostly good and upbeat running updates to give you all. I’ve been running! Not as consistently as I would like but I have … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Little Things

When I was going through the deepest part of my depression last year my therapist kept stressing to me that I needed to step back and appreciate some of the basic things I did as major accomplishments. As I was running … Continue reading

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Marathon Deferred

It has come down to this. I have to defer the NYC Marathon. The gist of it comes down to a couple of things. 1) The tendonitis in my foot may not be tendonitis but a possible stress fracture. 2) … Continue reading

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