Tag Archives: marathon training

Life Happens

So all was going so well with my training and then that darn thing called life got in the way and threw a wrench into most of my training plans for last week. After coming off a really great training … Continue reading

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Anxieties or Week Two of Marathon Training

So yes, the second week of my marathon training is in the books. The week started off well with my first official cross-training bike ride. I survived! I’m still getting used to my new bike, Betty. She is really a … Continue reading

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Week One

I apologize for that very lame and pathetic blog title but I’m sleepy after my first week of marathon training for this year’s NYC Marathon. So yes, week one is in the books. In some ways it’s like the first … Continue reading

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It Gets Real Now

Today is the first day of training for the 2014 NYC Marathon. It is a rest/cross training day. Ponder that for a moment. You are starting a new training plan for a marathon and your first option is to take … Continue reading

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Finding Consistency

Now that I’m finally back to enjoying running again the thing I have been struggling most with has been my consistency. I’ve had many nights where I have not slept well and that has made getting up to go running … Continue reading

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Feeling It

After I had my decent Brooklyn Half Marathon there was hope that I was starting to feel good about running again. I ran the day after the half for an easy recovery run and it felt good to be out … Continue reading

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It’s Over

Well, the decision has finally been made. I will not be running the New Jersey Marathon. How did I get to that final decision? For those of you who follow my little blog on a regular basis you know how … Continue reading

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That Runner’s High

It has been a while since I felt this good. Today is a rest day but this time I feel like I really deserve this one. For the first time in seven weeks I have completed all of my training … Continue reading

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Refocus

Last week I was ready to throw in the towel after a dismal first half of marathon training due to weather and kidney stone issues. My 17 mile long run just didn’t happen and it so happened to be the … Continue reading

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Waiting

Yesterday was the big the day that I would say goodbye to Fred, the kidney stone. I underwent Shock Wave Lithotripsy and now I wait. I’m not really in any pain, nothing that I wasn’t experiencing prior to the procedure. I had … Continue reading

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