13. It’s my lucky number.

After a beer and 50 mg of Benadryl, I decided it would be a miracle if I even got up to run this morning.  I felt like butt after work last night…eyes swollen…runny nose…itchy face…hives.  I was having an serious allergy issue…until I went unconcious before sunset.  My alarm went off this morning and I…

I’d Rather Be Sleeping

Nathan and I at Honors Convocation I recently attended Honors Convocation at Northeast State. Apparently, I have the highest grade in my medic school class. It’s pretty awesome, actually. Aside from all the jokes I make about myself, I am pretty smart. I am a slight overachiever, but anything worth having is worth the hard…

Succombe to the dark moment!

If you’re a runner, you’ve had a dark moment.  You can feel it creeping up…wrapping it’s cold hands around your neck.  It takes your breath.  It increases your heart rate.  Most of all, it makes you feel overwhelmed and exhausted.  She found me tonight, that bitch. I didn’t even run today.  I haven’t had time. …

I must be crazy…

4am…GET OUT OF BED AND SWIM! Well, I’ve done it.  I signed up for my first triathlon.  I always had it planned out perfectly in my head…hahahahaha. I laugh when I think about what I’ve done.  I used to own a road bike.  I had to sell it when I lived in Mammoth because I…

Today I punished myself.  I ran 50% of my long run in agony.  My ITB flared up again.  I’m really trying to keep my head up, but I have spent most of the day being pissed off.  I feel like most of my runs over the last few weeks have sucked hardcore.  I had a…

DEFLATED

I was doing so well.  I managed to squeeze my first two training runs in this week.  I had logged over 12 hours at the new job on Tuesday and Wednesday…AND pushed myself to run sometime after 9 pm on both days.  Not to mention they were GREAT runs.  I had today all planned out. …