Christmas 2013

Merry Christmas! I’m a little belated, but I hope everyone had a fantastic holiday! I spent yesterday with my family so it was really fun.

I also made cinnamon buns for the first time ever. I pre-made the dough on Sunday and saved half for Christmas morning. It was pretty easy–for some reason . . . → Read More: Christmas 2013

A Plan

I’ve spent the past few months building a decent running base and I’m pretty happy with how things are progressing. I’ve been doing speedwork or tempo runs on the treadmill once a week for the past four months and I’ve been seeing solid results! (Results meaning decent race times). I’m now back to my pre-marathon . . . → Read More: A Plan

Half Marathon Goals

Yesterday I went out for a run, not sure of where to go or how far to run, but I wanted to run at least six miles depending on how I felt. I got dressed, ate breakfast, drank coffee and some water and around 9AM headed out. I felt pretty great, ran around my neighborhood, . . . → Read More: Half Marathon Goals

Weekly Workout Schedule – 10.7.13 – Race Week

Last week’s schedule

Monday – 30 min run actual: 3.8 mi run Tuesday – Rest Wednesday – 5 Mi Tempo, inc Warm; 3 Mi @ 9:07 complete Thursday – Easy run actual: 3.1 mi run Friday – Rest Saturday – 12 mi actual: 5.5 mi run Sunday – Hiking (?) actual: Rest

All of . . . → Read More: Weekly Workout Schedule – 10.7.13 – Race Week

Day in the Life

I’ve officially been a full-time grad student for a little over a month. And even though I’m really busy, its actually pretty do-able and I haven’t wanted to pull my hair out… yet. I’m usually busy from 7AM until after 8PM on most days, but it isn’t so bad. I keep reminding myself that it’s . . . → Read More: Day in the Life