Race Recap: Des Moines Women’s Half Marathon

I completed the Des Moines Women’s Half Marathon (my 11th half marathon) as part of my (re)scheduled 20-mile training run. This race was a bit momentous for me, as it was my LAST race in the 30-something age group. Admittedly, I got a little choked up that morning. After finishing my 7 miles on the […]

Weekly Therapy: No foolin’ here

the week: Short week for me, as I’m off to Texas! Soon as I fit all this stuff in one bag… weekend: I’m doing my first Ragnar race in Luckenbach, TX. And by the time of this posting, I’ll be shoved in a van with 5 strangers who like to run (some, Internet strangers – […]

Weekly Therapy: A Week of Awesome celebrating a Day of Awesomeness

the week: This week we celebrated being awesome and being women. Every person I saw wearing red on Wednesday, I gave a mental fist bump. weekend: Swapped my long run to Sunday this weekend, which ended up being a good call with overnight snow on Friday and sub-freezing temps again on Saturday morning. The time […]

Weekly Therapy: Let go of anything that no longer serves you (or just yell at it until it goes away).

the week: Guys, I spent a decent portion of the week fuming about something. I needed to just let it go (after uncovering WHY it made me so angry). And then something else made me really mad. And, well, I guess I’m just having that kind of week. weekend: Welp, I was supposed to run […]