Ultra Training Week #3: The Trails are for Everybody

Training week #3 started off pretty good for me. But a little too much fun at the casino on Friday night left me with a gnarly day-long hangover on Saturday, which meant that there was no way I was getting in my weekly long run. I fared only a little better by Sunday – able […]

Right Not Tight: LEGEND Compression Performance Socks

Disclaimer: I received a pair of LEGEND Compression Performance Socks to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find and write race reviews! These LEGEND Compression Performance socks came at the right time — it’s trail running season for me […]

Weekly Therapy: Take the risk or lose the chance

Something about this quote hit me in a good spot this week. I’m feeling feisty. the week: Was this the longest of the long weeks? Maybe because of the impending time change that made it feel so long? It was long. The end. weekend: Half marathon #8 — the Hillbilly Hike in Carlisle, Iowa. I’m […]

Weekly Therapy: Hitting the Trails

the week: It felt nice to take a week off from, like, everything. But I got myself some new trail shoes and ready to take on some new adventures this Fall in Iowa. weekend: It’s TRAIL RUNNING SEASON!!! And Saturday is To Grandmother’s House We Go (I’m doing 10k distance). Sunday, our community celebrates Beggar’s […]

Weekly Therapy: 9-02 Oh, hey. It’s September!

the week: LADIES. I went shopping at Target for new underwear because it was time, and I bought 9 pairs — various prints, but staying with the briefs and boy-leg cuts; Target has a new women’s underwear brand (since I shopped last) and bonus: 5 pairs for $20 (don’t remind me that I bought 9 […]