Happy 13th birthday, Brown! Last year I thought you were 13 too, so really you just gained a year of your life back. So glad the vet documents the year you were actually born. I think back to the day we adopted your crazy puppy self. Your sharp puppy teeth were a terror to usContinue reading “Happy Birthday, Brown!”
I feel like a racehorse, in the chute, chomping on the bit. Waiting for those doors to open. Any second now…. That’s exactly how this week has felt as I start to build again. Your body takes 3 weeks to heal from a marathon, even after the pain has gone away, so it’s important toContinue reading “Why I Run”
Today is my first day back running since the race. Just a little 3 miler. I swear only long distance runners say that because the instant it comes out of my mouth, I remember back when 3 miles was a huge accomplishment. And it is!!!! My left quad started hurting a bit on my run,Continue reading “Now What”
9 months of training. 62 miles a week. You can imagine how everything can feel like it’s on the line when the day is finally here. And to the line I went. I thought the first few miles would be uneventful but by mile 4 I had to pee. C’mon, can’t a mom catch aContinue reading “The Big Day: Grandma’s Marathon”
And with a snap of my fingers, we’re off to Duluth for Grandma’s Marathon. It’s finally here and I’m feeling all the feelings. The first race I have ever been all in for. That I gave my everything for. So here I come. Fierce. Ready. Nervous. And I shall not go gentle. Turns out, havingContinue reading “I Shall Not Go Gentle”
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