Tag Archives: runner problems

weekly wrap: 1.29.2017 – 2.4.2017

Happy Monday!  It’s time for the Weekly Wrap with HoHo Runs and MissSippi Piddlin! If you do a weekly recap post, this is a great way to check in with other active bloggers for extra support, sharing and accountability! {Deep breath} This was a bad week. … Continue reading

a measure of progress

I find that it’s hard, in the heat of the moment, to see progress along any kind of journey. Be it fitness or weight loss or anything where we start from Point A and move along a steady path, I think … Continue reading

running long

As my marathon training has gone on, I have come to dread the inevitable “long run.” When I was working towards the half, the long runs were always pretty much manageable, with the exception of a bad run here and … Continue reading

fix me friday

As my weekly mileage increases and the date of this marathon draws inexorably nearer, I realize that I am struggling with some running-related issues. On the one hand, I am pretty annoyed that I am dealing with challenges beyond the actual … Continue reading

and so begins marathon training

Well. I made a promise. I said that as soon as my birthday and Mother’s Day and all the associated festivities were over, I would start that thing. That marathon training thing. I can’t believe it’s happening. (Warning: I’m probably … Continue reading

running in the south

Even though I was born and raised in New Jersey, I have been living in different locations of Florida for about 20 years. I started serious running while in the northeastern part of the state, and so this is the climate … Continue reading

up and over

As we drove home from my mom’s house on Saturday night, I got the feeling that I wanted to go back out to the beach and run the bridge. Little man was spending the night with his grandparents so we … Continue reading

time transitions

After what can only be described as a brutal winter (by our standards), we are now preparing for what promises to be, and I quote “The hottest summer in Florida’s history.” Joy. I like the heat. I really do. I … Continue reading

can’t get out of the funk

I wish I could explain what was going on. Maybe I need a break or maybe I’m not working hard enough. I can’t quite figure it out. I’ll have a great run. Maybe it will just be a standard training … Continue reading

the one where i have an emotional breakdown

Things have been going really well. Too well, I guess. My runs have all been pretty positive and affirming. I’ve been keeping up with my speedwork and weekly mileage increases. I’ve felt strong and empowered. Sure, there were some occasional … Continue reading

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