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Road to 26.2 Quitting

Road to 26.2 Monday, January 13th- 4 weeks, 5 days until I get a big ass medal/belt buckle Yesterday, I wanted to quit. I wanted to quit at mile 1, 2, 3, 4. By mile 5, I decided to quit. I knew my friends were set to arrive at the trailhead any minute, and I… Continue reading Road to 26.2 Quitting

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Road to 26.2 What Does It Take?

Road to 26.2 Friday, January 10th- 5 weeks and one tiny day to go! What does it take to run a marathon? The short answer is simply a desire to challenge oneself. The logistical answer is that it takes training, nutrition, hydration, planning, and support. Most of the articles I’ve written in these past few… Continue reading Road to 26.2 What Does It Take?

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Road to 26.2 What About Those Bad Days?

Road to 26.2 Thursday, January 2nd- 6 weeks, 2 days until my first full, big ass marathon Today is a rough day, y’all. The holidays hit me hard this year, plus I’m  just tired from training. Holidays are hard with all the different family dynamics, traditions, and family schedules. This season was particularly challenging. One… Continue reading Road to 26.2 What About Those Bad Days?