4 Tips for Running Pregnant

So despite being big, like big big already, I’m still chugging along more days than not. Running while pregnant is hard. I see people excel at it much more so than I, but I still get out there. I’ve been running for 17 years now, and yet, in the words Read more →

Race Recap: BASE Race 5k 2017

I’ve run a lot of 5k’s over the years. A lot of them. Some hard, some easy, some PR’s, some not. I’ve run the BASE Race three times now that I got this year under my belt. Twice I’ve done the 5k and once the 10k. It’s a difficult race, Read more →

I’m Alive, I Swear

Hi. I exist. Mostly. I have four academic weeks of school left, six total weeks until I’m off for summer break. That’s 21 teaching days. Then regents week, which is actually a week and half, then summer. But who’s keeping track. Obviously, I never showed up to the Syracuse Half. Read more →

Clearing My Head Space

Caution; verbal diarrhea ahead. Ugh. Bleh. Humph. My training for Syracuse Half is a big thumbs down right now. Number of long runs accomplished- one. Only one long run in four weeks. I got sick. AGAIN. I NEVER get sick, yet I’ve basically spent the last month and half snotting, Read more →

SYR Half Training Week One

Well, I keep saying I’m going to do a better job at posting semi regularly and I keep not figuring out how. Life just keeps coming full steam. My first semester teaching in my new district came to a close. That means the school year is half over. It also Read more →

Another Year Down

Happy New Year, blogosphere! I’m a few days late, yes. My life is kind of hectic. Holy cats, what a year. Life was hard this year. I had to bounce back from having a baby and learn to handle postpartum depression. Both Rob and I started new jobs, we sold Read more →

An Update of Sorts

So I think my life is starting to calm down. The dust is settling, figuratively and literally. We moved into our new house. We’ve been here since about mid November and are mostly settled at this point. The basement is still a mess and we need to finish decorating, but Read more →

Race Report – Empire State Marathon

The marathon. My first full marathon. All 26.2 miles of it. When I made the tearful decision to withdraw from Ironman Chattanooga I knew I needed something else to throw at myself in it’s place. Nothing will ever change how I feel about my Ironman dream, but a full marathon Read more →

Hi.

Hi. I’ve been quiet lately. Ironman Chattanooga was this past weekend. I was not there. The week I came to terms with the fact that making the trip from NY to TN was just not feasible was really difficult for me. I cried. A lot. For a whole week. This Read more →

Race Report – Iron Girl Syracuse 2016

Iron Girl. My very first triathlon back in 2012. This was my fourth time standing on the beach and crossing the finish line of this race and it felt amazing all over again. Ellie went with me to pre-race check in on Saturday. She loved it. I had a great Read more →