I ran the Colorado Women's Classic 10 miler on Mother's Day. Big Girl ran the kid's fun run. She did well and ran the whole 100 yards or so. And then she got a cupcake. So she should've been set, right? Turns out she didn't get her fix with the 100 yards or so. When … Continue reading I Was a Bad Mom on Mother’s Day
I'm running the Colorado's Women's Classic 10 mile race on Mother's Day. It's been awhile since I did a race so I'm feeling a mix of nervous and excited. A friend of mine registered months ago. It took me a lot longer. Then one day she asked me, "What's stopping you?" Those probably weren't her exact … Continue reading You Know That Thing You Want to Do? What’s Stopping You?
I've been feeling stressed, completely maxed out, burnt out and grumpy. Especially grumpy. I've been extra impatient with the girls all week and especially with Big Girl who, never a model pottier, seems to have forgotten how to use the toilet all together. She wets her pants at least once a day. At age 5! We've … Continue reading I’m Grumpy! And Don’t Try to Stop Me.
How about a little truth, friends? I usually sort of roll my eyes at running form. I'm a long distance runner, after all. I'm not looking to shave seconds off a race time. And I mostly believe the best way to get better at running is to run. But I've been applying a lot of my … Continue reading 5 Simple Ways to Improve Running Form
Sometimes I think there's more yoga in running than in actual yoga. I have a little bone to pick with yoga. But before I go there I need to pre-apologize. I love yoga. I really do. It's healing and transformational and life changing and about so much more than the physical postures. Yeah, yeah, yeah. All … Continue reading The Yoga in Running
The last 2 weeks of my life have been a marathon. Scratch that. Harder than a marathon. Finding a cupcake in Manhattan. Vacationing with a vomiting toddler. Discovering 1/2 hour before you were to leave for a wedding that your husband did not pack the dress you intended to wear (even though you specifically asked him to … Continue reading 15 Things That Are Harder Than a Marathon
This running coach understands it's hard to get out there. And I'm accepting new clients. This past Saturday my Big Girl turned 5! She starts kindergarten this fall. KINDERGARTEN! How did this happen??? Soon she will learn how to read and write. She will no longer be impressed with my ability to add 100 and … Continue reading Getting Out There is Hard, Even for a Running Coach