Do Something With a Finish Line

I was a late-in-life runner. In fact, I never managed to run a mile until after my 30th birthday. And even that took most of a month to work up to. Over the next couple years, I became a frequent (although still struggling) runner. I maxed out around 5 miles and would frequently compare myself … Continue reading Do Something With a Finish Line

Marathon Recap: I Won :)

Reposted in honor of National Running Day:) No, not in terms of time. In fact, technically, it was the worst race I've ever run. I'm sure you'd have to scroll though thousands of pages to even find my finish time. But that was never what it was about. I completed the 26.2 miles while having … Continue reading Marathon Recap: I Won 🙂

S(mile) Markers

In my marathon recap post, I mentioned something that my boyfriend had done that helped get me through the difficult moments in the race. Before he left to park the car, he handed me a stack of 6 notes, each with a mile printed on the outside. I was instructed to open and read each … Continue reading S(mile) Markers

Marathon Recap: I Won :)

No, not in terms of time. In fact, technically, it was the worst race I've ever run. I'm sure you'd have to scroll though thousands of pages to even find my finish time. But that was never what it was about. I completed the 26.2 miles while having an amazing time running (and walking) through … Continue reading Marathon Recap: I Won 🙂

Two-Faced July

July has the potential for being ugly to me.  July is the month of tough anniversaries, from the last full day I spent with my husband (7/4/09) to the last embrace with my husband (early morning 7/5/09) to the day my marriage ended (7/11/09) and the aftermath.  Oh, the bloody aftermath. As these dates spin … Continue reading Two-Faced July