I would say week 3 was a success. I felt like I found a bit of a groove with my eating and didn't feel the need to look up new recipes, I had ideas of what I needed to do to tweak my existing menu. My main changes were: black coffee or no coffee some… Continue reading Project Me – Weeks 3 & 4
Meet another Mama K. We'll call her Mama K-2 She's the awesome one in the tribe that always knows exactly the right thing to say at exactly the right time. Things like "You don't plan for failure." when you're staring at a 170# on the rack and "We've got this!" when you're getting ready to… Continue reading Good Lessons Learned on a Bad Run
Project Me - Week 2 is a reflection of last week's nutritional and fitness progress. Some days were definitely harder than others!
This morning's 9 mile run had me a little nervous. I haven't run 9 miles in forever so I wasn't sure how this was going to feel. Actually, I knew how it was going to feel- rough. But my main concern was that the weather channel called for low 20's temperatures and light wind. There… Continue reading The Long and Cold of It
There are two things in this world that make me so hungry my stomach turns inside out - swimming and church. Yesterday I did both. Not only did I battle church and swimming hunger, it was the day after an 8 mile run so I felt like my stomach was a wood chipper. Once… Continue reading My not so New Year’s Resolution
There are definitely 2 types of steps I'm talking about here. The steps that take you along the path of commitment to a goal, and the physical steps I'm taking on each run. Both equally difficult right now. I'm aware that I go through this each December. The hustle and bustle of the holiday seasons… Continue reading The Work of Every Step
Growing pains, right? Getting faster, running longer, needing to see and feel progress...it's not supposed to be comfortable, I know that. Bad days hurt, but so do the good days. Why is that? I need frequent reminders that it's okay to hurt - for both the good and the bad. I need reminders that anything… Continue reading I think it’s supposed to hurt a little…