Mama K (CD5K), Training (read: Practicing), Where I'm at now...

Project Me – Week 1

As promised, here I am checking in with my weight, eating habits, and workouts for the week! Current Stats & Progress Current Weight:       173.5           Change of:       minus .2            Feeling: (WTF) but okay, okay. I'm not completely discouraged yet. It's only… Continue reading Project Me – Week 1

Life with Kids, Mama K (CD5K), Training (read: Practicing)

I Kept Running – 2016

Goodbye 2016, it's been swell.  Truly, it's been a great year. My favorite so far since starting adulthood, so I owe you a thank you. When I think back to where I was mentally and emotionally in January of 2016, I was just starting to paddle my way out of a riptide of anxiety and… Continue reading I Kept Running – 2016

Mama D, Training (read: Practicing), Where I'm at now...

Mama D is BACK!

Routine Setting: The living room Cast: Mama D- Playing herself Scene 1: Mama D walks tentatively, sheepishly on stage. Embarrassment clearly on her face. Monologue begins- Mama D: Uhh-hummm. (clears her throat. Addresses audience). Well, it’s sure been awhile hasn’t it? Since February to be exact. Yup, that’s 9 months. Wow. The gestation period for… Continue reading Mama D is BACK!

Training (read: Practicing), Where I'm at now...

I think it’s supposed to hurt a little…

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…

Training (read: Practicing), Where I'm at now...

Am I really doing this again?

Amidst the stress and chaos of life I asked myself over a glass (okay 2 glasses) of bad Riesling tonight, "am I really doing this again?" Am I really running another marathon?   As I get closer to emptying my glass I realize the question isn't "am I really doing this again?" The question is "why… Continue reading Am I really doing this again?