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

Good Lessons Learned on a Bad Run

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

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

Project Me – Week 2

Project Me - Week 2 is a reflection of last week's nutritional and fitness progress. Some days were definitely harder than others!

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 K (CD5K), Race day

Ragnar Trail Relay – Lake Wawayanda

There were NO guarantees of success this past weekend. In fact, at 5:21am on Friday morning I was lying in my damp sleeping bag and wondering if we could defer our race entry to next year. I was ready to quit before it even began. We hardly slept, the rain and the wind had our… Continue reading Ragnar Trail Relay – Lake Wawayanda

Mama K (CD5K), Training (read: Practicing)

Sherpa or Fairy Godmother?

So our running group knows that I am pretty much the Sherpa when it comes to our runs.  I am always prepared with fuel, hydration, sometimes pepper spray, phone for photos and tunes if needed, napkins in case someone didn't get to poop before we met up.  If there's something you might need, it's likely… Continue reading Sherpa or Fairy Godmother?

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

When It Doesn’t Even Feel Like Training

There comes a point in time when you finally turn the corner from dreading workouts or runs to looking forward to it for days because it becomes the time you need and want most during the week.  I find myself now waiting all week in excited anticipation for our Sunday morning trail runs that have become… Continue reading When It Doesn’t Even Feel Like Training