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 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?

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), Where I'm at now...

Molting

Time really flies by.  Without hesitation, life's little moments are here and then gone, like a hummingbird coming and going from a feeder.  I desperately cling to these flashes in hopes to make them memories that I can hold onto with all of their vividness and clarity.  I've spent the quiet moments of this week looking at pictures… Continue reading Molting

Mama D, Mama K (CD5K), Race day, Uncategorized, Where I'm at now...

Coastal Delaware Running Festival – Race Review 

It's as if Sunday didn't even happen already.  The weekend was so incredibly fun that time stood still and flew by all at the same time. We went down as a team of 15 women, some preparing for their first half and others looking to PR, all looking to have a fabulous weekend getaway with… Continue reading Coastal Delaware Running Festival – Race Review