I skipped a whole month

I've been doing a lot of thinking. A lot of trying to not think about this. But a lot of thinking about it anyway. The reason is mostly because I have not been running. Pretty much at all. Because the half marathon shattered my IT Band and piriformis (again). And has inhibited me from running.…

Sunday Running

I have been going on 8+ mile runs every Sunday for awhile now, and last weekend I wished the whole 64-minute run that my dad was running with me. When I first started running--I was 13--my dad would run with me sometimes. My pace was always slow for him, but he'd stay with me and…

hohum

My run today was really short. I only ran 3 miles, I have been so tired all day today even after 9 hours of sleep and 1.5 hour nap. The thoughts on my run: Why am I so tired? My lungs hurt. What am I going to eat for dinner? Maybe I won't eat dinner.…

Red and White Rubber

Dear track, I am so sorry I have neglected you. I crave the track. I want to put my spikes on and run 100 meter strides. I want to smell the track and spring and the sun. I am craving plyometric drills. I'm craving the type of track workout that makes your head hurt and…

jaws of life

I was at a parking garage and had two hours validated by the school. I was one minute over. They made me pay two dollars. For one minute. I worked myself up. I was fine. I had a great workout at practice. Breakfast, lunch, fine. Dinner with my brother at a sub place. Fine. I…