Yes, I am blogging at 10:00 on Saturday night. No, I have not given up drinking. My dog is sick and I need my wits about me incase he needs to be whisked to the doggie ER. Good mommy.
I’m getting a group together to run the Hollywood Half-Marathon/5k/10k in April. A good recruiting tool is presenting them with a well thought-out training plan, taking all the guesswork out of the prep! It’s working. I run and train alone but I love being social on race day, to include the carby dinner the night before … More 11- Week 5k, 10k, and Half-Marathon Training Plans
Please note that after April 20th, when I go back to being “just a crazy runner”, I will be going back on my artisan beer kick… and I consider every beer to be artisan “enough”. This article has convinced me that it’s the right thing to do, especially as a female (last time I checked). … More Is Beer Good for Runners?
Tis the season for adding pumpkin to everything. Last year we conducted an exhausting study of pumpkin beer and I blogged about it on my old blog. The winner’s brewery tweeted my post and a bizzillion people clicked it and retweeted and now I am famous. Yay. I am happy to say that we … More Pumpkin Beer
Running is about finding your inner peace, and so is a life well lived. -Dean Karnazes
Beach running. Is it for you? Yes.
I’ve been using Time magazine’s recent Olympic preview covers for motivation as of late. For so long athletics was a huge part of my physical and mental life. Being sidelined for a few years obviously took me out physically but thinking about sports and the desire to be participating in them never wavered for a second. These covers impressed me by depicting the athletes in the midst of their sport; no cleavage, no seductive smile, just business.
About choking: I’ve never had an epic choke athletically, BUT I have had several mental chokes in interviews and auditions since leaving active duty. I don’t know what to attribute it to. Reading about the “prefrontal cortex”, in essence the tendency to over think things, was quite enlightening.