Since my last update, I have returned to working out with Harry. I just went in and told him I needed help, and he said of course he’d take me back. He didn’t comment on weight gain or anything else that was off when I set up my schedule with him. I was so humiliated … More 3 Months to go and we’re almost halfway there……
Warning: Long rambling entry….it’s what happens when you fall off a wagon. Why do I set goals and once I achieve, bail on the work I’ve done? I mean when I was a little girl, I took guitar lessons. I learned to play. I went to a recital. OK, that’s it, I was done. I … More 2017: A New Beginning
Week 4 of training just came to an end. I missed another run due to work and other things in the way, but managed to complete the “long run” of 5.5 miles yesterday. The past two weeks have left me feeling extremely defeated. The weather has been more humid than normal for SoCal, … More Under Pressure
Most of you out there, and I’m seriously jealous, know how to run. And I know you’re thinking, “What’s to learn? Just move your feet.” Except if you’re me. Remember when I said I run “like a girl”? Well, I mean the stereotype that was featured in one of those Super Bowl ads (yes, I’m … More Learning to Run Again
Last night, I completed my fourth session with Harry. Each time is a little harder and I’ve been exhausted after but not sore. Most of the work is surrounding engaging my core – abs, glutes – and strengthening surrounding areas like lower back and hamstrings – working our way down. The idea, I’m told, is to … More Back to the Basics
Because I am extremely cautious – although that can also be categorized as being a worrier (it runs in my genes), I decided that when doing the full marathon training that maybe I should seek the opinion of a running coach to improve my form. I am also aware that as a girly-girl non-athlete, I’ve … More One Step Back Two Steps Forward?