A Few Rest Days

I wanted to check-in with you all today for a brief update. I am “on the mend” from my nagging hip/hamstring/quad/groin injury on my left leg. We have been trying to be patient and smart and, thus, have not run since last Tuesday. We have been walking a bit and doing core work, but running…

Our Weekend Pacing the USAF Marathon

We are back and excited to talk to you after a brief hiatus from blogging last Friday. My hands and knee are fully healed and I appreciate all the sweet comments from you all wishing me a speedy recovery and emphasizing with my clumsiness. You all are the best!  Rewinding to Friday, we did the…

Injury Frustration…I Keep Falling!!!

I come to you today not from Kentucky but from the Stinky State called Frustration. Before I proceed with my pity party, I will just say that I am an extremely blessed individual. I have a husband that God crafted specifically for me and whom I fall more and more in love with each day…

Shift in Focus

Today I want to share a little bit of the thought process I have been going through lately. We had a great summer of racing and, for that, I want to praise God for allowing us the many blessings that this summer brought us. As I think about the upcoming fall and winter seasons, though,…

Our Labor Day of Running and Eating

The title pretty much sums up our Labor Day. We ran. We ate. We repeated!  Saturday was a little longer than we expected/planned. We headed out for a 20 mile run with plans to do a 1 mile warmup and 1 mile cool down, with 18 miles at a moderate pace in between. However, we…

Happy Labor Day!

We are wishing you each a blessed Labor Day. We hope that you get to spend this glorious weekend doing something you enjoy with people you love! We will be visiting family in Lexington and running a fast (for me!) long run tomorrow. Our plans are also filled with lots of eating and sleeping. I…