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Tweet It’s been a long, strange winter. It was cold and windy and I didn’t want to do anything except nest. New house, new town, new running trails. I didn’t have a lot of interest or ability to focus outward. Or inward, really, and I have a tendency toward anxiety when I stop taking time

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Published on January 7, 2013, by meg in injury, real life, Running.

Tweet It’s not as bad as last year’s possible stress fracture/unpleasant muscle strain, but it’s pretty unpleasant. After a month sidelined by moving (which is mostly done, HOORAY!!!!!), I immediately got a cold. I’m pretty susceptible to colds, and they tend to linger for much longer than what I think is normal, so I almost

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Tweet Well, it’s depressing but true. I have gained 10 pounds since September. My pants are tight. This is Not Good, as I emphatically do not want to buy new pants. I like the pants I have! All is not lost. The pants still fit despite some snugness, so as long as I get back

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Published on November 19, 2012, by meg in real life, Running.

Tweet My nice easy runs? Were apparently too long, because I haven’t felt like running since. That’s right, it’s been three weeks since my last run. And I don’t feel right, because I’m not running, but I think it’s been good for me. Of course, I haven’t been doing much else, either, and that’s where

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Tweet It’s a week later and I still kind of can’t believe it. I still don’t know just what to say. The first 16 miles were amazing. The five after that, not the worst thing ever. The final five? Torture. Okay, maybe not torture. But really, really hard. I had a few problems: My shoes

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