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Tweet It’s been a tough year for weight maintenance over here. I’ve gained back a fair amount of the weight I lost two years ago, and it’s a bummer. Mostly because my pants don’t fit anymore, and I like the pants I have. I’m not ready to dive back into race training – partly because

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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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Tweet To combat my total lack of motivation, I’m joining the 2012 Runner’s World Holiday Running Streak. I pledge to run at least one mile every day until Christmas. My training plan for the B&A Half starts in mid-December, so I can definitely incorporate that into the streak, but mostly I want to make sure

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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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Tweet I have issues with doing things the way I’m supposed to. Whether it’s “tweaking” a training plan until it’s unrecognizable or refusing to take more than 12 hours of classes a semester in college (I took summer classes! It worked for me!), I’m used to going my own way. Sometimes people don’t quite get

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Tweet I took a week off of blogging last week (obviously) because my brain needed a break. I took the week before off of running because my body needed a break. I was exhausted all the time, so I focused on meditating and getting good sleep. I was able to start running again this week

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