The stomach bug from hell, and how soon should you return to normal training?

I know that I am in good company when I say that I do not like to take unexpected rest days from running.  But what about my plan?!?  On Tuesday I woke up not feeling so hot, but I slugged through my speedwork anyway and went to work.  My stomach felt off, but I've been … Continue reading The stomach bug from hell, and how soon should you return to normal training?

When things come apart: Diastasis Recti

So I'm trying to be really positive and not dwell on the past, but I recently had hernia surgery for a hernia that didn't exist.  And I still have the original problem that I started with.  Yes, that's right, a faux hernia.   I don't know where I went wrong, but I wish that I … Continue reading When things come apart: Diastasis Recti

Race Report: Hot to Trot 8 Hour Race

This will be my third race report in three weeks!  Races can be a great way to train for other goal races, and they can also serve as the perfect opportunity to connect with other runners. I really love running races, and I have to watch out or I'll sign up for everything that comes … Continue reading Race Report: Hot to Trot 8 Hour Race

Race Report: RuntheAtl, the weirdest race I’ve ever run

This past weekend I participated in one of the most bizarre, fun races that I have ever experienced.  It is called RuntheAtl, and it is an informal trail race that gives a tour of Atlanta that I had never experienced.  The "trails" consisted of old railroads, active railroads, construction zones, unfinished beltlines, and dirty tunnels.  Very … Continue reading Race Report: RuntheAtl, the weirdest race I’ve ever run

Race Report: AJC Peachtree Road Race 10k

I am a long distance, endurance kind of girl, but I have to admit that I like the opportunity to run fast.  Running fast is kind of new to me, and I am still learning my limits, especially as a post-partum runner.  For this Fourth of July, my husband and I signed up for our … Continue reading Race Report: AJC Peachtree Road Race 10k