Blog friends, I’m finally ready to tell you something. The reason I haven’t written for awhile – it’s because of a big life change coming our way. Tony and I … are moving to Bangor! Bangor is about 2 hours north of Lewiston, and where I did a lot of growing up. It’s where my […]
So, I joined the Lewiston-Auburn Bicycle Pedestrian Committee. It’s a new committee that was created to essentially help develop walking and bike-friendly transportation in the big cities. As a Lewiston resident, runner, and dog walker, I felt qualified enough to join the committee. I talk to work most days a week, run on Lewiston roads most days […]
It’s been more than two days since the marathon and I feel better than great. It’s so much easier than it was last time – I remember the agony of walking to the printer, and I w’s so sore I didn’t even want to drive, let alone walk to work. I’ve walked both the past […]
Taper time is almost done. The Sugarloaf Marathon is next week. I’d been feeling down about my training, as you know, and I actually have been interpreting the past week more like, “oh shit, did I really work hard enough during this last cycle?” and less like “oh thank God this event is finally here.” […]
Confession, dear blog readers: I am running a half marathon in less than a week and a half. That’s 13.1 miles, non-stop. I have never, ever gone that far before. My farthest run so far was last week, at ~12 miles. I’m not really worried about my ability to do it, but I’ve done a […]
Forget the Treadmill. Get a Dog. So true. The first time I really started to get a fitness program and stick with it was when we got our first dog, Scoop. Scoop & Georgia LOVE walks, and I’m so happy that its light enough at night again to resume our long walks with podcasts.
Yesterday was a good day for fitness. It started with 9-mile run in Brunswick with a cool group of people that meet at the Maine Running Company. According to the app on my phone, I was running at a blazing pace, 10:52, which I’d be happy with for three miles, let alone 9. I have […]