It’s been 5 days of running/walking and I’ve come to this conclusion, no pain no gain. I’m resigned to the fact at least for the near term with this injury. I did however run the full 5 miles today without any additional problems…so PROGRESS. I’ve determined that it’s my peroneus muscle/tendon on my left leg. … Continue reading No pain no gain!
Let’s work together to support The Mastocytosis Society and help our bottom line with the IRS as well. I’ll be matching donations through the month of November and December. Just that extra bit of motivation is gonna push me to the finish at the Bigfoot 200 and even in training as it’s been already tough.… Continue reading Matching 2017 Push
This is what I feel like after this stupid back problem. It really feels like everything is aligning against me. I’ve had a few friends or non-runners that I’ve recommended the Couch to 5K plan to so I guess I could come up with one that gets me from not running for two weeks or… Continue reading Couch to 205 miles
I went out for an early morning run to test day #2 with the calf. It felt a little sore but I was hopeful it will just slowly work itself out. However, I think my stride was jacked up or something because with about a quarter mile in my slow easy 4 miler, my back… Continue reading The hits just keep coming…
As I got on the trainer for another day of no running, I just feel this itch to try the calf. My trainer setup is pretty good although when it gets cold, it takes about 10 minutes to feel warm. The calf is feeling good and it’s been almost 2 solid weeks since my last… Continue reading The Itch
I was talking with a close friend about her and her husband’s workout plans well talking isn’t quite correct as it was an email exchange. I swear I only talk to my daughter face to face these days and then its usually me making sure she’s on track with her school work. Everything else is… Continue reading Motivation
I figure it might make sense to provide some more detailed info on the actual event and how it really works. 200 miles seems like a lot but it’s not like the same as when you think of someone running a marathon, it’s a quite different beast. First 200 is catchy so don’t let that… Continue reading Let’s Talk Bigfoot 200