Recently I had the opportunity to guest blog for one of my sponsors, Stonewear Designs. They asked me to write about my trip to Kentucky and the Red River Gorge for sport climbing and running my first trail half marathon … Continue reading Races and Redpoints: Guest Blogging
July and August turned out to be the busiest and least busiest months of the year for Louie and me. July was packed full of non … Continue reading R&R and R: Rest & Relaxation, and Running!
It’s very legit and real! I’m so excited to be announcing that I am officially a Stonewear Designs Ambassador! Being a part of a team of passionate women who love adventure as much as I do is a dream come … Continue reading Stonewear Designs Ambassador
Training for a marathon (26.2 miles) takes approximately 414.56 miles, and 3,760:22 minutes or 62:40:22 hours of training. That is 2 days 14 hours 40 minutes and 22 seconds of running! AND I only accomplished 82% of my runs. Imagine the count had I not had my winter cold, taken time to deal with plantar fasciitis, or skipped others runs due to sheer lack of time in my busy life. Day 1 of Training. Traing for a marathon is ruff! I dedicated 18 weekends to run between 8 and 20 miles. I traveled 30 minutes each way to meet my BRF (Best Running … Continue reading Marathin: Running to physical and mental exhaustion, finish or fail, then getting back up to do it all over again!
The hardest thing is to feel less than. Unwanted. Unworthy. No one really cares, can understand the suffering, or imagine where I have been. The waiting is agonizing. Will it get better? Will I find comfort, safety, and trust? A … Continue reading Blue Moon
Adventure: ad·ven·ture, adˈven(t)SHər,ədˈven(t)SHər/ – an unusual and exciting, typically hazardous, experience or activity, especially with the exploration of the unknown… My entire life has been built around adventure. I’m fairly certain as a kid I almost always had dirt under my nails, and I liked it that way. It helped that I grew up on a street with almost all boys!The south end of my hometown was largely unincorporated for the entirety of my youth. The rural suburb I lived in didn’t even have street lights. I went out in the morning, after cartoons and cereal, and came back just before dark. Break … Continue reading Stay Adventurous!