Most of these monthly blog recaps are “here’s how my running went, and here’s how I did on my goals of reading books/saving money/losing weight/taking steps/training for a race, and here’s some fun things I did on the weekends and that vacation I went on.” That’s how mine have always been. And now here I am, writing… Continue reading Marathon: April in Review
Ahh, Sunday afternoons. Is there anything quite like the blend of relaxation and melancholy as another weekend comes to a close and we prepare to thrust ourselves through the week all over again? Well, my “Sunday blues” is a bit of “same game, new ballpark” this weekend as I am writing this blog post from… Continue reading Our House: What We Looked For and What We’re Doing
First off, congrats to the 2017 Boston-ers, especially you Allison and Cheryl! Also, how about Jordan Hasay: a 2:23 in her debut marathon! Unreal!! I am now at T-7 weeks until I start marathon training- things are starting to get real. After over 6 months of just sorta “running for fun”, I am going to… Continue reading Chicago Training Prep, Chapter 1: Expectations
Ahh, the best-laid plans. After piddling around with zero motivation for the first three months of 2017, I ran-walked a half marathon on the first day of April and walked away feeling like I had finally regained my motivation to train. The weather has gotten better, the days longer, and I was ready to… Continue reading Running Update: HALP!1!!
What an exhausting week! We are working so hard on getting our new house ready to officially move in to. We are still living in our apartment for most of April while we take care of some projects that need to be done at the house: painting the three main rooms and then tearing out… Continue reading Our New House: What I’m Looking Forward To
Thank you so much for all your lovely comments on my Instagram and Facebook post yesterday – we breezed through our closing and are now officially homeowners!! It feels pretty surreal and is sinking in little bit by little bit. When we went into our new house for the first time by ourselves yesterday, I… Continue reading It’s Finally Official!!
Life Rundown Lots going on in March! I turned 30 on March 12th, and then the next day we left for a week long vacation in Utah! We spent most of it hiking in Zion National Park, and I also ran the Canyonlands Half Marathon in Moab – my first race of 2017 and as… Continue reading Month in Review: March