Suck It Up, Baby

My favorite quick fix meal is a veggie omelet. I usually like some toast and jam, too, but I had that for a snack before my run. I’ll probably have some Greek yogurt with agave nectar for dessert for my carbohydrate fix. I’m on my new program from the B*tch. For the summer, we’re focusing […]

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Keep Your Head Down and Your Mouth Shut….No Way

In Brene’ Brown’s book Daring Greatly, she explores how shame works in schools and in corporations to squelch innovation and creativity. A middle school girl told her: There are times when you can ask questions or challenge ideas, but if you’ve got a teacher that doesn’t like that or the kids in the class make […]

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Getting Strong Now….

I am so freaking proud of myself! I just had an awesome run. When I started training with Ms. Bitch back in December, I couldn’t keep an 11:30 pace for anything. One of the first workouts she gave me was a tempo run where I was supposed to run that pace for 1 mile or […]

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Creating Motivation 10 Weeks at a Time

I started my next wave of half marathon training this week. I’ve found that I stay more motivated if I have a reason to train and a reason to work out. Mind you, I’ve always worked out. I can’t really remember a time in my life when I didn’t work out in some fashion. Sometimes […]

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Living: Suck it Up

I set a goal to be ready for the Austin Half Marathon on February 17. I ran a couple of half marathons last year, but I was barely trained. That’s fine. I just ran them for fun, and they were really a great time. But, I wanted to get in shape again after slacking off […]

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