BQ · family · LA Marathon · recovery · rundown · training

Rundown: LA Taper and Recovery

The last several weeks have teeter-tottered between feeling completely normal and dreamlike.  I mean, parenting a toddler is very much the same crazy, awesome chaos it was before I BQed… Speaking of the BQ, THANK YOU!!!! for all of the congratulatory messages, excitement, flowers, balloons, and more.  It’s been a dream. While I’m tempted to… Continue reading Rundown: LA Taper and Recovery

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LA Marathon 2016 Race Recap

We just got home from the best weekend in Los Angeles.  We celebrated Liv’s third birthday, spectated the Olympic Marathon Trials, celebrated Jared’s and my sixth wedding anniversary (plus Valentine’s Day), and I ran my first Boston Qualifier at the LA Marathon! So so so much awesomeness! Let’s work backwards though, starting with the LA… Continue reading LA Marathon 2016 Race Recap

Carlsbad Marathon · LA Marathon · New Year's · rundown · training

Rundown: Christmas and New Year’s

The past couple weeks of training have been almost as great as our holiday adventures.  Hubs, Liv, and I flew to Cincinnati for Christmas and managed to not get sick until the end of our trip! Monday, 12/21 – 3.2 miles @ 9:26/mile + strength Tuesday, 12/22 – Travel Wednesday, 12/23 – 7.6 miles @… Continue reading Rundown: Christmas and New Year’s

Carlsbad Marathon · LA Marathon · rundown · training

Rundown: 12/7-12/20/2015

As far as training goes, I’ve gotten a bit off track.  I’ve been busy managing a crazy kid (who hates to sleep), managing myself (who doesn’t function well without sleep… zzz…), celebrating Hanukkah, working, and watching 2015 slip by too quickly! We transitioned Liv to a “big girl bed” in November and she’s still not… Continue reading Rundown: 12/7-12/20/2015

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Rundown: Thanksgiving 2015

Thanksgiving was well over a week ago, but we’re just getting back into the swing of things after our holiday in Chicago. We packed so much fun, family, and food into our never-long-enough visit to my hubby’s hometown.  We ate Lou Malnati’s famous pizza and Portillo’s.  We had lunch in the Walnut Room, visited Millennium… Continue reading Rundown: Thanksgiving 2015