It’s been a bit quiet around the blog lately. Mostly because of trying to decompress after a fun but exhausting training season. These past twelve weeks have been some of the funnest and also the most challenging to date. I really put my mind to mastering this half-marathon and I couldn’t be happier with my performance. That being said, I also ran my half-marathon with a last minute injury.
This past week has been a rough one in our household. My old hip injury decided to act up and my shoulder was not happy with me. Jordan suffered from side effects from his new medication most of the week as well. It’s safe to say, the weekend couldn’t come fast enough! Continue reading The Weekend With The Snacks!
As I’m typing this up, I’m sipping some peppermint tea. I’ve really tried hard this week to lay off the caffeine and just make time to meditate and relax. I’ve even got my Google calendar set up with reminders to meditate and appointments for time to relax. I also swapped my coffee for tea! It’s been great to really just take a step back. That meant this was a mellow weekend! Continue reading Mellow Weekend!
Well if you haven’t heard the news, you may not know that I have a strained hip flexor. It’s a bummer but I think it’s been something that I have been neglecting for a while. This week has been resting and low impact cardio.
So what does this mean for marathon training? I’m actually not freaking out about it. I know that I’ll have to readjust my goals but I know that my body is strong and it will continue to be strong once I have recovered. Continue reading Injury Update and Weekend Recap
First of all, these are just a few tips. This list is not meant to be all-inclusive. When I first started running, I wasn’t given much direction. I actually kept getting hurt and rolling my ankle and had no idea why. With some studying and help from physical therapists, I wanted to share what I learned to spare you some aggravation!