Tag Archives: Running

Ready, Set, Go

Race Day Almost a year ago I experienced the satisfaction of a race run and so much more. Yesterday my 17 year old son’s first race with me, a 5k Color Run. Today, spectating the last day of the Tour … Continue reading

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Just now

Just now I found myself reflecting back with gratitude.    Just now marathon training seems like ancient history. Just now the finish line seems like a moment of pure glory in hours of pursuing daily life. Just now I have purpose and … Continue reading

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Training includes Tapering

Three days from now I will be finished with a current goal that ends with 26.2 miles on the streets, bridge, hills and park in San Francisco. Following a training plan has been helpful.  The last 10 days have been … Continue reading

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The Marathon Playlist

I run alone. Even at the gym on the dreamil, I am aware but uninvolved with what goes on around me.  I have a busy house full of teenagers.  When they want to isolate they put their earbuds in. So … Continue reading

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Counting down to Count Up

8 days and counting.  D-day arrives July 29 at 5:30 am. It will be dark. It will be cool. My first 26.2 consecutive miles run will be the San Francisco Marathon 2012. I completed the first half in 2010. Last … Continue reading

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Used to

As a new stay at home mom (off the career track), I am often asked “what are your doing”? I used to work in a hospital. I used to live in Nigeria and work with orphans. I used to have … Continue reading

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Disciplined for What?

Grateful for a bit of Northern California summer drizzle today. Add to that, the cat who still thinks I need to get up at 5 am although the carpooling 4 teens to school ended 2 weeks ago.  It is still … Continue reading

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