In keeping with my sister shout-outs, allow me to introduce you to my oldest sister, Laura aka Bub, which stems from Joge’s inability to say her name as a child, coming out as “Bubba.” While she’s not what I picture … Continue reading
What’s in a name? Better yet, what’s in a nickname?
Yesterday after work, I went for a seven-mile trail run in low 50-degree temperatures where sunshine was in full force. While the brightness and warmth always puts me in great spirits, I immediately missed my cold weather running that I … Continue reading
Posted in Running, The Marathon
Tagged Cold Weather, Dry Skin, Fall, Heat, Humidity, Hydration, Love, Melasma, Pittsburgh Marathon, Richmond marathon, Running, Sunblock, Vitamin E, Wind, Winter
Germs, germs, everywhere. Having just recovered from yet another bout of strep throat, migraine, fatigue, and fever, I’ve been thinking a lot about germs and the havoc they’ve wreaked on my body over the past eight years. For the easily queasy, … Continue reading
I love to sing. In the car, in the shower, in my house, and even when I’m running. I often sing in my car to pump myself up before work, and show no shame when other people look over at … Continue reading
When I was training for my first marathon, I completed the majority of my long runs alone. Not that I blame them, but no one really had the hours to invest in accompanying me as I tackled all those miles. … Continue reading