Like Kara

I still find myself thinking quite a bit about where I was last year at this time.  It’s hard not to look back with a lot of regret and disappointment.  Last year, I was a month out from Marine Corps, my big goal race for the year.  I was excited and focused and driven.  I…

Catching up

Good Morning!  It’s currently 5:45 a.m. and after lying in bed for 45 minutes hoping to get back to sleep, I gave up and got up.  Luckily, there’s something incredibly peaceful about being the only one up early in the morning, enjoying the quiet before the hustle of the day begins.  Especially since life has…

Eating for Recovery

I struggle with food.  I admit it.  I’m not one of those people who can eat whatever they want and not gain a pound.  I’m also not one of those people who can open a bag a chips and eat just one.  Or who craves only spinach and carrots.  Nope not me.  But I’ve really…

Yet another injury update and a weekend recap

I had my follow up with my podiatrist yesterday morning and couldn’t be happier with how it went.  He hadn’t gotten the report from the radiologist yet but he took a look at my MRI and also did another x-ray.  The good news is that it healed more in the last 2 weeks than it…

Back to School and Back to Running!

We survived the first day of school! I always look forward to summer for a break from the school year routine and I always look forward to school starting again to get our lives back on a routine.  I’m also very happy to move back to mornings at work and only working when the kids…

Fall Cleaning

Happy Labor Day! We’ve had a fun and productive couple of days around here.  I worked all day Saturday and then headed straight from work to the pool.  They had a ice cream social followed by happy hour.  We had a good night grilling and hanging out with friends.  Some friends invited us over to…