Tag Archives: blood

The Next Chapter

It has been exactly two weeks since I ran the marathon. It has also been exactly two weeks since I have done any form of exercise. The first week after the race was about recovery and making sure I didn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Aftermath

The NYC Marathon changed my life.  It is possibly the best decision I have ever made.  I have changed as a person, not just physically but emotionally and spiritually as well.  The outpouring of love and support has really been … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Game Time!

So the day has arrived!  It seems like ages ago that I started this journey.   Each day I marked off the training on the overview of the entire training schedule.  16 weeks of training and there are no more … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Last Minute Preparations

Training is all but over.  Tomorrow is a rest day so that means I hit the gym and stretch for an eternity.  Then Saturday is a quick mile and a half run then thats it.  Then it’s race day. This … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

One Week To Go!!

Oh man I hope I’m ready for this!  I just looked at the schedule for the coming week and I got nervous.  Lots of very short runs but I thought to myself ‘this race is going to be here before … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Dumb Lungs

It’s been a tough week.  My lungs are not cooperating this week.  Muscles feel fine, lungs feel crap.  Lot’s of coughing during the runs.  It seems to have gone back to when I first started the training.  Coughing the whole … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

becoming a runner?

Week two and three are in the books and I started week four yesterday with a 5 mile run.  So lets go back to week two.  For most of the week I was in Arkansas.  If you don’t know, that … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments