You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So…get on your way! –Dr. Seuss It’s been quite some time now since I worked in the outdoor industry (just over four years!), and while the thing I miss most about it changes often, the one thing that’s always near the top … More Oh, The Places You(r socks)’ll Go
Deciding things has never been a strength of mine. In most cases, I do whatever I can to avoid making decisions. It doesn’t matter how big or small the decision is, or how important it is or isn’t. (Just ask my friend Stacey, who recently witnessed this interaction with Tim—Me: What do you want me … More Making Decisions
“No recap this week,” Doug half-asked, half-tsked at me as I sat and pouted about falling off the boulder for what seemed like the 43,874,295th time Saturday morning. “I know…” I started to sigh say before Tim chimed in with, “no time!” and changed the subject.
I still don’t know where all that motivation came from during Week 6, but it certainly didn’t stick around very long. Week 7, while not totally terrible, saw me slip back into my standard half-hearted way of training and was my lowest mileage week yet (at least as far as running is concerned). Oops. Part … More NEHM Training: Week 7
Something semi-miraculous has happened: for the first time in a very long time, I actually completed an entire week of training! And almost exactly as planned! Go me!!
Throughout the first month of training, I had been pretty good about updating these recap posts on a daily basis—usually right after the workout while the details were still fresh in my mind—so that they’d be ready to publish on Monday. That ended in Week 5. (I can’t decide if it happened sooner or later … More NEHM Training: Week 5
If you’d asked me a month ago if I thought I would still be keeping up with these training recaps, I would have laughed at you so hard. But here we are. Four weeks in and I’m still staying on top of it. My biggest concern is that nobody actually cares how I’m training, but … More NEHM Training: Week 4