Cupcake ban update, pre-race freak out, and race day goals

The update Giving up sweet, delicious baked things for two weeks turned out to be a lot less awful than I anticipated. I did whine every time Tim ate cookies, but I never caved in and ate one myself...even when I baked them for him! I did cheat a tiny bit, though. There were a... Continue Reading →

If I seem a little extra bitchy in the next 2 weeks, this is why

About a month and a half ago, I decided that if I could get down to 125 pounds by race day, I'd have a better chance of finishing/not dying somewhere between mile 15 and the end. So I started to keep a little food journal (which really does work surprisingly well, and also helped me... Continue Reading →

The obligatory New Year’s post

The trend this year seems to be less focused on "resolutions" and more focused on "reflections." Or that's at least how it seems amongst the blogs I read. Maybe that's how runners, climbers, and other outdoor enthusiasts roll and I just never noticed until now. Regardless, I like it. Things I'm good at: reflecting. Things... Continue Reading →

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