Monthly Archives: September 2012

Almost there

We’re less than a month out from the marathon now. Sh*t’s getting real. We ran 14 miles this morning and I felt fantastic. I took me about 2:30min, so if you’re coming to the marathon, I think a good time … Continue reading

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It was the snake’s fault

On Friday I went for a jog after work. I was planning on running 6 miles. After about 2 miles, I was on a path behind the National Zoo. This secluded little path is usually very serene. I was running … Continue reading

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Killing me softly

“Megan is trying to kill me!” – Megan’s body, 2012 I’m pretty sure marathoning is slowly killing me. I had a pulled abdominal muscle, stress fractures, blisters, and a potpouri of aches and pains. On Friday I had both feet … Continue reading

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Visualization

“The non-runners marathon guide” says to visualize crossing the finish line and to create a “video tape” of sorts in your imagination. The book says if you’re having a bad run, you should pop in your imaginary video tape and … Continue reading

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Going stir crazy

I haven’t run since Friday. I’m giving my body some time to recover, and I’ve decided that it’s better to miss a week of training and to recover than to make my injury worse. So, since I am a triathlete, … Continue reading

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Et tu, Brute?

Today I was supposed to run 20 miles. Supposed to. I’m tearing up a little bit as I write this. Sometimes, you can do all the work, you can want it 100%, and your body betrays you. On Thursday I … Continue reading

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Because I am a Princess

Dear Megan, Congratulations! You are now registered for 2013 Disney’s Princess Half Marathon. Please check the event’s official website for updates: http://www.runDisney.com I’ve heard that the good Disney characters come out and cheer the runners on, and the villians come … Continue reading

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