Monthly Archives: August 2013

Sh*t Happens

Sometimes you make a training plan that’s so precise, NASA could use it. And sometimes you get injured. Today my back is out. There is nothing a marathoner hates more than an unplanned hiatus from training. Marathoning itself is usually … Continue reading

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Retro Friday

I’m still in a jihad with Washington Sports Club, so instead of subjecting you to another rant, here’s a repost of one of my favorite posts. Happy Friday! From May 15 How Do You Eat An Elephant? One bite at … Continue reading

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This story is boring. Don’t read it.

Reverse psychology. You’re reading now. But seriously, this is not an interesting story, just one I had to get off my chest and out into the internet for someone else to worry about. I’ve been having some knee pain when … Continue reading

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Ridiculous

Me: I think I peed in my shorts a little. Shawna: AWESOME! Did you tell Coach?? You’re a real marathoner now!

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Kara wants to sell my kidneys

Kara is my running buddy, and also a physician’s assistant. This means she has some sort of medical training most likely not from mob doctors or WebMD. Last week Kara told me that I should take a bath in a … Continue reading

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Embrace the Suck

Urban Dictionary says “embrace the suck” is a term often used by NCO’s in the military. The term would be used when an individual or a group must complete a task that is pointless, tiring, and/or lame. I think marathoners … Continue reading

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Malcolm Gladwell says I need Shawna

Photo Credit: RunnersWorld.com Malcolm Gladwell has a lot of things to say about a lot of things. Who knew the author/economist was also a runner? This week Malcolm Gladwell was interviewed by Runners World. Gladwell wrote in Outliers about a … Continue reading

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