Week 16+17 Dopey Challenge: Push A Little Harder

Week 16 was a tough one: 45 minute + 45 minute + 7 mile + 17 mile training runs. This was also the week where I began incorporating some strength training into my routine. I tried to keep it not interruptive as possible to my running routine. I toyed around with a few ideas -- … Continue reading Week 16+17 Dopey Challenge: Push A Little Harder

Dopey Challenge Week 10+11+12+13: One Foot In Front Of The Other

Aside from racing -- well, faux racing, since I'm considering them training runs -- the last month of training has been going okay. I tend to have hiccups during my rest weeks because I deem them to be less serious training weeks. I need to stop doing that. Week 9 doldrums: I skipped my last 3 mile … Continue reading Dopey Challenge Week 10+11+12+13: One Foot In Front Of The Other

When the unthinkable happens

For most of my adult life, I've lived with the motto memento mori etched at the back of my head where it meets my neck. I traced the letters from Andy Warhol's various illustrations -- someone who was rebellious and poked fun at conventional living. The placement of my tattoo is particularly symbolic in that this … Continue reading When the unthinkable happens