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Today’s Reason: Travis Dow by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running In memory of Travis Dow: November 3, 1971 – November 4, 2012 While I was well aware that my dear college friend, Travis Dow , had been diagnosed with Burkitt’s Lym ... Read on »
Non-Running Friends by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I have several friends that do not run and happily display their 0.0 with pride.  That’s fine and all, I have nothing against the non-runners in my life, but I’ve found ... Read on »
Race Recap: Nike Women’s (Half) Marathon by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running (photo credit: Nike) If you know me or if you’ve been following my blog, you know that I joined Team in Training last year to run my first marathon , the Nike Wom ... Read on »
Mental Problems by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I am the first to admit I have mental problems.  Nothing that’s professionally medicated or commit-able or harm-to-self-and-others type of mental problems, just your typic ... Read on »
Race Recap: Ragnar Napa, Leg 2 by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I went out to dinner with some friends last night and was talking about my Ragnar Napa experience.  Upon hearing my story, they crinkled their noses and shook their heads ... Read on »
Race Recap: Ragnar Napa, Leg 1 by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Okay, okay, I know it’s been way too long since I’ve posted but in my defense, life has just been so busy lately!  Plus, my lap top is on the fritz so the spot where I nor ... Read on »
Kate’s Ultramarathoning Awesomeness by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Kate crossing the Finish Line of her very first Ultra Marathon ! I met Kate my very first season with Team in Training and it was very easy to get to know her as sh ... Read on »
Today’s Reason: Reasons by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Ugh, I feel so out of shape right now.  I was gone for 6 weeks of vacation , I’ve been back for 3 weeks and am hitting (most of) my work outs no prob, yet running still ... Read on »
Meatfull Monday (with apologies to my vegetarian friends) by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Home Sweet Home … and we’re back, sports fans!  After six long weeks in the mountains with nothing but dial-up Internet to keep me entertained, I am more than ecst ... Read on »
Motivation Waning, Vacation Winning by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today is the 23rd day of my summer vacation with the family here at our cabin in Pinecrest .  Blue skies, perfect weather, campfires, staying up late, watching movies, pla ... Read on »
Motivation Waning, Vacation Winning by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today is the 23rd day of my summer vacation with the family here at our cabin in Pinecrest .  Blue skies, perfect weather, campfires, staying up late, watching movies, pla ... Read on »
Meatless Monday: Service for 1 by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It’s Day 9 of our family vacation and Hubby will join me and the kids later this week, so in the meantime, I cook for one. Already feeling the effects of too many hamburge ... Read on »
Expect the Unexpected by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running You can take the internet from the girl, but you just can’t take the girl from the internet! It’s day 6 of summer vacation at our family cabin here in Pinecrest, Cal ... Read on »
So… Now What? by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I’ve thought about going for a run several times since the marathon , but haven’t.  Honestly, I really did consider it, I swear, but my recovery has taken a strange even t ... Read on »
Race Recap: San Diego RnR Marathon by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I read once that the best failures make the best stories… let’s see if that’s true… My Rock n’ Roll adventure really began last November when I decided to start t ... Read on »
Marathon Packing, Take 2 by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 2 days… 2 days… 2 days… Read on »
Marathon Packing, Take 2 by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 2 days… 2 days… 2 days… Read on »
Marathon Mind, Take 2 by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running With just a week to go before my first marathon last October, I wrote of my Marathon Mind because I really, really had to.  It was the first time I wrote a post purely to ... Read on »
Thou Shalt Not Ruin Thy Taper by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running … I’ve got my eye on you… Somehow my phone died in the middle of the night, so my alarm did not go off this morning and I missed my 6 mile easy run.  <sigh>  I’ve ... Read on »
How I Fund Raise for Team in Training by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I got a very happy email from my Team in Training manager last week informing me that I had reached my fundraising goal for the San Diego Rock n’ Roll Marathon !  WOO ... Read on »