This is why…

Thursday afternoon the emotions I’ve been holding on to so tightly the past few months started to unravel. I found myself in a parking lot on the side of the road with tears pouring down my face. I called my husband, but I couldn’t talk. Already in my running clothes, I decided to run. MyContinue reading “This is why…”

A 13 Mile Treat

Week nine of marathon training was a fall back week – Only 13 miles were on my training plan. It was a treat. After 16 last weekend, my body was looking for a comfortable run. It wanted 13 easy miles. (and I’m still seriously baffled that I’m finally into the stretch of my training wereContinue reading “A 13 Mile Treat”

More than just a Run

As I drove home on Saturday morning, I felt a lightness inside of me. I had just ran an unofficial half marathon on the trails of our local state park. Thirteen days after barely hanging on in a long gruelling hot (and slow for me) half marathon, I ran 13.1 miles again for no otherContinue reading “More than just a Run”

Three Restorative Miles

Poor Chet. He is going through so many baby changes right now. After he went down to bed last night at 6:45pm, he woke up again at 8pm…and 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 1:30, 4:00, 5:30, and finally stayed awake at 7:30. Whew. I wish on nights like last night he could find comfort sleeping in ourContinue reading “Three Restorative Miles”

Going Cloth

We did it! We finally switched to cloth diapers. I can not even begin to tell you how happy it makes me that my baby is rolling around in a cloth diaper.  I know it is only a diaper, but I felt guilty every single time I changed him while he was wearing throw-away diapers.Continue reading “Going Cloth”