Break Before Breaking

I thought I would want to resume running this morning.  When the alarm went off at 5 am, I contemplated staying in bed.  Once I was awake and caffeinated, it was clear that I confused wanting with hoping.  I decided that hoping was not a great mental state to resume training and instead I walked the dog and sat in the ... More

Leaving the Party while I am having FUN!

After the Boston Marathon, Gordo scheduled a period of unloading for me.  This is a two week period of restraint.  During this time I need to ignore all urges and invitations to do crazy stuff (I hope my training partners are reading this...I swear they lie in wait to torture me with invites to time trials and ... More