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I Still Hate Hills

I Still Hate Hills

In case y’all forgot, I hate hills. I’ve always hated hills. Not much has changed. I hung out with my Runner Mom (RM) friend, Angelina today. We spoke earlier in the week and she suggested we take a walk if the weather was nice. The weather was nice.  I wore my fancy new running shoes, … Continue reading

A Different Craving

A Different Craving

Now that I don’t have this ginormous belly the itch to run has returned. My cravings no longer revolve around food, but around the need to feel the crisp air on my face as I settle into a long bike ride; the high from dry heaving after hill sprints; the rush from beating a PR. … Continue reading

Make Yourself a Runner

Make Yourself a Runner

I was going back and forth on my fatty forums with Sunarie, a delightful user, about if I want to do the half marathon I am registered for. I have 10 weeks to train. Training would start TODAY. Our conversation went something like this: Me: 13.1 miles of nothing but running…I hate running. I love cycling … Continue reading

My thought on hills…

My thought on hills…

I almost hate hills as much as I hate running…maybe more – it’s a toss up. I hate everything about hills – especially the way my boobs take on a life of their own. I digress, I’m doing the “Up The Creek Without a Pedal” ride tomorrow. It’s 45 miles. I was assured by Kevin … Continue reading

Broken Bone Athlete

Yesterday was the day I once upon a time dreaded: my yearly physical. Ya’ll – it was awesome. I was informed that I have the blood pressure of an athlete. WHAT?! Me? (dear body, catch up.) At first I was panicking because I thought something had to have been wrong for it to be that … Continue reading