Archive for May, 2019

Post Run Treatment

Monday, May 20th, 2019

I’ve been told by my physical therapists I need to take care of my legs and body especially after long runs. No, really. I’ve always *known* this, but like many things, it doesn’t sink in until I’ve been really, really told. Post runs and non run days, I’m doing PT-assigned stretches and exercises to strengthen […]

San Juan Island Half Marathon

Saturday, May 18th, 2019

What do you call the person who graduates last from med school? Finished with a time of 2:14. Again, goals of 1) Don’t die 2) Finish 3) Don’t walk were achieved. This was a miserable, miserable, beautiful run. 10/10 will never, ever, ever do again. I had heard this was a hilly run. We went […]

The Story So Far

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

These are the part of my story that are relevant. I’ve tried to limit the emotional drama. I was a pretty casual runner from about 2003 to 2013. I did maybe 12 miles a week, a couple of 5ks, and a 10k. I flirted with the idea of one day running at least a half […]