Day 39! a pause

“Don’t feel sorry for yourself. Only assholes do that.” ― Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood Not sure what is going on, but I can’t seem to locate my oomph.  My grit & drive.  My gung-ho attitude towards training & running & tracking mileage fell out of my pack somewhere back on the trail. wahhhhhh.  I know, I know. This … More Day 39! a pause

Gear Review: Ultimate Direction Jenny Collection “Ultra Vesta”

l Here I am, loving the UD Ultra Vesta midway through the Lost Lake 50k! I was thrilled to be on the receiving end of the Ultimate Direction Jenny Collection Ultra Vesta this Spring (thank you Ben!!!), and I have put it through a fairly robust testing period thus far with a 50k training run, the … More Gear Review: Ultimate Direction Jenny Collection “Ultra Vesta”

Day 31! bloat!

hmmmm. During the past week, I have been “testing” a few items and the verdict seems to be: wheat & dairy are evil not my friends. I played around with adding in some high-quality grains (quinoa, which is technically a seed but whatever) and a bit of wheat (Dave’s Killer Bread) and a bit of … More Day 31! bloat!

Day 30! a month!

“So even if the hot loneliness is there, and for 1.6 seconds we sit with that restlessness when yesterday we couldn’t sit for even one, that’s the journey of the warrior.” – Pema Chodron Wow, it’s been 30 days! I am reminded each day of how lucky I am to be able to make these … More Day 30! a month!

Day 26! action

“Wherever the great dilemma exists is where the great growth is, too……..I hope you have gotten sufficiently tired of hitting the snooze button; I know that what you need or need to activate in yourself will appear; I pray that your awakening comes with ease and grace, and stamina when the going gets hard. To … More Day 26! action