I sometimes forget how hard marathon training is.

Isn’t that ridiculous?

I forget until I’m right up in the action. Like, at mile 14 when I am wishing that I had just SLEPT IN and that the last damn hill wasn’t on the route.

It is usually then I realize what an undertaking marathon training is.

Training FORCES me to think of myself and my body in a different way. I think about sleep. I think about nutrition. I try new strategies and buy products that confuse my husband.

Anyway, this week’s update:

We hit the crazy 16 this week. As awesome as it feels to say that out loud, there is always that little voice in the back of my head screaming “How the hell am I supposed to do 10 more?!”

But we will get there. Step by step. Week by week. GU by GU… 🙂

This week’s run was fueled by the following tune:

Don’t ask. Around mile 15 runners typically start admitting things that normal folk wouldn’t. Like the fact that some of us listen to Radio Disney even when our kids aren’t in the car. I may or may not be outing myself here.