Category Archives: Books

Sort of feeling domesticated and a good book


This book is the reason that I did not run today.  I cannot tell you how long it’s been since I have read a really well-written story.  Yes, I am always reading, but mostly half-heartedly.  Anyway, this book is full of well-written stories, so staying up late has been totally worth it.  (I do plan to run with the cross country kids later tonight, so don’t get too worried that my lifestyle is changing.)

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Oh sometimes I get a feeling…

When last we left off I was a very sick mama who was seriously considering backing out of the L.A. Marathon if only to avoid another solidly mediocre performance like most of my other ones. The story is the same:  training goes well, I get sick.  Training goes well, I get injured.  I show up on race day and run a 3:3x:33 and that’s that. So there I was, my body’s thermostat seemingly broken, my house a mess, my morale low, my determination waning, with…

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