Category Archives: My Training

Cursing mommy and what’s your excuse?


We are sort of moving out of the college admissions doldrums a bit around here, and I am trying my best to find humor where I can.  We have two schools left to hear from, but it looks like so far Oldest has been wait listed at two “target” schools, rejected from all of his “reach” schools, and gotten into most of his “safety” schools.  He should hear this week about two more reaches, but it is not looking good. Long story short, he hasn’t…

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Getting out the door


Thank goodness for trails and friends, people.  Getting out the door to run is truly helping me survive this crazy week. In regards to the college application process, I should probably write a post detailing out the hard lessons that we have learned.  It’s difficult to describe succinctly why this period of time is having such a deleterious effect on our outlook. So anyway, running.   I’m trying. Last week: Miles:  66 Speed:  1/1 on/off, 20 minute tempo Tempo intervals:  3 x 1 mile with 3…

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Spring break and aimlessly running


Spring break happened this week;  it just came out of nowhere.  Suddenly there were three extra people hanging around the house looking for amusement. Well the teenagers amuse themselves, but oh lordy Youngest does crave some attention now and then.  He is bright and energetic, and doesn’t settle down very often to entertain himself. Sure I could put him in front of the television or let him watch Youtube, but it just doesn’t feel right to do that. (I’m a mean mommy.) So this explains…

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