I’m starting to think about MdS as a restful vacation with a bit running thrown in. I’m not underestimating the desert...
Liza Howard is a national champion runner with multiple records in distances ranging from marathons to 100 mile trail races. Follow Liza while she runs Marathon de Sables April 5 - 11.
I was feeling kind of blah today. The massive taper due to my nasty cold is messing with my bliss. I’m looking forward to getting back to high mileage again. (I’m not a racer at heart. Give me a long, hard, unsupported training run any day.) Anyway! I was feeling the effects of low mileage and feeling kind of blue when [...]Liza
Here is my fire building success last weekend. I have not built all that many fires in my life, so I was pretty pleased with myself and the warm room. My self-satisfaction lasted most of the morning. Doesn’t take much. I’m still pretty full of phlegm today, so I’m going to turn in early — earlier than my usual [...]Liza
Our car is loaded down with gifts from our Thanksgiving travels — snowmen themed dessert plates, family Christmas ornaments, a jar of honey from the L.’s beehive, chicken feeders, a gigantic kid’s atlas….Asa’s been sleeping for hours, which is great now, but won’t be so great later tonight when we get home. [...]Liza
Check out this article in the Running Times about the deeeeeeeeeep ladies field at the Northface run. (They also had a few words about the guys’ race.) I’m typing on my phone and I only have one bar out here, so no pictures of the awesome fire I built in the wood stove this morning or Asa feeding the chickens — yet.Liza
We made it to Nacogdoches today and there’s been lots of good sitting and talking all afternoon. This will be a very short post because I am too stuffed with tamales and apple pie to think straight. Asa, Eliot, and I are snuggled into a double bed under piles of covers right now. What with the blankets, the wood burning stove, [...]Liza