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 long-time is a longtime ultrarunner who lives in San Antonio, Texas. She teaches for NOLS Wilderness Medicine, coaches, directs the non-profit Band of Runners, and drives her kids around in a minivan.
I saw this today on Facebook — which I check a lot these days while I’m nursing. (It’s easier to do than type one-handed blog entries.) It was on this blog site. (Swedish?) I think I saw the picture on the left a few days ago and thought uncharitable thoughts about red-and-black lady and her matching children [...]Liza
I ran 25 miles of the Cactus Rose 100 Relay on Saturday. It was a bit of a step-up in my post-partum training. A 21-mile step-up. But I did not power-walk a single step — as per my discharge instructions. I’ve got another four weeks before that’s a safe thing to do. I did power-HIKE up some of the steeper hills, [...]Liza
I really do love The Oatmeal. I’m not following that advice these days — despite all the incredibly tasty food my mom and dad are cooking and bringing into the house. Honestly, ramping up for Rocky will be easy compared to abstaining from the pies and pastries on display on most of my kitchen countertops. I can smell them [...]Liza
I was beginning to feel a bit desperate to have this baby last weekend. My parents had been in town almost two weeks, I was still pregnant, and the October temperatures were still breaking into the 90s. I’d get up in the morning dreading the disappointed faces I’d see at the breakfast table. (To be fair, that was all in my head. [...]Liza
Well, maybe this kid will be “loving and giving.” That’s Friday’s child. No particular signs pointing to an imminent delivery — except today is also National Coming Out Day. (Yeah, more “out of the closet” than “out of the uterus,” but a pregnant lady can hope.) It’s only 29 [...]Liza