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.
Last night at the Howard house as we put Asa in bed to wait for Santa: Asa: “Dad, what was the greatest gift that was ever given?” Eliot: “You know, son.” Asa: “Yeah, but I’m asking you.” Eliot: “The greatest gift ever given was the baby Jesus.” (Eliot’s Methodist roots start showing [...]Liza
It’s past 3am and I’m awake, and I figure I’m going to go ahead and write a blog post instead of waiting for Ruby to wake me up again in two hours. I got to go on two long runs this weekend (35miles and 21 miles) (Thanks visiting parents!), and I’m starting to feel like a runner again — a runner who runs outside [...]Liza
This was in my inbox this morning from Asa’s teacher. (Please picture me sitting at a desk covered in paperwork and training plans, wearing an old fluffy white bathrobe, a haphazard ponytail high on my head, and about 2 and half hours of sleep under my belt –bouncing a fussy baby.) “Good Morning Mr. & Mrs. Howard, I [...]Liza
So that was Thanksgiving with the Little Butterball. There has been little sleep since then. Lots of cuteness and baby smiles — and a good number of miles run — but not much sleep. Ruby’s asleep in my lap right now while Eliot finishes reading Asa his bedtime story. I’m planning to take a nap for a few (5?) [...]Liza