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.
In case you were wondering, making a blog o’day commitment right before you’re about to head off to Colorado for two weeks with two young kids in order to run 100-miles … is NOT the best way to set yourself up for success. Tuesday involved a 30-mile run in 98 degree temperatures on a 2-mile course (branching out from the [...]Liza
This blog will have nothing to do with me eating donuts. Because I haven’t been. (Sadly.) Apparently, Takato, the Japanese exchange student who slept under Asa’s Star Wars sheets over the weekend also worked part-time at Krispy Kreme for a while in Japan. And apparently, working part-time at a Krispy Kreme in Japan involves [...]Liza
That’s what I’m going with. I have too many things to accomplish before Monday hits, so I’m going to pretend it hasn’t arrived for at least six more hours. Ruby Power-Round-House-Kick Howard hasn’t been sleeping well these past few nights, and I’ve brought her into our bed to get her back to sleep. (I [...]Liza
I’m sitting at a make-shift desk in my bedroom. Asa is in the bed behind me trying not to fall asleep. Ruby and Eliot just walked into the living room, and I can hear the TV. Eliot’s mom and her two shih tzus are in Ruby’s room. Takato, her Japanese exchange student (and a very lovely fellow), has retired to Asa’s [...]Liza
I ran in Government Canyon this morning with five friends. Five guy friends. Five speedy guy friends. I kept up for eleven miles (yeah me!), and then I decided to “make my way” to the water fountain in the parking lot. I’ve gotten out of the habit of running with a hydration pack. In fact, I’ve gotten out [...]Liza