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.
There seem to be an inordinate amount of articles, Ted Talks, and research about the importance of sleep right now –to which I say: There also seem to be an inordinate amount of pictures of people training in beautiful places. So here is a picture of the gate I rolled under at 5:30 this morning to run hills with a friend. And here [...]Liza
This weekend… (Why won’t you pick me up?!??!???!! Why!?!?! I am miserable down here. Miserable!!!! For God’s sake, pick me Uuuupppppppp!!!! ) There was also a bit of this: (That’s a tiny jar of sand from the Sahara next to the tortillas.) And then this guy was in the garage. (He was looking [...]Liza
Here is a nice go-ahead-and-write-something-mom picture of Ruby. She did not look like this yesterday. She had more of this look about her. Makes it hard to blog. It was all I could do to eat a pint of salted caramel ice cream after she finally went to bed. (PS. I’m running Comrades in a tiny New Balance shirt, so that was the [...]Liza
Overheard at the playground from a mother with perfectly painted blue toenails to her young son: I don’t want you swinging on those bars Shane. Your arms aren’t strong enough; You’ll fall. And stop running! Listen to me! Stop it!! Poor Shane. I hope he figures out that his arms are plenty strong enough for monkey [...]Liza
How is almost 9pm???? There are dishes that need washing and treadmill hill miles to run — and Asa’s still up… Gargh. Why have you betrayed me like this kitchen stove clock? Sigh. Asa is up, by the way, because he is playing hooky from school tomorrow. He also played hooky today. It’s STAAR testing this week [...]Liza