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.
Ruby can through some soul-wearying tantrums. I got off our last flight swearing she wouldn’t eat any more sugar. Ever. “Eliot, things have got to change! No more sugar for Ruby!” Eliot looked at me like I was some random crazy lady who had just stormed up to him in the airport– and not his beloved (crazy) wife. Or maybe the look [...]Liza
21 days of blogging and I don’t feel like it’s quite a habit yet. Maybe in another three weeks. Here are the 2018 resolutions: Dedicate myself to qualifying for the US 100 km team within the bounds staying happily married and mom-ing 8 hours a night of sleep Strength work (My brother in-law has issued a semi-challenge/suggestion.) [...]Liza
A few friends of mine have done running streaks over the years, and I’m always tempted to try too. But I’ve never climbed on the wagon. Maybe I’m worried I’d just spend the year falling off the wagon and climbing back on again and again. But I don’t know that a running streak would be particularly useful to [...]Liza
It’s going to be hard to return to the real world after all this fine family time and feasting at my parents’ house. Last night was homemade ribs, potato salad and cole slaw. The fridge is stocked with breaded shrimp and buttered lobster leftover from Christmas Eve. And there is more tasty beer and wine than you can shake a stick [...]Liza
In my inbox this morning from NOLS Wilderness Medicine: Greetings folks, We have a last minute opening on a 10 day Wilderness First Responder in Patagonia 52km from NP Torres del Paine. Please only reply if you are ready to pack your bags immediately. Torres del Paine National Park Arrrrghhhh!!!! No, I cannot fly to Patagonia for 10 [...]Liza