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.
Eliot invited co-workers over tonight, which is … great. We’re long overdue for having these folks over — or any folks really. But now it is 4pm, 2 and half hours before they arrive, and the house is a wreck, dinner is in its component parts, and I’m typing from bed while the kids jump on the trampoline. And I have [...]Liza
Today was a rest day for running, and I ended up taking the whole day as a rest day. Well, Ruby and I went to the DMV first thing in the morning to get a new driver’s license for me. (Oh yeah!) So really, it was a “Recovery Day” after that. It’s been 12 years since my last license picture, and I can’t say I was [...]Liza
I woke up at 1am and couldn’t fall back to sleep. Uuuuuuggh. Thankfully, both Ruby and Asa have school today, so they won’t have to endure my grumpy zombie impression. And the cats won’t care. I have managed to be quite productive so far, but my energy is waning — and the kids won’t be up for another hour — [...]Liza
Today was a good one. It started with a 2-mile loop of the neighborhood. I pushed Ruby and Eliot laid out the plans for the bookcase he’s going to build for Asa. Ruby is less and less inclined to stay in the baby jogger, but we got the loop done. Asa stayed home to build a Lego safe. The weather couldn’t have been nicer: Sunny [...]Liza
Asa had his first piano recital today. He played some clapping song. (I ran 24 miles today, so I’m not going to get up from the couch to look up the exact title. It’s all I can do to shovel ice cream into my mouth and type.) He also played and sang “God Bless America.” The boy has a beautiful voice. I sound like that [...]Liza