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.
Today I ran first thing in the morning, did some other stuff while the kids argued, and then ran again this evening. And now I’m shoving cold watermelon into my mouth before my last client call of the day. I’m wearing a hat because I was too tired to brush my hair after my quick shower — and I wanted to get to the watermelon [...]Liza
Ruby has a playdate today with her buddy Olivia. I’m hosting because I wanted to do a house cleaning time trial. From Is-It-Safe-To-Leave-My-Child-Here to Seems-Sanitary in 38 minutes. This should be a sport. I would crush in Run-vacuuming. Ruby Jane did my portrait while I cleaned. (For the record, I still have more hair than this.) [...]Liza
Phew! I got behind in this blog-0-day for 2018, and I started to worry last night that really wasn’t going to be able to make up the entries. (Yeah, yeah, I know that shouldn’t be a thing, but I’ve got a grumpy 4 year-old, and there’s a clause for that.) Summer is just a hard time to be introspective with the kids out [...]Liza
Today we mostly lounged around the house and enjoyed being together as a family again. And the boys told their Camino stories — which involved some good eating. I will try to get Asa’s journal entries up. What’s making me happy: Running: 90 minutes with 10 x 2 minutes hard/2 minutes easyLiza
The last 28.5 hours: 3pm yesterday: Drive to airport 3:30-7:30pm: Airport time with 4 year-old including one hour sitting on the tarmac before the flight was canceled due to weather in Atlanta 7:30pm: Drive back to my parents house … 3:30am this morning: Drive to airport 3:30am-12pm: Airport and plane time with 4 year-old including one [...]Liza