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.
I ran for 25 minutes yesterday before the toe pain was enough that I was hobbling like Quasimodo. It’s good progress considering I couldn’t take a step with a running shoe on Sunday morning. I’m going to take some ibuprofen this morning and see what I can do. Asa’s first day of home schooling went really well. We’re [...]Liza
I took this picture to send to the fellow who’s picking us up at the Zagreb airport, so he’d know what we look like early in the morning. But I think it’s a good “Ready for the Next Year of Marriage” picture too. We ran out of coffee yesterday, so I went to McDonalds this morning and got Eliot a large coffee and [...]Liza
Toe pain scale: 1 = Let’s run 62 miles on pavement! 10 = Return the USA roller bag and everything in it. Today: 7 Looks like I might be able to keep all the gear. USATF was quite clear that it’d have to be returned if you didn’t race. Regardless of what happens, I will not be running 100km in 7km chunks wearing this itsy [...]Liza
Toe pain scale: 1 = Let’s run 62 miles on pavement! 10 = Return the USA roller bag and everything in it. Today: 5 Well, I can see the tendons in my foot again. So there’s that. I spent the day with my foot propped up on a bench watching the house get dirtier and working my way through emails and work. I am not freaking out. It [...]Liza