I’m starting to think about MdS as a restful vacation with a bit running thrown in. I’m not underestimating the desert...
I’m sitting on the couch with a sick Asa right now. He was right as rain this morning, but then got a bad headache, came down with a fever, and started vomiting. Poor little guy. He really turns an incredible shade of Wicked-Witch-of-the-West green before he gets sick. Anyway, I’ve taken the opportunity to introduce him [...]Liza
I keep having nightmares about oversleeping. Today I dreamt I was teaching at an REI in Austin and got so involved helping a student solve a crossword puzzle on an old computer, I missed getting Asa to school and a Skype appointment with a client. Maybe I need to cut back on the donuts… I’ve had four different [...]Liza
Here are a few of the runners and pacers who went to the New Balance BBQ the Thursday before the race. It’s going to be 100 degrees here in San Antonio today with 84% humidity, and seeing myself in a puffy jacket makes the event seem more like a dream than a memory. Yeah, somehow being in a group picture with [...]Liza
For the record, and in case any non-ultrarunners are reading this, flying for four hours with a 22 month-old in your lap is far harder than running 100 miles at altitude. Leadville was Saturday, August 22. Asa’s first day of school was yesterday, August 24th. Back in June, it seemed reasonable to fly out of Denver at [...]Liza
Hi everybody! I flew from Denver to DC last night to pick up Asa and Ruby at my parents’ house. I got in at 12:15am and or flight to San Antonio is at 6am. My toes look like sausages and I’m glad I invested in stretchy jeans. Post-100 run swelling is delightful. Anyhoo, I’m going to write a race report from [...]Liza