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.
Eat a lot more. That’s the word from Amanda and Laurel and my post-race blood work. It seems like I was catabolizing a bunch of protein during the race. This is bad, of course, because it can cause rhabdomyolysis. Potential next steps: kidney failure and death. (Don’t worry Mom and Dad, I plan on actively avoiding the [...]Liza
Asa has the day off from school today for parent-teacher conferences. Parent teacher conferences for a three year-old? Sounds like an excuse to me. I’m going to work a field course for NOLS in the Gila Wilderness most of April though, so Asa-time is feeling precious. We’ll have a good day. I just need to figure out a [...]Liza
I mentioned in a comment yesterday that Asa had Cowboy Day at school. I took a picture for you all as soon as he got home. Cowboy hat: Check. Cowboy life jacket: Check. He told me he needed to wear the life jacket “in case a cow fell into some water.” Right. I am ashamed to admit that I made him carry the life jacket [...]Liza
New Balance is taking me on as a member of their Outdoor Ambassador Team. Whoop! Shoes and help getting to Western States!! Double whoop. Looks like Asa’s sweatshop career will be put on hold for a while longer — though I do have my eye on some pricey new windows for the house. (Windows that actually keep the cold out.) [...]Liza
Today just kind of disappeared on me. I fell asleep around 3am after trying to put the house in some semblance of cleanliness and order, and then later Asa and I went to the zoo. The rest of the day after the gibbons and kimodo dragons is kind of a blur. There was carrying Asa (who must weigh 800 pounds now) back to the car after he [...]Liza