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.
So when last we left your intrepid blogger, I was sitting on the floor of the men’s bathroom of the REI holding direct pressure on a knife wound. The injured man had just told me his heart was likely to slow down until it stopped. And then he’d have a seizure. The order of the death then seizure gave me pause, but his pulse had [...]Liza
I asked the REI store manager if he had a pair of scissors I could use to cut the zip ties on our WFA gear containers. He pulled out his knife and started helping. And it turned out his knife wasn’t particularly sharp. He really had to saw at the zip tie to cut it. I know this because he told me later when I was holding direct pressure [...]Liza
Oh my gosh, you guys. I don’t know what I ate, but it was not good. I would like to curl up in a little ball and stay that way. But, instead, I’m going to drive to Austin in a rental car to teach a Wilderness First Aid class tomorrow. My goal is to make it there without vomiting. I might be setting the bar too high. Was it the [...]Liza
I called my mom this afternoon. It went to voicemail. A few minutes later I got this: To be clear, the “company” is house guests. It’s not a brewery visit for work. My parents are both retired… clearly still setting an example of good living for me. What’s making me happy: Guess who’s running the Pinhoti [...]Liza
Camilla and I have news! These Band of Runners t-shirts are available in Scotty Kummer’s Ten Junk Miles store for $20. All proceeds support sponsoring veterans’ and surviving family members’ attendance at trail camp in November. Once you have one, take a picture of yourself in it, and I’ll add it to the website. The [...]Liza