I’m Feeling

Its a new Dawn. Its a New Day. Its a New Life for me. And I’m Feeling….Good

Its a new week and I’m still riding those good feelings from last week. While it is still weird to have a default positive, I’m going to enjoy it for as long as it lasts. It’s so weird to have my emotional score be so high.

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Who are you and what have you done with Sadness?

My Motivational Score is still low, but that is more from exhaustion/lack of sleep than from my mood. Apparently my sleep sucks so bad that I’m only getting about 4 hours of real sleep a night. That would explain my lack of energy.

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Princess Registration Update

When I posted on Monday, my outlook looked pretty grim for yesterday’s registration and the future of #RunAllTheRaces2016. I was considering deferring Dopey and Rebel and trying again in 2017, while praying that Hubby’s grad school schedule was not going to be so insane as to make it impossible for me to go to my races. I was starting to look for TAs to book through (because unfortonately, my travel agent who I adore doesn’t get bibs) or charities I could run with, knowing that neither of those options would be ideal but could get me to my goal.

I went to bed crying Monday Night

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New Plans

Well, another week and I’m still not back to my regular routine. Evening conference calls, crappy weather and a little boy who refuses to take naps (then decides that 3 am is the perfect time to play for a few hours) has made it hard to find the energy to get through the 2.5+ mile runs that I’m supposed to be doing right now.

I SHOULD get back into the swing of things (although I’ve been saying that for almost 3 weeks now) this week. I ran on Sunday, and we are running tonight.

However, because of the delay, as well as a few other things, my plans/goals for this year have changed.

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Running Away from Anxiety and Depression

“I pledge my commitment to the Blog for Mental Health 2015 Project. I will blog about mental health topics not only for myself, but for others. By displaying this badge, I show my pride, dedication, and acceptance for mental health. I use this to promote mental health education in the struggle to erase stigma.”

Considering my whole blog is dedicated to writing about my struggle with mental health issues and my unusual treatment thereof, it only makes sense that I would participate in Blog for Mental Health 2015

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C25K Results

I’m terribly behind on posting. Between Thanksgiving, my meltdown over that interview, and AMIL moving in tomorrow things have been kind of crazy. I’ve started my 10k training and the recap of that first workout will be the subject of my next post.

Well I did it. I did a full 5k.

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I haven’t run a race (although I am registered for the Expedition Everest Challenge in May, and hopefully in the next week or so I’ll be registered for the race is Key West I want to do), but I did a 5k. I wish I could say I ran the whole thing, but I cant.

Holy Crap was it hot and humid that night! Despite having the chilly 50-60 degree days earlier in the week that night it was 80 degrees with high humidity.
I did make it a full 1.5 miles before I needed a walk break. I think I ended up walking about 1/4 of the course, but running 3/4 of a 5k is nothing to scoff at! I couldn’t even do that 9 weeks earlier! My baseline 5k was 99% walking and it took me just under an hour to do. That night I did the 5k in 41 minutes!
I’m so proud of myself. C25K wasn’t easy but it was rewarding! And now I can say I’m a graduate!

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