Back in Action! Sep23

Back in Action!

It’s been a while since I posted. But unlike my last major blogging hiatus, this time I didn’t break any bones, nor did I spend the entire summer crutching around Portland and playing up my “wounded bird” status to gain sympathy, romance and customized crutch coozies. This time my...

How I spent my summer vacation Sep04

How I spent my summe...

Obviously it’s been a long time since I wrote in this blog, but the circumstances could best be described as extenuating. In the grisly aftermath of St. Louis, I couldn’t run for four tortuous weeks while my ribcage was healing. Many great leaps in academic achievement were made during...

The big day

This is Part Two of marathon drama. Read the set-up here! On Saturday my parents came from Kansas City to pick me up for the race. I waffled on the issue of whether or not I would run until it was too late to cancel the hotel room, so I figured we might as well have a good time in St. Louis...

Life’s big questions Mar05

Life’s big que...

Bronchitis and cold weather have conspired to keep me from running lately. After weeks of lazing around in my crossword jammers instead of hitting the trail, I’m starting to get a little nervous about the upcoming race day. Before I got sick, I was up to 16 miles. Now it’s all I can do to...