Week 1: Lost in Unfamiliar Territory and Birthday Surprises…Beep Beep Beep

Monday was day one of my four week training plan (first phase of 12-week training) and I just happened to be in Cary, North Carolina (close to Raleigh) of all places. I arrived in Cary around 10 o’clock Sunday evening. I knew I was going to meet up with the BGR! Raleigh crew, so I wanted to turn in and be ready for my 5:00 am run. Such a great feeling knowing that you can go to a city and have a group of sole sistahs to meet up with and run run run. Woke up that morning with no issues…I was ready!!!

IMG_20141215_065121_666

Even with the weather being 34 degrees, nothing was going to stop me from getting my run on (Missy’s Get Your Freak On just popped in my head 🙂 ). I was excited for two reasons; first, I was starting my training plan that my running coach created (working on speed baby) and second, I’m in a new city and I have someone to run with. #WINNING

Wrong…I got lost 😦 …

Continue reading

Running, Yorkies and Playbills…Finally Race Week is Complete!!!!

Yes I have turned things around and still on my natural high!!! It’s amazing what you can do when you focus and shift your energy.  Well I was supposed to start the week off with a 7 mile run on Monday.  I jumped up, got dressed and headed outside.  I’m ready!!!

photo 3 (1)

Nothing seemed to work for me that morning…

Continue reading