I've been down and out for most of the last month. The frustration with my IT band and my not so great performance at the ScotiaHalf really got to me. So after taking two weeks off from anything exercise or fitness related post half-marathon, I decided I had to do something different. While everyone says … Continue reading Trying New Things!
I know this is sort of late but midterms and papers have been keeping me super busy! So I did it... I ran the half marathon! Taking those weeks off from running beforehand definitely didn't help my performance at all.. but I had a lot less knee pain than I did during the Sun Run … Continue reading Scotiabank Half Marathon
The ScotiaHalf is tomorrow.... I went and picked up my bib and freebies and everyone there was super nice. But my knee and now my upper left leg is bothering me. So I finally went back to my PT and asked for help. My PT has advised that I not run this half marathon. He actually … Continue reading To run or not to run…
The Scotiabank Half Marathon is next weekend and I'm starting to think 'what have I gotten myself into?!' I basically took 3.5 weeks off from running because of my annoying IT band issue and became discouraged about 10 days into it and have seriously slacked on my cross-training. Now that my knee is feeling … Continue reading Goodbye comfort zone!
While I was away, my welcome package from Fit Approach came in the mail! For those of you who don't know about the #sweatpink movement yet, you can find out all about it here. I can definitely get behind their mission statement: Although my knee has still been really bothering me and I don't feel … Continue reading I’m a #SweatPink Ambassador!
This whole not running thing is a lot harder than I thought. Going to the gym and NOT running is completely foreign to me. Having to sit on the bike and see other people running on the treadmills is frustrating. BUT I have to give my knee this downtime in order to be able to … Continue reading Going Organic and Cooking From Scratch!
It's official.. I have to not run for a bit. As much as it pains me to admit it, my knee will not get better if I keep trying to power through each run. With the half marathon only a month away I want to do my best to ensure that I can finish around … Continue reading Must stay motivated!