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The Accidentally Running Mama · 2d ago

Just This Once

When I ran my first marathon,  I went with to it with the running Mama who was the little birdie in my ear telling me that I should register because after running the Runner’s World Hat Tric...
The Accidentally Running Mama · 2d ago

The Moment

The moment someone ask what your training for and then the look of surprise when you tell them Chicago marathon. Then the next question is usually, “Is this your first marathon?” Then a furt...
The Accidentally Running Mama · 1W ago

Leaving My Couch Behind

I have to be honest as you know I always am, I really used to hate this expression.   I find it to be condescending.   Smug and even a little obnoxious. Not everyone wants to get off the cou...
The Accidentally Running Mama · 1W ago

It’s All Her Fault

    We all have days in our lives that are pivital.    Many times we don’t recognize it at the time how important these days are to our journey.    Today is one of those days. Today is my “F...
The Accidentally Running Mama · 1W ago

A Line in the Sand

Most “dedicated” runners on even a “normal” run put their bodies through pounding that most people don’t understand. Tell someone that you ran a 50K and ran for 7 plus hours and they look at...
The Accidentally Running Mama · 1W ago

3 Minutes at a Time

Today was a day that mentally was required more than it was physically and physically it was a necessity.   18 miles on the books.   After how hard my last 6 were,  I had my doubts about tod...
The Accidentally Running Mama · 1W ago

I’m Not One to Talk About it….

    I complain a lot here, but in person not so much.   My family while they know that running is harder now, don’t realize how much harder it is for me now.  There are a few reasons.. What ...
The Accidentally Running Mama · 2W ago

Perspective

  Sometimes in life we get stuck in a rut.   It is so easy to get caught up in the minutia of it all.   To look at things with eclipse glasses on where everything is darkened out.   We are w...
The Accidentally Running Mama · 3W ago

Funny How It Works

It’s funny how things work.   I started my blog way back when just to keep track of my fitness journey.   When I started and even now, I write my blog for me.     Really.      It’s my way of...
The Accidentally Running Mama · 3W ago

Getting to the Finish Line…

  I’ve already learned or should I say…. I’ve already made the mistake of crashin and burning at one marathon.   I went out WAY too fast in  New York running the first half like I didn’t hav...