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The Accidentally Running Mama · 1W ago

BE NICE!

Why are we always harder on ourselves than we are on our friends?    It’s one of life’s biggest mysteries. Examples 1 Friend, “I can’t believe how slow my last run was.” Caring Response, “At...
The Accidentally Running Mama · 2W ago

It’s Only a Month

It’s amazing that I can have run a half marathon literally less than a month ago and feel so out of shape.   I ran a good race too.    I need to get it back together.    I need to get back t...
The Accidentally Running Mama · 3W ago

No Thinking Required

It is true that the body can only do so much.   It can only do what it can do and no more.   That is a fact.   BUT what if it can’t reach it’s full potential because the mind doesn’t believe...
The Accidentally Running Mama · 3W ago

Feeling Zen with New Goals

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again… In all things that we do, we need goals and it is ok for our goals to change over time.   Goals should be a reach, but also realistic.    I would l...
The Accidentally Running Mama · 3W ago

A Week In

I’ve got to say this last week I really have been surprised with how good my recovery has been.   I’ve had harder recovery from training runs.    That being said, I will take it!   It has be...
The Accidentally Running Mama · 4W ago

What to Wear? What to Wear?

As a runner, we tend to become obsessive as race day approaches. Checking the weather Deciding on race attire Checking the weather again Changing what we plan to wear again. It’s one of the ...
The Accidentally Running Mama · 1M ago

Behind the Curtain

I said that I wanted to go int the NY Half fully trained and I really feel that I accomplished this goal.   I went into this race knowing that I would make it to the finish line.   I went in...
The Accidentally Running Mama · 1M ago

Today Was The Day

Today was the day. Was it everything I expected? No. It was more!!! As always, I will have a lot to say.   So this might take a few days.   Today we will talk the basics.     As I mentioned ...
The Accidentally Running Mama · 1M ago

7 Days

This time next week I will more than likely be in the middle of or finishing up a nap with any luck.     In 7 days I am off to run the NY Half Marathon.   Last time I ran this event not only...
The Accidentally Running Mama · 1M ago

Running through the Suck

Yesterday I went for my last long training run before I start to taper for the NY Half.    It was a good training run for a whole different reason than most.   It was good because as a whole...