Never Have You Ever…

Has anyone else taken off their shoes and socks post-run and looked at their socks to discover that one has a blood stain only you look at your feet and they don’t appear to be bleeding so you just wonder what the hell was happening in your shoes? Then eventually it ends up being kinda … Continue reading

Marine Corps Marathon Week… eh something

Marathon training has entered the Peak Marathon Mileage phase.  I’ll tell you when it’s over if the high was worth the pain, ’cause marathon training will leave you breathless and with nasty chafing scars. Anyway. These are the weeks you see on the training calendar that everyone tells you to ignore because otherwise you won’t … Continue reading

Disneyland: 2 Weeks

Disneyland: 2 Weeks

Labor day being so late this year, I keep thinking Disneyland is closer than it actually is and then I count the weeks and have that “oh MAN, it’s still ____ weeks away?!” It’s 2 weeks away now though, officially, and that’s not just my bad math skills and desire to go on vacation talking. … Continue reading

On The Playlist

Have you ever thought, “I’m looking for some music that sounds really nice, relaxing, and deceptively calm but then I listen to it and I’m prompted to say, ‘wow, that shit is fucked up’”? Well, have I get something for you! Melanie Martinez I’m partial to someone who was apparently on the Voice but I’m … Continue reading

Pause without Cause?

There is oftentimes debate among runners about the pausing of the watch on runs.  You know what I mean.  “I ran 5 miles at a 10 minute pace” is one thing. “I ran 5 miles at a 10 minute pace… with a 5 minute break between each mile but I paused my watch so it’s … Continue reading

I’d Stop for These: runDisney Photo Ops

I’d Stop for These: runDisney Photo Ops

In the world of runDisney, some people stop for every photo, some people stop for none. I’m selective, I know what I’ll wait for and what I won’t and a large group picture with a bunch of characters is basically The Best Thing Ever for me. So I bring you my favorite photo ops from … Continue reading

I Dumbo Double Dare You: 3 Weeks!

I Dumbo Double Dare You: 3 Weeks!

Continuing with the theme of Counting Down to Disneyland, here are the Top 5 Things I’m looking forward to in Disneyland.  And if you have anything else to add, just let me know because I’m going to spend the weekend having All The Fun. The Disneyland Hotel The Sheraton was a great hotel, very clean, … Continue reading

Countdown to Disneyland: Just Add Ears

Countdown to Disneyland: Just Add Ears

The easiest way to Disney-fy your running ensemble without a) breaking the bank or b) ruining your running mojo is to add ears.  They’re unisex, they’re simple, they’re under (or over) stated, you can buy them, make them at home, and customize them to your heart’s content. In short, they’re classic. And easy.  In fact, … Continue reading