Run Through Redlands 2017

Run Through Redlands 2017

This past weekend, I ran my first race in 3 years. It was my 12th half-marathon and either the 4th or 5th time I ran the Run Through Redlands. It’s one of my favorite races, but I have sat out the past couple of years. After running it in 2014, I got all...
A Retirement from Running

A Retirement from Running

Lately, running has not been fun for me. It has gone from this: To this: I dreaded nearly each and every run of my training for the Run Through Redlands Half-Marathon. Even the short, three mile runs. It took enormous amounts of self-pep talks and listening to...
Run Through Redlands Half-Marathon 2014

Run Through Redlands Half-Marathon 2014

Yesterday, I ran my 11th half-marathon, The Run Through Redlands half. This is my 6th year in a row doing this race. You can read about past experiences here and here. I absolutely love this race. It is local and I know the course well. Besides having run the race...
Half-Marathon Training Plan: Run Through Redlands 2014

Half-Marathon Training Plan: Run Through Redlands 2014

After going deliberating back and forth, I decided I will, once again, run the Run Through Redlands Half-Marathon, for the sixth year, in a row. I almost decided not to do it, because of the race start time. In years past, the race has started at 7:30. At the end of...
Vacation Prep-Emptying out the Fridge

Vacation Prep-Emptying out the Fridge

I did the best I could, to empty out our fridge before leaving for vacation and minimizing waste. I started off with making “quesadillas” out of Trader Joe’s brown rice wraps, vegan cheese, tomato, spinach and a spread of Veganaise mixed with...
Run Through Redlands 2013

Run Through Redlands 2013

I woke up at my usual 4:30 AM time and started off with chocolate chai with coconut milk, as I let myself slowly wake up and read. I also did a few yoga moves to start stretching and waking my muscles up. Breakfast was Panda puffs with 1/2 banana, sliced strawberries,...