The Organized Runner

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34 Weeks

34 Weeks

Baby Size Caleb is the size of a spaghetti squash at about 17.75 inches long and 4.75 pounds. Highs I put some shelves up above the changing table and despite the struggle to get them on the wall. Did you know that increased clumsiness is […]

27 Weeks

27 Weeks

Baby Size Baby Mo aka Caleb is the size of a cabbage at 14.5 inches long and weighs 2 pounds. My own little cabbage patch baby! Highs Hellooooo third trimester! I am excited to be in the home stretch even if the third trimester is […]

20 Weeks

20 Weeks

Baby Size Baby Mo is the size of a banana – about 6.5 inches long and 10-11 ounces (although they told me he was 11 ounces at my scan last week!). Highs Halfway there! Cue the music. The anatomy scan went well! All of his […]

17 Weeks

17 Weeks

Baby size Baby Mo is the size of a pear and is still 5 to 5.5 inches long but weighs a little more – around 5 ounces. Highs I got that 10-mile run in! It was questionably smart to do 10 miles the first time […]

16 Weeks

16 Weeks

Now that I got my initial post out, I’m more motivated to keep up with ongoings! Also, I found another woman’s blog over the weekend and reading her weekly updates was really helpful to me. Maybe this will help someone else in the future? Baby […]

Team ALL in for Hattie

Team ALL in for Hattie

I have an exciting announcement! My friend and college teammate Thomas Clarke was nominated as a candidate for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) 2019 Man & Woman of the Year campaign, and I am a part of his team. Thomas and I were both drawn […]

Dance with who You Came With

Dance with who You Came With

Yesterday I did 800s at a pace slower than I used to run mile repeats. They were sufficiently hard with a nice dose of weird. The comparison game makes getting in shape difficult. Thanks to my diligent logging, I can look up the splits of […]

Check your Perspective, Change your Attitude

Check your Perspective, Change your Attitude

Ever since my injury, I’ve been lamenting the fact that I can’t roll out of bed and out the door to run anymore. I talk about the necessity of my new warm up routine due to being “old” or “broken” or some other negative framing. […]

Getting back on the track

Getting back on the track

Today I ran on a track for the first time in 7 months. It felt…good? difficult? almost fast? tiring? exciting? disappointing? There are a lot of unknowns in injury, and they don’t go away as you make your way back. There is no secret formula […]

Things I Miss

Things I Miss

8-mile Mondays Track Tuesdays Morning crew Wednesdays Strength double Thursdays Recovery Fridays Long Run Saturdays Weight sessions Sundays The nervousness of racing A finishing kick The track Settling into the clip of a tempo run Sweating so much during a long run that you can […]