No lamb, no garden, no immaculate conception but there IS something about me.


Training Schedule: Week 2, VICTORY!!!

Am I the only one totally, ridiculously excited that Blue Crush is on tv right now? Probably. This movie is so awful yet I used to watch it on repeat back in college and I would tell you why if I had a clue. Which I don't.

Today was a fantastic day for my running and I will tell you why: I ran 4 miles without even thinking about stopping! I know that this seems minor but before today I was letting myself stop whenever I felt like it. No because I needed to, mind you, because every time that I get in the car after my run I feel like I could have gone farther (although to be fair I used to feel that way after 10 mile runs). But because I will literally just stop out of nowhere, walk for a little bit and then start running again. It's a totally mental thing, I have the physical capability of doing it but I have a mental block against it. Today I overcame it which means that good things are on the horizon.

This weeks mileage rounded out to be:
Sunday: 5 miles
Monday: 3 miles
Tuesday: rest day
Wednesday: 2 miles
Thursday: 3 miles (maybe 4...I don't know...I'll go with 3)
Friday: rest
Saturday: 4 miles

That brings the week in at 17 miles, not too shabby.

I wore my Ravennas today and I didn't get any blisters. I'm not sure which shoes I'll wear tomorrow for my long run but I'd probably guess my Ravennas. Next week I'll go back to my Mizunos and see how things go. If they make my feet worse again I'll take them back and start from the top.

Here are a few pictures to round out the week (because a blog without pictures is a blog I don't want to read):

There was some good mud on the trail today from all the rain yesterday. The kind of mud where you think you have solid footing but as soon as your foot lands you're hydroplaning. I like it.

The bun was super lovey last night. She looks terrified but I swear it's just that whole "eyes on the side of her head" thing. Currently she is trying to eat the tape off a box and cause a intestinal blockage for herself.

I've mentioned it before but I read the blog of a super awesome girl named Bethany. I do not believe that there is a difference between real life friends and blog friends and therefore I count her as a friend now but long before she knew I stalked her blog she wore this dress. I coveted it above all else because rose gold and I are meant to be in a solid, long term relationship and after months of looking I finally found one of my own! It arrived yesterday and my life is now complete. I have no idea where I am going to wear it yet but who cares? it's mine and that's all that matters.


  1. You Miss Mary are oh so sassy!

    1. Girl, I am NOT spending this much time and energy beating my body into submission to wear jeans and tshirts.