Category: Self

Stages of Grief When Faced with Not Running

Tweet So. I made it 48 days on my run streak. I decided yesterday to stop. Since last week, around Thursday or Friday, my right knee started hurting. Same kind of pain I had years ago with my left knee. Back then I was out of the running for 5 months. 5 MONTHS. I can’t…

By Renée 19 January, 2017 Off

February Running

Tweet February was kind of a beautiful disaster if you ask me. And you did silently ask, didn’t you? I mean basically I had to really hunker down and study my ass off for exams and had less time to train. That said I still managed to make it to the gym at least once…

By Renée 5 March, 2016 Off

Recap: Cologne Marathon 2015

Tweet So I think it’s fairly safe to say that training for Marathon Number Three was not optimal. I struggled sticking to the schedule and well there was summer holiday thrown in there and I was making excuses for drinking alcohol (something I gave up for Paris) and not sticking 100% to my diet. My…

By Renée 7 November, 2015 Off

The ups & downs of marathon training

Tweet It’s week 10 and to be perfectly honest, the last few weeks of training hasn’t been going that well. at least as far as following the schedule goes anyway! And already I’m starting this week with skipping today’s workout. I’m going to rectify that by leaving work at 3pm tomorrow to do my intervals…

By Renée 24 February, 2015 Off

2014: Time to Choose

Tweet So we are now a couple of weeks into 2014 and finally I have figured out how I want this year to be for me. A lot of people have goals or themes or a word that they’ve decided has meaning to them. I often have had words that I’ve used to get me…

By Renée 11 January, 2014 Off

Damage Control

Tweet In order to turn this bus around I decided this morning to get on the scale and face the music. It’s not all that bad but it’s not good either as it’s not really going in the right direction. As you know I tend to hover around 80 KG give or take one or…

By Renée 11 November, 2013 Off