runhappiness Running

Riding out the year

With a mere 26 hours left of this year, I am thankful to be back to running even if it is in no way as fast or as often or as challenging as I expected it to be when this day rolled around. I’ll ride out what’s left of the year with one more slow […]

Continue Reading...

runhappiness Running

Yeeeehawww!!!

Giddy-up! After 51 days of post-concussion un-running and idleness, I got back on the horse and ran yesterday! Man alive it was energizing. My lungs burned like I was swallowing lava and the wind bit my face like an angry rabid dog, but I loved every second, smiled the whole way, and enjoyed each step. […]

Continue Reading...

runhappiness Running

Still cold on the run side

With only 149 days until the Bluenose Marathon in Halifax I was really hoping to be in good form and have a solid base to begin a proper training plan in the new year. Instead, I have spent week after week since November 6 waiting for the right time to run after sustaining a concussion. […]

Continue Reading...

runhappiness Running

Bending under the weight of it

Not running is stressful for me. I spend my time thinking of when I will be able to return to the run, wondering which songs I’ll rock out with, hoping I can regain form and fitness, longing for those magical wintery outings with soft snow falling and not another soul to be seen or heard, […]

Continue Reading...