Entered my next 5K!

I just received my entry confirmation for my next 5K:  Rock N River Marathon Festival.  The event offers a 5K, 10K, Half and Full Marathon with bands positioned throughout the course.  It is… Continue reading

I Hate Shopping

  I am not a shopper.  I do not enjoy spending hours walking the mall in search of the season’s hottest fashions.  I certainly do not enjoy trying on a multitude of clothing… Continue reading

Boston Marathon

The Boston Marathon has come to an end with exceptional results, including a new fastest time of 2:03:02.  All I can say is WOW!  Despite the fact that this will not be recognized… Continue reading

What’s in Liz’s iPod?

Since I am feeling rather uninspired we shall play a round of, “What’s in Liz’s iPod?”  More specifically, let us examine my latest race playlist: The current selection is rather eclectic mix of… Continue reading

Mama’s got a new pair of shoes!

When I started training for the Carson High Safe & Sober 5K, I made myself a deal:  if I beat my goal time of 45 minutes, I would get myself a brand new… Continue reading

Carson High Safe and Sober 5K (Carson City, NV)

First race in over 10 years.  I am 75 lbs heavier than I was in my last race but I am down 45 lbs from just a few months ago.  The voice in… Continue reading

I’m no athlete, but I love to run!

I was never a particularly athletic child.   Though adventurous by nature, a general lack of coordination combined with a well fed love of reading kept me on the sidelines from the usual team… Continue reading

The Boy in the Lobby

Today I was walking through the lobby of my hotel only to find a young boy of around seven or eight years old crying while his father patiently explained that he couldn’t jump… Continue reading

Sink or Swim

Stand up paddleboarding is a challenge no matter how good your balance is but life is what you make of it: Sink or Swim, or in this case paddle!

The Bionic Woman…err Ear

In April of 2010, “Scientific American” magazine published an excellent article by Charles C. Della Santina about a new device which may help individuals such as myself with nerve balance problems to some… Continue reading