If you’ve been reading along over the past week or so, you’re probably not going to find the topic of today’s post all that shocking. It’s time to set some goals for the new year; specifically some fitness goals1. First and foremost I have to get back to my regular running self. I miss running. […]Read more "New Year New Goals"
So apparently I’ve been working steady since about 7:30 this morning. How it’s now after 11 pm is beyond me. I remember getting home around 5:30, having some food, rubbing Elliot’s belly, and then plopping myself in front of my trusty laptop to continue working on a grant application1, and one of three other draft […]Read more "Taking A Break"
Several months ago, after thinking about how much running I had been doing this year, and after sitting down and tabulating all of the running that I had been doing this year, I came up with the idea that I should be doing even more running this year. Profound, no? Anyway, way back in the […]Read more "Suck It Up Buttercup"
Today I woke up very, very dehydrated. I’m sure it had nothing to do with the beer I had last night. I’m sure it also had nothing to do with the scotch I had before bed. As I said, I woke up very dehydrated. I also woke up knowing that I had to go for […]Read more "Why I Should Always Ignore The Voice In My Head"
I think I might throw up. But in a good way. I just did something really, really, really awesome. Or perhaps really, really, really stupid. Only time will tell. What have you done now, Gillis? Well, dear readers, I’ve gone and registered myself for the Goofy Marathon and a Half – scheduled for the weekend […]Read more "Why Talk To Action Makes Me Throw-Uppy"
Or Goofy. Either way, I’m sure it’s a bad idea. Or the most amazing idea in the history of ideas. But I’m getting ahead of myself. A while back – perhaps some time last year – I was introduced to the Goofy Race at Disney World in Florida by my friend Carolyn. The idea – […]Read more "I’m Considering Something Stupid"
If you’ve been following this blog you’ll already know that I am a runner of sorts. You’ll also know that I like to give myself rather crazy challenges. For example, I decided that this year I needed to enter and run in 12 different races. I also decided that I needed to run 2 marathons in a […]Read more "I’ve Got The Runs"