Gasparilla Marathon Recap

by healthy ashley on March 7, 2010

This was my slowest marathon (and the only I had to walk a considerable part of the race), but it will always be one of the best. The night before the Gasparilla Marathon Meghann called me and volunteered to pace me through the race and get me to the finish line under my 4:45 goal. [...]


Marathon 3? Check!

by healthy ashley on March 2, 2010

What a marathon, what a marathon!! I finished almost a full hour later than my goal time and 41 minutes later than my first marathon… but it was awesome! Confusing? Here’s how my emotions went down throughout the race: Excited. Determined. Sick. Depressed. Contemplative. Positive. Encouraging. Proud. I wanted so badly to finally recap the [...]


Natural Healing

by healthy ashley on February 26, 2010

Sure, I’m sick. But that doesn’t mean I want to swallow brightly-colored pills filled with who-knows-what. I’m determined to get better in time for Sunday’s marathon- and to do it naturally. I tried to go to yoga this morning. That wasn’t a good idea. My body was so weak that I couldn’t even hang in [...]


Life is Like a Bowl of Oatmeal

by healthy ashley on February 26, 2010

I was planning a big post about running, but my insides feel more like this: than this: Three days before my marathon I find myself sick. It’s in my throat and ears right now and I’m going to do everything I can to make it vanish asap. I also found out some downright frightening news [...]