Category Archives: Training and randoms

Things that don’t fit in anywhere else, and entertaining highlights from training.

hobble hobble hobble

Posted in The Ankle, Training and randoms | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Mental training; mind over mind

Mental training day at the gym; every time i think “eugh maybe i’ll fall, i have to fall!” 15 falls in and it is definitely improving, dont let fear hold you back from anything!!

Posted in Rock climbing adventures, Training and randoms | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

I am going to run the 16 k version of the Eiger Ultra Trail Marathon!!!

So this bad boy is going down on July 18. I am going to run the Eiger 16k version of the Ultra marathon trail. I cannot take credit for this idea, and will be running it with a friend who … Continue reading

Posted in life, Training and randoms | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

That time I went hashing with some nutso awesome harriers.

If you don’t know who the Hash House Harriers are, I recommend you check out their site because they are awesome, and hard to describe for outsiders. The short version is, picture a running scavenger type hunt, where instead of … Continue reading

Posted in Training and randoms | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

First draft of PhD officially handed over.

Glasses case included for scale because I could not find a banana. Passed in this bad boy today. It is complete, but not finished, this draft will have the general introduction and discussion by my prof, and a quick once … Continue reading

Posted in Training and randoms | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

New Years Resolution (s) to come, but the word of the year is Discipline.

Luckily, I can already spell it. To say this year is a big one is an understatement. Yes, yes sure every year is important for one reason or another. There was that year I moved to Europe, the year I … Continue reading

Posted in Training and randoms | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Snow for the holidays

Winter has finally arrived, Game of thrones jokes aside, and it seems to have landed on Europe with a solid WHUMP. Traffic and travel chaos stretch from one side to the other, and I hope the small valley we are … Continue reading

Posted in Training and randoms | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Motivation where it comes, and fake mountain times editting

I had the house to myself this weekend, German Boy was in Germania of all places. So what do I do? Of course take progress selfies to show off how much progress I have (not?) made!! Which also involved a … Continue reading

Posted in Training and randoms | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Too much freedom…abort…abort!

Damn. Adulthood definitely has its sucky moments. At the beginning of my Phd, I KNEW I was going to be a professor and rock at it. Bam. One year later, I KNEW that was off the table. I enjoyed this … Continue reading

Posted in Training and randoms | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

No Runtastic, I really, REALLY, REALL do not want to live track this run on Facebook.

Anyone? Do any of you do this? Okay, maybe some of you are, well, fast, or, consistent, or, not ashamed of their running speeds… me… pfft… not quite my style. I run in a ‘every run counts as a good … Continue reading

Posted in Training and randoms | Tagged , , | 1 Comment