Training In A Pandemic: Highest Mileage In Awhile

After last week’s daily quarantine posts, it didn’t feel right to keep writing about my days that are mostly very boring. Because being bored these days is a privilege. I am not a healthcare worker putting in endless shifts caring for others. I am not a cashier at a grocery store coming into contact with …

Training Lately: Back to Back Hard Rides

It’s Wednesday and I feel like I’ve somehow danced around a full-blown sickness. I could feel it building over the last week: mounting fatigue, a scratchy throat, aversion to food, pounding headache, achy shoulders. It didn’t happen overnight, rather lots of sleepless overnights working late, hard training sessions and a random weekend of dog sitting. …