At The End of the Day

At The End of the Day

Another long and, yes, stressful day in the office today with a bunch of meetings, writing, and decisions to be made. Luckily, I didn’t have to start the day too early this morning and instead of trying to fit in a lunchtime run as I did yesterday, I took advantage of...
Workday Ups and Downs

Workday Ups and Downs

It’s a week of tapering in terms of distance but not entirely in terms of hill climbing. The goal, as it was last week, is to continue to hit 200 meters of elevation gain each day via the runs I am fitting in around childcare, family life, and an increasingly...
A May Morning Mountain

A May Morning Mountain

It’s another public holiday here in France – don’t you just love the month of May? – and so I got to sleep in a little before heading out for a morning run in the hills nearby. This morning I decided to eschew the steep and short gradients on...
Nutrition: May – Week 1

Nutrition: May – Week 1

Back in France, back into a regular work routine, and back into eating the sorts of foods that I am familiar with purchased at stores I know and with a quality I am sure of. It’s said that a week is a long time in politics but I can tell you that, in terms of...
Another Week of Resting Heart Rate Data

Another Week of Resting Heart Rate Data

Last week I posted about how I could tell I was not in good form while in San Francisco by keeping an eye on my resting heart rate. I concluded the post by commenting: In the week ahead I will be trying to take better care of myself, get the RHR back down, and sleep...