Peak Week – Day 3: Flagstaff Mountain

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Another great day in the hills! Wanted one last time up Flagstaff Road before the race but didn’t want to push it. Held an encouraging pace up to Inspiration Point. Then veered off and went to the Flagstaff Summit Area. Never had been there. Hit it at about 39 minutes. Jogged around and checked out some of the high trails. … Read More

Peak Week – Day 2: Bear & SoBo

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A small amount of grunting when I rolled out of bed and realized I had committed to climbing again today. Ugh. I shook that off in a few minutes, packed my stuff, got my kid, and headed out. Dropped off Sydney at camp and quickly made my way to the trailhead for Bear Peak. I had run this route in … Read More

Peak Week – Day 1: Green Mountain

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Peak week begins! I am attempting to get in some good uphill work every day this week in order to prepare my lungs for Saturday’s assault (I mean race) on Mount Evans. Sydney is in all day camp in Boulder so I have a great excuse to make the drive each day. I have decided to take it easy on … Read More

Little Miss Kidney Disease

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Well, mid-week we were not seeing much improvement. So we got Dakota started on some more anti-nausea meds from the pharmacy. We also had to go and purchase more fluids for her so we could continue the nightly treatment. Her eating was spotty. Yesterday, we saw a sign of life! She barked at people walking outside behind our house. This … Read More