Running Fiesta

Writing and running in Austin, TX.

Category Archives: psychology

Confession: I Kind of Suck at Running

I promise I’m not trying to bring you down on your holiday weekend! Nor am I fishing for a flood of, “What?? You’re amazing!” messages to boost my ego. (Not … Continue reading

September 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

People are Reading My Blog…Now What?

Here’s a question…if you’d just written your most successful blog post ever, what would YOU do next?  (Keep in mind that you just cancelled your cable to save $50 a … Continue reading

August 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

How to Quit Your Job (With No Real Backup Plan)

I just read an article about how to be a successful blogger, and it said that the most important element of every post is the title. Titles that start with … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · 9 Comments

Why Runners Don’t Talk About Injury

It’s the ultimate enigma. The one topic that every single issue of every single running magazine in existence covers, and yet no one ever talks about. Injury. I feel like … Continue reading

March 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Do You Suffer from "The Pride"?

Runner’s knee, runner’s toe, runner’s trots…distance runners learn early on to fear all sorts of ailments. This fear is healthy, because any of the above can definitely ruin a race. … Continue reading

June 24, 2012 · 2 Comments

A Long Run to Acceptance

Whew. It’s been a rough week, and I apologize in advance if this post isn’t up to snuff. But I can’t just continue to sit around ignoring my blogging duties, … Continue reading

February 27, 2011 · 1 Comment

Is Running Addictive?

This week one of my favorite blogs, Obesity Panacea, informed me that readers who are more technologically savvy than myself have access to a constant stream of fitness, weight, and … Continue reading

September 14, 2010 · 5 Comments