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Don't call it a comeback... but I won New Orleans Rock n Roll Marathon

New Orleans Rock N Roll Marathon: 1st female: 2:51:50!! 6:33/mile

Don't think for one second that I am anything but proud of that. Regardless of what pace I trained for, or of what I expected going into this race, I am very pleased with the results. It was a pretty warm day.

I have trained hard in the past, but I've never trained this hard juggling so much, with so little free time. I've also never been so conflicted or so emotionally torn between hard training and not wanted to train at all. I've just got way too much in my life to truly enjoy putting so many eggs in one basket.

It's been a while since I updated this blog, so here is a short summary. After the stress fracture, I struggled with Achilles tendinitis. I was also tired, irritable, and my hair was falling out in clumps. I felt like total crap all the time. I went in for blood work and found that my ferritin was low, and probably had been low for some time. I had been taking liquid iron since my p…