We literally just celebrated the fourth of July yesterday, and I can't believe that it's already this late in the summer. But it's been a busy summer, at least it has been for me, with weddings, races, family reunion planning, the reunion actually taking place this past Saturday, and just work in general has kept … Continue reading Tips On Staying Active During A Busy Summer
"Don't worry they'll tell you." I used to hear this joke often in running blogs and fitness magazines. And it made me do a slight chuckle because it was always true. When I started my journey of training to run an actual full marathon, this joke always played like a broken record in the back … Continue reading “How Do You Know If Someone Ran A Marathon?”
I'm cranky today. I'm cranky because for the umpteenth morning I have gotten up earlier than I have to and went for my morning run. Usually this doesn't bother me, I love running in the morning. The air is fresh, despite the fact that one of the farmers recently applied chicken shit all over his … Continue reading Oh The Fears of Running! (also told through the film Run, Fat Boy, Run)
"It never gets easier, you just get stronger" has become my motto lately. I've never trained for something like this marathon before, but I find myself pushing beyond boundaries I didn't know I could breach. photo provided by the awesome runselfierepeat.com The other day I did what I thought was impossible for me to without … Continue reading Marathon Mondays: calling myself a runner
It's been a busy couple of weeks but I've managed to stay strong and continue my new fitness adventure. I am now, as of today, on week 12 of a 26 week training program to run my first marathon. This past week (week 11) was the transition from focusing on running minutes to focusing on … Continue reading Marathon Mondays! Updates on my marathon journey!
Welcome to the new year! I am so excited for the new year to come for everyone out there. I hope people find happiness and love and laughter this year! I was thinking the other day about what the new year means for me and others. It's funny that, although I'm highly against the unhealthy … Continue reading Here’s To A Guilt Free Year (and other goals)
Good morning, blog readers! Since it has been six months since my blog went live, I decided to go ahead and give the blog a new fresh look! I chose this design because it a lot lighter(so hopefully will bring more of a lighter fun feel instead of the darker colors) and it's simplistic and … Continue reading A (Cheaper) Last Minute Gift Guide for Your Favorite Workout Fiend