Tips On Staying Active During A Busy Summer

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

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“How Do You Know If Someone Ran A Marathon?”

"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?”

Oh The Fears of Running! (also told through the film Run, Fat Boy, Run)

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)

Marathon Mondays: calling myself a runner

"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

Marathon Mondays! Updates on my marathon journey!

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!

Here’s To A Guilt Free Year (and other goals)

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)

A (Cheaper) Last Minute Gift Guide for Your Favorite Workout Fiend

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