“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?”

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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! 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!

Get The Best Kink of Your Curls: DEVA hair products!

Get the best kink of your curls: DEVA hair products! As a girl with extreeeeemmlllyyyy curly hair, like, I can wear it down all day and still get so many clumps that I have to detangle SO MUCH by the end of the day that I could swear sometimes I'm convinced I'm going bald. I … Continue reading Get The Best Kink of Your Curls: DEVA hair products!

Today I Am Writing A Letter to My State Representatives

Normally, I would not embark on a political journey and post something on my lifestyle blog.  My goal for this blog is to express joy in healthy living, travel, every day knick knacks, and then implement some strategies to helping with making our every day lives more optimistic and giving.  This is seen through my … Continue reading Today I Am Writing A Letter to My State Representatives

Workout DVDs of The Month!

I am so excited to finally be doing a workout recommendation post for you all!  This is my first post, but I have been a very active individual for a decade now, so you can imagine how many workouts I have tried!  Today I have two recommendations for you to try out the rest of … Continue reading Workout DVDs of The Month!

“THE SECRET TO GETTING AHEAD IS GETTING STARTED.”

After years of reading several successful blogs on anything from daily dramatic rants about being a girl in the modern world to reading travel blogs documenting every free spirit's dream travel itineraries, plus watching some of my good friends start their own blogs and seeing them flourish so rapidly, I finally became brave enough to … Continue reading “THE SECRET TO GETTING AHEAD IS GETTING STARTED.”