Don’t Make A New You, Be A Proud You…

After a month long hiatus, happy belated New Year readers!  My goodness it has been quite a busy month since I last wrote to you.  But I'm back, and the new year is a fresh new start as it is for millions of people across the world.  I'm excited for the new year, to be … Continue reading Don’t Make A New You, Be A Proud You…

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Last Minute Holiday Gifts For Fitness Junkies 2016

Aw, tis' the season.  Winter storm Decima blasted her way through this weekend leaving us with first, another foot of snow, and then freezing us with -10 weather (-20--25 with wind chill), making it hard to go outside much less do all of the Christmas shopping we needed done.  But we did it, despite the … Continue reading Last Minute Holiday Gifts For Fitness Junkies 2016

Fall Recipe Series: Guest Blog! Delicious Crock Pot Meatloaf

  I've been so excited for Fall to get here, if you couldn't tell from my last post.  It's truly my favorite time to work out.  It's not too cold yet, the weather is perfect, and the scenery outside is just breathtaking.  I always feel very bittersweet with Fall, just simply because I enjoy the … Continue reading Fall Recipe Series: Guest Blog! Delicious Crock Pot Meatloaf

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

“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