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I Am Still A Runner – Weekly RoundUp

I Am Still A Runner – Weekly RoundUp

This week was a little awesome.  This week made me realize backing off completely after failing to run a half marathon this fall was the right choice.  It sucked to basically feel trapped on the erg or not workout much at all, but this week’s […]

Setting 2018 Goals

Setting 2018 Goals

As December approaches, I’m starting to think about 2018 goals already. I like to have a general idea of my goals by the start of the new year. Being an INTP personality type I am relatively flexible with the execution of those goals and don’t […]

5 Ways to Workout When Traveling

5 Ways to Workout When Traveling

With the holidays approaching, many of us will be spending hours on planes, trains and automobiles to visit family and friends and spread some holiday cheer.  To try to keep a little fit, we will need to squeeze in workouts in between parties, and airports.  […]

I gave up on my marathon shoes (TOL #9)

I gave up on my marathon shoes (TOL #9)

Goodbye Marathon Shoes I finally gave up on my Big Sur Marathon Shoes.  Those shoes took me through 26.2 miles of amazing views and crazy hills on an injured ankle.  They took me through months of denial that my ankle was not getting better.  I’m […]

Got a Runner?  Here’s some gift ideas

Got a Runner? Here’s some gift ideas

It’s mid-November, it seems like Christmas is coming sooner and sooner every year.  Last weekend my kids went to see Santa for the first time of the season.  My 2.5 year old walked right up to Santa, said hi and politely declined to sit in […]

Weekly RoundUp – Mid Nov 2017

Weekly RoundUp – Mid Nov 2017

All I’m trying to really accomplish right now is some base building for running and the erg as well as starting to work on strength. I have a few ideas of what i want to try to do next but nothing firm. Hoping I’ll start […]

When Motherhood Comes First

When Motherhood Comes First

I love TRX Class. It’s one of my favorite classes offered at our local YMCA. But because I generally can only make weekend classes, I rarely get to attend the class. Yesterday, they offered TRX as part of the Saturday Cardio rotation. I was so […]

New York City October 2017 – Part I

New York City October 2017 – Part I

Aka NYC in 4 days without a real plan. In late September my husband and I celebrated 10 years of marriage.  To celebrate we decided to take a few kid-free days to have a mini-vacation.  We had originally considered going to Iceland, but decided that […]

5 Ways to Stay Motivated during the Holidays

5 Ways to Stay Motivated during the Holidays

It’s been a year of ups and downs for me.  After having ankle surgery in February I’ve been training in fits and starts.  I hit little setbacks, then find a way to move forward again.  I’m looking forward to setting goals in 2018 and hopefully […]

Little peeks into our lives (TOL #8)

Little peeks into our lives (TOL #8)

My kids have started to take classes at our local YMCA again.  They are each taking a gymnastics class and a swim class.  It’s my son’s first time in a gymnastics class and he is loving it.  My husband will be his helper in class […]