Rock n’ Roll Dallas 2015 re-cap

Since I never got my New Orleans full recap up, I figured I’d better get busy on this one ASAP! This race was a different one for me, in a good way. It’s so fun to be there when your friends hit their goals they work soooo hard to achieve! Ally went with me to […]

2014: My year in racing {link-up}

Thanks to Montana over at Pretty Lil Mudder for hosting this link up!   Here is my run down of racing this year! Most Scenic Course: Dallas Marathon, this course went all over Dallas. There was always something to see. Lots of pretty houses, Greenville Avenue, White Rock Lake, Highland Park Fire Station had a […]

Marathon Monday: training update + a PR

So, I decided to run a half marathon yesterday. I’ve never waited until the last minute to sign up for a race. I am a planner. But since I no showed Michelob, I really wanted a half this fall that I could PR. The Dallas Running club puts on a great race, the half starts […]

Marathon Monday: training update

This last week wasn’t quite what I had hoped it would be. Life has been crazy, my family is going through a rough October. I was supposed to run a half marathon Saturday but opted not to. I was emotionally and physically exhausted. By the time I was home Friday night, nothing was ready to […]

Marathon Monday: training update #3

It’s a rainy Monday morning here. I got woken up about 5AM to some crazy lightning, thunder and then a hail and rain storm. We need the rain badly, but I can do without the hail hitting the house and cars. Oh, how I love to sleep in on days like this too! Less than […]

Marathon Monday: training update

It’s Monday again. The weekends seem to go by quick these days. I did get several projects done at home though. I’ve been wanting to paint some of our furniture and finally got it done. I need one more coat on the top and a layer of wax. It’s kinda sticky right now and I’m […]

Throwback Thursday {link-up}

I am loving this Throwback Thursday link-up. I’ve been going through old posts and reading race re-caps. It’s been fun! Here is the re-cap of my very first half marathon, it’s also one of the first posts I wrote so it’s kinda blah. Not too many pictures and the paragraphs are all run together. It […]

Goals, weekend and training update

We had a fairly calm weekend compared to what they’ve been recently. I didn’t have anywhere I had to be on Saturday except to run. I got 7 miles in, struggled, but it got done. Caught the last half of Ally’s softball practice, caught up on laundry and a little cleaning. Ally decided to clean […]

Throwback Thursday: half marathon tips for beginners

Welcome to the first Throwback Thursday link-up! Dig out those oldies, but goodies and drive some new traffic. This post is from last summer, it was part of a series. Half marathon tips for beginners Here it is on Pinterest. Be sure to grab the button and follow your hostesses! Sara at She Cooks, She […]

Hilliest half in Texas, aka Zooma Texas recap

I had the best time this weekend and seriously challenged myself on what I affectionately call the “hilliest half in Texas!” (be forewarned there are lots of pictures in the post) Last October I was selected to be an ambassador Zooma’s Texas race. This was by far, one of the greatest experiences of my blogging […]