Russian Twists, oh my!

Happy Saturday! Today was long run day for me, 9 miles done! It was a nice temperature but the wind started picking up the last 4 miles. We still managed to pull out a 10:32 average pace for 9 miles! Hoping to hit the gym sometime today for just weights. Are you participating in Too […]

What I Ate (and did) Wednesday!

It’s been a while since I’ve had a WIAW post. January’s challenge needed my full attention! Breakfast was a Bagel Thin, with Peanut Butter and Banana. Do you take vitamins? Which ones? After I dropped Ally off at school I hit the gym for some cardio and weights! Got in a 50 minute workout including […]

Goals getting crushed!

I am so excited I finally hit a 2 minute plank!! This morning I ran 3.25 miles at 9:24 pace, got speed work in. Did a mini boot-camp after with sprints, planks and russian twists! Got 40 V-ups done and plan for 40 more tonight! Shout out to Run Find Your Happy Pace  for hosting […]

A new book, new socks, and a winner!

I am a little sore today after yesterday’s run. I will be stretching and going for a short recovery run today. I got an awesome package in the mail from ProCompression! Shout out to Healthy Running Mom for hosting the giveaway, I won a pair of socks! We ran into Half Price Books and I […]

12 miles feels awesome!

I haven’t run this far since October 27, 2012 when I did 13.1 in California! It’s been a battle since then with injuries but I’m coming back strong! It felt so good to get 12 miles today. It was slower than my “usual” pace but these days a run is a run, no matter the […]

Too Hot to Handle?

Are you Too Hot to Handle? Join our February challenge to get those love handles in check! February’s challenge is brought to you in conjunction with Shelly at RunningPfuhl and Sara at She Cooks, She Crafts, She Runs. Each week there will be a new exercise to master with several levels to fit everyone’s needs. […]

#30DayHomies Day 31, part 2

You didn’t think that was it, did you? If you are still tuning in you are in for a treat! We have one more GRAND, GRAND prize, it comes from Mizuno. Yes, that Mizuno, the ones that make fabulous running shoes! (among other things) They have generously offered up 1 pair of Mizuno Wave Rider […]

#30DayHomies Day 31!!

This is it! Did you stick with us the whole month? I hope you are seeing the results of your hard work. So, now what? Well, hopefully you started something you are ready to continue! I love that I tried new stuff I tried this month! Yoga Pull up machine at the gym Stair master […]

#30DayHomies Day 30

It’s Day 30 and today’s giveaway is from Fit Approach “Sweat Pink”! I am a Sweat Pink Ambassador, which means I am here to inspire and encourage you, both by words and actions. Sweat Pink Ambassadors live the Fit Approach mission every day: they sweat hard, play hard, and inspire those around them to achieve their […]

#30dayHomies Day 29!

It’s Day 29! My first day back to 5@5 (5 miles at 5AM). Haven’t been in so long, it was great to be back! It was a lovely 68 degrees and humid this morning (I think 200% humidity!) It made for a tough run but it’s done! Monday was most definitely a rest day for […]