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Running with My BRF

All winter long, this little girl of mine has been begging to go running with me.  While I don’t mind running in single digit temps, I’m certainly not letting my little 6 year old out there in that!  Well, it’s been warming up (yay!), so […]

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BOSU Like a Boss

That’s right folks, I’m now a proud owner of a BOSU.  My training plan has BOSU workouts included in it, optional but highly recommended.  After hearing everyone in my group talking about how amazing they are, I’ve been keeping an eye out for one.  I […]

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Long Run Woes

Tuesdays are my long run day.  Why?  Because I’m kid free that day!  I’ve gotta admit…it’s a day I look forward to.  I can get my long run in, do some foam rolling, then spend the afternoon watching Gilmore Girls and catching up on laundry. […]

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The Snow is Melting!

Winter is winding down and I’m so happy!  This has been one of our worst winters in years, and it’s been really hard to run.  This past week the temps have been above freezing, which means that the massive amount of snow we’ve gotten has […]

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Comparison is the Thief of Joy

I love training by heart rate.  I love my training plan and my Facebook group.  But yesterday?  Yesterday was hard.  My interaction with other runners on social media has drastically increased over the last couple of weeks, and I’ve joined several new groups on Strava […]

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Running for Team Nuun

I’m so excited to get be an ambassador this year for Nuun Hydration!  I use this stuff every day to keep hydrated since I’m extremely prone to dehydration, so this helps me keep on top of it. I love that I’m getting the chance to […]

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Snowplow Fail

Saturdays are just about my only day right now to run outside.  Mainly because I run in the mornings during the week and don’t have the right gear for running in the dark.  So, Saturdays it is!  I’m always looking forward to it, because I […]

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Balega Impi

I got the amazing news yesterday that I’ve been chosen to be a Balega Impi (ambassador) for this year!  It was super exciting to get the email, but to be honest I was pretty convinced at first that it wasn’t legit.  I applied for the […]

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First Long Run Success

This is the third time I’ve trained for a half marathon, so I’m no stranger to the long run, but my view of it has changed.  I never fully understood the purpose of a long run, and viewed it more as an opportunity to go […]

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Failing on Day One

I’ve been waiting months…literally…for the start of my half marathon training program.  I’m just that excited to tackle it!  Yesterday was the day.  The day I was supposed to start.  “Supposed to” being the key words here.  I didn’t run at all. I woke up […]

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