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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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A Challenge for the New Year!

How about a 5k to start the new year?!  Or a 10k?  Walk, run, bike, or hike your way in this month’s virtual race!  The FitFam Challenge kicks off January 20, but it’s not too late to enter!  Use coupon code beyourbest10 to save 10% off […]

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Week in Review

You guys…it has been soooo cold this week!  I’ve been running inside on my treadmill a lot lately, because of this: Although, even running in my garage has been pretty cold.  My heart rate monitor has been acting up the last couple of runs (when […]

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Dashing Through the Snow…

I’m a homeschooling mom, so my time for running is either early mornings or weekends.  And seeing as how it’s the middle of winter and the temps are in the single digits and the sun doesn’t come up until nearly 8 am…I’m often using the […]

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Reindeer Run Recap

I got to run a local 5k not too long ago.  It was just a small, informal race, and I even convinced a couple of non running friends to join me!  We, of course, had to dress the part. I made myself the world’s fluffiest […]

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The Elfie Run Recap

You all know I love me a good virtual race!  I had promised myself I wasn’t going to do one in December, instead I’d be responsible and save the money for Christmas gifts and whatnot.  But then they started talking about how standard registration was […]

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Getting Ready for Christmas!

Well I got the news on Tuesday night, that I was selected as a FitFam ambassador! I am seriously sooooo excited.  I love doing these virtual races, and I love the heart behind this company.  I am looking forward to 2017 and joining them to […]

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