About three weeks ago, I started training for my first marathon. A planner by nature, I spent a while researching training plans, drafting possible schedules and reading books, blogs and articles about running. Armed with knowledge and a training plan that (I hope) fits my life, I laced up my shoes and got started. I’m also incorporating strength training into my routine to prevent injuries and protect my body. Continue reading
I’ve got another great app to share with you today – EveryMove! Have you tried it yet? EveryMove is a free app that allows you to earn rewards simply for being active. EveryMove also syncs with a number of fitness/nutrition applications to streamline tracking. Continue reading
I am so excited to tell you about the latest dry shampoo I’ve tried – Batiste! Last week I received a sample of Batiste Dry Shampoo to review. I’ve tried a couple of other dry shampoos and can honestly tell you that Batiste has a lot to offer. Continue reading
So, I made it through week 1 of marathon training! Last week I did 3 runs (40 minutes, 40 minutes and 5 miles) and 3 days of strength training. Continue reading
Yesterday I went to Weatherford with a friend for the Parker County Peach Festival – and had so much fun! We visited a number of vendor displays, picked up some delicious peaches (and other snacks) and had lunch. Continue reading
Today’s post is a guest post that I did for Montana over at Pretty Lil’ Mudder about running in hot weather. You can read the post here. Please check out her blog – it’s awesome!
My marathon training begins this week. Part of me feels thrilled and can’t wait to start. The other part remembers how challenging the last third of my half marathon felt … Continue reading
I love July 4th – definitely one of my favorite holidays!! I’m very grateful for the brave men and women who’ve sacrificed (and continue to sacrifice) a great deal for us. Thank you for all that you do!
Rachel, from Running on Happy interviewed me about running-life balance and posted the interview today. You can check it out here. Her blog is great!!
Wishing you all a safe and happy Independence Day!
Over the weekend, I completed a half marathon. Although I wrote a recap of the race itself, I’d like to share some of the lessons I learned from my half marathon experience. Continue reading
My heart is SO full. About 10 months ago, I signed up for the Jalapeno Half Marathon, with the goal of completing a half marathon before turning 30. I’m thrilled to report that I achieved that goal! Continue reading