Help Wanted: I’d Love Your Nutrition Tips!!

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

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EveryMove!

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

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Batiste Dry Shampoo

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

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Marathon Training Week 1 Completed and JEFIT

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

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Parker County Peach Festival

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

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Summer Running

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!

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Marathon Training Begins … Yikes!

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

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Happy July 4th and Running-Life Balance Interview

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!

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Half Marathon Reflections

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

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Jalapeno Half Marathon Recap

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

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