I got sick out of nowhere yesterday. And I’m not talking about just a stuffy nose and a sore throat — I had body aches, a fever, the chills and a pounding headache. Needless to say, my run streak didn’t make it past day six. There was no way I was running even one mile… Continue reading Where did that come from?
I got sick out of nowhere (which made my Runners World Run Streak come to an abrupt end after just six days) so I’ve been laying around on my computer doing a little “window shopping.” It made me decide to put together a “top ten” list of the best gifts for runners. Inspiration for this… Continue reading Top ten gifts for runners
So the first Sex and the City movie was on during my 5 miler on the treadmill today. I saw Sex and the City 2 but never saw the first one (until the hour-long part of it I saw today). Remember how Carrie gets an assistant in the movie? I decided that I could use… Continue reading I need an assistant.
Right now you can’t smell it, but you’ll have to take my word that my house smells A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! The turkey is roasting, two pumpkin pies are cooling on top of the stove a cherry cheesecake is in the fridge and we’re going to start the cheesy potatoes and green bean casserole soon. We were aiming… Continue reading Good food and Lifetime Fitness Turkey Day 5K race recap
I had 5x400s on my training schedule for last night’s workout. I did a ten minute warm up and then cranked it up to 8.0. I have a long ways to go, but I felt pretty good for starting at this point and actually just doing speed work of some kind. I did my last… Continue reading Running with the pup + giveaway preview
I love Thanksgiving. It’s been a long-standing tradition that my family comes from Wisconsin to wherever I’m living at the time to make a big Thanksgiving meal on Saturday of the holiday weekend. This has included super tiny college apartments to our current home (with a super tiny kitchen). And ever since I’ve been with… Continue reading New look + Thanksgiving traditions
First of all, I wanted to give a shout out to Michelle over at NYC Running Mama and her very cool Race for Recovery virtual race. I just signed up today and I’m SO excited for December 8! Check it out. Wow — where did the weekend go? It was a busy one that started… Continue reading Weekend recap and Girls on the Run 5K