April Recap

April did not go according to plan (does anything really do though?) and IT IS OK. Yup, totally cool. Look, plans are like rule, they are meant to be broken or in this case they are meant to totally fall apart. I’m not going to sit around and mope or beat my self up for …

Seasonal Allergies

I’ve blogged about my struggle with running and allergies quite a few times (in-depth here and here ) and still years later it SUCKS. I’ve got NO working tips for you I’ve got NO advice that works well- at least it doesn’t work for me I don’t want to complain, been there, done that. Everyone who suffers from …

The Watch Dilemma

I do this thing where maybe twice a year I purchase a GPS watch… I wait not so patiently until I test it out, I love it, I post about it then it hits me like a wrecking ball. I don’t need this $300 watch I don’t deserve this $400 gadget I’m not runner enough for this $600 tech What …

New Month, New Season.

A new month, a new season, the same goal – be consistent! I have a love hate relationship spring – more hours of daylight, warm(er) temps, no more snow, ice and slush, mud, allergies, is it cold? is it hot? WTH do I wear? See for me spring is a little complicated, wonderful but it like …

Taking A Few Days Off…

and not by choice 🙁 It happens to all of us right? Illness? family emergency? medical procedures? work? travel? SOMETHING! that prevents us from running that we cannot totally 100% control… This is my reality for the next few days. I had dental surgery – not a huge deal just am not supposed to work …

Instagram Tips For Runners!

Let me start with the I am NOT an expert, I’m not even that cool on Instagram disclaimer, also thanks to a stalker I had to remove over 1200 followers (talk about a daunting process- took me hours and hours and hours over a week) and make my account private for over a year, so …

3 Reasons YOU Should Eat More Veggies

I’m guilty of not eating enough veggies and I mostly always have been… WHAT!!! Wait a second…. how is that possible? easy… carbs. I may have been a vegetarian since 12 but I’m pretty good at avoiding vegetables, at least I can be… Anyway here are 3 super important reasons why YOU should eat more …

February aka RUNuary

February … aka RUNuary… at least that is my hope. Run! Run! Run! all month long, well not every day but a lot… Yes it’s the shortest month of the year! And yup it’s the maybe coldest month of the year! Oh and it’s also probably snowiest month of the season. However it will be the best winter month of …

Virtual Runs!

Virtual Runs… I used to be skeptical of them, I though they were silly and pointless… Then my views changed and I liked them, it was a little boost of motivation, a way to take part in a race without going to the race and hello RACE BLING! Then I got cold on them again, …