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 …

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 …

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, …

Sleep!

Let’s talk sleep… I LOVE to sleep! I’ve even trained my toddler to sleep in  so far sleep late enough (no 6am waking up here) any who Sleep! for athletes, especially runners, is super important… so much so that a lot of places have written about it (here and here and here and here)… sleep is …

Stroller Running

Let’s talk stroller running… DAMN it’s tough, I knew it wasn’t going to be easy especially as the kiddo gets bigger and factoring in I live in a somewhat hilly neighborhood but man it’s tough, especially going up hill which I’m not the best at to begin with, it counts as arm work right? Side note: …

2017

2017 is almost here! Another year gone and another to begin. This is the time when bloggers (and mostly everyone really..) sets their yearly goals… the resolutions, the I’m doing this this year stuff, the time when people talk about their plan for the year, what they want to achieve, what they want to change, what they want …