Still Chasing A PR

In 88 days (if my math is correct) I am running another Half Marathon, at least I think I am. Hopefully my training continues to progress and I am able to run a half marathon.  I am seeking, chasing, hoping, praying, preparing, training, working FOR a PR. I have a lot of my hopes in the …

Treadmill Mixes

I don’t normally run with music…I like to be in touch and feel connected to my surroundings however with the icy, snowy and crazy cold temps of a northeast winter (and the crazy humid and hot summers) my asthmatic (currently formally? can you be former asthmatic? ) self sometimes must  run on the treadmill. When I …

Training…

So, I’m in training, training for an actual race, I think. I’m hesitant to actually say that I am, even though I am, ahh. Anyway I looked at about a billion training schedules, look a little what I liked and thought would be good for me from each of them and Boom! this is my plan …

Chaffing? Blisters?

As a runner I sometimes suffer from Chafing, don’t we all? or most of us at least. Usually this happens to me in the summer when its 1 million degrees and crazy humid, so even though it’s not summer I jumped at the chance to test out 2Toms Sport Shield for Her. Added bonus! It’s great for …

Training Plan

So I *may* be training for a specific race, I’ll know about that in a few days… for now I’m training for life so… I’m working on a training plan… training plans are hard, really hard. I now understand why people hire coaches and pay for plans. Side note, how do you plan your training? …

Winter Running Tips

I hate the cold… well maybe not hate… dislike, I dislike the cold and by cold I mean under 20 degrees. I often think I’d love to live somewhere where the cold was 50 but I’d ultimately miss the change of seasons and most of the year (in the NYC area) it is not below 20 …

GPS Watch…?

I’ve been going back and forth over purchasing a GPS watch for months, even when I couldn’t run I was thinking about lusting over which watch I’d get … then my mind would drift off to do I even need one land. Dear self listen up. First, umm yeah! you need one… Why? well I’ve usually used …

I’m Back!

I am officially cleared to run! YAY! or not… ? After a about a year off from running, being injured, being weak and being pregnant  i’m finding it a little hard to get back out there, a little hard to find the motivation to keep trying because my mind is more advanced than my body, …

Alternatives To Running

Since I cannot run… (see HERE for more info on that) I’ve been searching for things I can do… I can walk I can sit on the couch I can ride my spin bike (for 15 -25 mins until my butt hurts) I can think about how much I miss running I can eat ice cream, mostly …