NYC Half

In 10 days I am running my first half marathon, the NYC Half. I am nervous, excited, freaked, worried and thrilled. I’ve wanted to run this race since I first noticed it 3 years ago. I wished I could run, run fast enough, run far enough to be able to finish. In 10 days I will run …

Smoothies

Not much can compete with a post run smoothie; cold, refreshing, replenishings and (at least for me) usually chocolate. Whoever started the post workout smoothie trend deserves a gigantic medal. Although chocolate based anything is my favorite I am open to other types of smoothies. When I’m out of chocolate (imagine the horror) a fruity …

Running Alone

I think all runners will agree that running with a group, your other half or friends can be motivating, exciting and fun. I’m sure from time to time we have all had the though that running alone was quite, lonely, peaceful boring and or therapeutic. I like running with others, occasionally.  For me, there is something …

Bad Day

Bad days happen to good people. The kind of bad day where everything that can go wrong does go wrong. The kind of bad day when you feel like a dark rain cloud is following you around. The kind of bad day that encompasses everything from work stress, to friends and family drama, from needy …

Running With Asthma

I’ve found myself scouring the Internet and even asking my doctor for information and help regarding my asthma and running. I’ve been to a respiratory specialist and in two weeks I have an appointment with an allergist who may or may not be able assist further with my asthma.  From my searches and conversations I …

10 Things I LOVE About Running

For Valentines day #runchat wanted to know 10 things you love about running, this was (and still is) my list. 1. Community – runners are awesome, in person & online 2. Bling – shiny sparkly medals. 3. Gear – sneakers, gadgets, apps, headbands, belts, etc. I love gear. 4. Shirts – tech t’s, long sleeved …

Welcome

Welcome. This is my first attempt at a running blog, I’ve blogged in the past about geeky things and food, it was interesting. I’m not going to make promises I can’t keep or offer up elaborate explanations about what is to come, it is simple… I run from the heart (♥) and this blog will be …