Just thought I would give an little update on what is going on in my life. In my last post, I said I was going vegetarian, just for a week, just to see what it's like. Well, it's been 18 days, and I feel great! I'm gonna keep with this for a whi... Read more
I'm gonna be a vegetarian!
Well - at least try it out for a week or so! I'm really excited about this and I feel like it's been a long time coming.
Since joining spark people, I have really cleaned up my eating. Like a lot. I never buy frozen foods anymore. If there... Read more
Today, my self esteem was shaken up quite a bit.
So this past week has been going really well for me. I had a bit of a cold so my appetite was not what it normally is. As I recovered from said cold, I decided maybe I would really start listening to my hunger and hear what it has to say. Well, ... Read more
Recap of the last week
Well, whether or not you read my last blog...I've been trying this new technique. It's called, going slow. All my life I've been rushing from one point to the next. For example, one day I found this neat looking coin in my wallet. I promptly ord... Read more
Breaking the 'reset routine'
Well it's the first of the month, and sure enough after abandoning Spark for the past week or so, I'm back ready to correct all the mistakes I've been making recently. This is a routine. I start off the month, or the year, or even the week with ... Read more
Finally, a blog about something other than running!
Okay, so if you have read ANY of my other blogs, you have probably figured out by now that I thoroughly enjoy running. It is one of my favorite activities. However, this blog is about the one thing that I actually enjoy MORE than running. That w... Read more
Running through the excuses
So yesterday I couldn't take it anymore. I HAD to go for a run. I was dieing to! It had been almost a week since my last run; I was finally back home and wanted nothing more than to conquer those running routes that were once tied to my marathon... Read more
So, I am worried that I may be nursing another running injury.
See, what I have learned is that most running injuries aren't that obvious. Unless you actually break or twist something, a running injury can be somewhat vague. Since there are... Read more
Back to the grind
Well, April was quite an eventful month. But now I am back home and no longer have any training to worry about, or fundraising to do. In fact, I don't really have anything on my plate right now (not even a job!) so I think it's time to start thi... Read more
Two races, a couple weddings, and a baptism!
April has been a CRAZY month for me! In case you hadn't read any previous blogs, on April 11th, I completed my very first full marathon in Paris, France! It was so incredible! The course went by all the major landmarks, along the Seine River, th... Read more
Just finished my FIRST FULL MARATHON!!!
OKAY! So I just ran my very first full marathon and finished!!! I am so hyper and excited right now. Not only did I run 26.2, I ran it in Paris France!! So this is short and sweet because we are all about to go out and celebrate with fromage, ba... Read more
4 days 22 hours 12 minutes.....til my first marathon!
So this Sunday I will be participating in my very first full marathon. What is even cooler about this, is the fact that I will be doing it in Paris France with Team in Training. I'm just a bundle of emotions right now! So excited, very very nerv... Read more
Okay, I think I got this
Yesterday was St. Patty's day and I did not track my food. Ha ha. With good reason. But alas, I woke up yesterday 1 pound lighter and have been pretty good about my food for the past week, one day isn't going to hurt. So my husband (who is named... Read more
Frustrated with myself
I have been experiencing an insomnia spell as of late. See, I have been trying to go to bed at a reasonable hour, like around 10 or 11 (opposed to the 1am or 2am on my current routine) That way I can wake up, bright and early, before the sunrise... Read more
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What is running doing to my body!
Am I getting old?? I am only 26 (and a half) but sometimes my body feels so old. I would love some input on this one from other fellow runners, and perhaps anyone that exercises.
Before I started training for this marathon, I never had very... Read more