My Next Racecation

OC Marathon

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!I’m so excited to finally be sharing this little bit of information.  It’s been a little bit in the making but it’s all set now.  I hinted about it in Saturday’s post where I shared with you my, all be… [Read More]

Focusing On The Forearms

Upper Body Workout

Last November I made my first visit to Kor Complex in St. Charles and it was there I learned two things: I have runners hands My forearms are quite possibly the weakest part of my body Both of those are absolutely ok when you’re running but as I’ve started to branch out a little, I’ve… [Read More]

Weekly Meal Planning

Meal Planning 10

Yeah for a week with no travel.  This should be a relatively “normal” week so I’m getting to do some meal planning this week.  I’ve finally got my training plan figured out…at least at a high level.  So let’s get the food plan to match. We will make this quick, I used my meal planning… [Read More]

So Here’s The Plan

Training Plan

We made it through!  Last week was INSANE, definitely not the norm.  We went from skiing to prepping our rental for the new tenants, not to mention work and all the typical activities.  I knew it was going to be a slow fitness and blog week.  Thanks for hanging in there with me. So it’s… [Read More]

In Search Of Inspiration

sleepy time

It’s almost 11:00 on Wednesday night and I’ve just sat down for the night. Long Work Day – Check Swimming at the Y with the Kids – Check Grocery Store – Check 3 miles on the treadmill and 5 sets of 50 – Check Shower and eat – Check The TV is off, the house… [Read More]

My Fitness Toolbox

My Fitness Toolbox

Ok, I’ve had enough.  I’m tired of feeling unmotivated.  This weather is killing my desire to run even though I have a race next month (St. Patrick’s Day 5 Miler) and two half marathons in April (Go! STL and one that I’ll reveal soon).  I have been loving the gym but even getting there has… [Read More]

Ski Trip Fun

Our Ski Trip Fun

Hello from the hill!  We are wrapping up a too-short weekend in Colorado.  I’ll admit that on Thursday, as I was getting home from Orlando knowing full well I was going to have to turn around and pack again for me plus two kids, I wasn’t real excited about going.  I knew it was going… [Read More]

What to Pack in Your Gear Check Bag

Gear Check Bag

If you’re new to marathoning, you might be doing a lot of training, figuring out what to eat, how to fuel for a race but have you figured out what to pack in your gear check bag?  Or even wondered what the point of those things are? The answer is easy.  The gear check bag… [Read More]

The Value of Experiences and Regret

Motivational Quote

Happy Monday everyone!  How was your weekend?  Ours was pretty low-key as we’re gearing up for a crazy week.  I have tomorrow off to spend time with the kids since it’s President’s Day, we’re supposed to get up to 10 inches of snow, I’m supposed to be in Orlando for a work trip Tuesday and… [Read More]