RtR Week 9 – Finding My Chi

Happy Monday! Last week marked week 9 of Run to Remember training, and while I'm no longer closely following a training plan, I still like to use these weekly check-ins to hold myself accountable. And, as always, I’m linking up with Holly and … [Continue reading]

May 2017 Coffee Date

It's the first Saturday of the month, so of course, that means it's time for catching up over coffee! Thanks to Coco and Deborah for hosting the Ultimate Coffee Date link-up.  Grab a mug and join me! If we were having coffee together, I’d tell … [Continue reading]

Weekly Wrap: Goals, Decisions & StrideBox

I know it's already been said by many, but I do have to ask - how is it possible that tomorrow is May 1st?!? I had set 5 goals for April: Hit every workout Run 100 miles Continue my plank challenge Weekly yoga Meal … [Continue reading]

Sleep like a Runner

As runners, we spend time on training plans - focusing on building mileage and improving paces. There's an effort to cross training and do strength work. Some runners embrace their rest days while others begrudgingly recognize their legs need a … [Continue reading]

Weekly Wrap – Marathon Fun and RtR Week 7

Happy Sunday! What a crazy week this was! Things were hectic at work and my youngest son had spring break - throw in week 2 with the new puppy and suffice it to say it was a constant juggle. There was also volunteering at the Boston Marathon - … [Continue reading]

5 Benefits of Planking

5 benefits of planking

If you've been around here for a bit then you know that I'm a fan of planks! In fact, one of my goals for the month of April is 5 minutes of daily planking (and no...not 5 minutes straight - I break the 5 minutes into intervals). Everyone can … [Continue reading]

RtR Week 6 Wrap-up

Happy Easter to all who celebrate! I want to say a huge thank you to everyone who weighed in on my training dilemma. It was interesting to hear others' perspectives. This past week for me was filled with yoga, PT exercises, daily planking...and … [Continue reading]

Wrapping up Week 5 – BTDT

I'm feeling a bit like a broken record here! Training continues to be a mixed bag as my hip giveth and my hip taketh away. I have been babying this hip/glute thing for a few weeks now and on average I'm lucky if I hit 5 miles on any given run (though … [Continue reading]

RtR Training – What happened to Week 4?!

Good grief last week was a complete blur! Add to the chaos, two kids with the stomach bug and feeling under the weather myself and you have the perfect storm to throw my training into a tailspin! Here are the "highlights." Monday -- Scheduled rest … [Continue reading]

Coffee Date – No April Foolin’

Nothing better then a chance to slow down and catch up over a mug of coffee (or tea if you prefer). So I’m joining Coco and Deborah for the monthly Coffee Date. Settle in, grab a comfy chair, and let's chat a little, shall we? If we were … [Continue reading]