Great giveaways!

I've come across some great giveaways in the blogoshere lately and wanted to spread the word. So be sure to check out:Running Diva Momma - Chill Towels (5/27)Running Off at the Mouth - Sof Sole and Rock N Roll (5/28)I Run Because...I Can - … [Continue reading]

Haunted by Harriet

I'm sure you've heard the saying that "age ain't nothin' but a number" or "you're as young as you feel." They're nice feel-good phrases, and generally I've always believed there's some truth to them. Well, now I've come across a woman whose … [Continue reading]

Feel Great Today!

"You don't run to look good in the moment, you run to feel great afterwards." - Jodie Lightfoot Hope everyone feels great today! Happy Monday! … [Continue reading]

My First Award? How cool!

Just about a month since I started this blog and I have my first award! Big shout out and thank you to Erica at I Run Because I Can for sending this my way! So I'm suppose to list 7 things about myself and then pick 15 bloggers to pass this on to.7 … [Continue reading]

The uninvited guest

So I haven't been able to run or cross-train for 3 days.Why? Because a stomach bug set up shop at my house uninvited and is taking it's sweet time finding the door! And this bug has a twisted sense of humor as demonstrated by the fact that the only … [Continue reading]

Be excellent!

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore is not an act, but a habit." - Aristotle … [Continue reading]

To eat or not to eat?

One of the big questions I'm trying to figure out is what to eat before and/or after a run. Most of the time I don't eat in the morning before I run and occasionally I'll try half a banana. I'm wondering if I'm hurting my ability to run stronger or … [Continue reading]

The tortoise may be on to something

I've been feeling like my running needs a little focus - a plan - if I'm going to make some progress so I'm going to try Cool Running's infamous Couch to 5K Running Plan . For those who don't know, this plan has a ton of fans for it's gradual … [Continue reading]

Monday’s Motivation

"He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying." - NietzscheI don't know about the rest of you, but Monday mornings are hard for me. Hard to say goodbye to the weekend, … [Continue reading]

Love that new shoe smell!

I was so excited to come home today and see that my new running shoes had arrived! I ordered the Nike Air Zoom Structure Triax 13+. I currently have the Triax 11 that I bought over a year ago and I love them! I usually have a tough time with Nike … [Continue reading]