Do you ever have just one of those days... Well, that's not quite accurate. Today wasn't all bad. I actually posted a record-breaking tim on my tempo run but I certainly had my fair share of frustrations. Tempo Run - 3.1 miles, 23:53 (PR) Let's start with the good. The fact that a 3 appeared in … Continue reading Fitness FRUSTRATION and the Silver Lining
I knew this day would arrive eventually... It's time to retire my first pair of hot pink Nike Lunareclipse+2's! While I shouldn't be too sad (since I have two identical new pairs in the closet in my spare bedroom), anything new requires a bit of adjustment. These babies have been with me for a whole … Continue reading Goodbye Old Friend, Hello New!
Where to even begin?! Clearly, I had a great race but let's start from the beginning... Let me preface by saying I don't have a whole lot of pictures since my phone stays safely inside my running belt for the entire race but hopefully my supremely rich and vivid descriptions will paint a perfect mental picture for … Continue reading Disney’s Wine & Dine Half Marathon: Race Recap Time!
Good morning world! I feel GREAT today for one very simple reason: While I will save my full race recap for later, here's the cliff notes version: Race Conditions - Just about perfect. Nice cool temperatures set the stage for a great race Race Gear - This was probably the most comfortable race outfit I have put … Continue reading I’m a PR Machine! SNEAK PEEK: Wine & Dine Half 2012
Alright, kids! The excitement is building and that means it's almost time for... THE 2012 WINE & DINE HALF MARATHON! Let Race Weekend Begin! The weather has been absolutely be-u-tiful in the Orlando area lately and today was no exception! Since I have been completely ruined by Florida's scorching temperatures, once the temperature slips below 70 … Continue reading Locked & Loaded: 2012 Wine & Dine Half
To start off, Disney's Wine & Dine Half Marathon 2012 is officially underway! (source) The expo opened this morning at 10 am and closes its doors at 7 pm tonight. Haven't stopped by yet? Well never fear - it will be open tomorrow from 9 am - 4pm too. I will do an expo recap plus talk about … Continue reading “I’m Gonna Wreck It” and a whole mess of random…
Keeping a docket full of future races is definitely a good way to stay motivated and stay on track as a runner. At this moment, I have quite a few planned in the next 6 months or so. Some are big, some are small. I have lofty goals for some and others are just for … Continue reading A Peek Into The Future
...Kinda. Ok, well not really, but this exciting news was definitely the highlight of my day. My wedding cake was featured on "Wedding Cake Wednesday" on the official blog (Facebook and Twitter) of Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings and Honeymoons! Although I will absolutely talk a whole lot about my beautiful wedding here over time, here's a … Continue reading I’m FAMOUS!
Much like sex and religion, I view political opinions as best left unsaid in most circumstances...and this blog is no exception. This is in no way a reflection of my level of conviction or passion for the things I believe in - I've just seen how those oh-so-lovely (sense my sarcasm) political Facebook rants of … Continue reading Election Day: A Politically Neutral Recap?
I voted! Have you? No matter what your political affiliation, we live in an amazing nation with a political process that gives each of us a voice. Although political banter can become heated and filled with hate, I hope everyone keeps in mind what is really important - we are a population united by our … Continue reading Rock the Vote!