Life has been busier than ever over the last few months. That helps to explain why this post is delayed by a little over 3 months or so. Better late than never though, right? One of my most successful posts to date discussed how I made my Anna from Frozen race costume. I appreciate all of … Continue reading Disneyland Half Marathon Costume & Race Recap (A Few Months Delayed)
So, I will just go ahead an skip the "I haven't written in forever..." introduction to my post. I know, it's been a while. As always, blogging about life can sometimes interfere with actually living it so this inadvertent hiatus was really a necessity. Luckily, a lot has happened in my racing and training since my last post … Continue reading Highs and Lows: Lots of Lessons So Far in 2014
Well, I never thought I would be in a position to say this but I am actually writing a post by popular demand. When I set out to create my costume for the 2013 Wine & Dine Half Marathon, I really just wanted to create something that I would love. By October/November, I was already following news about … Continue reading HOW TO: Creating My Anna from Frozen Costume
Let me start by saying - HAPPY BIRTHDAY WHYHELLODOLLY.COM! Today marks the one year anniversary of the day my little blog was born. Although I can't say I've always been consistent over the last year, my commitment to sharing my journey through life, love, and running with all of your remains strong. Here's to many … Continue reading This Season Is Off To A Stellar Start!
Well...I have been a very bad blogger! I know, there is no excuse for going to long without an update. I haven't forgotten about all of you (I swear!) but it's just been a whirl wind since we got back from DC. I've also been battling the sickness that started on the first day of … Continue reading Back to the Grind
So, if you haven't gathered this from reading my previous posts, getting running fashions, gear, and other accessories are one of my favorite parts of the sport. I firmly believe that if you look great you feel great and I am constantly picking up the loudest workout attire I can find. I have my training … Continue reading My Race Wear Dilemma: Solved?
With 7 training weeks left before the Nike Women's Half Marathon in D.C., I have just enough time to really up my training effort and see what I can do. For my last few races, I have sort of "coasted" through training in that I have continued to do my usual thing and have enjoyed … Continue reading Let’s Do This! Unveiling My New Training Plan
I was excited to wake up this morning to find this comment on my recent post: REALLY?! Me?! Caroline at I ❤ Running was kind enough to include me as one of her 2013 Top Ten Best Dressed Walt Disney World Runners. I am so honored! I am certainly in good company with some other … Continue reading Running in Costume
I will try to keep this short and sweet because life feels like a treadmill set just a hair too fast and I'm struggling to keep up! I really can't complain since I am really truly blessed with the things that keep my life so full but I could use a vacation day from work … Continue reading Last Week In Review
Where to begin? I am still having serious runDisney withdrawal after this weekend! Although it wasn't to be a PR weekend, it was still very magical. Because the Tinker Bell Half Marathon set the bar so high, tough expectations were set. This was, however, still my second fastest half and only my second sub-2 race. … Continue reading 2013 Disney’s Princess Half Marathon – Race Recap!