Last week was yet another busy week that rolled into an equally busy but fun-filled weekend! What's life without a little adventure? Well this week's adventure comes compliments of a LivingSocial deal with Central Florida Paddle Boarding. A couple months ago, we picked up a deal for 90 minutes of Paddle Boarding for 4 and … Continue reading Adventures at Sea: Paddle Boarding Fun!
So it's hard to believe that this was my view just a couple short days ago... Instead of focusing on my training (which has continued to go well and is just about done...it's coast till race day mode now), I will relive my amazing weekend here on the blog (at least a quick summary of … Continue reading Is there such a thing as cruise-lag?
This week has been full of ups and downs but it wouldn't be training any other way, right? As I wrote about earlier this week, I dealt with the frustration of injury which also prevented me from sticking exactly to my plan (and forced my weekly mileage to come in low as well). I also … Continue reading Race Preview & Week in Review
So, as I have shared in a past post, I am on a quest to open up a whole new world of running fashion with the addition of shorts and skirts to my running repertoire. Let Me Start From the Beginning So, when I first started running, I had a whole array of Soffe shorts … Continue reading Progress Towards Short Shorts Bliss
So, I am promising myself that this will be a very short post since working on the computer right before bed is (I believe anyway) contributing to the fatigue that has put me in a funk this week. Let me recount the last few days... Pre-Princess Training My final days of Princess Half training are … Continue reading A Quick Update – My SUPER Fatigued Week
Happy (Belated) Valentine's Day Everyone! I hope you had a lovely day with your loved ones yesterday. A mid-week Valentine's day is always bummer since it's tough to plan a festive evening but my valentines did a good job this year. Since we both worked a full day, we agreed that spending a nice evening … Continue reading Happy (Belated) Valentine’s Day Everyone!
Although I constantly test my luck and think I can outsmart my body, you can only wear yourself down so much before you end up getting sick. The Decline I developed a little upper respiratory weirdness when I was traveling to the Tinker Bell Half. My symptoms were mostly a runny nose and it luckily resolved … Continue reading You Can Only Wear Yourself Down So Much…
The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is really catching up to me this week! Let's see...where did I last leave off? Wednesday. I successfully woke up and got my tempo run in as planned! Let me just say that it was a major struggle though. With temperatures just over 50 degrees, I definitely … Continue reading Walking in a Kinda-Winter Wonderland
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