Training has been progressing well. I saw a countdown yesterday that said 40 days till Marine Corps Marathon and I didn’t totally panic. At this point in training I have successfully completed 16 miles. Which is the longest I have run since I ran my last marathon 2 years ago. This weekend will be 18 miles. (eek) I am doing the Air Force Navy Half Marathon on Sunday so I plan on… Read More

Change is good. Change causes us to grow. What no one tells you is that change is hard, especially if it’s not a change that you initially wanted. However, as that old saying goes, “When a door closes, a window opens,” (or something like that)…. Roughly 3 months ago this desk jockey was let go from her desk. Without going into specifics I will say that it was shocking, unexpected and had… Read More

Beer is good for recovery. Right? Either way, Ben Franklin once said, “Beer is Proof that God Loves Us.” Even if you’re not a religious person, it’s easy to see how a great beer on a nice day can be an experience. Well, Last Saturday, hubby and I went to a Craft Beer Festival. This is where I learned the stranger the brewing company’s name, the more I want to try it…. Read More

It’s Friday and time to share a few of my favorites from this week. It’s been a long week, so I’m glad the weekend is here. I’m especially excited for this weekend cause I’m my 1 year anniversary with my husband on Sunday. Onto Fav Friday, I’m crushing on a lot of things this week. Let’s just say, I’m all over the place. 1.)I found the shirt below in Target. It’s super… Read More

I’m one of those runners who love to supplement with other forms of fitness. I can’t run everyday, I would become bored…very bored.  I  enjoy other forms of exercise, to the point where I look for activities while I’m on vacation.  This cross training philosophy accompanied with running is something that has worked for me in the past. When training for my Half Marathon race where I PR’ed, my preparation included lots… Read More