Marathon Training Recap: Week 7

Marathon Training Recap: Week 7

When recapping this week, I actually had to look to see what week it was of marathon training. And then after I looked, I still wrote that it was week 6. I’d say that about sums up how marathon training is going so far – it’s going by fast! This week involved a lot of stress … Read More

10 Lessons I’ve Learned in One Year of Marriage

10 Lessons I’ve Learned in One Year of Marriage

The beginning of August marks an important time in mine and my husband’s lives – tomorrow is our 1 year anniversary! It’s hard to believe we are already celebrating one year of marriage. As our anniversary approaches, we are also in the midst of some new life changes. At the end of June, my husband … Read More

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Runners Make – and How to Fix Them

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Runners Make – and How to Fix Them

It seems that most runners are pretty routine oriented. We find a time to complete our runs, stick to a schedule, and get out there for the same activity every day. While more often than not this is an admirable quality, it can occasionally work against us. Many runners get so set in their routine … Read More

30 Minute Cross Training Workout Challenge for Runners

30 Minute Cross Training Workout Challenge for Runners

Cross training seems to have a bad reputation throughout the running community. When we hear that one of our fellow runners has been actively completing cross training workouts, we immediately assume that they are injured or forced to cross train due to an unplanned circumstance. Related: How to Overcome Common Causes of Running Pain However, cross … Read More

Marathon Training Recap: Week 6

Marathon Training Recap: Week 6

This week was another great week in terms of marathon training! There is nothing quite as satisfying as being able to check off every single workout on a training plan. Once I get back in the habit of completing every run and workout without excuses or temptation to skip, it becomes easier and easier to … Read More

What Happened When I Went Paleo for One Month

What Happened When I Went Paleo for One Month

Just over a month ago, I decided that I was done feeling like crap and experiencing constant symptoms from autoimmune disease. My joint pain continued to flare up more frequently, my temperature seemed to spike every few weeks, and my energy level was at an all time low. Despite my love of ice cream and … Read More