Hi! I hope your summer has been an amazing time full of fun runs, goal chasing and lots of recovery time in the sun. The glorious fall season is about to begin and as usual I feel myself becoming nostalgic for the days when my affinity for putting one foot in front of the other over and over again first began. September will forever remind me of middle school cross country. For … [Read more...] about Okay, Let’s Do This!
Welcome to my new blogging home! I hope you'll enjoy this new space. If there are any topics you'd like to see covered or have any questions regarding running you'd like to see answered here, please send me an email. My goal with this new space is to focus on providing you with content that will in some way enhance your running. I'll also continue to document some of my own running … [Read more...] about Welcome
Change is one of the things I love most about life. In 2009, I was sitting at a desk job (working in corporate wellness) miserable and unsure of what to do after realizing the job I coveted since grad school wasn't the right job for me. What I did know was that I'm not a desk job kinda gal. A colleague who I had cried many tears to during my short stent of wearing banana republic suits to work … [Read more...] about A Much Needed Change: Saying Goodbye to FCITC
I hope you all had a fantastic weekend full of running! I'm definitely getting back to my run happy place (though not quite there yet). I even sketched out an actual training plan over the weekend, so I guess that means I'm really running a marathon in October. Even typing those words makes me tremble with fear! More on that a bit later this month. For now check out this great contest: Runner's … [Read more...] about Runner’s World Contest: Enter for A Chance to Be Featured in Runner’s World
Wow! Getting back into shape really isn't that much fun. I honestly can't remember a time when I went six weeks without cardiovascular exercise. I appreciate the fact that I am able to run, so don't get me wrong. This isn't a complaint, it's just a conversation about challenges and starting from the beginning. Running is never "easy" no matter what. In fact I'd say it's always hard. On a run … [Read more...] about Soundtrack of My Workout: The Songs that Make You Happy
My breakfast smoothie was so good this morning that as soon as I finished drinking it I rushed over to write it out for you. You have to try it! Coconut Banana Cacao Smoothie Ingredients: 8- 10 ounces of non-dairy milk 2 cups raw spinach 1/2 a frozen banana 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 tbsp cacao nips 1 tbsp hemp seeds 1 scoop Vanilla Sun Warrior Protein Powder Blend, eat and enjoy! *Blending … [Read more...] about Coconut Banana Cacao Smoothie Recipe