Countdown is on for the Leadville Trail Marathon! Just over 3 days until we toe the starting line and run (well, run, climb, and hike) for Robert! If you're new to my blog and haven't read about Robert and the significance behind this race, please read here. Having completed the Leadville Trail Heavy Half Marathon… Continue reading Leadville Thoughts and Goals
The New Jersey Marathon is one of the races I'll look back on and think about how if you really want something badly enough, you will get there. The marathon was just two days after my 26th birthday, and I was so excited that my birthday weekend was going to be all about running. Some… Continue reading New Jersey Marathon
I was so excited for the weekend of the Boston Marathon - and I wasn't even running it! (But I will be soon!) The weather was expected to be beautiful, and tons of people I follow on Instagram were heading to Boston for the big race. The weekend started off with BAA (Boston Athletic Association)… Continue reading Boston Marathon Weekend
Back in March, some friends and I ran the Eastern States 20 Miler. When I first read about this race in the fall of 2016, I knew I had to register - the race starts in Maine, takes you down into New Hampshire and along the coast, and then into Massachusetts where the finish line is. I… Continue reading Eastern States 20 Miler
Towards the end of January, I decided to give up refined sugar for Lent. I did this for Lent last year and was successful, so I thought, "Why not do it again?" I'm always up for a good challenge! But I soon realized that Easter was just a couple weeks before the New Jersey Marathon… Continue reading Why I Gave up Refined Sugar for 60 Days
Well, it's the start of a new year and you know what that means - NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS! Personally, I don't mind the term "resolution". I think if anyone is trying to better themselves then that's great. But I also think "goals" and "habits" are other ways you can put it if you personally don't like… Continue reading Resolutions/goals/habits for 2017
Lately, I've received a lot of questions asking how and what I ate to lose 25 pounds back in 2015. And the short answer is: everything! 🙂 Now, I know that's not specific at all and probably not helpful, so I thought I'd share a few more details. I do want to preface this post by saying… Continue reading So, how did I lose 25 pounds?