Half Marathons, Marathons, My Life, Other Races, Robert, Running, Tips & Advice

Leadville Thoughts and Goals

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

Holiday, My Life, Tips & Advice, Weight Loss

Resolutions/goals/habits for 2017

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

Breakfast, Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, My Life, Protein Shakes, Recipes, Tips & Advice, Weight Loss

So, how did I lose 25 pounds?

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?

Half Marathons, Marathons, Running, Running Essentials, Tips & Advice, Weekly Workouts

Something New I’m Trying…

I'm trying something new this marathon training cycle, and so far I LOVE it! Guess what it is? NO MUSIC. I haven't listened to music while working out since the beginning of June. I found that whenever I was doing a hard workout, like a long run or hill repeats, I relied on loud, fast… Continue reading Something New I’m Trying…

Breakfast, Dinner, Half Marathons, Lunch, Marathons, My Life, Running, Tips & Advice, Weight Loss

Training & Mini Life Update

Eeek, another hiatus from the blog! Every time I write a "To Do" list (which is every day, I'm the biggest list-maker), BLOG is always on it. Always. But then other things such as grad school work, cleaning, marathon training runs/workouts, etc take priority.. Anyway, I'm here to give a quick life update with the… Continue reading Training & Mini Life Update

Running, Tips & Advice, Weight Loss

2016 Resolutions

Happy New Year! I hope 2016 is off to a nice start for you. I spent my two-week vacation with my family. It always goes by too quickly! Every year, I make resolutions. In the past, I used to only follow through with them for a couple months, but last year was different. On January 1,… Continue reading 2016 Resolutions

Recipes, Tips & Advice, Weight Loss

Staying on Track During the Holidays

As we enter into the holiday season, there are temptations to veer off the "healthy eating track" around almost every corner. Temptations such as pie, candy, bread, holiday drinks, alcohol..  Plus, the fact that it gets dark before 5:00pm doesn't help. So, how can you stay motivated during the holidays? Below are a few tips/tricks… Continue reading Staying on Track During the Holidays