A few weeks ago, I was challenge to write a “why I run” post… and now here we are, several weeks later and I am still working on it. I have started this post several time and then deleted it. It just wasn’t right. So I started over… again. I wrote a similar post about […]
Fellow Flowers… it’s more than just a group of ladies running together
4 years ago I was introduced to a new organization. A movement that was happening practically in my backyard. An idea created partially by an old friend. Fellow Flowers was the brainchild of Tori and Mel, as a way to bring women together, a virtual sisterhood for women who run, a place to empower and encourage […]
New partnership with Shoe Hoodies, plus your chance to win!
Many of you may remember my post from a few weeks ago about my new favorite hoodie… my Shoe Hoodies! Gone are the day of cold wet toes when I head out for a run! Shoe Hoodies is a small family owned company based out of MN and has the all-season runner covered when it […]
Shoe Hoodies! The all-season runner’s new best friend!
I will be the first to admit, there are 2 things that I can’t live without in my closet… Skirt Sports (affiliate link) and hoodies. I actually might have to count to see if I have more hoodies or running skirts. It might be too close to call! I always have a few hoodies lying […]
Running for chocolate is always a good thing!
But running with friends is always better! When Carrie and I realized that we were both signed up for the Cellcom Full marathon, we knew that we would be spending more time to gether, getting in those long runs on Saturdays! Since the Seroogy 15k/5k race fell on the same weekend that we had 10 […]
Cryotherapy… It’s not just a glorfied ice bath!
As many of you are aware, back in October I tried out Cryotherapy for the first time (You can read that post here). Since then, I have lost count on how many times I have been back and how many friends of introduced to the idea of freezing your aches/pains/stress away! Each time I post […]
Bellin Women’s Half Marathon – better every year!
Forget the meaning of can’t – Sarah Reinersten (Just a note before we get too far! This race was actually back in October 2016. Apparently I started my race recap and never finished it. I figured better late than never!!) Back for year 2! After last years inaugural Bellin Women’s Half Marathon, we all decided that […]
Stop, recharge and refocus
Your body is always whispering to you. The secret is learning to stop and listen to it, before it has to start yelling. This is true in every area of your life! If you eat something you shouldn’t, your stomach probably tells you. If you run yourself ragged and don’t get enough rest, you body […]
Running and the mind games we play with ourselves
Being positive doesn’t mean ignoring the negative…. being positive means overcoming the negative Ask any runner and then will tell you, some runs are better than others. Some days you feel like you can keep going all day, when other days, just getting a mile in is a chore. 2 Miles one day feels like […]
Fitness equipment at the grocery store? YES!
Fitness does not have to cost a fortune! Yes, you can spend as much as you want, but with little a patience and keeping your eyes open, you can find fitness equipement either on sale or at a nice discount! For starters, there are many options for used equipment out there! Play It Again Sports […]