If you want to reach your goals, you must shrink the size of your BUT… Fitness Friday time! One of my posts last week really got me thinking about one of the excuses that so many people use. I don’t have any equipment. I can’t work out at home. Yes you can. You can. you can […]
Climbed Multnomah Falls, never left my house
Today marks day 16 of the #ffholidaychallenge. Between Thanksgiving and New Years, the goal is to move for at least 30 minutes, each and every day. Do what you like, do what moves you. just move. As I was sitting here today, I struggled. I didn’t want to go outside (it was cold and going […]
Destination Portland! Run Like Hell Half Marathon, old friends and new adventures!
Winning is not about coming in first, it is about doing something that you have never done before – Mithilesh Chudgar First or last, when you are challenging yourself to do something different, just by finishing, you are a winner! This years final half marathon brought me to the Pacific Northwest for the first time ever! […]
Bondi Band… How it all started with just one headband…
Ask any runner what their “must have’s” for a good run, and they won’t have to stop and think long before they will rattle off their list. I will admit, I am the same way. There are many items that are always on my list, in my bag, on the shopping list… But one thing […]
The Accidental Skirt Junkie
For those of you that might have missed it, the following was my recent contribution to the Skirt Sports Blog (affiliate link). I was honored to have been asked to write a post about my first skirt. Enjoy! When I first started running several years ago, you never saw women running in skirts. So when one […]
Spinning, IronMan Jessica Jacobs and crazy friends! Perfect way to spend a morning!
Spinning Spinning and more spinning! Sometimes it’s not about doing what’s comfortable, it’s about pushing yourself to see what you can do! Today was the 3rd annual Rock N Ride Spinathon at the East side YMCA. Last year for the event, Lisa and I rode for 2 hours. It was the first time Lisa did […]
My goal was to make 2016 Epic… we are well on our way!
Ok a few weeks ago a mentioned on Facebook of a big announcement! After a few delays, I am happy to say that I was selected as one of the Brand Ambassador Captains for Skirt Sports! To say that I am extremely excited is putting it mildly! a few months ago, on a whim, I […]
No, I didn’t fall off the face of the earth, I’ve just been running all over it!
Wow! Where has the last 7 months gone! Apparently life has completely gotten away from me and I have been neglecting my blog! When I was just sitting here this morning reading back through a few of my posts, I realized how much I really have missed writing these updates! That needs to change! Writing […]
I really didn’t fall off the face of the earth!
Ok, it’s been a while since my last post… and posts have been scarce in the last few month. I really didn’t fall off the face of the earth! Just a short post today to keep you all in the loop on the crazy last month! But don’t worry, I have not been just sitting […]
Am I really crazy? I guess it depends on who you ask!
I am the first to admit that over the last few years I have become more that just a casual runner. What started out as a few casual 5k’s over several years has turned into something much bigger. 5 years ago, I was overweight, tired and could barely run a 5k. This year I will […]