Today our hosts are asking how much is the most you would pay for a race. I think the most I ever paid was about $125 or so for Las Vegas (my first!). And I've gone as low as $35, I think -- and pretty much everywhere in between -- including free -- thank you, … Continue reading Setting the bar high
Hey you! You with your face in the cookie plate over there! Listen up. I like to make up my own acronyms every once in a while. Today's is AON, which stands for all or nothing.It's running related, but sufferers tend to suffer with it in all areas of their lives. Today's TOTR topic is wrapping … Continue reading AON Syndrome
The 4 x 4 Diet (Book Review)
The 4 x 4 Diet (Amazon Affiliate Link) is a fairly simple book about clean eating and a healthy lifestyle geared to beginners and experienced exercisers alike. It includes: Relatively simple, tasty, healthy recipes A simple to follow clean eating program Tabata-style routines from beginner to advanced A meal plan/exericise schedule I reviewed an ebook, so … Continue reading The 4 x 4 Diet (Book Review)
More Chewing with Chester
Yes, more Chester stories for you to chew on. Today Mr. Judy shares one of his earliest memories of life with Chester. Stop, Chester, STOP!!!
Proud to be representing Skirtsports
I am so proud and excited to have been chosen as one of the 2016 Skirtsports ambassadors. Seriously, I have been acting as an unofficial ambassador for them for years -- I can't begin to tell you the number of times I've gotten "cute skirt" in training, in races, and shouted out "Skirtsports"! Clothes for real women From … Continue reading Proud to be representing Skirtsports
Chewing with Chester
Can't get enough of Chester? I'm starting a sometimes column called "Chewing with Chester". In fact, I'm going to start writing about all the animals -- current & angels -- when the mood moves me. Today I'm sharing how he was with me on my run on Wednesday. Bear with me as I work out … Continue reading Chewing with Chester
Wouldn’t you like to run Maine with me?
I am dreaming of running by the ocean; the seabreeze blowing through my ponytail; the smell of salt in the air. If you've never run by the ocean, there's nothing better and it's been too long since I've had the opportunity. I just viewed the video of the half marathon course for the Shipyard Maine Coast … Continue reading Wouldn’t you like to run Maine with me?
Liebster Award, or Getting to know me
Thanks to Skinny Running for nominating me for my first award. You should definitely check out her blog; she's a wonderful writer & inspiring person! Here are the rules for the award: Here are the 11 questions she posed to her nominees: If you could be any age, what age would that be? I kind of want … Continue reading Liebster Award, or Getting to know me
5 Fitness Trends I Won’t Try
Today I'm linking up with Cynthia from You Signed Up for What?, Courtney from Eat Pray Run DC, and Mar from Mar on the Run for 5 things I won't try. I like trying stuff, but there are plenty of things I won't do. A Juice Cleanse I think there are times to eat cleaner than normal … Continue reading 5 Fitness Trends I Won’t Try
What amazes me about running
It always amazes me the difference a race makes to my pace. I won't say running 11 minute miles are easy for me, but they are far easier in a race than in a training run. Thank you, adrenaline. I'm amazed at how much stuff I need to run. Of course, you don't need stuff … Continue reading What amazes me about running