Running Slower BUT Happier ;)
Hello there Sparkers!
It has been forever since I have graced these parts, I have been so very bad about keeping up with my Sparkpage in general. I mean, my pics in my intro page are from 2012! Just sad...I thought about changing them tod... Read more
MAY - MAGICAL Moments!
Well Hello There Fellow Sparkers, Sparkpage, SparkFriends ;)
It's been a LONG time for me around these parts for sure! As they say I'm "living the dream" so to speak!
In all seriousness though...why have I been soooooooo absent?? I... Read more
2016 Resolutions - The Year of HAPPY!
Okay - so when I just typed out the blog title I seriously starting thinking about little minions singing...cause I'm HAPPY! Speaking of HAPPY...HAPPY New Year's Sparkers!!
In preparation of today's blog entry I took a trip down memory l... Read more
2015 - REBIRTH Reflections
It has been forever since I've logged into my Sparkpeople account never mind blogged! With the new year fast approaching I figured now is as good of time as any to "check in" and share what's been going on in my world. Although I have not been... Read more
So, I am running a MARATHON tomorrow...
It has been forever since I've logged onto Sparkpeople never mind writing a blog! I have been super busy and dealing with lots of life changes. All throughout I have tried to maintain some level of consistency and trained for a marathon becaus... Read more
Where I want to be...
I read this statement this morning from one of my fav (and most popular) runner bloggers out there, Hungry Runner Girl...
Comparing yourself to where you used to be is pointless. Focus on where you are now and put in the work that it takes... Read more
It sounds negative but it truly is NOT, right now I am HIGHLY distracted with LIFE!
After my last marathon, it was kind of a relief not to have so much structure in my workout routine. I am settling in with my new life primarily as a singl... Read more
Cox Marathon - 4:07:11 - the NON race report
On Sunday I finished my fourth FULL marathon, the Cox Marathon right in Providence.
This marathon finish was bittersweet. Yes, I am proud I did it, it was not my best finish time but it was not my worst either. However, for some reason I... Read more
MARATHON Training Week 16 & 17 - Training Blog before the RACE REPORT
Wow, I am wicked behind on my updates but for future reference I want to document my training stats. My last two weeks of training before this marathon were not so fantastic. My body ached, I did a 5K with dismal results which was not very sma... Read more
MARATHON 4 Training Weeks 13-15 - Apparently, I am running a MARATHON next week
Yeah...and a 5K this Sunday...
I have totally been in my zone with this marathon training cycle. What turned out to be a welcome distraction from my divorce ended up causing me to be exactly that...distracted. So much so in fact that I ju... Read more
MARATHON 4 Training Week 11 & 12 - With a HM thrown in for good measure
Still doing it, still plugging along with this marathon training cycle! Starting to feel sore all over but it is most likely phantom pains/panic as I will be doing my first round of 20 miles this Saturdays (YIKES!). I always freak out when I k... Read more
MARATHON Training WK 8, 9 & 10 - Still Training...
Long time no update yet again! For some reason I cannot get myself to keep up with my blog updates, perhaps because I do not have so many exciting things to share right now...I am plugging away at my training, my paces have been around the same... Read more
MARATHON 4 Training Weeks 6 & 7 - Snow = Runner Problems
When will this snow ever stop! It's driving me up the absolute wall I swear! The temperature has been too cold, so cold that when I go outside to run my eyelashes freeze, it crazy!
As everyone I am sure is well aware here in the East Coas... Read more
MARATHON 4 Training Weeks 3, 4, 5 - Pushing Through It...
WOW, long time no update. Well I am pushing through it all. This marathon cycle has been more so symbolic of my personal life as much as it is reaching a fitness achievement. It is setting the tone big time. I am not enthusiastic as I shoul... Read more
MARATHON 4 - Training WK1 & WK2 - Yup, I'm training again...
So...yeah, I'm training for another marathon. This one in May and in RI, the Cox Marathon. I wish that I was more enthused about it but right now I am just pleased to have a plan and a goal in mind. Keeps my mind busy and it is really therape... Read more