not training

not training

have you ever signed up for a race and then all of a sudden, it’s a week away and you haven’t put in the training you needed…for one reason or another? i mean life happens, right? it always sounds like a good idea when you sign up, and then… you’re traveling for work and dealing … Continue reading

maya

maya

we lost an amazing, amazing woman today, but man…is heaven lucky. rest in peace Maya. your words will continue to inspire and lead many for years and years to come ❤ When great trees fall, rocks on distant hills shudder, lions hunker down in tall grasses, and even elephants lumber after safety. When great trees … Continue reading

sneezy. dopey. slurpy?

has anyone else’s allergies been killing them this year? wheezing, sneezing, slurping messiness. attractive, yes, i know 😉 i mean, i have literally felt like i’m trying to breathe through Jell-O or pudding (or some other similarly sticky, thick gooiness…) the neti pot has become my new best friend. i never thought i’d say this…but thank god … Continue reading

cleanse.

cleanse.

so it seems that i’ve been hearing a lot about juices and detoxes and cleanses and the evils of gluten and other what-nots lately… perhaps it’s the ‘crowd’ i hang with, perhaps it’s not, perhaps it’s the fact that bikini season is just around the corner that i’m just now noticing it more 😉 whatever … Continue reading

Easy Recipe: Buffalo Chicken Egg Muffins

Easy Recipe: Buffalo Chicken Egg Muffins

you guys- made these for dinner the other night and all i have to say is super yum. lots of protein, easily portable and great for breakfast, lunch or dinner! i’m psyching myself up to begin a ‘sugar detox’ May 1 (cue trendy buzzwords here…), but more on that to follow. anyway, i got the … Continue reading

i want my bits to be fit.

i want my bits to be fit.

god, if there is ever a winter that i’ve been happy to say goodbye to it is this one. to say i’ve felt sluggish is an understatement. to say i wasn’t down and (perhaps…) a little seasonally depressed would be a lie. to say i’m happy to be able to run outdoors again…well…actually… i’m not … Continue reading

hydrate. hydrate. hydrate.

i’m a sweater. (not of the warm, fuzzy, wool variety) i sweat. a lot. not when i’m sitting still clearly, but if i put in a good workout…a long run, a bikram session…any kind of exercise really…i begin to break a few beads on the forehead… i have a tshirt i got from a race … Continue reading

summer running with your pup?

summer running with your pup?

so it’s mid july in baltimore. which means it’s hot. which means the only bearable time to get a good outdoor run in is around 5:30 am. which is fine- i always prefer a morning run anyway… but what’s been surprising to me is the number of people i see running with their dogs. in … Continue reading

for the love of speed

love this infographic…some great tips for speedwork and fun facts in general “while young people might be setting the records, older people are running further distances” here’s to us old fogies…enjoy 😉 For the Love of Speed infographic by NikolaM and AnitaS.

free.

the 4th of July. ‘Merica’s birthday. why is it that i only ponder the concept of freedom and independence at this time of year? am i the only one who does this? is that the norm in the US? do we take our independence for granted? i’m not (that) political. i don’t follow the news … Continue reading