Sculptured Rocks

Last summer on our trip to New Hampshire my parents took us to a place called the Sculptured Rocks. It was an extremely hot day out so the cold cold river water, felt very refreshing. Since we seem to be a family that likes to partake in traditions, we visited this location again last week…read more

Marine Corps Marathon Training Round 2

Marine Corps marathon training is now under way. I had a great longer run recently. I contribute my success to the 21 Day Fix Beach Body program I am doing. I have lost a few pounds and I have been working out my lower body which is helping to make my legs stronger. I did…read more

A New Chapter

I’m writing this blog post as we are traveling to New Hampshire for a much needed long weekend getaway. The past month has been filled with wonder, anticipation, hope, excitement and stress. Why? Well I am closing a chapter in my life that I thought was going to be open for a long time when…read more

Yoga Lesson – Self Control

Last week when I was in Yoga class the instructor talked about self-control.  Once again the topic she was focusing on was aligned with something I was focusing on in my life.  Just the week before I was signed up as a Team Beach Body Coach because it was time for me to get control…read more

What I Will Do To Feel The Way I Want To Feel

I was listening to one of the pod casts from Another Mother Runner and they were reviewing some of their best of episodes and Dimity McDowell mentioned a quote “What I will do to feel the way I want to feel”.  That is a beautiful quote.  I was having a shitty day the other day….read more

The Shoes Are Telling Me The Story

I have been having issues lately with some nagging injuries in my hip and knee. I finally decided to abandon a newer pair of shoes that I just started using on April 1 and went into a pair that is two models older. I run in Nike LunarGlides. The pair that I noticed problems with…read more

runDisney Virtual Running Shorts – Yellow Shoes Race Is Now In Session

runDisney announced a new race series available to you while you are at home and NOT in Disney.  At first I was skeptical about the idea.  Yea it’s another chance for Disney to make money off of people (us runDisney lovers especiall).  But it’s also another opportunity for you to get your family or friends…read more

New Yoga Poses

In Yoga we did some new poses and one of my favorites was the Inversion Pose.  This pose was fun to do because I wore my heart rate monitor to class so I could view my stats.  The inversion pose really drops the heart rate quite a bit!  That’s because you have your feet in…read more

Getting In The Zone – Heart Rate Training

With my approach to a more successful Marine Corp Marathon this fall, I am working on my training plan.  I already printed out my Jeff Galloway training plan for completing a marathon and filled in the dates going backwards from race day.  However, I also want to incorporate heart rate training into my plan this…read more

Getting Rid of Excess

This week in my Yoga class (that I really wasn’t in the mood to go to) the instructor talked to us about Excess. Every week as class begins, the instructor speaks to us from the book The Yamas and the Niyamas.  Excess can rob us from our Joy. Excess can be in the form of sleep,…read more

Sculptured Rocks

Last summer on our trip to New Hampshire my parents took us to a place called the Sculptured Rocks. It was an extremely hot day out so the cold cold river water, felt very refreshing. Since we seem to be a family that likes to partake in traditions, we visited this location again last week…read more

Marine Corps Marathon Training Round 2

Marine Corps marathon training is now under way. I had a great longer run recently. I contribute my success to the 21 Day Fix Beach Body program I am doing. I have lost a few pounds and I have been working out my lower body which is helping to make my legs stronger. I did…read more

A New Chapter

I’m writing this blog post as we are traveling to New Hampshire for a much needed long weekend getaway. The past month has been filled with wonder, anticipation, hope, excitement and stress. Why? Well I am closing a chapter in my life that I thought was going to be open for a long time when…read more

Yoga Lesson – Self Control

Last week when I was in Yoga class the instructor talked about self-control.  Once again the topic she was focusing on was aligned with something I was focusing on in my life.  Just the week before I was signed up as a Team Beach Body Coach because it was time for me to get control…read more

What I Will Do To Feel The Way I Want To Feel

I was listening to one of the pod casts from Another Mother Runner and they were reviewing some of their best of episodes and Dimity McDowell mentioned a quote “What I will do to feel the way I want to feel”.  That is a beautiful quote.  I was having a shitty day the other day….read more

The Shoes Are Telling Me The Story

I have been having issues lately with some nagging injuries in my hip and knee. I finally decided to abandon a newer pair of shoes that I just started using on April 1 and went into a pair that is two models older. I run in Nike LunarGlides. The pair that I noticed problems with…read more

runDisney Virtual Running Shorts – Yellow Shoes Race Is Now In Session

runDisney announced a new race series available to you while you are at home and NOT in Disney.  At first I was skeptical about the idea.  Yea it’s another chance for Disney to make money off of people (us runDisney lovers especiall).  But it’s also another opportunity for you to get your family or friends…read more

New Yoga Poses

In Yoga we did some new poses and one of my favorites was the Inversion Pose.  This pose was fun to do because I wore my heart rate monitor to class so I could view my stats.  The inversion pose really drops the heart rate quite a bit!  That’s because you have your feet in…read more

Getting In The Zone – Heart Rate Training

With my approach to a more successful Marine Corp Marathon this fall, I am working on my training plan.  I already printed out my Jeff Galloway training plan for completing a marathon and filled in the dates going backwards from race day.  However, I also want to incorporate heart rate training into my plan this…read more

Getting Rid of Excess

This week in my Yoga class (that I really wasn’t in the mood to go to) the instructor talked to us about Excess. Every week as class begins, the instructor speaks to us from the book The Yamas and the Niyamas.  Excess can rob us from our Joy. Excess can be in the form of sleep,…read more