NYC Marathon 6 Mile Training Run

To follow my new format for logging my runs, I’ll report in with a longer run that I did during my vacation in New Hampshire.  I intend to get 10 miles in this weekend but I wanted to keep my general mileage higher so I went out for a 6 miles run. Here are the…read more

Preparing For Back To School

These feelings usually begins for me around August 1.  There is a change in the sunlight, the sun sets a little bit earlier, the nights get cooler and every where you look there are back to school ads.  I hate that time of year.  I love having my kids home for the summer, even though…read more

How To Train for Running Injury Free

Antonio Williams, M.S., NASM, P.E.S, Case Management Specialist, Health Educator at Cigna has very helpful information to help you avoid injuries when training for races.  I made many of these mistakes when I was an early runner. Cross Training A mistake some runners make is not including strength training in their training program. That’s why I…read more

Tips For A Successful Running Program

When I started running 6 years ago, I did so many things wrong.  This weekend I was at the location of my very first race, the Potato and Corn Festival 5K course.  It is a cross country course that winds along the outer area of a hay field in North Branford.  My dad likes to…read more

Do You Cross-Train To Help Your Running?

Do you cross train to help your running?  I didn’t used to once I first started running.  But for the past year I have incorporated it into my weekly workouts and have found it to help me stay injury free and stronger. Briane Agostinelli, BS, CEP, CWP, CPPC – Health Advocate, Consumer Health Engagement, ACSM Certified…read more

How’s Your Sleep Training Going for the Disneyland Half Marathon?

Sleep training? Why would you need sleep training? Well, sleep is one of the most important elements to your training. It is very important during the recovery phase. Unfortunately, many of us bypass sleep to get in our training runs. For instance, we may wake up earlier to run before it gets to hot out…read more

Big News from Marvel Studios!

ANT-MAN and THE WASP are now in production! MARVEL STUDIOS BEGINS PRODUCTION ON “ANT-MAN AND THE WASP” Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Peña and Michael Douglas return for the highly anticipated “Ant-Man” sequel BURBANK, CALIF. (August 1, 2017)—Marvel Studios announced today that production has begun on “Ant-Man and The Wasp,” starring Paul Rudd (“Captain America:…read more

A Spectacular Night At The Farm

Monday was another beautiful night at the farm.    As the family was taking care of the chickens I ran around the property to capture some of its quiet treasures. Pictures say more than words.  Enjoy the beauty I found on the land.

NYC Marathon 7 Mile Training Run

I am starting a new format to log my training runs so I can look back on them to identify successes and not so successful elements related to the training run. This week in increased my mileage a bit and got up to 7 miles on a long run for the weekend. Here are the…read more

Life Lessons On The Farm

This week was filled with a lot of changes. The weather was swinging from 60 degrees to 85 degrees and high humidity back to 60 degrees and breezy.  We went from sweatshirts to sweating and back to sweatshirts. But the biggest events happening at the farm were events that involved the chickens. The Big Move…read more

Power of The Purse

On June 15th I had the pleasure of attending the Women’s Leadership Council, Power Of The Purse Luncheon and Silent Auction. The event is coordinated by the United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut. The Women’s Leadership Council is part of the United Way and works to build stronger communities through education, financial stability and…read more

A Decade Has Passed

Kevin I always have a hard time with my children’s birthdays; but this year was especially hard because my son turned 10 yesterday.  He is a decade old ALREADY!  The last days of school and his birthday being so close together are always tough for me. It still feels like yesterday that I was admitted…read more

Mom2.0Summit Day 2

In my last post about the Mom2.0 Summit, I shared with you my experience during my first day at the conference.  The second day was just as good as the first, if not better!  You can also view a video recap of my day. Mom2.0Summit Day 2 – Yoga hosted by Motrin The day began with a…read more

Following In My Footsteps

My children have seen me working out since they were babies.  Whether I was doing weights or out running, they know that it is am important part of my life. Lately they have been asking to do some of my workouts with me. My son wanted to run Matt’s Mission last weekend so we did…read more

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