Are You Stuck In A Rut?

Do you feel like you are swimming upstream lately?  Not making any progress on your goals?  This is the time of year when many people who made a new year’s resolution tend to fall off the wagon.  Have you reached that point?  Are you stuck in a rut? Am I Stuck In A Rut? I…read more

Black Panther Giveaway!

My family and I have hopped onto the Marvel band wagon last year and are catching up on as many of the movies that we can fit it before the newer movies are being released.  The last Marvel movie we went to see in the theater was Thor Ragnarok and we loved it!  We saw…read more

LG Twin Wash System At Best Buy

Disclaimer:  I have been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. LG Twin Wash System Best Buy now offers the LG Twin Wash system which includes LG Front Load laundry paired with LG’s SideKick Pedestal Washer.  I saw this product during a…read more

runDisney Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon

runDisney has created a new race this Spring called the Star Wars  Virtual Half Marathon Challenge.  Registration is open from now until February 28, 2018.  Your half marathon run must be completed between January 3, 2018 – March 31, 2018. What Is The Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon? The Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon lets you run…read more

My One Word For 2018

I am working very hard on achieving my goals I have lined up for 2018.  I began my year by participating in the Walt Disney World Marathon weekend and I ran the Dopey Challenge.  This was a large accomplishment for me and a GREAT way to begin my year.  I finished a marathon within the…read more

2018 Walt Disney World 10K

The Walt Disney World 10K is the second race of the Dopey challenge.  It took place on Thursday, January 5 at Epcot. The corrals were the same set up as the previous day’s 5K race.  Since I was in Corral F with my family the day before I also had to start in Corral F…read more

2018 Walt Disney World 5K

The Walt Disney World 5K took place on Thursday, January 4 at Epcot. The corrals were separated from A through F. Our family was spread apart into three different corrals, from C to E to F. We all began in F so we could stay together. With the start time of 5:30 we all woke…read more

Dealing With Grief and Loss – Looking Ahead in 2018

I know this is a new year and I usually post about my word of the year.  But before I write about my word for this year, there is a topic that I want to address because it has been very heavy on my heart this past year.  Our town has been through a lot…read more

Cancer Didn’t Stop Bindu Panapalli’s Quest To Run A 10K

Bindu Panapalli, 47 years old and resident of Glen Allen, Va. near Richmond, always felt a desire to help people with cancer through research. By February 2016, she found herself at the start of 18 months of firsthand experience battling the disease through three surgeries and eight rounds of chemo – she just didn’t know it…read more

Cigna and Achilles will help Sonya Hazel Cross Her Finish Line

As a member of Team Achilles CT Chapter, I am always happy to share stories of other Achilles athletes.  One athlete who will be running the Walt Disney World® 5K presented by Cigna on Thursday, January 4th as a member of Team Cigna is Sonya Hazel.  Last year I was lucky to find one of the…read more

PT evalution

I had my PT evaluation today.  She did what I thought she would do,  Measured my range of motion and strength.  Then I sat on a heating pad for 10 minutes.  Then I laid on the table and she stretched out my hamstrings.  30 seconds on each leg in 3 different positions.  They are hard…read more

One month to Dumbo

Well, I finally broke a milestone for myself lately, I ran 10 miles Sunday.  I haven’t run double digits since my half marathon in Cheshire on April 29.  Sadly, 10 mile runs used to be short runs for me a little over a year ago.  Time for me to begin building up this mileage to…read more

New Product reviews

The past few weeks I have had a chance to run more and also use some of my new gear. I wanted to share my results with you about three new items I have. 1. Tifosi wisp sunglasses 2. iFitness Ultimate Race Belt II 3. Run Like a Mother: How to Get Moving–and Not Lose…read more

Damn Ham

I don’t want this blog to sound like all I do is complain; but it is a journal of my running experiences and when you run, sometimes you get injured. Last summer I had an issue with my hamstring after I completed a 10 mile race on a VERY hot and humid day. My muscles…read more

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