Incredibles 2 Coming In June!

Last week my kids have been watching the Incredibles on repeat lately.  Then I broke the news to them that there is a new Incredibles coming in June of next year.  They were ecstatic to hear that!  So what is the new movie going to be about? ABOUT THE MOVIE Everyone’s favorite family of superheroes…read more

One Week Later

One week ago Sunday I was in NYC running the NYC marathon.  It was my first time running this event and it won’t be my last!  I have a lot of memories to share about this race and will do so in a series of posts throughout the week. Highlights Today I want to share…read more

Phonetic Eye Wear Twitter Party

Do your eyes feel tired after working at your computer all day? Do you ever feel your eyes twitching? That was happening to me from all of the computer and screen use I have on a daily basis, until I found Phonetic Eye Wear at the #BlogHer Conference! What Is Blue Light? Computer screens, backlit…read more

Even More Last Minute Prep for the NYC Marathon

With just three days left until the race, I am in the final stretches of getting everything done and doing my very last minute prep for the race and to prepare everything for my family to come into the city to spectate. Weather As every other runner is doing, we check the weather forecast SEVERAL…read more

Last Minute Prep For The NYC Marathon

I most definitely have pre-race jitters!  They are very similar to the way I felt before my first Walt Disney World Marathon.  I had to clean off my desk and get all my affairs in order so that I could focus on my agenda, timing, locations of where I need and want to be, and…read more

NYC Marathon Taper

I am in that crazy taper mode for the NYC Marathon and I’m starting to feel a little batty!  I dressed for a run the other day, went out the door, started walking as my warm up, did one running interval for 30 seconds and then walked the rest of my time on the road. …read more

NYC Marathon 20 Mile Training Run

I wanted to get this run done and gain more confidence for the race.  I didn’t dwell too much on it prior to doing it and wanted to enjoy it.  It was the perfect day to get the 20 miles in and I can say that I feel much better about the race coming up;…read more

People Don’t Give A BLEEP!

I came across some content from Gary Vaynerchuk on LinkedIn this week. His insight is very interesting.  He states the obvious.  The messages I took away from listening to him are: You need to be optimistic. Do what you want to do. “You have to figure out how to try shit.” Find your passion. See…read more

Hunger Is Scary

Recently I had the opportunity to work with a wonderful woman, Sharon, for a cause that is important to her.  Every Halloween she raises awareness to help support local food shelters with a Student Group Competition.  She asked for my help in getting the word out via social media.  I love her message, “hunger is…read more

RunDisney Cancels Races in Disneyland

Well the rumor everyone has been talking about is true.  RunDisney is cancelling their races until further notice.  The last race weekend to take place in Disneyland is the Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend November 9-12, 2018.  I wish I was registered for this weekend since I have not participated in this race weekend in…read more

Goals are necessary

So I have been in a funk lately. My runs were also not very good. I have had some events in life going on that were also challenging my emotions. My daughter finished her first year in preschoool, my son turned 5 and then on Friday my son graduated from preschool. With all of the…read more

WDW Marathon 2013???

So for the past few weeks I have been struggling with the decision to do the WDW 20th annivesary full marathon. I feel the pull to do it; however it is going to take a commitment to train. Sarah from runningatdisney.com created an excel calendar from Jeff Galloway’s marathon training plan and training for the…read more

My first run at Disney

Today I went for an easy run while on vacation. We are staying at Bay Lake Tower. So i ran from the hotel towards magic kingdom and then around the contemporary. It was hot out but it was great to be on vacation and still get in some time to run alone. the monorail went…read more

2:29:07

That is my official finish time of my first half marathon. I couldn’t ask for a more perfect day. I was very relaxed the night before and actaully slept very well. I was surprised at how calm I was. Even for just my long runs at home, I feel anxious the night before. I guess…read more

4 days to go!

I have been tapering this week and it’s been nice but weird. I feel a little lost. I feel anxious about the upcoming race. I watch the weather every morning and night. They were talking about rain on Sunday for at least 3 days and today the forecast changed to a sunny day with temps…read more

What will be next?

As I sit here a week away from my 1st half marathon, I am thinking about what will happen after the race. I know that I plan on running that week as usual and am also looking forward to packing my running clothes for our vacation and running in the cooler evenings in Florida. Once…read more

The taper begins

The long run was just that, long. It was a very hot day. I started off with temps near 60. When I was done it was about 85. I was on the road by 8:30 and ran to Cooke road and then towards Anderson road. I had a gu pack around 50 minutes and headed…read more

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