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

13.1 DONE

I haven’t been logging my daily running stats lately, but a summary of the weeks prior to my long run include the normal soreness that I have been fighting with my shins. The week prior to my long run I was using bengay and arnica oil on my shins and using heat on my legs…read more

Double Digits!

I hit a milestone today. I ran 11 miles. It was a little bit unplanned. I was scheduled to do this run this weekend coming up, but I have plans with Adrienne Saturday and was hoping to do it on Friday. However, the weather isn’t looking all that great for the end of the week…read more

Complex calf muscles

So since my long run, I have been struggling with shin splints and decisions. I knew in my gut that the source of my shin splint pain was due to the fact that I am flat footed and to fix that, I have orthotic inserts to wear in my shoes. Since starting to run outside…read more

Post 9.5 mile run status

I am having some pain from my long run yesterday. Nothing critical, but enough to write about to keep track of for the future. I have runner’s knee in both knees. It started the day of the run late in the afternoon. I did a few stretches on the roller last night and took some…read more

9.5 miles… check!

I did it!  After a little nervousness and a few trips to the bathroom before my run this morning.  I did get in my 9.5 miles.  The forecast is talking about less snow than anticipated and warm temps so the roads shouldn’t be bad, but I didn’t want to take the chance of going on…read more

This week’s runs

So this week my mileage is supposed to be on the low side in preparation for my 9.5 mile run the weekend of February 11. I did a 5 mile run on Saturday, February 4, a 3 mile run on Monday and a 2.5 mile run today. I was hurting after the 3 mile run…read more

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