Is Blah A Feeling?

I've been so busy the last week which has been nice, but I think I'm feeling the effects now!  I'm definitely coming down with a cold which is never good when you are trying to keep active.  I took last week off from running and the gym so that I could recoup physically and get … Continue reading Is Blah A Feeling?

Bring on the Snacks!

Sooooo I love food, and snacks, and sweets, and especially chocolate! I found these energy bites on Pinterest awhile ago and had been wanting to make them but just never really looked into what all I needed.  As we all know I don't follow directions very well so I kind of just went for it! … Continue reading Bring on the Snacks!

Racing is pretty fun

Real life has been crazy these last two weeks!  I was in the homestretch of training before my race, I had a bunch of work stuff, and some crazy personal life things happening, so I have felt like I haven't taken a breath in awhile.    I ran my race on Sunday in Golden Gate … Continue reading Racing is pretty fun

Can you take a vacation from life

The last week and a half has been rough!  Some shin splints and general soreness has kept me from running as much as I would like, and I feel like sometimes there are just not enough hours in the day.  The last few days especially have been emotionally draining on a personal level, and I … Continue reading Can you take a vacation from life


I often feel like I don't get enough veggies in my diet, so I was thinking the other day about ways to incorporate veggies in a way that isn't salad!  I had an inspired idea, if I do say so myself, and remembered that Ratatouille is a completely vegetable dish.  I looked at several recipes … Continue reading Rat-A-Tat-Touille

This Week Has Been a Pain, Literally

Sometimes I feel so old!  The last few days have been a pain in the back, literally.  Its amazing that I got through seven weeks of frequent, regular running without having any pain before now, because old back injuries die hard.  The horse that cause all my issues lol  All of my years of riding … Continue reading This Week Has Been a Pain, Literally


Where has the time gone?! I'm now starting week seven of my training program out of eight! I'm excited and nervous that it's so close to race time, but at least I feel prepared, now it's all about managing my legs and making sure I'm good to go come August 16th.     Running through CAJ … Continue reading Homestretch!