I hope you are all having an amazing holiday season!!! I am thankful to report I got a new Microsoft Surface Pro laptop for Christmas so I will be blogging more regularly!!! I wanted to share a few pictures of our holiday weekend before I get back to cooking Christmas dinner!! It’s… Continue reading Merry Christmas!!!!
Ah, today will always be one of my favorite all time days. It’s my “I’m a marathoner,” Anniversary!!!! Six years ago today my life forever changed. #chicagomarathon #2012 #bestdayever #marathon #lifechanging Cheers! Michelle
This weekly wrap up will be quick, because my hubby just got home from training THREE hours earlier than normal. #winning Last week, I managed to work out 5/7 days. I ran 3 days, did 2 cardio workouts, and 2 strength training workouts. Today was my first official long run, of which I ran 6.14… Continue reading Week 1 of marathon full marathon training, sorta…
A lot of people have asked me how things are going in regards to my husband’s upcoming deployment. At work, I keep on my game face most days, and I have really learned to hold it together for the most part. At home, I can’t always say the same. The truth is, the pre-deployment phase… Continue reading Pre-deployment thoughts
Here’s my Friday fives from the work week and mid year check in, in no particular order… I contemplated briefly, running a fall marathon. Yet after my 4 mile run in the heat and humidity, I changed my mind, immediately quickly. I’ll focus on speed and getting my half marathon time under 2 hours, instead, like… Continue reading Friday Five and mid year check
See, I let self-doubt ALMOST win this week. And I feel I must confess… It’s time for some Runfessions, as well as the good, bad, and scary from today’s 20 miler… I’m linking up with Marcia from Marcia’s Healthy Slice (please head over to her blog if you don’t follow already, she rocks!) to confess my deep… Continue reading Running please forgive me, for I have sinned…
‘Tis the Eve of my 20 miler, and all I can think of is, “Holy crap, can I REALLY run 20 miles by myself?” Even though I ran my last 2 long runs and all of my short runs solo this training season, I am still terrified. Why? More than likely because last week I… Continue reading The Eve of my 20 miler