Category Archives: Running

I have a new favorite race!

Yesterday was my first race in a long time, and you guys, it was everything I could have hoped for. For starters, it was in my town so I was able to walk to the start and walk home after. … Continue reading

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Great run yesterday, hubby’s 40th, and I need to stop being a cheap bastard

Before yesterday I hadn’t run in a week and a half. The first week was due to various scheduling conflicts and general craziness, and the half week was laziness. The weather was beautiful yesterday so for the third night this … Continue reading

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Pre-race nerves

It’s stupid to be nervous about a 4 mile race, but I am, a little. Reasons why: 1) It is my first race in more than 2 1/2 years. My last race was the Niantic Bay 5K in September 2011. … Continue reading

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No runs this weekend, and it’s snowing today, wtf?

I totally did not run this weekend. The weather sucked bit I couldn’t have gone to the gym either day. I just… didn’t. Wasn’t in the mood. Decided to start fresh this week. Which is good because my first race … Continue reading

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One weekend. Two trails. One happy girl.

A weekend where I don’t wear makeup or real pants is a good weekend. This was one of those. I spent it bare-faced in workout clothes, with my two favorites. Things that happened this weekend: two trail runs. Lots of … Continue reading

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2014 Racing Plans

I am really excited to return to running, and am especially excited to run a few races this year (the last race I ran was in September 2011!). I am tentatively planning to run four races this year, three of … Continue reading

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In like a lion… Stroller running in the wind

March has definitely come in like a lion here, which is especially noticeable when I am running with my BOB stroller. Having only used it a handful of times, I’m still getting used to it, and for the most part … Continue reading

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Five Things Friday

1) Happy Pi Day! This made me happy because I am a nerd and I love Die Hard. 2) The problem with my return to running? I want to buy all the running things. 3) I also want to run … Continue reading

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A weekend that includes two gourmet cupcakes is a good weekend

Last weekend I dreamed about delicious baked goods all night, and made J take me to my favorite cupcake place for breakfast that Saturday. It was a good decision so I decided to repeat it this weekend. Oreo mudslide? Yes, … Continue reading

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Me time

One thing I have struggled with since having a baby is finding some “me” time. Our weekday schedule is tight. I am up at 5 am and we leave between 6:30 and 7:00 am; H and I get home around … Continue reading

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