Month: February 2014

I hope I get an A++

Happy Thursday (finally)! All day yesterday I was thinking that is was Thursday – it was heartbreaking when I realized that it was still only Wednesday… While I was making my regular rounds around the blog world yesterday I came across Jacqueline’s pop quiz for […]

The Importance of Having a Coach

This past weekend one of my running clients, Cori, had her first race since we started working together. As soon as I finished my long run I couldn’t wait to hear how the 5K race had gone so I texted her immediately. I almost couldn’t believe […]

5 Words Per Picture & Training Summary – 2/23/2014

Once again I feel like I was M.I.A. this week. However, this time I had a really good reason and I hope that I’ll be able to share some exciting news soon! As usual this week included lots of good food and family time, here’s […]

The ONLY banana bread recipe you’ll ever need!

The ONLY banana bread recipe you’ll ever need!

What’s a girl to do on a cloudy, chilly day off from work? Well, there’s a lot of cuddles that happen, especially when your puppy isn’t feeling good. And when there are seven over-ripe bananas in your fruit bowl you bake copious amounts of chocolate […]

What I Ate Wednesday – Pre-Race Fueling

Since nutrition is always a big focus of mine I generally don’t eat much differently the day before a race than I do any other day. However, I do make an extra effort to fuel properly so that I am at the top of my […]

U-T California 1020 Race Recap

After yesterday’s race I am so thankful for an extra day off this weekend. I got to sleep in, go for an easy run, and have time to catch up on all the errands and chores that didn’t get done the past few days. It’s […]

Training Summary – 2/16/2014

Happy Sunday! I apologize for my absence this weekend and today’s LATE post but our weekend has been just a little bit busy. 😉 Thankfully I have tomorrow off for President’s Day so I have a little bit more weekend left to catch up for […]

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Whether you are married, dating, engaged or single I hope that you have a wonderful day and take the time to tell those special to you that you love them! Our Valentine’s plans are really simple – just the way I […]

Are we crazy?

Yesterday I did one of my favorite workouts – a 6 mile fartlek-tempo. What is a farlek-tempo you say? Well basically its a tempo run but you alternate between a hard pace and a not-so-hard-BUT-not-so-easy pace so that your average pace ends up right around […]

The Olympics Always Get to Me

Nothing really exciting to report on the running front. I’ve just been chugging along on my marathon training plan – it’s hard to believe that I’m already on week 6 of 15. It is going by a little too quickly! This weekend I have my second of 3 (maybe […]