Month: November 2014

Training Summary: 11/24/2014-11/30/2014

Training Summary: 11/24/2014-11/30/2014

Training Summary: 11/24/2014-11/30/2014  Monday – 8 miles easy with 10x 20 sec strides thrown in – 7:16 average pace Tuesday – 7 mile HILLY run @ 7:25 with Henri (!!!) + 5 minute planks & 50 crunches Wednesday – 10.62 mile workout [2 mile warm-up, 3x 2 mile […]

Fun Four Facts Survey

Fun Four Facts Survey

I’ve been seeing this survey floating around the interwebs for the past few weeks and I have been dying to join in on the fun so I invited myself to the party!  Four names that people call me (other than my real name): 1. Laur […]

Thanksgiving + Black Friday/Cyber Monday Steals & Deals

Thanksgiving + Black Friday/Cyber Monday Steals & Deals

Hello there from up above the clouds!! Henri and I are on our way home after an amazing Thanksgivng week with his family.  We kicked off Thanksgiving morning with an easy run with Henri’s best friend and a little bit of the Macy’s Parade. The […]

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving!  This morning I woke up to a little motivation from Runners World that I wanted to pass along. Today and everyday I have so many things to be thankful for. My loving and supportive husband, my big, crazy family, and my faith in […]

Thanksgiving Week in California!!!

Thanksgiving Week in California!!!

Happy Thanksgiving-week hump day from sunny, warm California! Henri and I flew out late Sunday to spend Thanksgiving with the in-laws. It was a little last minute but after hearing the weather forecast for Boston this morning I’m so thankful that we’re going to have […]

Training Summary: 11/17/2014-11/23/2014

Training Summary: 11/17/2014-11/23/2014

Training Summary: 11/17/2014-11/23/2014  Monday – 7 recovery miles @ 7:51 + 15 minutes core work Tuesday – AM: 7 miles @ 7:35 + 100 crunches PM: 30 minutes yoga/stretching (I’m working on HEADSTANDS!)  Wednesday – 11 mile workout [2 mile warm-up, 6x 1 mile on the track (6:08, […]

Day in the Life #1

Day in the Life #1

I always love reading other people’s “Day in the Life” posts mostly because I just think that it is so interesting to know how people spend their day beyond their runs/workouts/meals. Yesterday I had quite a busy day so I thought it’s make for a more exciting day in […]

When It’s Winter but You Hate Running on the Treadmill

When It’s Winter but You Hate Running on the Treadmill

Sometimes I really wish I didn’t hate the treadmill as much as I do.  When I checked the weather report last night so see what I was in for in the morning and saw 20 degrees with a real feel of 15 I almost wanted to curl up […]

Long Time No See – and some randomness

Long Time No See – and some randomness

Hey there! Long time no see chat!  A few things popped up last week that took place of blogging – one being finishing my continuing education credits before my NASM-CPT certification has to be renewed by DECEMBER 8th! 1.7 units done – meaning over the last […]

Training Summary: 11/10/2014-11/16/2014

Training Summary: 11/10/2014-11/16/2014

Training Summary: 11/10/2014-11/16/2014  Monday – 8 miles @ 7:25 pace Tuesday – 10 mile workout [2 mile warm-up, 12x600m w/200m jogging rest (2:01, 2:05, 2:04, 2:03, 2:03, 2:01, 2:00, 2:01, 2:03, 2:02, 2:00, 1:58), 2 mile cool-down] 6:49 average pace Wednesday – 7 miles recovery @ 7:40 pace […]