Month: February 2015

A Week of Eats – A different kind of WIAW

A Week of Eats – A different kind of WIAW

Last week I participated in a science project for the amazing Leigha. She is doing a project in her biology class about the protein intake of different diets (vegan, vegetarian & omnivore) and asked us to track our food for a whole week. I thought that […]

GO SEE IT! And a sentence per picture

GO SEE IT! And a sentence per picture

McFarland USA is hands down my new favorite movie!! I laughed, I cried, I cheered *outloud*. It was such a great movie and was so well done that I couldn’t recommend it enough. Seriously, GO SEE IT! 🙂 As for the rest of our weekend it […]

Training Summary: 2/16/2015-2/22/2015

Training Summary: 2/16/2015-2/22/2015

This week was one of the best training weeks I’ve had recently. I hit 70 miles for the first time in awhile and got in 3 great key workouts. Even though two of my workouts were on the treadmill I was able to hit my goal […]

Getting the Heck Outta Boston (for a warm weather race)

Getting the Heck Outta Boston (for a warm weather race)

A few notes about how crazy this winter has really been… – 3 more inches of snow last night – not much but we are slowly and surely creeping towards that #1 snowfall record! – Buzzfeed put together an awesome list of pictures of all […]

Cancelled…

Cancelled…

Whelp… it’s official. The Hyannis Marathon and Half Marathon this weekend has been cancelled. It’s a real bummer to have the race that I’ve been training for the past 3 months cancelled but I have so much respect for the race directors that in all […]

Valentine’s Weekend

Valentine’s Weekend

Love was in the air this weekend!  Along with snow, lots and lots of snow… He looks surprisingly happy standing in the middle of waist high snow, huh?  I kicked off Valentine’s morning by sneaking off with some girlfriends for an early morning run and letting Henri […]

Training Summary: 2/9/2015-2/15/2015

Training Summary: 2/9/2015-2/15/2015

Training Summary: 2/1/2015-2/8/2015 Monday – AM: dynamic warm-up + 7 miles on the treadmill @ 7:25 pace + 15 mins core strength PM: 30 mins yoga/stretching Tuesday – AM: dynamic warm-up + 8 miles on the treadmill @ 7:30 pace PM: 25 mins core + 25 mins upper body strength @ […]

Friday Favorites [2]

Friday Favorites [2]

We made it to Friday!!!  With a three day weekend right around the corner I thought it would be the perfect time to get pumped up with a few of my favorite things this week! 5 Friday Favorites 1. Valentine’s Day! Henri and I are supposed to […]

2 Mile Repeats on the Treadmill

2 Mile Repeats on the Treadmill

Wednesdays tend to be the toughest days for me to fit in a workout before I have to go to work. I attend a Bible Study that meets at the church where I work so I have to get in early to make up for the time […]

New Sneakers and Practicing Mental Toughness

New Sneakers and Practicing Mental Toughness

My new pair of Altra Provision 2‘s came in the mail last night so I made Henri take me to the gym so I come test them out.  That’s a lie – we were planning on going to the gym anyways, but these bright sneaks […]