Month: May 2015

Training Summary: 5/25/2015-5/31/2015

Training Summary: 5/25/2015-5/31/2015

Training Summary: 5/18/2015-5/24/2015 Monday: Laguna Hills Memorial Day 5K – 7.5 miles total [1.5 mile warm-up, 5K race in 17:25, 3ish mile cool-down] 7:01 average pace Tuesday: 30 minute arm/core circuit at the gym + 8.54 miles easy @ 7:34 pace Wednesday: 8.21 miles easy @ 7:34 pace (including 4x […]

Cinnamon Oatmeal Pancakes with Mixed Berry Compote

Cinnamon Oatmeal Pancakes with Mixed Berry Compote

Man oh man, DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) is a REAL thing! I was feeling great on Tuesday – just a little calf tightness – and even told my friend I was feeling awesome when she texted me and asked how I was feeling after my race. […]

Day in the Life #2 (w/ a  little arm/core workout)

Day in the Life #2 (w/ a little arm/core workout)

My life since we moved back to California has been all sorts of crazy! Between grad school, furnishing the apartment, looking for jobs, going on interviews, switching my training focus, and adjusting to Henri’s new work schedule every day is different and jam packed!  Here’s […]

Laguna Hills Memorial Day 5K Recap

Laguna Hills Memorial Day 5K Recap

Another solo race –> another race recap with no photos. Sorry about that – my race photographer (aka Henri) was at his other job yesterday… 😉 haha The Laguna Hills Memorial Day 5K (10K and Half) started at 7AM so yesterday I woke up at […]

Happy Memorial Day & Training Summary: 5/18/2015-5/24/2015

Happy Memorial Day & Training Summary: 5/18/2015-5/24/2015

Happy Memorial Day! I hope you’re enjoying your long weekend and taking some time to remember and reflect on what this holiday is all about. I’m just recovering from this morning’s 5K – drinking a latte and hanging out with my new best friends the Bravermans […]

Scenes from San Diego

Scenes from San Diego

Woke up early and got in this week’s long run around the bay. Finished up with some strides! Henri’s work was providing breakfast so I stopped by and grabbed a breakfast burrito – not my usual eggs and veggies but potatoes, bacon, sausage and cheese are […]

Friday Fives + Happy Birthday to my Hubby

Friday Fives + Happy Birthday to my Hubby

It’s Friday!! AND we have a long weekend ahead of us – woot woot! I’m particularly excited for the weekend because school has been ca-razy this week and with no class on Monday I feel like I’ll actually get to relax a little bit the […]

Hill Repeats + Post Run Power Exercises #2

Hill Repeats + Post Run Power Exercises #2

I LOVE RoadRunner Sports! I finally got around to ordering some new kicks on Monday and when I came back from the farmer’s market Tuesday afternoon this beautiful package was waiting for me. Free next day delivery!? How can you not love that? Yesterday morning I […]

Bedroom Gallery Wall

Bedroom Gallery Wall

I have a confession to make… I just now got around to ordering prints of our wedding photos. Yes – our two year anniversary is in a month and up until a few weeks ago the only pictures we had from our wedding were digital […]

Bedspread Dilemna & Date Night at Umami Burger

Bedspread Dilemna & Date Night at Umami Burger

Boy it feels good to kick off a new week! Henri had to work both Saturday and Sunday so I spent most of Saturday and Sunday working on some projects and putting the finishing touches on the apartment. I’m officially done decorating –  unless I decide to change […]