Building To A New Year

Hello 2016, so good to see you. The holidays are over and it’s time to buckle down to get myself back in action here. Time to start regaining my fitness and rebuilding my base. Time to start chipping away at my weight loss again. I’m still hoovering right around 26lbs Read more →

To Persevere Into A New Year

Happy New Year! Holy wow, 2015 brought me some curve balls. Namely pregnancy and a new baby. And while I only managed to get in one race this year, my second time running Seneca7, I did still stay active through almost my entire pregnancy. I was still going to spin Read more →

Little Victories

Oh what a week. The holidays, they make things feel like such a whirlwind. First thing’s first; weekly workout update. I ran only once this week. On Monday I got on the treadmill and did another interval workout. I walked half a mile, ran half a mile, walked a quarter Read more →

Cleared To Run

Merry almost Christmas!!! Where did December go? And this whole year? I found out I was pregnant way back in March and that feels like it was forever ago. But this year also feels like it went by pretty quickly. I can’t believe the new year is next week. Weekly Read more →

New Mommy Favorites

Wanna hear a funny joke? These are screen caps from my Garmin920XT sleep data. The purple is when I’m awake. And that’s only two nights, but they all look pretty similar. Yes, despite being a new mommy who is up regularly throughout the night, I’m still rocking my Garmin. The Read more →

Adjusting Expectations

Wow. Hi Monday. Where did you come from? Guys. Babies are difficult. I went three days without even touching my computer. I forgot it even existed for a bit there, hence the lack of posting. Because sometimes babies fuss and cry and cluster feed for SEVEN straight hours and you Read more →

The Ultimate Athlete Holiday Gift Guide

It’s happened, the holidays are here and they are upon us in full force. Christmas displays were out less than 12 hours after Halloween ended, stores are open at 6am on Thanksgiving (Booooooo, not nice) and the madness is here to stay. If you or someone else in your family Read more →

Sleeping and Walking

Holy exhausted, Batman. Not sleeping through the night really catches up with you after a while. And prior to having baby, I wasn’t exactly sleeping either, because there is no sleeping when your enormously pregnant. I haven’t had a real, full night’s sleep in months. I can feel it all Read more →

Postpartum Ironman Training Plan

Look. Look at this. I got to workout. Sort of. I got cleared to walk at my appointment last week, so walking I am. Thank goodness we got a treadmill. I’ve walked on it a few times since I was told I could and my legs are so happy to Read more →

Life As I Don’t Know It

It’s Monday here in Zombieland. I’m tired. Sleep is difficult and short lived. Baby is needy a lot. My needs go by the wayside sometimes. But I guess that’s just the way it works now. I’m two weeks postpartum today and trying to learn a new normal. New way of Read more →