Weeks 1-5 of Marathon Training


I’ve been training for the Lake Placid Marathon since the beginning of March. The marathon in Upstate New York is in mid-June and is known for its major hills. It will be my second marathon (I’m running my third in October) and I would like to run a PR. I ran the Erie Marathon in September 2014 and my… [Read More]

Four Things

Hello, my long lost blog! The last time I popped in was January… yikes! Blogging just has not been a priority of mine. I’d like to start posting more regularly, but we’ll see if that actually happens. I had seen this questionnaire on some of my favorite blogs months ago, so I thought it’d be fun to share. Four names… [Read More]

Upcoming Race Schedule

To say I’m looking forward to running in 2015 would be an understatement. Taking a break from running over the last month has done wonders for my heart, mind, and soul. Though I’m out of running shape, I feel refreshed and excited to run consistently again. Mike and I joined Planet Fitness late last week to take advantage of their treadmills…. [Read More]

2015 Goals

2015 goals

Even though January is almost half over, I’m sharing my goals for 2015 to help me stay accountable. I wouldn’t call myself a resolution kind of gal, but I do like to have overall goals that I want to follow through on. Here’s what I’m working towards this year: Fitness Complete P90X3 (started January 1st) Run… [Read More]

Friday Favorites: hills, sweet potatoes, Quest bars

Quest Protein Bars

Happy Friday! I’m off to spend the day with my parents, get a safety recall for my car taken care of, pack up the remaining items in our old apartment, and run a few other errands. Fingers crossed for a super productive day! Hills Mike and I moved to a hilly area, which means that when… [Read More]

Life Recently

Christmas Lights - 2014

This will be a shorter post since we don’t currently have Internet at our new apartment. I’m blogging on my iPhone so I apologize if the pictures and text look weird. Hopefully the Internet will be fixed later this afternoon. Being on the phone for 2+ hours with customer support is so freaking frustrating! Moving… [Read More]

Gifts for Fitness Lovers

Gaiam Everything Fits Bag

I’m a huge fan of the popular holiday gift guides that have been popping up in the blog world. I find them helpful as I put together my wish list and think about what to get others. Here are a few of my favorite fitness-related things. I hope something below catches your eye for the fitness… [Read More]

Thanksgiving Day Recap

Thanksgiving- turkey

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! My Thanksgiving was complete with running, lots of food, and quality time with my family. I couldn’t have asked for anything better! Mike and I ran the local Turkey Trot 5 Miler for the third year in a row. It was an 8K until it was changed to a 5 miler in 2013 when… [Read More]

Week In Review: Craft Beer

Ale House

The theme of the week: beer! The week started off at a craft beer bar. Monday is a busy night because Monday Night Football is televised and we play spin the wheel! Everyone writes their name on a piece of paper to have a chance to win a free prize- a pizza, sticker, pint, gift card, etc…. [Read More]

WIAW: Comfort Food

breakfast sandwich

I’m linking up with Peas and Crayons for another round of What I Ate Wednesday! I’ve been craving comfort food and that’s exactly what I consumed today. Breakfast – scrambled eggs + Swiss cheese on a multigrain bagel. I’ve been eating egg sandwiches a lot recently; this picture is from last week. [Instagram] Lunch – a slice of leftover… [Read More]

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