Introduction to Half-Marathon Training

Last November, I surprised myself. The corporate health program sponsors registration fees for races throughout the year, on a first-come, first-serve basis. I received the email, with spots available for a 5K, half-marathon, full-marathon, and a relay. Instead of signing… Continue Reading

My New Year’s Resolutions? To be destructive

Normally this time of year, I’m recovering from a sugar bender and thinking hopefully about all the ways I’ll change myself for the better, starting in January. A planner and to-do-lister by nature, the anticipation of January 1st — and… Continue Reading

Reflecting on May and setting goals for June

Woooo!  May is almost over.  In my neck of the woods, that usually means we swing our attention from tornadoes to heat stroke, which I’m actually okay with.  Tornadoes are super stressful. I wanna take a few minutes and reflect… Continue Reading

How to make morning workouts not suck

This might surprise you, but I’m a morning person. *Whispering* “Can it be? A bitchy morning person?” Yes my friends, it’s possible!  In fact, if I don’t work out pretty early, it’s just not gonna happen.  By the time I… Continue Reading

Rugged Maniac Obstacle Course 5k

Rugged Maniac 5k obstacle course

Like many of you, I suffer from a lack of intrinsic motivation.  Half my brain says, “eat a kale salad before your arteries completely solidify,” while the other half of my brain is like: One “trick” I use to keep myself… Continue Reading

So I tried…kickboxing

Have you ever found a hobby that you just looooved so much that you never did it again?  I kinda did that with my blog.  A day off from writing turned into like, ten years.  Oops.  Well I’m back bitches,… Continue Reading