Change is the Only Constant: Summer Update

Summer is vanishing before my eyes.  Back in April, I shared a bit about my upcoming plans in this post here.  How is it that all of that is already behind me?  It is absolutely incredible to think that I am closing in on my third month of living in Kansas.  I haven’t been very active on my blog or on social media because LIFE HAPPENS folks.  Here’s a quick rundown of the craziness of the past three months. I {Read More}

Review and Giveaway:  SKINS DNAmic Compression

Disclosure:  This post is sponsored by SKINS through my partnership with Fit Approach. While I received a pair of SKINS for this review, I did not receive any additional compensation. As always, all opinions are my own. A photo posted by Lisa Runs for Cupcakes (@lisarunsforcupcakes) on Jun 29, 2016 at 7:07pm PDT As a runner, I have a wee bit of an obsession with compression socks. Yet, for some reason and despite my interest in compression, I never bit {Read More}

2016 Summer Update!

Oh my word, I almost forgot how to write a blog post.  I can’t believe it’s almost the end of June.  This past month has been a whirlwind.  To rewind a bit, here is a post I wrote pre-move about my thoughts.  So, let’s catch you up with a little summer update! Back in May, I flew out to Kansas to start my new job.  After working in Kansas for a week, I flew home for two weeks of vacation.  Not exactly {Read More}

Change is the only constant.

Currently, I’m trying to convince myself that we all grow through change. I’m trying to embrace change even though I hate it. You see, I am about three weeks out from moving half way across the country again. Yes, again. Yet, this time, I am moving half way across the country ahead of my husband and daughter by several weeks.  And, this big life change is coming at me like a freight train. To back this bus up, since I {Read More}

The Convertible HDL and a PRracer Giveaway!

Disclosure:  This post is sponsored by PRracer.  All thoughts and opinions regarding the Convertible HDL are my own. I’m excited to bring you a sneak peek at a brand new product that is hoping to hit your streets soon!  Here’s the thing, PRracer needs your help to get this idea off the ground.  Today, PRracer is launching a Kickstarter campaign to raise money to back this genius idea… Okay, okay, I’m getting ahead of myself.  First, I need to tell you {Read More}

KT Tape Launches Products and Support for Rio 2016

Last week, I had the amazing opportunity to head into NYC for a KT Tape product launch at Chelsea Piers. For those of you that are new to the product, KT Tape is a leader in sports medicine taping products. It provides pain relief solutions, support for sports related injuries, and serves as a recovery tool. And, no need to worry – KT Tape is not only used by professional athletes and Olympians but by every day athletes, like us. {Read More}

Friday Five: Spring Break 2016 Edition

Whenever I say the words Spring Break, images of bikinis, shots of Tequila, and exotic locales come to mind.  No, I did not venture off to Mexico for Spring Break but it was still an exciting week nonetheless.  So this week, for Mar, Courtney, and Cynthia‘s Friday Five Link-up, I’m sharing a peek into my week since it was far more exciting than my typical week at work. Maine:  We kicked off last weekend in Maine.  It’s one of my absolute {Read More}

Gearing up for Spring: Road Runner Sports R-Gear Review

Disclaimer:  This post is sponsored by Road Runner Sports.  All thoughts and opinions regarding Road Runner Sports R-Gear are my own. This post contains affiliate links for Road Runner Sports. Here in New York, the daffodils are beginning to make an appearance.  With a few warm days sprinkled throughout the early weeks of March, it’s exciting to have a taste of spring.  So, with warm breezes and sunshine on my mind, I’m sharing five of my favorite reasons for spring with you {Read More}

Breathe: Mantras, Heart Rate Training, & An Endorphin Warrior Giveaway

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Endorphin Warrior in exchange for a review of the Warrior Training Ring. As always, all opinions are my own. After experiencing major burnout over the past year or so, I stepped back to reevaluate my goals and settled on a new approach to regaining my motivation. In January, I decided to take a little bit of a different approach to training and implemented heart rate training. In the 10 weeks since I started heart {Read More}

GORE-TEX Philadelphia Half Marathon Race Weekend

Disclosure:  I received two complimentary entries into the GORE-TEX Philadelphia Half Marathon thanks to GORE-TEX, the title sponsor of the event.  As always, all opinions are my own! The weekend before Thanksgiving (yes I know I am super delayed in posting!), we packed up the car and headed out of town to Philadelphia!  This was my first trip to Philly in over a decade.  I last visited the City of Brotherly Love to watch an Army Navy football game while Jake {Read More}