Do Something that Scares You… #TakeTheLeap

The New Year often brings introspection for me. I know that we are now in February but I never shared some of my goals for the year. No, I am not talking running goals or blogging goals, like in years past. This year, I decided to take a good hard look at my priorities. Let’s face it, if you are like me, you feel as though there are not enough hours in the day and there is not enough of you {Read More}

Friday Five: Indoor Fitness Routines

This week, I’m linking up with Mar, Cynthia, and Courtney for this week’s Friday Five to share my indoor fitness routines. Running:  I hate the treadmill but I love running.  Thanks to the ice and terrible winter weather we are having here in NY, I am using the treadmill more than I have in the past.  While it isn’t my favorite option, I am thankful that I have easy access to a treadmill.  A run on a treadmill is better than {Read More}

Making a Comeback

Making a comeback from 8 weeks of no running is challenging and frustrating at times.  I want to run at the paces I saw in training for Marine Corps Marathon but my body just isn’t there yet.  And, despite getting frustated at times, I know that this is what is best for my longevity in the sport. So, here are my three tips on making a comeback! 1.)  SLOWLY Build Mileage:  I’m building back my mileage at a turtle’s pace.  I’m a month {Read More}