Nashville Marathon 2016 - CHECK! A lot can happen in 26.2 miles and it was a roller coaster from Start to Finish. Marathon weekend started with the drive down to Nashville, going to the Expo, and then getting settled in our Tiny House (which you can read here if you like). But first - the Race!… Continue reading Nashville 2016
Category: Nashville Marathon
Music City Tiny House
If you’re an HGTV fan like Brent and I are, you may also be tempted to take a dive into the tiny house movement. When searching for a place to stay for my Nashville Marathon race, we had checked out expensive hotels and, crossing them off our list, had moved on to AirBnB. Then Music… Continue reading Music City Tiny House
It’s Race Day!
So this is race day. The day I've been planning since November, working up to since December and training for though the cold, windy, rainy months of January, February, March and April. My how time flies! But while time would have still passed, feet would not have flown down lake shore path without some very… Continue reading It’s Race Day!
When Life Happens
Guys, remember 3 weeks ago, right after the Booty Work #30DayFitness Challenge? I was feelin' good, riding high off 4 weeks of steadily working out and consistently doing that little extra after a workout. Guess what happened? Short answer: Life. Long answer: I prioritized other activities instead of my workouts. I'm not one to accept excuses. … Continue reading When Life Happens
Dear Workout Diary, 30 days ago today I promised you I would complete the #30DayFitness challenge to tone up my derrière and legs. As you can see from the picture, each day has increasingly longer sets of squats, bridges, and lunges. Looks pretty intense, yea? Well, it's 30 days later, courtesy of a leap year and extra… Continue reading Booty Work
Hi y'all, did ya miss me? If you read my last post, you know that run kicked my behind. You know, this one. It tossed me right off the horse. And, while I have still be running since, it took a long time to recover from that day - over a month to get back in the… Continue reading The Haitus
Early January. In Chicago. 11 degrees high. Wind chill at -7. And Sunday's are long run days. 9 miles in sub-zero temps. A new low. I was scared. Seriously, legitimately nervous. I had second layers, gloves, a windbreaker, a scarf, and a hat. Extra bundled, still worried. But we press on. I have a work… Continue reading Uncharted Territory