Ever have those anxiety ridden dreams about your race when you're training for a big event? Well, when you have about 18 Mamas getting ready for the Disney Princess Half Marathon, you know you're bound to have a funny race dream story (or two) to tell. Here they are, in no particular order. We hope… Continue reading Race Dreams
This morning's 9 mile run had me a little nervous. I haven't run 9 miles in forever so I wasn't sure how this was going to feel. Actually, I knew how it was going to feel- rough. But my main concern was that the weather channel called for low 20's temperatures and light wind. There… Continue reading The Long and Cold of It
As promised, here I am checking in with my weight, eating habits, and workouts for the week! Current Stats & Progress Current Weight: 173.5 Change of: minus .2 Feeling: (WTF) but okay, okay. I'm not completely discouraged yet. It's only… Continue reading Project Me – Week 1
There are two things in this world that make me so hungry my stomach turns inside out - swimming and church. Yesterday I did both. Not only did I battle church and swimming hunger, it was the day after an 8 mile run so I felt like my stomach was a wood chipper. Once… Continue reading My not so New Year’s Resolution
Goodbye 2016, it's been swell. Truly, it's been a great year. My favorite so far since starting adulthood, so I owe you a thank you. When I think back to where I was mentally and emotionally in January of 2016, I was just starting to paddle my way out of a riptide of anxiety and… Continue reading I Kept Running – 2016
There are definitely 2 types of steps I'm talking about here. The steps that take you along the path of commitment to a goal, and the physical steps I'm taking on each run. Both equally difficult right now. I'm aware that I go through this each December. The hustle and bustle of the holiday seasons… Continue reading The Work of Every Step
So many amazing things have happened in 2016. Our club grew into a tribe, our runs turned into adventures, and fears that may have held us back turned us into the brave girls that will courageously take on any challenge. Our smiles multiplied. Our strength multiplied. It was an incredible year of memory… Continue reading Merry Christmas!