Vanilla Mint Smoothie with #VegaOneStart

Vanilla Mint Smoothie with #VegaOneStart

  So last week I ran my second half marathon. Yeah – really.  I’m impressed too. Keeping up with my training plan was much harder than I had anticipated. I did better when I was training in the early spring. I like running in cooler weather and my...
Vegan Pumpkin Pie Waffles

Vegan Pumpkin Pie Waffles

Tomorrow, while you are eating your Sunday breakfast, I will be running 13.1 miles.  For fun, I suppose, since I am certainly not running to win. While I’m running I will be thinking about how I could have slept in. Or maybe I’ll be thinking about these...
Friday things and another half marathon training plan

Friday things and another half marathon training plan

I’ve mentioned before that I listen to Audio books during my commute to work and on my longer runs too. I just checked my library and I have over 70 titles that I have purchased over the years. I have a membership where I pay a flat fee each month in exchange...
The first half marathon

The first half marathon

It’s done! I ran 13.1 miles and survived! Recap posts sometimes goes through all the details of the day, the blow-by-blow of the race. Mile by mile. I could do this too… the logistics and the prep, but really I don’t want to talk about it. It’s...
Friday Things: running, birthdays, Spring Cleanse and stuff

Friday Things: running, birthdays, Spring Cleanse and stuff

That was a long week. I’m tired. But the sun is shinning. Finally.  Which means spring will be over in a week and we will be in full blown summer mode – hot, humid and 100s.  I’m enjoying the moderate temps while I can. It’s my husband...
Happy Fit Friday: Countdown to Ottawa and other randomness

Happy Fit Friday: Countdown to Ottawa and other randomness

Ottawa half marathon is officially 30 days from today. It’s getting closer and I’m getting  nervous. This past week was a bad week for me running wise, between a few late nights at work and nasty weather I haven’t run since Sunday.  (7 miles by the...
Happy Fit Friday: 7 things I learned in 7 miles

Happy Fit Friday: 7 things I learned in 7 miles

So last weekend’s long run kinda did me in. That was a long, long run. For me at least. As I type I’m strategizing about this weekend’s run. I’m afraid to try again. I’m afraid I have to.  Really. That was far. And before any of you who...