How a Body Double Used Running to Combat Online Bullying

Inspiring: How a Body Double Used Running to Combat Online Bullying I wanted to share with you a great motivational story of how running has yet again been the culprit of transformation in someone’s life. If you’ve read my blog long enough you know what a huge impact running has on my life. I enjoy reading stories like this because as runners we all have our own reasons for running. I also am interested in what others are doing to {Read More}

Do You Need Variety in Your Workouts?

Do you need variety in your workouts? I have a question for you. Do you need variety in your workouts? If you are like me, then the answer to that question would be YES! I get bored doing the same thing day in and day out! While I do like to stick to a schedule, it is because I am incorporating both running and strength training. I wouldn’t want to have a heavy lifting day followed by a long run {Read More}

Weekend Update 5.18.15

Weekend Update 5.18.15 Hi Yall!  It’s a Monday and a  shorter week for me.   I hate to wish my week away, but I am pretty excited about a family camping trip we have planed over the Memorial Day Weekend.  This past weekend was great and I hope it was for you too. Friday I came home to pick up my husband and we went back to town to eat. I chose Cracker Barrel where I had all vegetables an I {Read More}

Thinking Out Loud #9 5.14.15

Think Out Loud #9 5.14.15 I know some of you are just starting your marathon and half marathon season, and I’m so jealous of you. Ours is for the most part over.  🙁  I’m sad too.  Now there may be one here or there within 250 or so miles but not really doable for me.  The one that is in my state is on a date I just don’t see how I can make. On a lighter note, guess what? {Read More}

Thinking Out Loud #6 What’s rolling around in my mind???

Thinking Out Loud – This is the 6th edition of Thursdays are for Thinking Out Loud.  Thank you again to Amanda over at Running with Spoons Blog for this great link up.   It’s getting that time of the year again to get back in the routine of grass cutting! As you can see my yard is in bad need of a good cutting and full of weeds.  While we have a pretty big yard, most of it is under fence {Read More}

Working out before or after work?

I’ve been reading articles about working out in the mornings, for me that’s before work or in the afternoons right after work. In my personal opinion I think whenever you workout is better than not! But just like me I’m digging deeper and trying to come up with the perfect solution for me and my schedule.  If you’ve found yourself asking these same questions, maybe you can find your answer amongst this post or at least give you some things {Read More}