How to Triumphantly Train on your Treadmill

Recently, I was interviewed by NordicTrack as part of their series on treadmill running along with several other running bloggers! If you’ve been following my training over the last few months, you know that I used the treadmill as a (very helpful) tool to get speed work and runs in during the hot, humid summerRead more


Workout Roundup: Week of October 9, 2017

This week, I tried to focus on just taking it one day at a time. I knew it would be hard to get in many runs because of my schedule, which was obviously not ideal. With getting my foster son ready to go back home, work travel, and a bunch of appointments, this was theRead more


Foster Care: Saying Goodbye to our First Placement

Our first foster placement, a 5-year old boy, came barreling into our lives the day after Labor Day.  We had no idea what to expect and were, frankly, a little terrified at the prospect of going from no kids to a 5-year old overnight. Now, 5 weeks and 1 day later, we’re saying goodbye asRead more


Workout Roundup: Week of October 2, 2017

A bum back and a bum shoulder kept me down a bit this week. That’s life, right? You do the best you can with the time and resources you have. My body may not have been at 100%, but I did fit in as many workouts as possible while balancing another week of foster parenting.Read more


Workout Roundup: Week of September 25, 2017

This week was all about the unplanned rest day! AJ was out of town for work from Sunday through Friday night, so I was living my best single parent life all week. As a result, I definitely didn’t have as much time to workout! Still, I thought I could get in a workout every day.Read more


I’M ON A PODCAST and What I’m Loving Lately: Fall 2017

I’M ON A PODCAST!: I am SO EXCITED to announce that I was interviewed last week for my favorite running podcast, The Ali on the Run Show! You probably remember me talking about the podcast a lot during training for the Prague Marathon because I listened to it on all of my long runs. Ali’sRead more