Prague Marathon Training, Week 6

After two weeks in New Zealand and a week basically on my death bed with a kidney infection, I was more than ready to get back into a good routine this week! Especially getting back to the core work I haven’t done in 3 weeks…oops! The Prague Marathon is now just 75 days away! Eek!Read more


Leaving the Past Behind

The other day, I received a random text from my ex-husband. We have an amicable relationship but we don’t speak very often and, since we have now been officially divorced for four and a half years and separated for more than six years, we don’t really have much to say. As a result, I don’tRead more


Prague Marathon Training, Week 5

This was my first week back at home after New Zealand, and to be honest…running around my neighborhood is just not the same as surrounded by the mountains and water. Luckily, I had my first race of the year to look forward to on Saturday – the Green Valley 10 Miler! I’m getting more andRead more


Day Hiking in the Mountains of Queenstown

Queenstown, New Zealand is a mountain lover’s paradise. The quaint town sits on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and is surrounded by towering mountains that seem to rise directly out of the water. Driving through this portion of the South Island of New Zealand, you will regularly have your breath taken away by the snow-capped,Read more


How to Pack Two Weeks of Toiletries in a Carry-On

I’m so glad you guys love reading packing tips, because I sure love writing them! By popular demand, I am talking today about how to pack two weeks worth of toiletries in a carry-on. I was surprised to have so many people request this topic, but clearly, the restrictions on liquids are really challenging! InRead more