WHAT I TELL MYSELF ABOUT THE PAST

You guys continue to blow me away, as over $2,150 has been raised for the student athletes at Rhodes Hall High School in Hanover, Jamaica since this campaign began over a month ago! We are hoping to raise additional funds to purchase track spikes and shoes for competition and are closing in on $2,500! Click here… Continue reading WHAT I TELL MYSELF ABOUT THE PAST

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HOMEWARD BOUND

My first trip of 2016 wasn’t somewhere new. I headed back home to South Florida last weekend, where I grew up and lived until I went to the University of Maryland, to visit my grandmother since AJ and I spent the holidays in South Carolina this year. I talk to my Nana on the phone… Continue reading HOMEWARD BOUND

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THE BEST WAYS TO SPEND 10 MINUTES

We’re just $45 away from reaching $2,000 raised for the student athletes at Rhodes Hall High School! Can you help? Click here to donate now, or read more about the kids and their incredible stories here. If you’ve been reading my blog for more than about a week, then you know I am obsessed with productivity and using… Continue reading THE BEST WAYS TO SPEND 10 MINUTES

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YOU DON’T HAVE TO RUN

As the Second Running Boom (scientific term) has overtaken America over the past 5-10 years, people who never thought about trying out the sport have found themselves running distances they previously deemed impossible. I’m one of those people. If you had asked me when I was in high school if I thought I would have… Continue reading YOU DON’T HAVE TO RUN

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SLOWLY BUT SURELY

First: Have you entered my HOKA OE ONE giveaway yet?? Super easy to do, just leave a comment! Thank you to all of you who have already entered! And now back to my regular life. I’m happy to say that with the completion of the cedar chest, it seems like we’re having a bit of a… Continue reading SLOWLY BUT SURELY

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HOPE FLOATS

You know sometimes when you feel really overwhelmed and you just need that one sign that progress is being made? Just a little sign from the universe that says things are going in the right direction? Well, I got that this week. Or rather, I guess you could say I created it. I finally finished my very… Continue reading HOPE FLOATS

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WELL, THAT ESCALATED SLOWLY.

Last week, I decided to order a heart rate monitor. To be completely honest, I ordered it because I’m still trying to lose the stupid weight from last year and I wanted to make sure that my nutrition was realistic for the amount of activity I’m actually doing. While many food and fitness trackers like… Continue reading WELL, THAT ESCALATED SLOWLY.

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REUNITED AND IT FEELS SO GOOD – CASPER MARATHON RACE WEEKEND, PART 1

As you all know, I was pretty nervous about running the Casper Marathon. I debated dropping down to the half or even not running at all. One thing that was never up for discussion, though, was whether or not I would go to Wyoming. After all, my flight was already paid for and even more importantly, this… Continue reading REUNITED AND IT FEELS SO GOOD – CASPER MARATHON RACE WEEKEND, PART 1

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OFFICIALLY A CONVERT

In what has become an unprecedented commitment to strength training, I, Danielle, the T-Rex Runner, have now been strength training (with actual weights) for 2 whole weeks. Thank you for your applause. Sad that two weeks marks an unprecedented commitment to anything, no? Whatever. During the two weeks, I’ve also done a treadmill speed workout… Continue reading OFFICIALLY A CONVERT

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