Pittsburgh Half Marathon Recap with GNC

Running after giving birth wasn’t the most comfortable thing at first. I was nervous early on that I made a mistake accepting this challenge, but within a couple weeks, my doubts disappeared.  I thrive on challenges and stick to plans if I have deadlines. A race is the best deadline to get in shape I […]

Video Recap: I Ran a Half Marathon at 29 Weeks Pregnant

I mentioned that I was planning to shoot a video during my half marathon and here it is. See me go from smiles to literal tears… of joy because I’m happy to take a break from running for the next 5 or so months!   If you ran during your pregnancy, I’d love to hear […]

Giveaway: Personalized Marathon Race Day Prints

Commemorating life milestones is something we all do. From pictures or artwork to jewelry, we like to have memories of our greatest accomplishments in clear view. I have my college diploma framed somewhere. I have a bracelet my mom got me for my 30th birthday that I wear every day. And now I have this… […]

Boston Marathon 2015 Recap Part 1

I finished running the Boston Marathon today in 3 hours and 57 minutes – hitting my goal by just 3 minutes! I still can’t believe I did it. Let’s start at the beginning…  On Sunday morning I woke up at 3 am for some stupid sale you might have heard of… #LillyForTarget. I should have […]

Women Travelling The World On Water

I love to travel. In fact, after I cross the finish line on Monday – I will be visiting Eastern Europe for 10 days on vacation, no work! I planned this so that I would be able to enjoy giving my body a break from running and working out while sightseeing and eating my way […]

Chicago Marathon 2014 Race Recap

Read part 1 of my Chicago Marathon recap here. As the gun went off, my heart rate soared with excitement. I was doing this. I was running this damn marathon even if I had to walk the last 6 miles. I knew I followed my plan religiously and had to trust “the training.”  I wasn’t […]

22 Miles Accomplished. Time To Taper.

On Saturday, I woke up early at 7:30 thanks to my UK jet lag. With a busy day, I welcomed the early weekend wake up. I immediately drank 16 ounces of Essentia water to start getting my body rehydrated and wake up for my 22-mile run. Around 8 am, I had a bowl of oatmeal […]

I’m Running The 2014 Chicago Marathon

If you have been reading my blog and not just the headlines, you already know what I have to say today, but I officially am running my first marathon in Chicago on behalf of Susan G Komen and the Ford Warriors in Pink! Also running with me is Tracie, a WIP Model of Courage, who […]

Heartbreak Hill Half Marathon Discount & Memorial Day Recap

For once in my adult life, I actually relaxed during a long weekend. I am running the Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill Half Marathon in a few weeks on June 8th. I haven’t been training much so I knew I wanted to get in a good long run. This is the inaugural Runner’s World race and […]

Vegan Ice Cream Sundae From FoMu

Blogging is a lot like reality TV. We (bloggers) share personal details that you don’t need to know about, you probably don’t care about, but for some reason, many people find the mundane things to be most interesting like what I ate for dinner or what I wore to a party. Here are a few […]