Morning friends! I just got back from an easy 6 mile run. I've been taking my easy runs easier in an attempt to reduce stress. My doctor says that I need to work on stress/anxiety and attempt to reduce it as much as possible. He believes that some of the constant aching in my stomach is in fact my body manifesting anxiety. I am inclined to believe him. 6 miles - 9:10, 9:06, 9:13, 8:36, 8:25, 8:20 Picked it up a bit too much at the end but that's because I wanted to be … [Continue reading...]

IRTB Garmin

If you have been patiently waiting for the updated Garmin I Run This Body watch face for your Garmin – it’s here!! The face has been updated to include even more devices such as the fēnix® 3 HR!! I’m crazy humbled that over 4,600 of you have downloaded it. It means so much to me that this […]

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I spend a lot of time online. Too much time. My inbox has become a frequent source of stress. One of my goals this fall has been to maximize the time I spend online so I can reduce the overall time in front of my computer. I want to be outside. I want to be […]

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Baby Chloe Stroller Run

I’m having a hard time putting in to words how far off I thought this day was and yet here it is. Chloe entered in to her last year of elementary school, Miles is in 3rd, and Colton full-day kindergarten. Today I had no little people in my house and it was just about the strangest thing […]

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The heat in the DC metro area this past weekend was nuts. The heat index at one point was 114 in Leesburg! I’m certain it did seriously feel that hot. I knew a longer long run just wasn’t in the cards on Saturday so I headed out with 10 as the goal. In order to finish, […]

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Cynthia 2

Happy Friday friends!!! I’m sure you are all excited today marked the start of the Track & Field events at the Rio Olympics!! Saucony athlete, Molly Huddle kicked some you-know-what already!! Speaking of Olympics my aunt Cynthia competed this past weekend in her 4th {yes 4th!!!} Olympics. In her round the top 6 advanced – she […]

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Morning running friends!! For as down as last week was, is as up as this week is. A good reminder that a. sometimes we are our own worst enemies and b. bad days are just that, a day. Maybe you have a string of bad days or down days, but at some point if you […]

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Morning running friends! Last week I was feeling a little blah, okay a lot. I get in these funks sometimes and though I try to look at all the positives and pull myself out of it, some days all I want to do is sit on the couch and stuff my face while feeling sorry […]

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Who is training for a fall marathon?!?! Tell me what your favorite thing so far is about training! The miles? The friendships? Pushing yourself farther than you have ever gone before? If you need some new music to add to your running playlist check out the Top Ten for August from RunHundred. “Collaborations and remixes […]

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Chloe and Miles have been in Florida for the past week with my dad and his wife {lucky little ducks}! It’s been weird different only having one child for the week. Easier beyond measure in some ways but still just as hard in other ways. Yesterday Eric and I took Colton to hike up to Bears […]

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I’m on my way back to Virginia today after 5 fun filled days in San Diego! Here are some summer running tips to get you through the last month of running before fall temperatures {hopefully} start creeping in. Summer is here in full force in my neck of the woods. Many of my runs have […]

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Tomorrow I’ll be on a plane headed to San Diego for the Road Runner Sports Craft Classic Half Marathon! To say I’m excited is an understatement. I’ll be doing a take over of the Women’s Running Magazine instagram while I’m at the race so be sure to follow me over there and on the RRS Craft Classic page […]

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