Goals

Strength Streak Challenge Update

Today is day 5 of my holiday fitness streak.  Motivation is still high and if it ever does reach a low point, I will think of my disappointing lipid profile results (discussed in this post, Am I Skinny Fat) to bring me back to the major reason why I wanted to establish the habit of […]

Marine Corps Marathon Goals

Final long run of the season accomplished this past weekend – 22 miles!  I feel great and ready for the race in three weeks. Last year I finished the NYC marathon at 4:07.  It was a tough course and the harsh weather (30+mph winds) made it even more difficult.  Even though I didn’t achieve my […]

Spring Break

Intention: Run 3-4x while on vacation Reality: 1 and 1/2… the half was due to a run cut short (more about that later) Last week, we soaked in the sun and enjoyed time with family during the kids’ spring break.  Our family of 4 joined my brother’s family of 5 as well as my youngest […]

Good Habits

At least 2 out of 4 running days, I run on the treadmill as it is easier for me to drop off my kid at the YMCA childcare where she can run freely and enjoy the company of other children.  I have taken my youngest one on long stroller runs before but she is reaching […]