Hi everyone! It’s a glorious, warm, and sunny (until after 10:00 pm!) Friday here in Alaska, which means that it’s time for another Friday Five with Mar, Courtney, and Cynthia. This week’s theme is “Race Day”, and since race season is getting into full swing and my Girls on the Run girls are running their … More Friday Five: Five Things To Know Before Your First Race Day
Hi everyone! It’s been a month since I started Pilates Boot Camp AKA the 4-week program for newbies at my Pilates studio, and you probably remember that in the beginning I wasn’t really feeling it that much. Because I’m a runner, I enjoy repetitive workouts that don’t involve much thought. Ain’t nobody got time for … More Pilates Boot Camp Recap
Hi everyone! Today is an exciting day: It’s the first day of Her Tern Half Marathon training! The Her Tern Half Marathon is a women-only (and one lucky guy!) race here in Anchorage on July 19th. The post-race refreshments include cupcakes and mimosas in the rose garden downtown, and instead of medals we get pretty … More Her Tern Half Marathon Training Kickoff!
Hi everyone! It’s Friday again, and I’m joining up with Mar, Courtney, and Cynthia for another Friday Five! This week the theme is “Five Blogs to Love” and I’m excited that I get to give shout outs to some of my favorite bloggers. I love posts like this because I like getting to find new … More Friday Five: Five Fav Bloggers!
Hi everyone! Thanks for all the congratulations on my big milestone on Monday! The weather here in Anchorage has been pretty awesome the last few days and I’ve been doing tons of running, hiking, and playing outside to celebrate! As I was recapping my weekend, I realized that basically everything awesome that I do happens … More What To Do If You’re Not A Morning Person
Hi everyone! Today is a very special day for me: Exactly one year ago today, I moved to Alaska! In case you missed our moving story, my husband and I were looking for a change and were throwing around some ideas on places we would like to move to – and then while on our … More My Alaskan Anniversary
Hi everyone! Things have been a bit stressful over here in my neck of the woods this week. Without giving away too many details, my job is involved in a pretty intense battle with the state of Alaska this week and it’s slowly but surely sucking the life out of me. Last Wednesday when we … More Go For A Run.
Hi everyone! Great news: after posting this blog post about starting Pilates and how hard it is, I have made some big improvements! I am finally starting to feel engagement in my lower abs and I’m learning proper alignment for every exercise. It appears that my Pilates Boot Camp repeats itself each week – Monday … More Getting Better
Hi everyone! As you’re probably aware by now, I’ve got a goal of running in all 50 states. I’ve already crossed off 8 states and loved every single one of them! I have a feeling it’s going to take forever for me to complete it, but I’m okay with that! It just means I get … More Friday Five: Five Trips I’d Make For Running!
Hi everyone! I know I just posted about how I’m starting some new cross training through Pilates, but I have even more crazy news to share with you all. As you all are probably aware, I’m a solo runner. Every run I’ve ever done, with the exception of like 3 runs with my friend from … More That Crazy Time I Joined A Running Club