Hi everyone! I’m going to just assume right now that everyone had a weekend full of lots of yummy food and fun times spent with friends and family. I definitely did! The real reason Turkey Trot races were invented. On Thanksgiving, I woke up early and began baking a pumpkin cheesecake for my friendsgiving later … More Holiday Weekend Recap and Some December Goals
Hi everyone! Today’s post is near and dear to my heart as an Alaskan. In the summer, we’re the “Land of the Midnight Sun” and we literally have to stay up past midnight to watch the sun set. And it’s up again at like 3:30 AM. I have hiked and ran at midnight and loved … More How to Combat The Winter Blahs (Otherwise Known as SAD)
Hi everyone! The bad news: it’s Monday. The good news: It’s a three day work week! I’m so excited that it’s Thanksgiving week and we get one day full of eating and another day full of shopping! But before I get ahead of myself, I’d like to take a look back at my last week … More A Week of Workouts + Some Good News!
Hi everyone! It’s Friday, which means it’s time for another Friday Five with Mar, Cynthia, and Courtney! Their topic this week is “Five favorite cool weather drinks”. Since it’s already perpetually dark and cold here in Alaska, there’s really only one answer to this prompt: coffee! I’m a morning AND afternoon coffee lover. So I … More Friday Five: My Five Favorite Ways to Drink Coffee
Hi everyone! Injury update time: although my weekly PT appointment isn’t until Thursday afternoon, I’m already feeling hopeful that I’ll be allowed to try running soon. My constant hip/butt pain is now gone (it used to hang around all day long) and my daily PT exercises are getting slightly easier and less painful to do! … More Dear Non-Injured Me…
Hi everyone! So you may remember my post 8 weeks ago when I talked about starting the Whole Life Challenge. It’s an 8 week lifestyle change where you commit to eating healthier, working out 10 minutes a day, drinking lots of water, taking daily supplements (Vitamin D for the win!), doing 10 minutes of daily … More Whole Life Challenge Recap + Healthy Tips
Hi everyone! Thanks for your kind words on my last post. Being injured is tough but I’ve made it to the end of the week and haven’t gone crazy yet from my lack of running. I’m feeling optimistic that I’m making progress towards running again soon! On that note, it’s Friday and that means it’s … More Friday Five: Five Ways To Stay Happy During the Holidays
Hi everyone! I want to thank all of my visitors from the blog hop on Monday – I have never had that many comments on a post! I’m really looking forward to following all of your blogs too. It was a really nice distraction for me, because as you learned in this post, things have … More Add Me To The Injured Runners Club.
Hi everyone! And an extra special welcome to my fellow Grow Your Blog blog hop members! Today I’m getting the chance to “meet” a lot of other Sweat Pink Ambassadors who are interested in finding new blogs to follow, and I was thinking about what I might want to know if I came across this … More The ABCs of Run Away With Me
Hi everyone! So I’ve got a little bit of an issue right now. Well, maybe more than a bit of an issue. You may have noticed little hints of this in my posts over the last month, but now it deserves its own post. Because as much as I hate to admit it, I think I’m … More Why I’m Not Running This Week (And Maybe Next Week Too)