Hey everyone! Now that the summer solstice is right around the corner, it’s almost officially summer! Woooohooo! Now usually I hate summer. Why? It is filled with long hot humid days where outdoor activities are impossible and the city smells like trash and I’m constantly sweating at work since I have to work outside. But … More Wednesday Wisdom: How to Deal With the Midnight (or Mid Day) Sun
Hi everyone! As I start to feel more comfortable running in Alaska, I’m noticing a few things. I’m very easily startled when I hear a noise, and I’m really resistant to running near dense woods without someone else nearby. Let’s face it: I’m afraid of bears and moose. Bears are notorious for hurting people when … More Wednesday Wisdom: Dealing With Wildlife While Running
Hi everyone! I hope you live in a place that is getting a bit of a warm front right now. In Philly it went up into the 60s yesterday and it felt so good to be outside in just a hoodie (although tomorrow it will be back down in the 20s so my winter coat … More Wednesday Wisdom: How To Become A Runner This Spring!
I got some incredible news last night…news that I can’t even comprehend right now, because it’s basically news that I never thought I would get. I can’t even share it with you all yet since I don’t even know how to explain how crazy my life is, but hopefully next week I will have more … More Wednesday Wisdom: You’re Not A Tree
Hi everyone! Like every other Wednesday, I wanted to share some wisdom with you. But today I’m not going to be doing that. Instead, my fabulous husband, Andrew, is going to take over my blog for one very exciting guest post! Andrew and I have been together for over 8 years and married for 8 … More Wednesday Wisdom: Why You Should Love A Runner
Hi everyone! Exactly 2 weeks from now I’ll be on a road trip down to Disney for the Disney Princess Half Marathon! Ahhhh! This is the race I’ve been dreaming about doing even before I was a runner. I heard about girls who ran 13.1 mile through Cinderella’s castle while wearing princess costumes and thought … More Wednesday Wisdom: How to Run the Disney Princess Half Marathon!
Hey everyone! Thanks so much for your supportive comments during the last few days. I’m happy to report that we are able to use our refrigerator now! Yay! And once the insurance adjustor comes by hopefully things will start moving quickly. The best news? Now that the drying machine is done working I can use … More Wednesday Wisdom: How to Find Free Workout Classes!
Hey everyone! If you read my post last Wednesday, you know I’m working on how to properly fuel my body for my ever-growing long runs. Fueling during a long run is important, but so is what you put into your body before and after you run! So here’s part two of my advice on fueling: … More Wednesday Wisdom: Don’t Run On Empty!
Hey everyone! I’ve got a confession to make: one reason why I’m always so scared during my long runs is because I don’t know how to fuel while running. One thing I’ve heard many times is “Oh I tried that fuel and I didn’t like it because it made my stomach upset”. Um, there is … More Wednesday Wisdom: How to Fuel During Long Runs
Hey everyone! Quick post here: I’m still sick, and due to doing that Barre3 workout Monday I am SORE. That workout kills your thighs and my butt is seriously feeling it! Yesterday I was standing for 3 hours today at work and my left leg started to hurt so bad that I was unable to … More Wednesday Wisdom: Rest Days are Kinda Cool