running

I'm excited for a couple of things coming up, but for me to really enjoy those things I have to be healthy and strong.  I've got Marine Corps Marathon in October and I never thought I would have the chance to run that race so I want to make sure I make it through all [...]

On Sunday, I ran the Revel Rockies Marathon that ended in Morrison, CO.  I can't tell you where it started because we had to take a bus to the top and there was no cell signal. This was the very first Revel ROCKIES race, so it was cool to be apart of the event. The [...]

Back from Colorado

It's been a long weekend but one that I definitely needed.  I've been really stressed and a little unhappy with things in my life so I needed some time to just loosen up and have a good time.  The only thing that really sucked about this trip was Willie couldn't go with me.  I really [...]

Note: This post was written on the plane this morning but I couldn't get a wifi connection to post it earlier. I'm still posting it though because I took the time to write it. I had a super early flight this morning. I had to leave the house at 2:30am to make it to the [...]

What’s in my race pack?

I'm leaving for Denver soon for the Revel Rockies Inaugural Marathon and I'm so excited.  The only thing about traveling is you have to pack.  I really dislike packing because I'm an over packer.  I don't want to forget anything! Plus when I'm going away for a race, I never know what I'm going to [...]

I saw this game of would your rather on my friend Lauren's site and I thought it would be fun. Everyone is always saying they want to know a little bit more about me so I thought this would be a perfect chance to shed some light on me! 1. Would you rather run a [...]

Good morning everyone!  I hope the weekend is starting off just right for you.  Guess what I did this morning? I ran my taper run this morning. Taper is a blessing and a curse because I've been on a running high (mileage) lately but now it's time to wind that down because the 26.2 is [...]

Happy August everyone!  It's the start of a new month which means anything is possible.  Start thinking about the things you hope to accomplish this month. Yesterday was my momma's birthday!  It was kind of a chill day for her.  My  momma likes to celebrate occasions with food which is hard for Willie and I [...]

This morning started off very early for me.  It's the day in every marathon training plan people look at and think..."20 miles is a long way to go without someone cheering you on."  Well today was my day.  Honestly, I was skeptical about completing all 20 miles in the Texas heat and humidity but I [...]

Every once and a while I get an e-mail asking me if I have "fun" because it always seems like I'm working out or running. The past two weeks have been filled with these types of e-mails so I thought this would be a great time to blog about this kind of stuff. I know [...]