Running Inspired

It is hard at times. At other times, it feels effortless. Running is more than a workout activity. It's a journey. With each step, we walk towards becoming a better version of ourselves physically and mentally. It takes baby steps, but soon you might find how freeing it feels to spread those grounded wings of … Continue reading Running Inspired

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Disney Princess Half Marathon Is One Month Away: Here’s Why (And How) I Already Feel Ready

In exactly one month I will be transformed into a regular Disney fan to a Disney Princess Half Marathon finisher. And I already feel ready.     The thing about half marathon training is it really flies by. With what seems like the flick of a wand, it’s magically the last 4 weeks of a … Continue reading Disney Princess Half Marathon Is One Month Away: Here’s Why (And How) I Already Feel Ready

A Gymboree Birthday Party Brought Fun For My Son And A Stress-Free Day For Mom

Here’s what it’s like to have a birthday party at Gymboree. Having my son’s birthday party at Gymboree ended up giving me the greatest gift: watching my son smile. But make no mistakes about it, the day was all about him. From the second he walked onto the mat his face lit up as he … Continue reading A Gymboree Birthday Party Brought Fun For My Son And A Stress-Free Day For Mom

Taking On Hills: New Challenges As A Half Marathoner

I can’t believe I am admitting this in writing, but I am learning to appreciate hilly runs. Well, I won’t go as far to say I love them, this is a long way from doing everything in my power to avoid them like the plague. There are a few reasons why running hills is important … Continue reading Taking On Hills: New Challenges As A Half Marathoner

This Is What It Feels Like To Sign Up For The Disney Princess Half Marathon

I can barely hold my excitement in. I am about to bust as my grin grows Cheshire cat in length. I am screaming in happiness on the inside to not wake my sleeping toddler who is on my chest. My fingers are twirling along through the registering form. “Thank you for registering.” Reading this feels … Continue reading This Is What It Feels Like To Sign Up For The Disney Princess Half Marathon

The Last Long Run Before The Big Long Run

It’s the home stretch. My body is tired, but it still has the drive to keep going. My mind is set on finishing and there has not been a single doubt lingering that I won’t be able to meet my goal. It’s my last long run before my half marathon, 12 miles on a warm … Continue reading The Last Long Run Before The Big Long Run

A Letter To You, Real Runner

Dear Runner, Today, like you, I tied my shoes. I headed out into the still sleeping day, off the chase the sun, one step closer to greatness. I am a real runner. Some days a great pace leads to a sprint, the need for speed oozing through my pores like the perspiration that falls down … Continue reading A Letter To You, Real Runner