Walking the Walk

Walking the Walk

In last week’s post, I talked about the bane of my current existence, shin splints. I have been practicing active rest by walking instead of running. They are doing much much better but I still feel some aches here and there. I did finally break my streak after 48 days straight of running or walking at …

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Those Dreaded Shin Splints

Those Dreaded Shin Splints

Happy Hump Day! I went from my BEST RUN EVER last week to taking it easy this week. Running 6.26 miles irritated some minor shin splints in my right leg that I had already been battling for a couple of weeks. Then, to add the cherry on top of the ouch sundae, I did 2 …

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Race Recap – Marysville Peach Festival 5k

Race Recap – Marysville Peach Festival 5k

The Marysville Peach Festival 5k is a small event benefiting the Feather River YMCA. The race is put on by my former gym Training Zone and is attached to the popular local Peach Festival held every summer. The night before the race, I picked up my bib packet and sorted through all the goodies. Then …

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Best Run Ever!

Best Run Ever!

Happy Wednesday, friends! Last week I wrote that one of my goals this week was to have a long run of 5.5 miles. On Saturday, my alarm rang at 3 A.M. and I got ready and hit the pavement. This was the best run ever! I just. felt. good. I think I’ve found my happy …

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Garmin Forerunner 235 Review

Garmin Forerunner 235 Review

I wrote last week that I would be writing a review of my recently purchased Garmin Forerunner 235 GPS Running watch. I had started to include my thoughts on this watch in my weekly post but it was clear right away that there are just too many great things to say about this awesome accessory! …

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More Miles Means More Hunger

More Miles Means More Hunger

First things first, I did something this week that I haven’t done in nearly a month – I lost weight! Only 1 pound but I’m so excited for that pound haha. I’ve now lost a total of 109 pounds. I’ve been eating pretty well and trying to stay balanced. I’ve been running a lot though …

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Race Recap – Women’s Fitness Festival 5k

Race Recap – Women’s Fitness Festival 5k

I had been patiently waiting for this race to come around. I was excited because I had heard it was a pretty huge event and it was called Women’s Fitness Festival. I love female empowerment and women supporting each other so I was ready to be surrounded by that kind of energy! Added bonus: my …

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Empowerment

Empowerment

Happy Tuesday, everybody! I usually post on Monday but I’m thinking Tuesdays will be better. It’s honestly just hard for me to take the time to write on Sundays after having a busy weekend. I need a day to just chill, who feels me? Anyway! What a great week I’ve had! First of all, I …

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Pushing for Those Goals

Pushing for Those Goals

Happy Monday, everybody! I hope your week is starting off great! 🙂 I went into this past week still dealing with foot pain thanks to my 6.2 mile trail run I mentioned last week. It was a little frustrating not being able to run but I didn’t want a small injury becoming a big one. …

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Why I Didn’t Step On The Scale This Week

Why I Didn’t Step On The Scale This Week

It all started with giving into my runger (intense hunger brought on by a run!) on Sunday after I ran hard at the Women’s Fitness Festival 5k. It just kind of never stopped all week. Everything I ate was technically healthy but my calories consisted of mostly carbs such as crackers, pretzels, bagels, and breads. …

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