I was supposed to set a goal?

It’s the closing of 2011 and it seems that the running community is discussing all of their 2011 goals, and if they met them. It appears that I did not set any goals this year. Go figure.Well, let me clarify that. I found a post that I drafted about this time last year, however I never finished it....more

Ragnar Relay - Is that the Race I want to Support?

Reposted (slightly edited) from Worst Parade Ever ...more

How Many Pairs???

How Many Pairs??? "New shoes?" "No...had them a while...just retired them actually..." "Oh...they're not the ones you wore last week..." "Hmm...I can't remember what I wore then, sorry..." ...more

Holiday Balance: Small Actions, Big Impacts

Holiday Balance - Small Actions, Big Impacts Oh the holiday season.  As if our "normal" lives are not busy enough, now we add company parties, family gatherings, present buying/wrapping/returning, travel, and so much more into the mix.  So, how do you do it all?  Stay calm and focused?  Still find time for yourself to exercise or feel even a tiny bit good about NOT falling off the wagon?...more

New Year's Resolutions: Focusing on the Positive

New Year's Resolutions: Focusing on the Positive It's that time of year...no, not when the world falls in love - that's just in the song!  It's really that time of year when everyone WANTS something.  From Christmas letters to Santa to New Year's Resolutions, it's all about what we WANT.  Maybe this is why I love Thanksgiving so much?...more
I think the best gift anyone can give themselves over the New Years is to be kind to yourself ...more

Do Something That Scares You

Hey y'all! Sorry for the late post today. It's been a busy morning. I had to clean as much as I could, since Darci arrives tonight and I still have two loads of laundry and a bathroom to clean! Ekk!Also, I was running around trying to get everything together for my work's Christmas luncheon. C'mon 1 pm! I LOVE my work Christmas party. We usually go some place nice to eat and have so much fun! We do two gift type things. One is a secret Santa where we never even tell anyone who their Santa is! It's fun and mysterious. This usually tends to be the larger gift....more

RnRLV takes a nose dive

I realize that I have yet to post a out recap of my race for the Rock n Roll Las Vegas Half Marathon. It’s mostly in the podcast, but not everyone will take the time to listen....more


As most of you know, I haven't been running or really doing anything other than yoga for the past 6 weeks. It's been difficult for me to get started because I have been too tired to get up early, busy at lunch and unmotivated at night. Yes, I did just run a half marathon, and got my worst time ever so motivation has been an issue....more

Holiday Gift Guide for Runners

Need some help choosing the perfect gift for the runner in your life?No worries!  I'm here to help with my own Top 10 Gift Ideas that will earn you some serious brownie points!1.  Garmin Forerunner 305 ...more

Running in Cold Weather

I must admit it.  I love running in the cold.  I know I know, most people I talk to say they hate it...that it causes their lungs to burn and their hands and ears to freeze.  But.....being in the mid....eh, hem...time of my life....ya know....I don't get cold much anymore like I used to and I hate do not like running in the heat at all!...more