April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. There is an exciting program for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse

Starting April 15, a program for the prevention of child sexual abuse will be launched. It is a group of organizations in Nashville, TN called the Nashville Child Protection Coalition out of Thistle Farms (info@thistlefarms .org). They encourage the Stewards of Children Training, where you can have trainers come to a group and do the two hour training to enable adults to detect, intervene and respond to children before and after they are sexually abused. It is one concrete thing anyone can do to make a difference about child seual abuse. Check it out....more

Explaining Dressage: the small print.

 First of all, the reason Dressage needs some explaining is that the there are some misconceptions about this riding discipline....more

10k Training Day 1 + GoUltima Giveaway

Amber @ Fit, Foodie RunsTo enter giveaway please visit: http://www.fitfoodieruns.com/2014/02/16/10k-training-day-1-goultima-give...When I put in an application to be an Annapolis ZOOMA Ambassador, I had no idea that I would be picked.I jumped for joy, ran around the house screaming and then came to the realization that it’s a 10k..and I have never ran a 10k before....more

It's Training Time!

Well, I went and did something totally outside of my comfort zone. I signed up to run a half marathon in March. The Shamrock'n Half Marathon is March 16 and a group of coworkers and I decided to sign up and train....more

Training My Brain

There is something I do everyday on the computer.Even the days I am on a Computer Fast I do this.I play Luminosity games....more

How to Stop Your Dog From Eating His Poop

As pet owners, we want our furry loved ones to be healthy and happy. So when we happen to see Fido taking an interest in eating the waste he has left behind, it is only natural for us to feel concerned and want to do something about it....more

Weekly Recap and a Cowboys Game

This week I had a 10k race planned for Saturday, so I wanted to take the week pretty easy so my legs would be ready to go. However, this wasn’t a big goal race, so I wasn’t willing to do an all-out...Continue Reading ...more

Achieve the Impossible

Let’s talk about the mental aspect of running for a bit here, shall we? I think it’s really easy to overlook the importance our mind plays in endurance athletics. We all know you need to train hard, log lots of miles, eat nutritious food, and foam roll to become stronger/faster/better. But it is so easy to forget that our minds can hold us back big time.Wednesday morning I had a tempo run planned. Tempo runs are always a...Continue reading here....more

{Weekly Training Recap}: So many fun visitors

What a week! There was so much going on, mostly all fun with just a bit of stress. It all affected my workouts a little bit, but was totally worth it. Before, I go into the recap of my workouts, I’m going to give you a little peak into my awesome week.The good: Kyle’s fam-bam came to visit. His parents, 2 sisters, and niece all braved the 12 hour drive (that turned into a 16 hour drive because of a flat tire) down to see us for a... To keep reading, click on over to my blog at...more