May Update, 9 months Postpartum

It has now been officially nine months since having my second son.  As I mentioned before this time around has not only been different in losing weight but also different in the things I have and haven’t done. I’ll list them to make it easier to follow.  Things I haven’t done but did last time….

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RNRSA Half – I finished!!

This morning I woke up an hour earlier than what I had my alarm set to, I had a runner’s nightmare. I dreamt that I was being dropped off at the race, only find out that I didn’t have any socks or shoes on and it was 7:10am lol. I woke up and decided to…

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RNRSA – 2 Days to go

Ahhhh, two days until my 7th half marathon. I shouldn’t be “scared” since this is my 7th one but in reality I am scared. My mind tells me “be afraid” my heart and gut tell me “we got this!” When our mind and heart are not aligned it is a terrible struggle. One where we…

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December Fitness Goals

It’s December 2019! Whoo, end of a decade!  For this month I want to keep up with 2 days of running and adding 2 days of lifting.  I haven’t picked up a program but i have some time lol.  So that would mean 16 days of working out, out of 31 days.   I can do…

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Holidays, Breastfeeding, & Running – Oh my!

This week has been ultra-busy and I had the luxury of not cooking for Thanksgiving. We went over to my husband’s family’s house. With a full time job, breastfeeding and other obligations sticking to a running schedule is not the easiest but completely possible. With the help of my family, it is easy. Here’s how…

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Accountability Buddy

When you are struggling to get back on track, an accountability buddy can really help in keeping and getting you back on track. I don’t usual get one, but my husband has been great these last past weeks. He has been asking me when my runs are scheduled and he reminds me to keep to…

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Sunday Runday – Long Run

It is now 2 weeks till my half marathon. And I am getting more and more nervous about this half. The more I think about it the less confident I feel. During my run though I felt good. I ran for 1hr 20 mins and got 5 miles in. I really shouldn’t be overthinking this,…

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Busy Weeks & Work outs

This week was extremely busy for me, on top of work – i had a 2 day training that took me from my regular work and my kids had their own activities too. (Basketball practice for the 4yo., my new coaching business’s first group coaching call, a networking event for HWNT and a unscheduled Volleyball…

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November 3mo Postpartum Update

3- mos postpartum! Where did the time go?!  Now it’s more like 3 months and 10 days.  My little guy is sooooo big now, he is fitting into 6 month clothing at 3 months. I have been running but it has not been going as well as I would like.  I have a half marathon…

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DNF: Did not finish

This weekend was the first race I started but did not finish.   My husband and I attempted the Spartan Super in Austin this wkend.  I’m proud of my husband for completing 8+ miles and 25+ obstacles.  That race was no joke,  definitely doable, my inability to finish was not the race itself but my…

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March 2017 Goals

First I’ll reflect back on Jan and Feb… for Jan I was active almost every day except two days. I’m proud of that. For Feb I was active about 4 days a week and ran about 10miles min each week. For this month I want to focus on both strength training and my food intake….

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RnRSA 12/4 Soreness vs Pain

It has been a week now since I’ve completed my 5th Half marathon.  The conditions for this run were pretty terrible. It started off not too bad with light rain and 50 degree weather. An hr in, and it poured rained so bad, I just wanted it to end lol.  I didn’t PR and to…

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