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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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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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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Sept 2016 Monthly Goals, August in Review

Ok sooo let’s see how I did in August in meeting my goals Here are my August 2016 Goals Running goal:  Run 3-4x a week  ✅ I did pretty good with this one Strength training goal:  ✅👊💪2x a week  Definitely hit this one! Cross train:  2x a week 😒  Could do better, I need to add some…

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No Excuses!!!

I have many reasons not to work out but they don’t stop me from working out.   I have a 10 month old whom I breastfeed, I work full-time, I attend graduate school part-time, I’m married and I’m raising my 11 yr old niece who starts middle school this year.  And if you have any of…

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August 2016 Goals

It’s been a long time since I have set monthly goals but it’s important that I do. Here are my August 2016 Goals Running goal: Run 3-4x a week Strength training goal: 2x a week Cross train: 2x a week Fat loss goal: Reduce my body fat by 2% Nutrition goals: Protein: 100g daily Fiber: …

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Stop counting calories…

I wanted to share my experience with eating healthy and how to figure that out. I use to worry about counting calories and thought I was doing a good job till I got stuck and couldn’t lose weight. I was eating 1200 calories and couldn’t figure out why I wasn’t losing weight. Well it took…

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Sunday Funday

Today started with a 90min slow run which was 5 miles. My neighbor and her daughter joined me and my niece. It wasn’t as hot as I expected so I’m glad about that. It was cloudly so I think that made my morning run/walk so nice.  When we got home the lil one had just…

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My postpartum journey to a size 2

Tomorrow will be 9 months of breastfeeding my little one and 7.5 months of working out. I was worried to start “watching” what I ate and working out since people said working out could reduce my milk supply well I am so happy to say that I big emphasis on “I” haven’t had any issues…

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