Sunday Runday

Finally followed through with my plans and did my long run yesterday. While I prefer to get my runs done earlier in the day, I wasn’t up early enough to run before it got sunny and warm so I decided to wait until later in the day when it was a little cooler. I set…

Things I’m Loving Friday (six)

Happy Friday! Did this seem like the longest week ever to anyone else? 1. This Shirt My mom got me this shirt and I love it. It’s super comfortable and also it has a cat on it so enough said. I wear it a lot…….   2. Rooftop Drinks with my other half before she…

The Best Feelings During a Run

1. Getting to the top of a hill….especially a r-e-e-e-e-ally big hill 2. Reaching a new distance 3. Feeling your body push through a tough run. You ARE that strong, you ARE that fast. 4. Feeling REALLY good during your run, better than you thought you would feel, better than you’ve felt at that pace…

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Back to Basics: Squat like a Baby

HAPPY FRIDAY! Later, I will follow up with a Things I’m Loving Friday post. For now, let’s get fitness-y. About two weeks ago, I started Personal Training a friend. It’s been a great experience so far, as I get to know him better and I get to put to use the ACE Personal Training certificate…

Time to Unwind

I am blogging from my phone, please excuse any brevity, awkward formatting, and random autocorrections. I have been spending this week unwinding and relaxing with my grandparents. Sometimes you just need to be reminded about what’s truly important in life….and the fact that you are in charge of the direction your life takes. In the…

1/2 Marathon on a Basketball Court

Friends. Last night I had a bad dream. It was definitely a nightmare. In this dream, it was 1/2 marathon day! But instead of running a hilly and beautiful 13.1-mile course through the streets of Washington, DC, I was running my 1/2 marathon on a basketball court. What? Yes. A BASKETBALL COURT. How awful does…