Grass for Dinner

Last night I had my first running date with a friend and I loved it. She is training for a 10k (6.2 miles) in June, so last night she was scheduled to run 5 miles. Even though I ran 7 miles on Monday morning, my legs felt good and I was itching to get outside…

runners running waving

5 Things I Love About Exercising Outside

1. Getting creative with the built and/or natural environment Why THANK you, stairs. I will in fact use you for stair running, calf stretches, and calf raises. You are so kind. 2. The Runner’s Nod I often find that as I am passing other runners we exchange a smile or a nod as if we…

Running is Easier when it’s Pretty

Good morning! Happy, happy, happy Friday. I just typed in ‘Happy Friday New Girl’ to see if I could find a Friday gif since I am obsessed with New Girl gifs, and this is what I found. It’s like the internet read my mind. MA, I’M GOING BIG TIME! Moving on from my big-time blogging…

Leaves

I told you I was going to overload you with foliage pictures. Didn’t I? DIDN’T I? This picture does not nearly do it justice, but the foliage surrounding the capitol was just so beautiful. I apologize for my weak photog skills. I sat out here for two hours with one of my best childhood friends…

FOMF

Guess who ran 3.04 miles under 30 minutes last night without stopping? THIS GIRL. To all you Running Rachels out there (I tried to do the same thing as Negative Nancy, Debbie Downer, etc. but think I may have failed.) It felt great. What felt even better was stretching afterwards. I think that my hamstrings,…

Mulled Apple Cider … but what is mulled?

A tree. Yesterday started off interesting. I had to get a tiny hole filled in one of my teeth. According to my dentist, this was just a minuscule hole that it wasn’t big enough to be classified as a cavity. Perfect, because I have never had a cavity and I will continue to say that…