The ODDyssey Half Marathon: Race Review

Why hello there! It’s a gloomy Tuesday here in Washington, DC, but I am hoping that a storm will help kill off some of the current humidity. Living in a swamp is no fun.   Sunday morning I was up bright and early around 5:20am. The night before, I laid out everything I needed: Tutu…

The ODDyssey Half Marathon: Pre-Race Day

Hello and Happy Monday! Yesterday was a big day for this girl over here–I ran my second half marathon! On Saturday morning, Chris and I left bright and early for Philly. The drive up there really isn’t bad at all if you don’t hit any traffic, which we didn’t (phew!). Even though I’ve seen this…

Running Lately…and Exciting News!

Hello again, friends! Running has been really exciting for me lately. Not that every step has been filled with fireworks and kittens but for the past 3 weeks, I’ve been consistently running, and that is very exciting to me. Also, the other day I ran NEGATIVE SPLITS! Without even trying. I am proud. I believe…

Not Running Doesn’t Equal Sitting

I spent a while this morning pondering what I would write about today. A friend suggested that I write about my weekend. So, write about my weekend I will–and don’t worry. There will be a theme. What is the theme, you ask? The same as the title: Not Running Doesn’t Equal Sitting. What does that…

Work-Life Balance

The past two weeks have been crazy. Let me outline them for you so you can see the craziness: June 11: 8-hour job interview (8:00am-4:-00pm) Overnight train to Boston (10:10pm-8:00am on June 12) June 12: Explore Boston with the boy and stay with his friends. June 13: Drive to Vermont to explore The Alchemist and…