12 Weeks and 46 more Training Runs….Cap City here I come!

My #1 training goal is to stay injury free. After reading countless articles on preventing injury in magazines, running books and on the internet, I have created a plan that I hope will have me smiling at the finish line on May 3. 4 days a week of Running I am using the FrontRunner Half […]

Back to Reality…

So what has happened over the last month and a half since I have posted? A Whole Lot of Travel DC Watched four of my favorite people run the Marine Corp Marathon. Hawaii We spent three nights in Hawaii relaxing and enjoying the sunshine. We stayed at the Hyatt Waikiki and loved spending time on […]

Marathon Thoughts from the Non-runner

Yes, there is another chick that should be participating more in this blog, but when it is a running blog and you are still not running, blog writing has become more challenging. So for now I can give you some running thoughts…. A year ago I ran a fun half marathon with my sister-in-law. This […]

What I Ate Wednesday – Santa Fe Style

We were vacationing in Santa Fe last week. There are so many great restaurants there so we try to eat light during the day and do some long hikes to offset some of the calories we know we will consume in the evening. This is a pretty typical day when we are there although we […]

What I Ate Wednesday….

How have we been blogging for over a year and are just connecting with Jenn at Peas and Crayons? So here is our first official WIAW post… Breakfast.. La Tortilla Factory 50 calorie mini tortilla topped with refried beans, 3 egg whites and green chilies. Low calorie and delicious. Lunch… A business lunch with client […]

Healthy Eating for the Endurance Athlete Seminar

Fleet Feet Sports and Whole Foods Market teamed up to offer their customers this great seminar. The evening started out with a presentation from Steven Devor, Ph.D., a Performance Physiologist Specialist. He talked about the best way to fuel your body to perform well as an endurance athlete. He stressed the importance of carbohydrates to […]

Food, Glorious Food

This quote is so true! I have always said that exercise is my drug of choice. Without it for the last two+ weeks I have found myself eating without worrying about the lack of calories I am burning. At least the high calorie foods I have been consuming have been delicious and worth every calorie! […]

Reality Bites-MCM training update

By the time I had my MRI, my knee was starting to feel so much better and I had self diagnosed myself (thank you Google) as having a meniscus tear that was healing on its own. I was searching for an easier marathon training program that would I allow me to still run the marathon […]

Party Like a Mother..

Last Wednesday Sue and I were lucky enough to spend the evening with 75 other women and Dimity & Sarah, co-authors of two of our favorite running books. The Mother Runner Party was a free event held at Fleet Feet Sports. When we signed in we filled out a name tag which included a running […]

Rockin’ in Paradise

You will have to bear with some non-running posts because as frustrating as it is there isn’t any running going on in my life currently. I have an MRI scheduled for Thursday and an appointment with my Doctor on Monday to review my results. The exciting thing is each day my knee feels better. So […]