Happy New Year everyone! I hope that you all had a beautiful Christmas and that you are enjoying the excitement that the new beginnings of the fresh start the New Year brings. We spent a late Christmas in the Black Hills of South Dakota. It was beautiful, fun, and I had some time to reflect … Continue reading Please Excuse the Mess & PSA
First, I've only run one full marathon. This picture was taken at the finish of the 2007 Colorado Marathon. I'm the short one (which is strange, since I'm 5'10"!). Second, I've only had one child. He's 9 months old. So, I can't really qualify myself as an expert at either thing--marathons or mommying. However, I … Continue reading 10 Ways Running A Marathon is Like Motherhood.
I know I said Wednesdays would be wellness-minded posts, but my little boy has his first cold right now. We just got back from his longest road trip & I'm sure it played a part in him picking it up. It breaks my heart to see his little runny nose and watery eyes. And though … Continue reading Worth it Wednesday.
It's Ash Wednesday. You won't see me with any on my forehead. And you may or may not believe in any Christian doctrine or practices. Regardless, I think 40 days is a perfect amount of time to adapt to a new way of living. I like ritual, when it's practiced with earnest intention. I think … Continue reading 40 Days of Gratitude, 40 Days of Health, & a Lifetime of Surrender
What's a pregnant mama to do when she wakes up in the middle of the night (for the 4th time to pee) and can't get back to sleep? Turn on the Christmas lights, catch up on emails and read health news in the middle of the night. The tree was pretty, the first article I … Continue reading Health News
I don't expect it to get much warmer than this today. It's already 1:00. The chill in the air poses a bit of a problem for this pregnant mom. You see, I loathe the gym. I love working out, but not in a gym. Before getting pregnant, this temperature wouldn't have stopped me from running. … Continue reading Baby, It’s Cold Outside! –At Home Workouts
I have been loving this run lately! Today was a surprise day off, and we finally have blue skies. I couldn't wait to get outside! Though lately the thought of my same old routes is so uninspiring. So rather than run the usual routes from my house, I drove over to Kendrick Lake Park to … Continue reading Kendrick Lake