Mission 10 Miler bling

Mission 10 Miler Recap

Well, I did it. After taking a year off and running rarely casually I finally made my “big comeback.” It wasn’t what one would call effortless or graceful (by any stretch of the imagination) but I made it across the finish line. Let me start out by saying that I definitely wasn’t in training mode for this…

Spring Marathon Training

Let’s face it, 2014 was not a stellar year for me on the racing scene. Rather than don bibs, clock times and wax poetic about chia recipes, I spent my weekends as a recreational runner. And by recreational runner I mean occasional runner. And while mentally it was a relief to not have to be “on” and train all of the time, I have to…

Housework Rules

Pillow Fluffing & Domestic Euphoria

Sometimes, when I feel like I’ve been a particularly bad mother, I go upstairs to my children’s rooms and clean up a bit. I have two teenage sons and realistically, I should not be stepping one foot into their torrid kingdoms. (Let’s be honest, it smells weird in there and I don’t want to stumble across something…

Fighting S.A.D.

So this WINTER thing sucks. After weeks of lethargy, apathy and marathon television viewing (with no end in sight) I am crying UNCLE and admitting that my moodiness is probably more than a simple phase. I just haven’t been myself. I’m unmotivated, irritable and sort of wandering aimlessly through my days. So. Not. Me. In the past I’ve…