Brooks Running at SXSW and three things Thursday


SXSW (which Austin residents affectionately call “south by”) is just around the corner down here in Austin and it brings a lot of craziness and … Continue Reading →

Running your first Boston Marathon? What you need to know


When I ran my first Boston Marathon in 2010, I was SO nervous the weeks leading up to it. First and foremost, I was absolutely … Continue Reading →

What I thought: Gluten-Free Food Allergy Fest – Austin


This weekend, we did something a little different (well, a lot different for a gluten-loving house!) and went to the Gluten-Free Food Allergy Fest in … Continue Reading →

It’s my birthday month! Plus, awesome giveaway


March is finally here, one of my favorite months of the year! I think after living in the Midwest most of my life, I naturally … Continue Reading →

Running in the rain + February book review


Last night we watched the final episode of Parenthood and it was so sad. I do like how they ended the show, but it makes … Continue Reading →

Friday Five: A splotch of my mind


Yayyyy for Friday!! I swear, our crazy cold weather made this week drag by… so I’m happy to finally be getting ready for the weekend! … Continue Reading →

Looking like a runner + planning an epic trip


The good people at Brooks Running wanted to hook the hubs up with some of their awesome gear to help me convert him to running … Continue Reading →

Getting enough rest during marathon training

One of the things that I struggle with each and every time that marathon training comes about is figuring out how to get enough sleep … Continue Reading →

Some fun heart health statistics


I am a nerd for a good infograph, so I couldn’t resist sharing this with you guys (plus, 11 mile run on Tuesday, #exhausted). I … Continue Reading →

The Austin Fit Crawl


This weekend I stepped out of my comfort zone and participated in something a little different: The Austin Fit Crawl. Fitmob and Austin Fit Magazine … Continue Reading →