It’s supposed to be hard.


I came back from my 20 miler run this morning and my husband asked me how it went. I said “it was hard.” And he … Continue Reading →

Best of summer 2014


Holy cow, I cannot believe that it’s already Labor Day weekend and we are headed into fall. The hubs said that summer isn’t considered ended … Continue Reading →

Book review: Make Success Mandatory


So, I may not have been able to get very far in Game of Thrones this month (umm who’s still on page 100? yeahhh…), but … Continue Reading →

A contest, healthy tips & some extra sleep


Thanks again to all who entered my BottleBand giveaway! The winner has been notified and should be receiving her prize sometime this week. More contests … Continue Reading →

5 best energy gels

I think one of the most challenging things about running, and training for marathons, is figuring out the nutrition aspect. Here I am, training for … Continue Reading →

Motivation Monday: Quotes for inspiration


Can someone please tell Father Time to slow down the clock when it comes to weekends? I feel like the week goes like: MooooooonnnnnnnndddddaaaaaayyyyyyTuuueeeesssdddaaayyyyWeeedddnneessddaayyThhhhuuurrrsssdddaaayyyFridaySaturdaySunday   … Continue Reading →

All that matters is…


…it’s Friday! Wahoo!   And because it’s Friday, some random thoughts and fun things. P.S. Don’t forget to enter my Bottleband giveaway if you haven’t … Continue Reading →

Do you think this is cheating?


We’ve all been there, or seen it happen in a race. Cramps, pains, whatever it may be… it makes you – or someone around you — drop … Continue Reading →



One of my favorite things about living in Texas is the opportunity to eat all of the amazing BBQ. There are a TON of great … Continue Reading →

BottleBand ~ Review


{the giveaway is now closed} I am currently going through this phase where I don’t like wearing my FlipBelt/SPI Belt/Fuel Belt — basically any sort … Continue Reading →