Road to 50

Week 12 (Jan. 29 – Feb. 4)

I wouldn't describe myself as the bubbly, upbeat cheerleader type, but I do try to have an overall positive outlook on life. I try to see the silver living and generally expect things to turn out alright. However, in this Road to 50 Journal, I don't want to sugarcoat anything. I want this to be… Continue reading Week 12 (Jan. 29 – Feb. 4)

#MomLife

Staying Active as a New Mom

Being a new mom is hard. You can read all of the books about what to expect, but they never quite do it justice. Your life will change in expected and unexpected ways. My sweet "Blueberry" was an unplanned blessing. We had planned on being married for a year before trying to make a baby,… Continue reading Staying Active as a New Mom

Road to 50

Week 8 (1 – 7)

Monday  Rest Day – Happy New Year!!   Tuesday Training Plan: 4 miles, My Run: Strength Training Once again I swapped out my 4 mile run for strength training. This is going to make my muscles and even my bones stronger to support my race efforts. By doing these exercises I build auxiliary muscles in… Continue reading Week 8 (1 – 7)

Road to 50

Week 7 (Dec. 25-31)

Toddler sleep regressions are tough. Especially when you are running crazy miles. I spent most of this week sleeping on my daughter's floor, trying to get her to like her crib again. The end result was me converting her crib to a toddler bed and now we are both starting to sleep much better! Yay!… Continue reading Week 7 (Dec. 25-31)