Fit Mama Friday: My Running Options

Every other Friday, I hope to feature SAHM/WAHM mamas who find ways to fit in fitness during their busy days while taking care of the kids. I’m not including work away from home moms at this time because my friend Lisa has already taken care of that with her Working Mama Series! I’m thrilled so {Read More…}

Thoughts at the Gym: Adjust as Needed

I recently joined the cheapo gym up the street in order to have access to a treadmill for running after Xander goes to bed. Tonight my head with thoughts that kept adjusting my running plans. Here’s a little play by play: Driving to the gym: “I’m going to run 6 miles.” Driving to the gym {Read More…}

Another Run!

It’s not too often that I get to run on back to back days – but yesterday I had another opportunity to get outside! My baby swap day got moved up and it was my turn to workout with no baby duties. I can’t pass that up so I went for a nice 4 mile {Read More…}

ZOOMA Charity: Every Mother Counts

You may have noticed the ambassador badge that appeared on my sidebar in the past week or so… It’s for the ZOOMA Women’s Race Series and I’ll be running the half marathon in Annapolis, MD on June 1, 2013. So far it’s the only race I’m registered for in 2013 and could potentially be my {Read More…}

Just One Run Left!

Hard to believe that after completing one more run on Thursday, I’ll be racing in my very first big DC race – the Army Ten Miler – on Sunday. After getting anxious about race day logistics this morning and then realizing the weather was nice outside, it was time to take little man outside for {Read More…}

The Chilliest of Runs Yet

I’m no stranger to the cold. I went to school and lived in Cleveland for a combined total of 7 years. I know cold. I also am no stranger to training in the cold. Today was chilly. I had to remind myself how to dress properly for the weather. The other week I actually wore {Read More…}

Running a Marathon with a Busy Life

After a crazy week and half of moving to Maryland and then heading back to Ohio for our friends wedding, baby’s last appointment in Cleveland, and Christmas with John’s family, we are headed back to Maryland today. This time in our life is very bittersweet — we are excited to start our life in Maryland {Read More…}