Workout Recap

Getting back into the swing of things this week.  I’m doing Blogilaties 28 day reset but modified a little because I don’t want to workout for 28 days straight!  This week was about getting back into the habit of working out, it didn’t go as planned but something is better than nothing! Tuesday:  Day 2…

Disney’s Castaway Cay Challenge

You all know by now that I ran my first marathon during Walt Disney World marathon weekend.  You may not know though that the following day I went on a cruise and completed the Castaway Cay Challenge.  To take part in this challenge you have to complete an event during the Walt Disney World marathon…

1st Ever Festival of the Arts at Walt Disney World

For the first time IN MY LIFE I was actually at Walt Disney World for the opening day of a new event.  I was BEYOND excited and we extended our vacation by 1 day to make sure we were able to get the full festival experience. First, let me give you a brief overview of…

When it’s Time to Part Ways with Your Coach

Now that my training is over for the biggest race of my life its time to reflect on the coaching that got me to that point. I recently made the decision to part ways with my running coach, but for very specific reasons.  I feel like these reasons are very valid in why you should…

I Survived my First Marathon! Walt Disney World Marathon Recap

I’m alive!!  I finished my first marathon and it wasn’t horrible!  That’s pretty exciting stuff in my opinion.  Let’s go over every mile in extreme detail…JUST KIDDING let’s not do that.  Instead let’s take a walk down memory lane and go through the highs and lows that is running a marathon. First up is the…

Workout Recap 1/10-16

Post marathon week and that means recovery week.  I’m also on a Disney Cruise and have no intention of working out so this recap is going to be bare bones 🙂 Tuesday:  Day at Sea and a day spent walking around the boat, meeting Disney Characters and having an all around leisurely day.  Perfect for…

How to Pick a Vacation Destination even on a Budget

There are some many great places in the world to visit sometimes it seems hard to even figure out where to start.  Never fear future travelers I am here to help!  In a completely different post writing style I have a fun game to help you pick your destination! Let’s play pick your own adventure!…

Running Plans for 2017

2017 is my year.  My year to take some time off from running and get my body back to strong and healthy.  I realized I’ve never taken an extended break from running and Im at the point where its probably past due.  With that being said 2017 running is going to look much different than…

Workout Recap 1/3-9

This is it…marathon week.  Time to put all that practice to work and earn all those calories I’m going to eat on the cruise.  Wish me luck and cold temps so I can make it through, the anxiety has started yall! Tuesday:  5.5 miles at an average pace of 11:06.  2 miles at an average…

What’s so Great About a Cruise Anyway?

ICYMI I posted a video on my Vacation Planning page talking all about Disney Cruise Line. The video is specific to Disney Cruise, if you have time give it a view.  I know its a little long there is just so much information to share! The video is specific to Disney so let’s talk general…

Goals for My First Ever Marathon

Well folks the time has finally come for Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend.  I switch from being excited to having all the anxiety.  Its been a really rough training cycle and at times it feels like there is more dread heading to this marathon than excitement.  I have found it very hard to put into…

Workout Recap 12/27-1/2

I have the post holiday blues.  Good thing I have plenty of runs, vacation planning and party prep to keep that off my mind.  Runs this week weren’t stellar and honestly I’m tired.  My legs are exhausted and haven’t had a real break in a while.  My coach isn’t tapering me and I’m worried I…