Posted in August 2012

State of Bliss

This past weekend I finally used up a gift certificate that my dad got me for Christmas (yes, I hoard gift certificates/cards like it is my job. I even have a special wallet that I carry for JUST gift cards. I still have one from The Husband when he was not even “The Husband” yet!).  … Continue reading

Rock N Roll Half Marathon Recap

Yay!  Another one down and I am still in love with running!  What a race!  I had such a blast and felt like I was really pushing myself.  Let’s start from the beginning…. Pre-Race Day We (my mom, husband, mother in law and sister in law) drove down to Providence on Saturday around noontime.  When … Continue reading

The Countdown Is On

I cannot believe my Half is on Sunday! Gah! Providence is right around the corner! I’m so excited, but feel underprepared at the same time. I’m hoping the excitement takes over and overrides any other emotions that may come up! First, I have to say that I can officially run a 9:30 minute/mile pace! I … Continue reading

I am a Sweaty Beast

Brace yourself before you look at the below photo.    Do you see the disgusting sweat outline?  Yeah, that’s right.  Pure sweat.  Crotch Sweat to be exact.  (Yes, I said “crotch sweat.”  You’re welcome). I really can’t think of another phrase for it.  Well, except nasty.  We already know that my elbows sweat, and now this… … Continue reading

The Happiest 5K on the Planet

The Color Run was not messing around when they came up that slogan.  It was seriously the most fun I’ve had in a race.  Ever.  When telling people about it, I got some funny looks.  Maybe those people don’t like having fun (doubtful).  Maybe they didn’t understand the excitement behind it (possibly).  Maybe they were bummed … Continue reading