10 Healthy Habits I’m Glad I Adopted in my Twenties

  With the onset of my thirties, not much obviously changed for me, aging-wise. Sure, I’d noticed for years that my body was becoming more sensitive to things like bad mattresses and not warming up properly before a hard workout. I also found my first gray hair when I was probably around 26, and I’ve …

True Story: I’ve Lost the Motivation to Run

Uh oh… It’s happening: The dreaded post-race running slump. If you took a peek into my running log today, you would see (perhaps with your eyebrow arched a little in surprise) that I’ve only been on 3 runs since my half marathon a month ago. Logging only one run the week after the half was …

Guess Who Hit Her Pre-Pregnancy Weight?

¬†Although happy about my achievement, the deliriousness of this picture is caused more by the wind and the attempt at a “jumping picture” ¬†rather than just the joy of the milestone. Just clarifying. Sadly, this is about the best picture we got, ha ha. Well, it’s happened—it might be about six or seven months later …

Running

How to Know If You’re Ready to Train for a Half Marathon

One of my new year’s “challenges” was to sign up for another half marathon, a distance I haven’t run for two years (almost to the day). After successfully running 4 – 5 mile distances (without stopping to walk) for several weeks now, I figured it was time to bite the bullet and just sign up …