Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to you all! Thanksgiving is often a time when we in America reflect on what they are thankful for. On Thanksgiving and everyday, I try to be a person that is thankful! Everyday when I wake u, I give thanks to God for allowing me to see another day. I give thanks: -to … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!

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Wrapping up the week of Nov 15th

Happy Sunday everyone! It's been a good week of training, blogging and overall living! Blogging: Since October 26th I have been blog hoppping with Kristy at Runaway Bridal Planner and 77 other bloggers. It was a lot of work and a huge time commitment but totally worth it.  The only downside was that it made it hard … Continue reading Wrapping up the week of Nov 15th

Soleful Saturday-Recovery after a long run

When I am training for a race, Saturdays are my long run day.  Since I have been training for half marathons, I have used Hal Higdon's training programs albeit with a few modifications. Usually in his trainings your long runs increase by a mile each week, which seems to work well for me and my … Continue reading Soleful Saturday-Recovery after a long run

Who is Fit Balling Running Mom Part II

I am so excited to continue with the Grow Your Blog –Blog Hop hosted by Kristy at Runaway Bridal Planner.  I have been Blog Hopping since October 26th and have visited so many awesome blogs.  It has been a really great experience and would recommend everyone to participate in a blog hop if you get … Continue reading Who is Fit Balling Running Mom Part II

Week 2 of #holidaysweat with @Fit Approach & Week 1 of Maintain Don’t Gain with Virgin Pulse

The idea that so many of us gain weight during the Holiday season is real and a is real struggle for many of us.  Last week, I wrote out how it was my plan to not let those 5-10 lbs catch me this year. My goal is to stay active and continue to eat well … Continue reading Week 2 of #holidaysweat with @Fit Approach & Week 1 of Maintain Don’t Gain with Virgin Pulse

Soleful Saturday: Do you use your HRM (Heart Rate Monitor) to train?

When I began my fitness journey over 3 years ago, I got a Heart Rate Monitor to help me see how hard I was working or not working and to tell me how many calories I burned working out. At the time, I was using My Fitness Pal so I was excited to put my … Continue reading Soleful Saturday: Do you use your HRM (Heart Rate Monitor) to train?

How I get stuck in my own head and self-sabotage

This week has been my most unproductive weeks that I can remember in a long time. It started right after my awesome race on Sunday (feel free to read my recap HERE). You would think that would lead me to have an awesome week! Yeah-no so much! Sunday after my race, I developed a headache … Continue reading How I get stuck in my own head and self-sabotage

Reflections of an injured Runner…..I’m glad I listened to my body

Earlier this summer, I had 2 injuries that pretty much sidelined my from from running for about a month.  You can read more about that here and  here.  In short, I was diagnosed with severe arthritis in my right knee and cuboid syndrome. The arthritis has been a long time coming as I had ACL … Continue reading Reflections of an injured Runner…..I’m glad I listened to my body

Holiday Sweat with Fit Approach and Run to the Finish

Did you know  that the average person gains 7 to 10 pounds between Thanksgiving and Christmas?  I can totally see how it happens. First there is Halloween and all of those yummy mini delights that you just can't stop eating and then there are the weeks after when everyone brings in their left over Halloween … Continue reading Holiday Sweat with Fit Approach and Run to the Finish