Road to 26.2 Monday, December 30th- 6 weeks, 5 days, 21 hours, 53 minutes, 2 seconds until the Big Race!“The key to success is to start before you are ready,” Marie Forleo said these fabulous words, and y’all it’s so darn true. No one starts training for their first marathon knowing how to run over… Continue reading Road to 26.2 Start Before You're Ready
Road to 26.2 Sunday, December 29th- 7 weeks until the Austin Marathon Today I ran farther than I ever have, learned a bit more about myself, a little about running, and a lot about preparation. My training schedule had 16 miles for today, and my friend Russell would be running with me at Town Lake… Continue reading Road to 26.2 Who's in Charge Here?
Road to 26.2 Saturday, December 28th- 7 weeks, 1 day until my first big ass race “In the struggle, lies the joy,” Maya Angelou wrote this in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. I scrawled it on my arm during a half marathon last year, the power of the words and positivity of the… Continue reading Road to 26.2 Let's Talk the Self-Talk
Road to 26.2 Friday, December 27th, 7 weeks 2 days until The Big Day Whew. That was a holiday, am I right? I took two days off all the things, you know other than cooking, cleaning, and wrapping all the thingssssssssss. One of the presents I received reinforced a message that the universe is pushing… Continue reading Road to 26.2 Time to Rest!
Road to 26.2 Tuesday, December 24th- 7 weeks 5 days to go It's Christmas Eve! My husband and I love Christmas so much, we joke that our house is Christmas Land! So excited to give everyone their gifts! Last night, I received an incredible, over-the-top gift that moved me to tears and I still cannot… Continue reading Road to 26.2- Christmas Eve!
Monday, December 23rd- 7 weeks, 6 days to go Part 1 I'm up before the sun and it is so cold omg! I lived in Oregon my whole life but as soon as we moved to Texas five years ago, my blood thinned right out! It's 36 degrees so it's a treadmill for me! I… Continue reading Road to 26.2- 7 weeks 6 days
Road to 26.2 Sunday, December 22nd- 8 weeks to go Eight weeks until my first marathon! Seems so close and so far away! I feel like I have been training forever, yet I also feel like I need more training time! I first had the idea to run my first marathon after I ran two… Continue reading Road to 26.2- 8 weeks to go!
Hey y’all! Thanks for joining me here on my blog! For the next eight weeks, I’ll be coming here with the good, the bad, the sweaty thoughts as I lead up to running my first full marathon! First, a little background on this journey. I didn’t just wake up and decide to run a marathon… Continue reading Road to 26.2, LET'S GOOOOOO!
Happy November! Can y’all even believe it is the eleventh dang month of 2019!? This weekend, we kicked off November and the beginning of The Official OMG Holiday Season with friends and family. We were out of town for most of the weekend, and I had to make some adjustments in our schedule so that… Continue reading The Value of Connection
Happy National Taco Day! Tacos are quite literally my love language and my most favorite thing! It’s a damn good reason I live in Austin, one of the taco capitals of the world! I probably make tacos at least once a week, always have and always will! When I started seriously training for some races… Continue reading National Taco Day Recipe Swaps and Ideas