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Beauty and the Beast STRONG SIX

Hello beauties, who's ready to go beast mode? Whether I'm in the gym, grocery store, working from home, or teaching a private tutoring lesson, I function best with a plan! Who else?! Since we have a new normal for a while of staying in, I have been searching through many of the excellent at-home workout… Continue reading Beauty and the Beast STRONG SIX

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Road to 26.2 The Recap

Road to 26.2 Thursday, February 27th- MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!! Y’all, this journey to run my first marathon is in the books! I can hardly even believe that I was able to do it, and I’m so excited about what is to come!  I’m about to dive into the race recap, but before I do, please know… Continue reading Road to 26.2 The Recap

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Road to 26.2 Body of Work

Road to 26.2 Friday, January 31st- 2 weeks and 1 day until I get to run the Austin Marathon Body. Image. I have written a few articles, along with more than a few social media posts about body image. I am incredibly passionate about this topic because I recently came through the other side of… Continue reading Road to 26.2 Body of Work

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Road to 26.2 The Skinny

Road to 26.2 Thursday, January 30th- 2 weeks and 2 days until my body is bad ass enough to run 26.2 “You must be so skinny, running all those miles!” Yes. I have trained for two years, and six days a week for the past five months to just lose weight. What? Isn’t there more?… Continue reading Road to 26.2 The Skinny

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Road to 26.2 Risky Business

Road to 26.2 Tuesday, January 14th- 4 weeks, 4 days until I run the Austin Marathon When did risky become a reason for no? When did we decide that not knowing the ending meant that we couldn’t begin? Why do we feel like we need to be assured of success before we will commit? I… Continue reading Road to 26.2 Risky Business

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Road to 26.2 What Does It Take?

Road to 26.2 Friday, January 10th- 5 weeks and one tiny day to go! What does it take to run a marathon? The short answer is simply a desire to challenge oneself. The logistical answer is that it takes training, nutrition, hydration, planning, and support. Most of the articles I’ve written in these past few… Continue reading Road to 26.2 What Does It Take?

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Road to 26.2 You Are Your Friends

Road to 26.2 Tuesday, January 8th- 5 weeks, 3 days until I get to run all the miles and then eat all the food Years ago when we bought our first house, we were over at a neighbor’s house one evening. We bought this house in a neighborhood that was well above our budget, well… Continue reading Road to 26.2 You Are Your Friends

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Road to 26.2 You Can!

Road to 26.2 Monday, January 6th- 5 weeks, 5 days, 20 hours, 41 minutes, 1 second until The Big One The first Monday of the new year, of the new decade! Here in central Texas, we have an added bonus of sunshine and bright blue skies, what my weather app calls, “abundant sunshine.” I’m here… Continue reading Road to 26.2 You Can!

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Road to 26.2 Fueling Up

Road to 26.2 Sunday, January 5th- 5 weeks, 6 days until I get to become a marathoner Food is love, love is food, am I right? I love to cook and it’s a way that I love to celebrate holidays, gatherings with friends and family, and just share good times with people I love.  Food… Continue reading Road to 26.2 Fueling Up

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Road to 26.2 To Resolution or Not?

Road to 26.2 Friday, January 3rd- 6 weeks, 1 day, 21 hours until my first marathon New year, new you? This is the message we’re all seeing on TV, in our social media feeds, and from friends and family at this time of year. Everyone is rabid to change something massive about themselves and jumps… Continue reading Road to 26.2 To Resolution or Not?