Monthly Archives: September 2012

words from a friend

I had a conversation with a woman yesterday who has, through interesting circumstances, become an unlikely friend. We were catching up and sharing news. As I was telling her about some things going on in my life, she gently stopped … Continue reading

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Counting Down the Days

On Friday I head to Walt Disney World for the Tower of Terror 10 Miler Weekend. Come visit me at the SparkleSkirts booth at the expo on Friday between 4-8 p.m (the best running skirts in existence). Saturday morning I … Continue reading

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half a mile

Last night I reached a new milestone during speedwork class. I ran a quarter of a mile without any walk breaks, took a one-minute break, then I ran a half mile without any walk breaks. Half a mile. No walk … Continue reading

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it was all started by a mouse

For those of you who don’t know, runDisney holds races at Walt Disney World and Disneyland. I love all things Disney. The House of Mouse is my favorite place to be, and it’s my favorite place to run. Disney has … Continue reading

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It’s Pickle Time!

When your goal is to lose weight, sometimes you just have to get creative. I’ve needed to do just that as my weight loss journey continues. They say that losing weight is 80% diet and 20% exercise (I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Never Forget.

Today I remember the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, their families, and all those who have, in the name of freedom, made great sacrifices in the 11 years since that day. (This photo of my grandfather and … Continue reading

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Today is my 6-month runnerversary! My life has completely changed since March 5, 2012. When I changed from a sedentary lifestyle and began running, I took it fairly seriously. I recognized that to be the best I could it had … Continue reading

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