Gear To Get You Through Winter In Houston
Tuesdays on the Run
Today I’m joining the lovely ladies for Tuesdays On The Run.  Where we talk about a different topic each week that is running related. Today’s topic is “Favorite Winter Gear”.  I don’t have much winter gear as I’m blessed to live in Houston which has a very mild winter.  So mild that I don’t put away my summer gear! I see …
Workouts – Last Week Today – January 15
Running
Last week was my final week of training before running the Houston Marathon. Today, I set out to accomplish that big scary goal that I had set out to do a year ago – and I finished!  I’ll be posting a recap of the race in the upcoming week… stay tuned! This week was an easy week for me, as I finished …
5 Goals for Marathon Weekend
Friday Five
Happy Friday!  Today I’m linking up with the lovely ladies for the Friday Five 2.0!  This week the topic is Dream Vacations or Winter Destinations, I don’t have anything to share on that topic at this time. All week I’ve been obsessing over the little thing happening in Houston this weekend – the Chevron Houston Marathon.  I’m running in it and it will be …
Workouts – Last Week Today – January 8
Running
I’m heading into my FINAL week of training for the Houston Marathon. Race day is in 7 days away. I’m hanging out in the taper now. My mileage was a little low last week as I ran my Sunday long run on Saturday due to the holiday. I made it to two yoga classes this week, which felt awesome!  I’ve been foam rolling …
January Coffee Date
Coffee Date
Today I’m joining the Ultimate Coffee Date for some catching up! If we were having coffee, you would notice that I’m drinking tea.  I gave up my coffee addiction several years ago.  I usually drink a cup of yerba mate in the morning and then a cup of green tea. Every now and then I indulge in coffee… but it …
5 Races I’m Looking Forward To In 2017
Friday Five
Happy Friday!  Today I’m linking up with the lovely ladies for the Friday Five 2.0!  This week we are talking about 2017… goals, resolutions, etc.  I shared some of my 2017 goals here, so today I’m sharing 5 upcoming races on my calendar. Chevron Houston Marathon – I’m sure everyone knows I’m running this one.  I’m very excited… it will be my first …
Welcome 2017!
Running
I love New Year! I enjoy reflecting on the outgoing year as I dream of what I want to accomplish for the incoming year.  Most people I know make New Year Resolutions and they seem to be focus on a negative aspect of yourself.  I like to create New Years Aspirations and have them focus on making myself a better …
2016 Goal Recap
Goals
Happy New Year!  Today… I’m looking back to 2016.  I’m still formulating my goals and aspirations for 2017, and will share them with you later this week. In 2016, I had three main goals for the year: 1.  Run 1,000 miles in 2016. I finished up the year with 1,052…  Exceeded!   2.  Run 4 Half Marathons in 2016.  I ran 5 Half Marathons throughout …
Black Eyed Pea and Barley Soup
Recipes
Happy New Year! It is a tradition with my family to eat black eyed peas on New Years Day. I’ve never been a fan of a bowl of plain ol’ black eyed peas… I think that they taste like dirt. It was a joke growing up that we had “dirt” for dinner on new years day. I don’t know that …
Workouts – Last Week Today – January 1
Running
Happy New Year!!! I’m still formulating my goals and aspirations for 2017… I’ll be posting more about that later this week, along with my 2016 recap and my 2017 first half racing calendar. I’m in my 14th week of training for the Houston Marathon. Race day is a mere 2 weeks away!! I’m hanging out in the taper now. I’m enjoying the mileage …