2019 Walt Disney World Princess Half Marathon & Orlando Travel Log:)

Life

Hi Friends:) As you possibly know, I flew on down to Orlando a few weeks back to visit Universal, Disney, and to run the 2019 Disney Princess Half Marathon! Wahoo! Before I get to recapping the race, here’s how my time in Orlando BEFORE the run went. I flew from 19 degrees in Boston to […]

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Life Without A Thyroid: An Overdue Update

Life, Running

Hi Friends:) It’s been a minute. Last time I hopped on here to give a running update- or any kind of update- was a few weeks ago, just before I flew on down to Florida for the Walt Disney World Princess Half Marathon. Let me start by saying UNIVERSAL AND DISNEY WERE SO FUN AND […]

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Book Review: How to Be Alone by Lane Moore

Life, Reading

Hi Friends! I’m FINALLY getting around to reviewing my first book of 2019! ICYMI, I made a goal to read 20 books in 2019, so I’m trying to keep a good 1.5-2 book per month groove going. This book appeared on a Buzzfeed list about self-help books that didn’t read like self-help books. Since reading […]

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Winter Running Survival Guide (+ Marathon Training Update!)

Life, Running

Hi Friends:) It’s been a bit! I haven’t updated for a few fun reasons: My home wifi was disconnected for a bizarre and ridiculous reasons, so yay. I’ll do a life update post at some point soon, but for now, let’s chat about wintertime running. Here in Boston, temperatures routinely hold just below freezing this […]

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JUNE GOALS!!


Life, Running

Hi Friends:) Firstly, HAPPY BELATED GLOBAL RUNNING DAY! I should have slipped that into yesterday’s post, but I totally didn’t. I celebrated with 8 miles before work thanks to a much-appreciated late-start at school. Once again, I am a week late choosing goals for this month. BUT I checked back in on my goals for […]

June 8, 2018

RUNNING/INJURY UPDATE: 3 Things I Am Working On!


Life, Running

Hi Friends:) This week has been NUTS. Our school district has all kinds of special events going on this week, and I’ve been struggling to keep up. Also, with finals coming up, my “second job” tutoring has been super intense; I’ve been pulling double sessions with my clients, trying to get them all set with […]

June 7, 2018

Portland Half Marathon Training #6: When Bad Runs Strike!


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Hi Friends! I’m gonna jump right in to my training recap from last week, then tell you a little bit about an ill-fated long run I just barely managed to complete. Monday: 5.07 miles (1 mile w/u, 3 miles @ 9:20 pace, 1 mile c/d) Tuesday: 5.01 miles easy Wednesday: 30 minutes swimming + PT Thursday: 4.01 miles […]

June 4, 2018

Book Review: Dress Shop of Dreams by Menna Van Praag


Life

Hello!! So, a few weeks ago I was wandering our local Amazon Book Store (we’ve got an actual, brick-and-mortar Amazon shop here in Boston!) and I spotted a pink book and could not resist. See, when I was little my mom would take me and my brothers to our local library every week to pick […]

June 1, 2018

Friday Favorites!!


Life

Hi Friends! I actually have a few new things that I am totally obsessed with and wanted to share with you this Friday. I’m headed to New Hampshire to visit my family and log some lake time and a long run this long weekend, and I’m excited to bring a few of these items along! […]

May 25, 2018

Book Review: Girl, Wash Your Face


Life, Reading

Hi Friends, So, I don’t typically go for self-help kinds of books, but I love funny nonfiction books by strong, successful women, and Rachel Hollis’s new work of non-fiction totally fit that bill. This book also spoke directly to a challenge I’ve been working so hard to overcome. The full title is Girl, Wash Your […]

May 24, 2018