I needed my Josse time and it was made even better by getting to do a trail run together for 8.2 miles.   700+ ft of climbing in the first 2 miles and my good ol’ trusty Cascadias (a long time favorite). Right when we got back onto the running path a squirrel went by … Continue Reading

Easy Miles vs Junk Miles!!! Over the years of running, there are a few things that I’ve learned.  While I might be slower than I used to be right now (that will change with some good ol’ fashioned hard work) I am injured a WHOLE lot less.  I’m pretty sure at the beginning of this … Continue Reading

I really want to start off today by talking about my sponsored posts situation.  I do read your comments and I apologize to those who feel that I have had too many sponsored posts lately. There are a few reasons why I did this:  1.  Amazing companies are reaching out to me to work together … Continue Reading

**I’ve got a code for 20% off at CopperJoint at the end of the post today! Check it out!  We all need some speedy recovery in our life don’t ya think? ————————————————– Marathon training is well under way—> 6.5 weeks away!  This will be marathon #9 for me—> 2 times at Utah Valley, 1 Top … Continue Reading

Somehow things have changed just a bit… Since our first ever selfie together:)  Yesterday we celebrated Brooke’s 4th birthday by doing all of her favorite things.  I let her choose the day and it turns out, she loves a lot of the same things that I love;) She first started out the day with a … Continue Reading

First, and most importantly… it is BROOKE’S FOURTH BIRTHDAY TODAY!! Feel free to wish her a very happy birthday in the comments and I will read them to her:)  We are going to spend the day together on carousels, going to splash pads, eating cantaloupe (she could eat a whole one all on her own … Continue Reading

*This trip was provided by Westin! Thanks for following along! It is official, we are obsessed with Canada.  I really cannot get over how STUNNING it is here, how kind (and happy) everyone is and of course the amazing food.  We had about 5 hours last night in Downtown Victoria and it was the best. … Continue Reading