I Won The Battle Of The Treadmill

My level of dedication is on par with the postal service. No amount of snow, not even a negative reading on the thermometer can keep me from my long run. Even if it means the long run will occur indoors on a treadmill. Saying I put on layers just to walk my way into the gym […]

Running In The Snow And Snackin’ Muffins Recipe

  The fact that it snowed all day into the evening Saturday is rather insignificant this morning. Squeezing in 12 miles  BEFORE the snow started though is worth talking about. It started flurrying around mile 5. I was not heading inside for a flurry. Look at me getting all tough. This coming from the girl […]

Forecast May Call For Baking

  He told me he loved me. Who knew making the little boy grilled cheese with some bacon on cinnamon raisin Ezekiel Bread was the key to his heart? Now don’t get your panties in a bunch about me suddenly having bacon in the house. It just so happens that I had an Applegate coupon to use […]

Three Tip Tuesday – My GapFit Pants Didn’t Fall Down!

  Catchy title for a post, yes? Well, when you run in pants that don’t fall down, it is something to get excited about. Yesterday morning was freezing. Actually it was below freezing. Quite a few degrees below freezing. I layered myself all up: Lulu tank Lulu Run Swiftly long sleeve GapFit half zip with […]

Panera Bread Hot Chocolate And Favorite Food Partners

  Please forgive me if I go back on my word this weekend. So I always say that I prefer to chew my calories rather than drink them but I need to make an exception. Have you seen the new Panera Bread hot chocolate topped with CHOCOLATE CHIP MARSHMALLOWS? I decided that the new Panera […]

Three Tip Tuesday- Winter Running Accessories

Were you the child whose mother constantly needed to remind them to wear their jacket? If you were anything like me, you weren’t forgetting to wear your coat; you left it home on purpose. You just didn’t like that extra bulky layer. You didn’t want your arms restricted and couldn’t stand sitting in the car, let alone […]

I Have a Plan…

It was about 19 degrees this morning. But with no wind and sun shining, I decided 19 degrees is fine for outdoor running. Well, maybe not fine but at least bearable. Maybe. As long as you have a plan that is. And a plan, I always have. My genius plan for this morning’s long run: […]

girl vs. treadmill

I must admit I am extremely thankful that I have only once or twice in the past year needed to battle the treadmill for a long run on a Saturday. It is actually unbelievable that the weather was sufficient enough each and every Saturday I needed to run so that I could maintain my favorite […]