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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   Gotta Love a Good DIY Project Oh, hey there, remember me? It’s been a busy two weeks! In addition to working, working out, and managing a house, I decided there was no time like the present to finally tackle a big DIY project that I’d been putting off […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   Following Up on Choosing a Sport Thanks for everyone’s input on my question last week regarding the possibility of making cycling my summer sport and running my winter sport. I think I have a plan and once the weather improves to the point to where I’m riding outside […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   Focusing on the Current As I build my running miles back up to the staggering 6-9 mile per week I was running prior to my calf injury, I’ve got a big decision to make. Do I ramp the mileage back up during cycling season or do I keep […]

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~ Runfessions ~ A collection of statements admitting that one is guilty of a variety of running crimes…   It’s time again to join in on the fun and clear my conscience of recent running, biking, fitness, nutrition, and life in general faux pas. I know I’ll feel better when I’m done, and maybe, just maybe, I’ll give […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   Yay for Spring With spring officially arriving on Monday, I was super pumped that the weather would start getting warm enough for this softie to ride outside again and sure enough, by Thursday the weather cooperated beautifully. Here’s to many more springlike days in the near future!    […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   Family Vacation in Charleston We’re home after seven fun-filled days in Charleston, SC with our sons and their families. Our days were booked with tours, delicious dinners, lots of walking, and even a parade. Even though I took my travel exercise tube kit (affiliate link), I never took […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   The Healing Process It’s always impossible to determine exactly what contributed most effectively to healing any injury. My calf strain went from feeling like I’d been kicked hard in the back of my leg to feeling remarkably well in just over a week. I’m able to take walks […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   Another Injury Just as my back was starting to feel better and I was planning ahead to start back running, I injured my calf. Needless to say my workouts started out strong for the first half of the week, but became practically non-existent by the end of the […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links…     It’s time to sit down once again with a beverage of your choice and chat – I’ll remind you that I don’t like coffee or tea so my drink of choice today will be water. Let’s chat about things other than just running, cycling, strength training, yoga, […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   Spring’s a Comin’ We had a taste of spring a couple of days this past week. Both Tuesday and Thursday were beautiful and gave me a heavy dose of spring fever. It’s that time of year where we’ll have plenty of spring-like days sprinkled in between the more […]

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Seventeen Months Worth of Runfessions

~ Runfessions ~ A collection of statements admitting that one is guilty of a variety of running crimes…   It’s time again to join in on the fun and clear my conscience of recent running, biking, fitness, nutrition, and life in general faux pas. I know I’ll feel better when I’m done, and maybe, just maybe, I’ll give […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   Perhaps I Threw Running Under the Bus too Quickly As I analyze my the numb foot I’ve had off and on for almost two weeks, I think I was too quick to throw my 5-mile run under the bus. I truly believe that the guilty party was too […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   Busy, but not Running We left our home super early on Tuesday morning to drive to the farm to see my mom. Midday Wednesday, we continued on to visit Pablo and his humans who had just moved from Florida to Charlotte, NC. Needless to say, my workouts – […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   Fitness Trackers I really like my Fitbit Alta (affiliate link), but it looks like it’s on its last leg. I’d replace it with the same in a heartbeat, but it’s been discontinued so the price has been jacket up on those remaining in stock. Do I replace it […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links…     It’s time to sit down once again with a beverage of your choice and chat – I’ll remind you that I don’t like coffee or tea so my drink of choice today will be water. Let’s chat about things other than just running, cycling, strength training, yoga, […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   A Snowless Winter? The DC metro area isn’t known for getting a lot of snow, but this year Momma N is taking it to an extreme. Other than driving through snow in SWVA on my way home from the farm in November and on the way to the […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   TheraGun Usage I’ve been on the fence about how to include my new TheraGun (affiliate link) usage in my daily workouts. I include stretching and foam rolling, so it seemed to make sense to include percussion massaging in the same way; however, I tend to use it daily […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   Giving in to Cycling My running friends often laugh and remind me of what I thought of cyclists a mere 15 years ago. We encountered enough extremely rude bikers on the W&OD Trail that I let a few dictate my opinion of all. At that time, despite knowing […]

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links   A Great Week for Outside Workouts Given the chance, I will always opt to take my cardio workout outside. Both icy conditions and excessive wind will send me to the basement, but whenever possible I prefer the great outdoors and this past week brought several days for such. […]

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Catching Up Over Coffee: Reupholstered Barstools, Undecorating from Christmas, and a Ragnar Challenge

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links…     It’s time to sit down once again with a beverage of your choice and chat – I’ll remind you that I don’t like coffee or tea so my drink of choice today will be water. Let’s chat about things other than just running, cycling, strength training, yoga, […]