I Miss Running Outside – Is This Winter Ever Going to End?

I miss running. More specifically, I miss running outside. Between the cold and snow and a lack of decent sidewalks and did I mention all the snow?!?! It’s just not worth the risk of injury for me to take any chances, but since I love running and I hate excuses I’ve been spending a lot […]

7 Ways to Beat Treadmill Boredom

Lately I’ve been spending way more time on my treadmill and a lot less time at the track. I miss the track. I especially miss warm summer days, sunshine, tank tops, and shorts, but since it’s going to be a while before I can enjoy those kinds of days I’m trying to find ways to […]

A New Year’s Resolution to Read 12 Books in 12 Months

I can’t believe we’re already half way through January, which is why I should probably start this post by saying Happy New Year! Getting back into the swing of our regular routine after a long 2-week school break proved to be a bit challenging for everyone. We all enjoyed sleeping in, eating breakfast at ten […]

Fitness Goals & Frustration When Things Don’t Go as Planned

Over the summer I set two fitness goals for myself. I was on a mission to lose 15 pounds and improve my 5k running time. I worked really hard toward accomplishing both of them while trying to also be smart and not overdo it in order to prevent an injury. I made incredible progress with both […]

PlanetShoes Get Fit for Fall 6-Week Challenge & My Fitness Goals!

When I turned 40, nearly two years ago, one of the first promises I made to myself was that I would not only make my health a priority, but that I would also focus on improving my overall fitness by challenging myself to achieve some goals that have been lingering in the back of my […]