Category Archive: running

My first marathon -The highs, the lows and what’s next?

Well.. I did it.  I signed up for my first marathon, I trained for it, and I finished it. And it was much harder than I ever imagined.  I guess I never really… Continue reading

What’s stopping you? How to start Doing instead of just Dreaming.

So I am currently training for my first marathon and considering starting a business.   I am realizing through this process that the two journeys parallel each other quite a bit. The hardest… Continue reading

Overcoming fear of running in extreme weather conditions

If I am going to finish the Twin Cities marathon in October, I need to be prepared for anything mother nature throws my way.   My hubby ran the marathon in 1997 and… Continue reading

Who knew running could be so much fun?

Happy to say that I got in some great runs this week as I ready myself for official marathon training. Wednesday we did just over 8 miles with a 2 mile killer hill… Continue reading

How hard is it to cut Gluten from the diet?

Now that I am officially signed up to run my first marathon I thought it would be a good time to be a little more selective about what I put in my mouth.… Continue reading

To run a marathon or not! That is the question.

My dear friend, Julie, hit me up with a request I was not expecting.  She wants me to run the Twin Cities Marathon with her coming up in October.  Julie is an experienced… Continue reading

Really digging the snow and cold!

  I can’t believe I am saying this, but winter is starting to grow on me.   It took 42 years, but I am finally appreciating all the season has to offer.  Wednesday, when… Continue reading