I’ve been Slacking….

So, I feel like a total slacker but life has been CRAZY the past few weeks. My best friend Amanda’s wedding, Dad’s surprise 60th, Team in Training fundraiser, work, and of course–running This will be a short entry and I will hopefully make up for it in the next few weeks. So, to sum up my running over the past few weeks… I’m learning to run without music. I never thought it would be possible but I am learning to like it. I have gotten used to running with my...

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My Newest Purchase(s)

So, I will admit I am quite the shopper. I will find an excuse to buy whatever I want. When I first got into running I was shocked at the price of some of the heartrate monitors on the market. At the time, I went with a pretty basic Timex heartrate monitor, calorie counter and stopwatch. Now fast foward one year later… I have moved to the land of garmins. Never did I imagine wanting or needing one of these things…but it is amazing!! I just bought it on Wednesday from my favorite...

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First Post–My History with Running

Well, welcome to my blog!! I decided I would start a blog to keep up with my training and adventures in running. Lets see, where to begin…perhaps with a background of what all I have done and what is yet to come… In January 2009 I decided it was time for a new year and a new me. I needed a challenge. I ran for excerise (no more than 3-4 miles) for several years and never thought I would be a “runner” (I have pretty bad asthma and struggled to get it under control in my...

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