May 7

May 7, 2015

Country Music Half Marathon 2015: Race Recap

So I have to admit how nervous I really was for the half marathon I just ran last weekend. It’s silly, I know, because it’s not like I was going to win the race. I wish! But it was a big deal to me. It was my first race after having my daughter (10 months after to be exact) and I had no idea how I was going to do. My current PR is around 1:45 so I decided to…

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Apr 22

April 22, 2015

New Routine: How I’m fitting in my workouts

It’s a new routine, new beginnings, and a whole lot of chaos. I recently started a new job that I’m really excited about! As if we haven’t had enough change in our household lately with our move, buying a house, my husband starting a new job, and taking care of our little girl! I’m in my second week and it’s funny that I actually feel more organized now that I’m back at work and not staying at home with Ady….

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Apr 16

April 16, 2015

The Marathon That Won’t Happen

I signed up to run the full marathon in Nashville quite awhile ago. I was all pumped up about it, had my training plan ready to go, and was focused. Then… life happened. (Also, a reason I haven’t posted as much!) I wanted to share my journey of returning to run a marathon after pregnancy, all about my training runs, and how I was doing. But the truth is, life just got crazy. We moved (which was a lot more…

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Mar 27

March 27, 2015

Live in the Moment

Sometimes I need a reality check. I get caught up in all this stuff that I think is important.  My to-do list gets too long and I get overwhelmed.  I think about all these things I have to do and forget to be in the moment. Today started off a little bit rough.  Not the worst day ever or terrible, just a little crazy. Brett is out of town for work.  Our cat puked at 4 am so I had…

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Mar 25

March 25, 2015

Love Low-Cal Cocktails?!

It’s no secret that alcoholic drinks can add up to a lot of calories.  One margarita alone can have 500 calories.  Just one!  I do love margaritas though.  Paired with a good bowl of chips and some salsa… it’s a perfect combo.  However, this isn’t so great for the waist line or your health. While having one of those drinks once in awhile won’t hurt, it’s just not realistic to assume you can drink those and stay on track with…

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Mar 18

March 18, 2015

Buying a Treadmill for your Home

For a really long time, I have wanted my own treadmill.  Like a really long time.  Just ask my husband.  He’s heard about it… a lot. So when we left our condo in the city and moved into a house, I knew this was my chance to get one!  The only problem was that I didn’t know what to get.  So I began my research.  I thought it might be helpful to write about what I found along the way…

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