Monthly Archives: March 2011

Insights on Treadmill Distance Running

I have to confess that I sorta love running long distances on the treadmill. There’s something rhythmic and soothing about it (after awhile, your body is just doing the same motions over and over and your mind can wander). While … Continue reading

Posted in active life, running | 12 Comments

Take it Away

I have a love-hate relationship with my Wednesday schedule. Love: it’s the only day of the week that I allow myself to sleep in until 10:30 or so. Hate: I need the extra sleep because I teach a class every … Continue reading

Posted in eating, Happy | Leave a comment

Afternoon Slump

As a teacher I used to get what I not so lovingly called “the slump” everyday…to the point where I needed to nap, which became a vicious cycle. I’ve since “cured” my afternoon slump by exercising most days at 4pm. … Continue reading

Posted in eating, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Fashion Fridays Mondays: The Classics

*Sorry some of the font/spacing is wonky. I’m not sure how to fix it! Today’s Fashion Friday Monday post focuses on the classics. These are quality pieces that every woman should have in her wardrobe to build a foundation for … Continue reading

Posted in fashionable life, shopping | 2 Comments

Y-Tri Challenge

Today’s indoor triathlon, The Y-Tri Challenge, was such a blast!! When I woke up at 6am it was snowing (?!??!) and I was nervous about driving down to Lynchburg, but when I got on the road I could tell it … Continue reading

Posted in active life, swim/bike/run! | 4 Comments

Sucker Punch

I went tonight to see Sucker Punch in the theater and although I had my doubts, I actually thought it was pretty kick ass. It was directed by the same guy as 300 and The Watchmen, so it had very … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Zero Week

Probably my least favorite week of the whole training/racing process is zero week. Zero week refers to the week after the marathon and starts immediately after you cross the finish line. According to Hal Higdon, my running guru, “it takes … Continue reading

Posted in active life, running, shopping | 2 Comments