• active life,  christmas,  goals,  princess half,  training

    Weeks 8 and 9 Training Update + Goals

    I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and is ready for the new year! It’s coming! I had an eventful two weeks of quality time with the hubs and family. As we were traveling to join our families, Raisin Bread and I got into a road accident, which was probably the scariest thing I have ever experienced. I am thankful that my husband and I are okay. The car is another story. As you can see below, my training regime is a little off right now due to the weather and the holidays, but I have been playing catch up. Week 8Tuesday – ran 3 milesThursday – ran 2.8 miles…

  • active life,  princess half,  training

    Weeks 6 and 7 Training Update

    I just realized that I missed a weekly update. Apologies! Finals, holidays, work…you’ve heard the excuses before.  I’ve been trying to mix up my workouts with running and other activities, but have not been super successful so far!  Week 6 Sunday – strength training Tuesday – ran 3.1 miles and strength training Friday – 55 minute Pilates Jumpboard class Saturday – ran 4 miles Week 7 Sunday – ran 2 miles Tuesday – ran 2.8 miles and strength training Thursday – ran 2.8 miles Saturday – ran 8.6 miles (Whoa!) I found myself in New York City this weekend so I decided to work my long run into my trip. I…

  • active life,  dc metro,  princess half,  training

    Week 5 Training Update

    Twelve more weeks to go! Let me just say that running in the cold is getting more and more difficult and it is still only December. Don’t know what I am going to do for my long runs once it starts getting for reals cold. Luckily, running gives me the opportunity to enjoy some of the sights in this fair city even it is does require braving the nippy temperatures. Here are a few of the sights my past training runs have taken me to so far. Marine Corps Memorial, Lincoln Memorial,  World War II Memorial, The White House, the National Christmas Tree in the Ellipse,  Albert Einstein Memorial and the…