Shopping at Dicks Sporting Goods with the Boys

This post is sponsored by Vocalpoint and DICK’s Sporting Goods. All shopping adventures and opinions are my own. I love shopping at sporting goods stores.  There is something motivational about seeing the images, motivational quotes, sports gear, running shoes, outdoor toys, and fitness fashion.  This is my kind of candy store. I decided to take […]

Enjoying the Reverse Taper


Happy Monday, friends!  I can not believe that it has been two weeks since the Boston Marathon.  I feel fully recovered and ready to run.  Yet, I realize that I am not ready to really run yet.  I am fully enjoying this rest and recovery stage… and taking full advantage. I do have two quirky […]

My Running Journey: #RealChampions


On behalf of Champion, I have been asked to share my personal running journey.  My running story doesn’t have any triumphant returns, remarkable life changing events, or newsworthy segments.  What makes my story mine, is the fact that I keep going… even when I had all the excuses to give up.  I kept persevering.  I […]

Friday Five: Life After Boston


I thought I would throw up a quick Friday Five share of how the last few days have been… life after the Boston Marathon. I arrived home Tuesday evening.  I was able to catch the last 10 minutes of T’s soccer game.  He was so cute playing.  When he was subbed out he looked up […]

Preschool. Solo Running. Reading. All the Soccer.

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Some of my favorite blog posts (and bloggers) share a day in the life sneak peak from their day… behind the screen.  I love these types of posts because I feel connected to them as a person, mother and potential friend. Ha!  Many of you are either family members or close friends and read up […]

Flexibility + Compromise = Adventure


This past weekend’s Easter adventure was filled with family, activities, outdoor adventure, and memory making.  In that same breath, there was no running or fitness activities for this marathon training while tapering Mama.  I am learning to embrace the flexibility with marathon training because sometimes all you can do is be flexible and compromise your […]