Busy Nights and InnovAsian Cuisine

InnovAsian Meals

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central for InnovAsian Cuisine   I received coupons for Lemon Grass Kitchen frozen meals to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.   This week is flying by. So quick that I don’t even have time to get the things done on my “to do” list each ...

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A Day In the Life (Volume 2)


A little while ago I did a Day in the Life Post. Looking back on that post now it is crazy how different things are. I thought since my life has changed a little bit over the last few months I would try it again! I know this is going to be thrilling beyond words, so get ready! I tried ...

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Lesson Learned

6 miles easy

So, remember last week when I was feeling so great about getting up every morning and getting my run done? On Monday morning it didn’t happen. We ended up spending most of Sunday about an hour away with family, and didn’t get back until almost 10:00 pm. Oh, and while we were doing some shopping I found the only keg ...

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Bloggers on the Run: Maureen from Mo Runs Marathons

Bloggers On The Run

I love Mondays because it means I get to feature another fabulous blogger! Today please join me in welcoming Maureen from Mo Runs Marathons. Name: Maureen Blog: http://www.morunsmarathons.com When did you first start blogging and why? I started blogging in the fall of 2012 as a way to track my training to hold myself accountable as well as to connect with ...

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Do The Best You Can

I'll do My Best

Before I get into my focus for the week, let’s talk about running for a bit shall we? After my 14 mile run on Saturday my legs were DONE. They were sore, my body was tired and that was to be expected since I hadn’t run that far in over a year. I woke up Sunday morning and saw that ...

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Hanson’s Marathon Method Week 4 Recap

Long Run

Week 4 of my marathon training has ended. I’m tired. Yep, I think after week 4 I finally got the point where my body and mind were in need of a break. I think the 14 miles on Saturday really took it out of me. Wes and I made it a point to sleep in a little later on Saturday ...

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A Baseball Kind of Night


My first official week of full time employment went great! I honestly think running in the morning gives me so much more energy throughout the day. Since Fridays are always my rest day, I got up a little before 6:00 AM but felt more tired than I had any other day this week! I found this sample of some energy ...

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Enjoying Summer with Balance Bar

Dark Chocolate almond

It is so hard to believe that summer is getting ready to come to an end. Ok, so we have about a month left but I have to say this has been such a wonderful summer! Here are a few of my favorite times of the summer so far: Wes’ Graduation from Medical School Moving to Virginia Our First Trip ...

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Favorite Things About Our New City

Morning Run

Thank you for all your wonderful suggestions and comments on yesterday’s post in regards to running in the morning before the sun is up. I even received some great advice via email! (Yes, I received your emails for those that did and I will respond!) This week is getting a bit crazy. I am slowly getting used to getting up, but ...

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Running In the Dark Chicken

Treadmill Workout

I am happy to say that day 2 of getting up at 5:00 am to get my run in before week was a success. While I was definitely more tired, I knew once again I really didn’t have much of an option. This morning I had a workout planned. The original idea was to get up and run to a road ...

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