rule your mind

“rule your mind, or it will rule you.” – buddha this quote could not be anymore true, especially in my case. i am your typical over thinker – i analyze, re-analyze and then continue to analyze situations and events. yes, i know what you’re probably thinking, “stop over thinking?!” definitely easier said than done. however…

running, barre and crossfit – oh my?!

whoa? this past week was all full of different kinds of fitness. between my normal running “schedule,” a pure barre class and then a crossfit drop in on saturday – you could say that my body is extremely sore. but nevertheless, it was totally worth it. i think the best part of last week was…

#motivationmonday

who doesn’t need a little motivation on a monday? well this week, i’m dedicated motivation monday to a wonderful company called momentum jewelry. i know i’ve written about them before, but more recently i was able to order a custom-made motivate wrap and the experience was just absolutely amazing. if you haven’t seen my previous…

new shoes, new shorts…no problem

well…i finally got back out on the road after star wars half marathon – the dark side. i definitely needed a little more time after that race to get back into the swing of things, as my body was telling me (rather pushy) to take a break and rest. thankfully, i listened to my body –…

#starwarshalf dark side recap

whoa?! i am still feeling sunday’s half marathon a bit, but another star wars half marathon – the dark side is under my belt (it’s my goal to at least be a perfect 5 for this race). and with finishing this half marathon, i have completed 4 of my 5 planned for this year’s goal. but let…

t-1 day until #darkside

the day is almost here?! i’m not going to lie, i am definitely starting to get the pre-race day nerves…even with this just being a fun race. however, i guess that never goes away – sometimes i think it actually helps. i think i am just ready to be at the start line, see those…

heading into #starwarshalf

whoa, only one more run to go before #starwarshalf – the dark side on sunday. time, slow down please?! in reality, i couldn’t be any more prepared for this sunday – i mean it is my 4th half marathon within four months, never thought i would EVER say that in my lifetime. and quite honestly,…

#teamgolf – ioa corporate 5k

wow, what an incredilbly fun evening with what i would call the best team around – #teamgolf. this was the second year that i’ve participated in the ioa corporate 5k, and again it didn’t disappoint. known as orlando’s largest office party, located in downtown orlando, there were approximately 17,000 runners in attendance last night – crazy, right?! it…

t-10 days until the dark side

holy smokes, time is flying. only 10 more days until star wars half marathon – the dark side. i cannot believe it. it seems like yesterday that i registered for this race, but nevertheless it’s here. which means, one more training run is under my belt with only a few more to go until the…

kicks on route 66

whew, it’s been a little bit since i’ve been able to write – schedules have been crazy, while also traveling a bit – so much activity in the past week?! but i am writing from tulsa, oklahoma where one of my dear friends just got married. and with traveling to new states means running in a…