• Fitness

    The Last TWO Days…

    March 26, 2015

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    Hi, friends! How’s your Thursday going so far? I just got back from a glorious 90-minute run (9.67 miles), which was outside and actually semi-warm (upper 40s). Holy cow, it was amazing. Seriously, it was so nice to not have to run through snow and slush while dealing with cold hands, frozen cheeks, and scary I’m-running-in-the-road […]



    Hello, hello! I get questions all the time from readers about how to best balance CrossFit with running, specifically long distance running, like training for a half or full marathon and, honestly, I never really knew how to reply—mostly because I hadn’t figured it out for myself yet. It was a constant struggle for me to […]



    It’s the second day of Spring and it snowed this morning. I am so over it. The pug is too. Doesn’t his expression just say it all. Over it. Despite the snow, I still had a run planned with my friend Marisa. Pre-run eats: Sweet potato oatmeal with walnuts, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, and apple butter. We […]


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    Guys, I did it. I survived 20 miles! Woohoo! I actually ended up running longer than 3:00, but I just really wanted to hit that 20 mile mark, ya know? And, boy, it felt great when I did! Fuel for run: GU + Nuun. I ate 3 out of the 4 GU (one every 45 minutes), […]


    Boston Marathon Training weeks 9 and 10

    Hi, friends! The weeks are really starting to dwindle down to marathon day. Of course, I am super excited, but I am nervous at the same time. Ahhh! So many butterflies! After my 17-miler earlier this week, I was feeling pretty good, but then I started to think about the remaining mileage in the race. There are still 9+ miles to the finish line. […]


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    Hello! I survived my longest marathon training run to date: 2 hours and 50 minutes! Holy cow. The mileage is really getting up there now! I started my run around 8:30 this morning, so the weather was just starting to warm up. (It was about 34 degrees when I arrived at Southfield.) There was a good […]


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    Hello! I did a double workout yesterday afternoon, and, boy, am I feeling it today! I haven’t done much strength training lately, so Kerrie and I did a workout at KFIT. I used #85 for the shoulder-to-overheads (S2OH), sub-ed regular pull-ups for chest-to-bar (C2B), and did TRX triceps presses instead of ring dips. The scribble […]