• Team in Training

    RNR Arizona: Day 1

    January 14, 2011

    Here’s a little preview of what I will look like when I cross the finish line of the Rock ‘N’ Roll Arizona Marathon: I am such a dork. But, seriously, the countdown has begun! [rewind to 6:30 this morning] Breakfast At the airport before our flight, I ate a pathetic-looking banana that I brought from […]


    All for 26.2

    January 14, 2011


    This is it. Mal and I are currently on our way to Phoenix to run our first marathon. If you’ve been following since August, it’s been a long time coming. Weeks of training: 22 Track (speed) workouts: 16 Saturday morning team runs: 14 Half marathons run during training: 1 Saturday morning team runs that it […]


    How I Raised Money for TNT

    January 11, 2011

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    Rise and shine! Inspired by yesterday’s Carrot Cake Muffins, I started my morning with a delicious bowl of Carrot Cake Quinoa with a big scoop of peanut butter in the middle. In the mix: 1/4 cup cooked quinoa 1/4 cup rolled oats 2/3 cup coconut milk 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp ginger Pinch of nutmeg […]


    Jealousy Versus Inspiration

    January 10, 2011


    Running a marathon is a lifelong goal of mine. In 2002, I added it to my Life’s To Do List, and I haven’t stopped thinking about it since. But, my list wasn’t the catalyst that pushed me to finally sign up to run a marathon. It was actually the photo below. If you read other […]


    Snow Run

    January 8, 2011

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    Brrrrrr! Our final TNT training run was cold and snowy. But, hey, at least it was memorable, right? Plus, it just makes me even more excited for the warm weather in Phoenix! When I woke up this morning, I wanted to crawl right back into bed. I was not a happy camper when I realized […]