Posted in February 2012

The Paris Wife

The Paris Wife

I am participating in the PBFingers February Book Club where we read The Paris Wife. Description (from online) A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, The Paris Wife captures a remarkable period of time and a love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley. Chicago, 1920: Hadley Richardson is a … Continue reading

Shin Splints

Shin Splints

Yesterday evening I attempted to do at least a 2.5 mile run.  About 8 mins into running my shins were killing me! I kept trying to push through but ended up having to walk. Just like last Friday when my legs felt like lead, I tried to figure out what was going on. I came … Continue reading

Plans for a Half Marathon

Plans for a Half Marathon

One of my goals for the year is to run a Half Marathon. Over the past 2 months I have been doing some research and a lot of thinking. I have never done a Half before so I want to make sure I sign up for a good one. I also want to make sure … Continue reading

Legs of Lead

Legs of Lead

This morning I got up before work to go for a run. The plan was to do 3 miles but as soon as I started running I knew that was going to be tough. My legs were so tired and felt so heavy. I couldn’t get them to move. I looked down at my Garmin … Continue reading

Weekly Goals 2.20.12

Weekly Goals 2.20.12

Ah, I am a little behind on this post as it is now Tuesday! Sorry if these posts seem a little stale but setting weekly goals has really been helping me. I feel focused and most of the time I feel like I am really making some progress. So let’s review last week… Goals from … Continue reading

Feels so good!

Feels so good!

I did it! 4 workouts in for the week and it feels so good! The beginning of the week was really busy for me but from Thursday through today I was able to get in a workout each day. Thursday: 2 mile run (average 11:00 mile) Friday: Jillian’s Shed and Shred Level 1 Saturday: 3 … Continue reading

New Kicks

New Kicks

Tonight was the first time I worked out since last Tuesday! I got in a 2 mile run and I got to try out the new shoes I got over the weekend. When I was in Reading, Pa. last weekend me and my mom checked out an awesome little running store called A Running Start. … Continue reading

Weekly Goals 2.13.12

Weekly Goals 2.13.12

It’s that time again, time to set some goals for the week. I did horribly last week so I am really ready for a fresh start this week. Let’s review last week… Goals for week of 2.6.12 Health/Fitness: 1. Eat more veggies! Have at least one serving in lunch and dinner! I started off doing … Continue reading

Sunday Stuff

Sunday Stuff

I have been away from the blog for the past few days and I have missed it! Over the weekend I traveled up to Reading, Pa. to be with my mom and her siblings as they remembered the one year anniversary of their dad, my Pop-pop’s, passing. Although it was a sad weekend, it was … Continue reading

Heart of the Matter

Heart of the Matter

Last Thursday night I dove into Heart of the Matter by Emily Giffin and finished by Sunday evening. I have read all of her previous books and enjoyed them all. I even just recently watched Something Borrowed which was her first book turned into a movie. HotM had been sitting on my shelf for quite some time so … Continue reading