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6 Things for a Single Runner’s Perfect Valentine’s Day

Oh boy. Here it comes whether I want it or not…Valentine’s Day! Joy. I’ve seen a lot of random posts this week on Twitter, FB and Pinterest with suggestions as to what to get your girlfriend for Valentine’s Day. Being that this will be my first time in 10 years celebrating this holiday on my own, …

Group running: I’m a fan now.

The past two Saturdays, I ran with other human beings and I actually enjoyed it. This was a special moment, as y’all know how I most enjoy my running solo because it’s my “me” time. I get lost in my thoughts, rock out to my tunes, and don’t have to worry about slowing anybody down. I …

What does a personal trainer look like?

If I could find the picture, I’d take a screenshot of it. Somewhere under one of my pictures on Instagram, a sad, sad little being chose to passively make fun of me by saying, “You’re a personal trainer? LOL.” I won’t lie–of course that was one of those comments that makes you forget about all the …

2013: The Best Worst Year of My Life

The last day of 2013. I feel like I should do some grandiose, month-by-month, epic-like, (cue my movie voice) “Here it is: The Year in Review, 2013 Edition.” But ehh, I don’t feel like it. Annnnnnd 94,362,106,875 other bloggers are, so I’m not going to. Sing along to the tune of, “It’s my party and …

$100 Athleta Gift Card Giveaway–Just Tell Me Your #MyFitWish!

And the winner of the $100 Athleta Gift Card is… Jessica @RunBrinksyRun Congratulations to you and thank you to all who entered and spread your #MyFitWish! 🙂 ******************** When I was a young girl, I wished for many things. Health-wise, they were all related…to be comfortable in my own skin, have better self-esteem, to be …

Get Busy Living…It’s a Wonderful Life.

Exactly one month ago today, I found myself at a major crossroads. I came home from work, sat alone on a bench in my apartment, and thought about my life. It was one of those moments where I thought, and this is straight from Shawshank Redemption, “I’m going to get busy living or get busy …

The Mizuno Wave Rider 17: Get Ready for a Runtastic Rungasm!

The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Mizuno. It’s official. I’m about to go through another breakup. But this time, it’s with all of my running shoes that don’t begin with “Mi” and end with “zuno.” I own 35 pairs of running shoes (Let’s not discuss my addiction right now, okay?) …