Pizza and Salad

It is almost the weekend! How has your Thursday been treating you? It has been awesome over here!

I woke up this morning ready to tackle a tempo run! I have a love/hate relationship with speed workouts these days. The “hate” portion is because they are physically and mentally tough, but the love portion is because I [...]

Blueberry Spelt Pancakes

How was everyone’s holiday weekend? Did you guys enjoy a few days off of work? What was the highlight of your weekend?

I think the highlight of my weekend was buying this:

A Macbook Pro!

My old Dell (which was a complete piece of crap) decided to die on Saturday. The network card went out and it was part [...]

Some Days You Just Need a Burger

This bad boy totally hit the spot tonight



I seriously had the weirdest dream last night. I dreamed that I was at McDonalds and I got in a fight with the manager because they didn’t make my double quarter pounder with CHEESE a meal. I have no idea why and I don’t really care, but [...]

Building A Better Base

“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.”
-Henry David Thoreau (1817 – 1862)

Happy Tuesday! How is everyone’s week going so far?

Mine has been alright. Nothing super exciting… Just plodding along with running, work, and school. The usual [...]

No Longer A Yoga Virgin

“I just never let anything bother me, man. I know myself really well. Nobody’s opinion of me can shake my opinion of myself.”
-Ruben Studdard

Today was my first yoga class! Keep reading to find out more

Time: 1:27:12

Distance: 12 miles

Average Pace: 7:16 per mile

Tuesday = TEMPO DAY!

It also means I am up at the butt crack [...]

4 AM Tempo

“There ain’t no free lunches in this country. And don’t go spending your whole life commiserating that you got raw deals. You’ve got to say, ‘I think that if I keep working at this and want it bad enough I can have it.”
-Lee Iacocca (1924 – )

I just woke up from a glorious nap [...]

Treadmills Suck

“Don’t knock the weather. If it didn’t change once in a while, nine out of ten people couldn’t start a conversation.”
-Kin Hubbard (1868 – 1930)

I wish that quote were true…

Time: 1:34:41

Distance: 13 miles

Average Pace: 7:17 per mile

I slept in today until 7:20 Damn that felt good! Unfortunately, I woke up to thunder, howling [...]

Making Progress

“Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress”.

-Mahatma Gandhi

I was tagged yesterday by Tyler!

Thanks Tyler! You made me feel like a ray of  “sunshine”

I will now pass this award onto twelve of my favorite bloggers!

Karyn: You are a beast! Your mileage never ceases to amaze me.
Jess: I think you should bake me [...]

I Love Running Fast

Tempo Thursday

Warm up: 3.26 miles (26:11; 8:02 per mile)

Tempo: 5 miles (31:45; 6:21 per mile)

Cool down: 4.31 miles (33:32; 7:47 per mile)

Total Time: 1:31:28

Total Distance: 12.57 miles

Average Pace: 7:17 per mile

I slept even better last night than I did the night before. Where is this coming from? I really like it.

After practically jumping out [...]

Torching Tempo

My tempo run was KILLER today. I totally owned it! I have basically been in a great mood all day!

Time: 1:42:04

Distance: 14.21 miles

Average Pace: 7:11 per mile

After running slow all week, it was time to loosen up the legs and get some speed

I had class at 8 AM today, so I didn’t really have [...]