The Taper Blues + Pre Race Sickness, Phantom Pains & Worry + Embrace The Less

Taper Pains Last weekend I ran my 33rd half marathon. I had put in some great runs, hadn’t missed a workout, and was looking forward to a mini taper.... until I was in it and was miserable. I only had a mini taper, as San Antonio wasn’t the goal... Houston is, in January. I’ll then …

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San Antonio Rock N Roll Half Marathon Race Recap

Okay, so I’m finally making the time to write this recap. I will do better on these blog posts again 🙂 I have one for every day next week pretty much lined up! You’ll have to excuse a lot of my pictures as many will be from Instagram. I got so excited last weekend that …

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Happy Thanksgiving + Few Wedding Pictures + Turkey Trot 1st Place PR

Holy Moly! I haven’t blogged in almost two weeks, but with holidays here and things slowing down I’ll be back at it! The wedding is sadly over as well so I’ll have lots more time on my hands! Y’all, I have a wife!!!! There is so much I want to share about the wedding as …

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Running in the Cold + Cold Favorites + Benefits of Cold Weather Running

If you love running, there isn't much that won't stop you from getting outside and pounding the pavement, except possibly cold, wet and windy winter weather. Now, I live in Texas so I know I have it easy compared to lots of people. However, we adapt to our environment so if it's not something we …

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Importance of a Running Coach + Christmas is Here + Marriage License

It’s beginning to look a lot like... yup, you guessed it.... Christmas! Sunday we decided to go ahead and get a tree and decorate. It’s definitely the earliest I’ve ever had a tree up, but we knew that with wedding, Thanksgiving, a few races, etc.... it would be the first of December at least (which …

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Favorite Running Books (by request) + Countdowns are Getting Real

How is it already Thursday... and the 7th of November. I've wished for this time of the year... well, all year... and now I want time to slow down a bit so I don't miss anything! It's gone by so fast that tomorrow I will share our Christmas decorating skills as our tree went up …

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