An Entire Week + Cross Country + Busy But Loving it + How Could They?!

This week has been so busy, that I haven't blogged in 6 entire days! That is a record and I actually felt guilty each day I didn't get around to posting. Sigh However, I'll be making the time this upcoming week as things are settling a bit. As you know, my shins have been bothering …

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10 Sunday Miles + Goodbyes suck + Birthday Shopping

Sunday morning was a run I was both a tiny nervous about yet excited to knock out. We had Mom and Dad Papke still staying with us, so I tried to be super quiet as I left... which meant I didn't take my normal water jug as the ice machine is way too loud and …

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Early Morning Runs + La Cantera + Seeing the World Awaken + Random Medals + Friday Favorites

Doesn't everyone have random running medals chilling in their car... from over a year ago? I had three sitting in my drink holders from races in Virginia. One was from a half marathon in Georgetown, right outside of Washington DC, and the other two were from 5ks in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Man I miss that place, …

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Saturday Shopping + Run + Drinks with Whit + Forever Candy

Hope everyone's Saturday was great and you all are gearing up for the super bowl! I was so so so so SOOOOO excited to put on my Brooks and attempt a short run on the Dreadmill. (THIS typo on purpose Lynn, I don't want to hear any OOOOoooopppss!) I grabbed my AirPods, which I absolutely …

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Haircut + 11 Miles + Sugar Galore

I love Sundays. I always enjoy doing my long runs more when I can get them in early in the day. When I complete them, I always feel amazing and accomplished with an entire day ahead to do whatever seems fun. I guess they call this a runners high. LOL I should've gotten up earlier, …

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Throwback Thursday + White Elephant + Event Ambassador

It's FriiiiIIIIIDdddaaaaaYYYyyyy! Sorry, just practicing for tomorrow 🙂 However, I thought I'd participate in Throwback Thursday. Above is my cute self when I had my very first birthday. My Mom always jokes that I was SOOOOoooo cute when I was a kid, but then I grew up. LOL!  I was once again very tired as …

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