03/14/15

Tomorrow is the big day! 13.1!

Tomorrow I will be crossing something off my 2015 goal list: My first half marathon!
My race gear is prepped, my legs feel great, and I’m ready to do this!

I’ve read a lot of pre-race blog posts out there, sharing race day goals, thoughts, etc. 

For me, I only have 1 thing on my mind going into these 13.1 miles. And I have Coach Sarah at Orangetheory Westchase to thank for it.  Continue reading

01/20/15

Half Marathon Training Update: Week 6

Can you believe it’s already the MIDDLE of January?

Studies have shown that THIS is the time when people throw in the towels on their “new year’s goals”. Just 2 short weeks is enough for people to give up. What are YOU doing to stay strong with your goals?  Continue reading

01/7/15

13.1 training & being a plus-sized “runner”

I wanted to start writing training posts when I originally signed up for the Sarasota half marathon in early December (especially a post about signing up because we all know that’s the hardest part and deserves its own post!), but I just haven’t dedicated the time to actually sit down and plan it all out. Continue reading

05/11/14

Mother’s Day Weekend in Pictures

Happy Mother’s Day! 
I hope you had a wonderful weekend with all of the mothers in your life. 
I had a lovely weekend celebrating two special moms in my life. 

On Saturday, #TeamJudy completed our third Miles for Moffitt in honor and memory of my mom Judy. It was a beautiful day with friends and family and we raised an AMAZING $1,400 for Moffitt Cancer Center!  Continue reading

02/24/14

My favorite plus sized activewear

If you can’t tell by now, I’m trying to write some posts based on some of the searches that drive readers to my blog. 

A few weeks ago it was Healthy cooking for beginners. Prior to that it was an article for people thinking they were Too fat for a gym. I’ve also blogged about Completing your first 5k, how to Never Stop Starting and even how to get over the Anxiety of a OB-GYN visitContinue reading

04/28/13

Journey not finish line

I’ve come to find that no one has the answers when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle. In the end, you truly must do what works for you. We cannot depend on a new diet gimmick, weight loss tricks or the like. And although we like to take the advice of others, sometimes that advice isn’t something that will benefit you and your own journey. Continue reading