I am a marathon runner

I am a marathon runner 🏃‍♀️ —> What I write daily as one of my 10 dreams in my Start Today Journal 📔

Today I ran 1 mile without stopping & it’s been years since I’ve done that. Y•E•A•R•S!

I kept saying to myself “You’ve got this. Stronger. Better.” Thanks Rachel & Dave ❤️

Here’s to running 25.1 more 🤣 You gotta start somewhere, right?!

& it’s also the first time in forever (probably since high school) that I’ve run in my [Read more…]

Creating New Habits

It started with Gavin asking if we could bike to school this morning. I wasn’t feeling it at all, but how could I say no to being active when I have to be the example? I could list a lot of really good reasons, hello cramps (tmi, I know), on why I didn’t want to ride a bike to school, but instead I said sure. Once I got back home, I knew that I hadn’t done my 30 min of exercise so dropped off my bike & went for a run. In this terrible heat 🔥 😂 💪🏼 Not gonna lie, Lizzo helped a ton 🤣

Doing the things that you know you should do even when the feeling isn’t there is how you create new habits. It’s how you step into the life you want to have. Because y’all, it’s not easy all of the time. Like this past wknd, I didn’t do any exercise at all, so I knew I had to get my butt moving today bc when I look in the mirror I want to be proud [Read more…]

My Morning Jog And Love/Hate Relationship With Running

image of a girl jogging by the beach.You know what blows my mind? How I have completed a half-marathon (13.1 miles) before, yet today I struggled just to do 2.69 miles. Talk about frustrating!

I have such a love/hate relationship with running. Well, more of a hate relationship if I’m being honest. It’s one of those things that seems impossible for me to get better at, no matter how many miles I have under my belt. Granted, I haven’t officially run in a while because [Read more…]