Friday Five

Friday Five: My Five Valentines in 2016

Hi everyone!  It’s Friday, which means it’s time for another Friday Five with Mar, Cynthia, and Courtney.  In honor of Valentine’s Day this weekend, I’m going to share my five valentines this year!  I did this last year too, and it was so much fun looking back on the answers.  This year, I decided to… Continue reading Friday Five: My Five Valentines in 2016

Product Review · Running

The Runner’s Guide to Practicing Gratitude

Hi everyone!  Is anyone else having a rough week mentally?  I know that February is one hard month to get through when you have Seasonal Affective Disorder, but I feel like this week is dragging along more than usual right now!  One thing that I try to do when I’m feeling less than thrilled about… Continue reading The Runner’s Guide to Practicing Gratitude

Injury · Living in Alaska · Monday Motivation · Running · Weekend · Winter

When You Stop Overthinking

Hi everyone!  I had such an awesome weekend, most of which only happened because I stopped overthinking everything and just let myself have fun!  Do you ever feel like you’re overthinking every thing that you do?  If you read my post about #recoveringrunnerproblems, you’ll remember that  one of my struggles post-injury is overthinking everything –… Continue reading When You Stop Overthinking

Friday Five · Living in Alaska · Running · Winter

Friday Five: Five Snow-Free Winter Activities

Hi everyone!  Happy Friday!  Today’s Friday Five Linkup with Mar, Cynthia, and Courtney is all about fitness.  So I decided to focus on something I’m struggling with this winter here in Alaska: snow.  Or, to be more specific, the lack of snow!  First of all, let’s address a common stereotype I’ve heard a lot since… Continue reading Friday Five: Five Snow-Free Winter Activities

Monthly Goals

January Recap and February Goals

Hi everyone!  February is already off and running, and I’m so excited for a new month (because you all know how I feel about January!).  You may remember that I’m tackling some monthly goals this year, so I wanted to take a moment and recap how I did in January before I move on to… Continue reading January Recap and February Goals

Living in Alaska · Running · Running in Anchorage · Weekend · Winter

Making It Through January In One Piece

Hi everyone!  Happy first day of February!  I’m honestly really excited that January is over.  I think it’s one of the hardest months to deal with, mostly because of the complete lack of sunlight, fun holidays, and warmth.  It’s a month that starts out with lots of excitement and promises, but it always ends with… Continue reading Making It Through January In One Piece

Friday Five · HIking · Living in Alaska · Running · Trail Running · Travel

Friday Five: Five Bucket List Items for 2016

Hi everyone!  Today is the last January Friday Five linkup with Cynthia, Courtney, and Mar this year!  The topic is “Free Friday”, so I figured I would keep up with the January theme of writing posts about 2016 and share my bucket list for 2016!  These aren’t necessarily my goals, mostly because there are so many… Continue reading Friday Five: Five Bucket List Items for 2016

Living in Alaska · Trail Running · Weekend · Winter

A Shaky Weekend

Hi everyone!  Here in Anchorage I had quite the shaky weekend – literally.  I’ll sandwich the bad stuff in the middle with some awesome adventures on either end so that it’s not such as scary post to write! Saturday:  I had been so stressed all week about an event that I was participating in for work… Continue reading A Shaky Weekend

BibRave Pro · Product Review · Running · Winter

Product Review: 2XU Hyoptik Thermal Tights

Disclaimer: I received the 2XU Hyoptik Thermal Tight to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! Hi everyone!  If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll see that I had quite the eventful weekend up here… Continue reading Product Review: 2XU Hyoptik Thermal Tights

Friday Five · Running · Yoga

Friday Five: Cheap Fitness Finds

Hi everyone!  It’s Free Friday over in the Friday Five Linkup with Mar, Cynthia, and Courtney, and while they’re all blogging about the giant blizzard happening on the east coast, I’m up here in Alaska dreaming of snow (seriously Alaska, can we get some snow soon please?) and of shopping.  When I was Philadelphia for… Continue reading Friday Five: Cheap Fitness Finds