What (Body) Image Do You Want?

Last night in the running class, the girls talked about their own images. It started with one talking to her doctor about the struggles losing weight. Doctor said she will never be a skinny runner but will be healthy from all her cardio of running. I see it everyday in my job many of usContinue reading “What (Body) Image Do You Want?”

What I Learn From Peaking…

As I start peaking for the Earth Rock Half marathon this Sunday, I started to reflect the last 4 months of training which have been tough at times. I started the year with an injury that wouldn’t go away. I gave in to see a physical therapist which has helped big time. I work inContinue reading “What I Learn From Peaking…”

What another hill?

Yesterday’s run was tough but the 4th mile I finally had good kick and speed. A course the last mile is all up hill. Living on one the famous hills in our home town makes it challenging.  Hills is my friend, which I keep telling myself. I have bumper sticker that says, “Driver of thisContinue reading “What another hill?”

A New Start

Every month our team leader of I Race Like A Girl, Angela Naeth comes up with monthly team challenges. This month, April, is “What I did well today, what can I improve?”. It is not our usual physical challenge but mental and food for thought. This food for thought made me think how I can apply toContinue reading “A New Start”

Tough Week but End on High Note

My week started on the downside with breakup with boyfriend but ended on high note. We all go through roller coasters in our lives but it has we handle it and what we do. My girlfriends and I Race Like A Girl team were there to help me pick up the pieces of splitsville.  Every timeContinue reading “Tough Week but End on High Note”

Benefit For Women Being Physically Fit

Today, in my email this was posted “Physically fit women are 90% less likely to develop dementia, study claims”.  We all know being physically fit .has many benefits but this study adds another benefit. What the study determined being physically fit is that cardio of 120 watts. Even wattage of 90 delayed.  I saw my motherContinue reading “Benefit For Women Being Physically Fit”

Thankful for the Holidays and Reflection

Let the holidays be a positive time for you. Reflect back on your races but how people touch you during your race season. This year, I trained with a great group of women that made training fun. Their inspiration push you everyday and get you out of bed early to train. Also, I meet AngelaContinue reading “Thankful for the Holidays and Reflection”

My Thanks for Thanksgiving

Today what is happening in the world of bad, sometimes we forget those close to us that is good. This is my thanks to special group of women, Girls Who Run the World. I am thankful for their support and being there: When you break up from your boyfriend When you are injured you cannotContinue reading “My Thanks for Thanksgiving”

Healing and Recharging

My injury may have stop my running but it has recharge me. Why I am saying recharge? Mentally, I was drained to run another step and train for another long distance race. This is my time of the year where I like to slow down my sports (swim/bike/run) to enjoy everything around me for theContinue reading “Healing and Recharging”

Girl Power!

Today was our girl group weekend run. I knew Kim, Colleen, Jackie, Diana and Priscilla were planning to run 8-10 miles. I was going to run the Ghost Trail to test my hip/glute medius for 3-6 miles. The last couple of days, I have had no discomfort or pain, felt perfect.  The girls didn’t want meContinue reading “Girl Power!”