Spread joy (and cupcakes!)

I've been running up a storm, you guys! As well as occasionally baking on the side. 🙂 I'm very grateful to be staying busy with two of my passions but I do miss the days of blogging in my virtual journal for all to read, encourage, and inspire. Speaking of, I've never been on the …

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Official pacer = a challenge in itself

My pacing partner Rose got me through using my own advice. The Malibu Marathon 2014 was the start of my first official pacing gig...and it couldn't have been the worst and best experience of my life. My interest for pacing grew from a non genuine place in my running heart. "I want to run a …

Minion domination!

I'm notoriously known for encouraging others to go beyond their limits and push the boundaries of fearful thoughts. "You can do this 5K easily. You workout at the gym all of the time. This run will be easy peezy." was what I slyly told John. For those of you who don't remember or know, I …

Inspiration: For the Weekend

I have a hard time getting up in the morning. I do. I also have a hard time getting ready to go for a run or strength train at the gym. I really do. The following video is a reminder to help me stand on my two feet and get going. *beep beep beep* It's …

Inspiration: For the Weekend

This is probably my favorite short movie of all time. It's so inspiring on all levels. Please watch, share, and watch again until you're ready to MAKE IT COUNT over and over and over again. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxfZkMm3wcg Thank you, Casey Neistat for making such an awesome video. Until the next post... keep on running!

Super Alpha Female

Have you read her story in Runner's World magazine? Pick up the October issue today! Photo courtesy of Nadia. Super Alpha Female Nadia Ruiz Gonzales recently posted her latest blog entry and, I must say, reading it took a boulder-sized weight off of my shoulders. Let me give you a brief history on how we …

It’s just another Manic Monday. Oooh oh.

Actually, it doesn't have to be. We have the power to choose how our day is going to be. Sure, almost every body gets a case of the Monday Blues and almost every body counts the days until Friday. It's Monday. I'm going to change my thought process. I'm going to take charge. I'm going …