Today I arrived at my training class pretty early. There was one other man who arrived at the same time. He casually asked me why I was there so early and I responded with "Oh, I went to the drill hall on base to work out and then came straight here." A few minutes later … Continue reading Motivation and Habits
2015 is going to be an exciting year for running, fitness, and adventures! One of my goals for 2015 was to focus on health and fitness. I had the vague idea that I would run at least a half marathon or do something equivalent each month of the year. As the year is progressing, my calendar is … Continue reading Running and Adventures I’m Excited For in 2015!
Today I ran 12.94 slightly hilly miles in 2:05:49. I didn't feel like I was running particularly fast. In fact, my legs felt pretty heavy most of the run and my heart rate was a bit higher than normal on the flats. Around mile 5 I told Nick that I didn't know if my body … Continue reading Could a Sub-2:10 Half Marathon Be in My Near Running Future?
There is a growing trend towards homesteading and sustainable living. You see more and more people turning their backyards into miniature farms. Gardening, chicken keeping, bee keeping, and even goat keeping are pretty normal activities for the average person. If this lifestyle interests you, an easy jump into backyard homesteading is to purchase your very … Continue reading Why Backyard Chickens Will Change Your Life
Yesterday I saw someone use #FreshStartMarch on their social media accounts. I thought to myself-- what better way to go into the month of March and springtime than with a fresh start 🙂 How many of you have tried running but didn't stick with it? Or really wanted to try running but didn't know where to … Continue reading 12 Fun Reasons to Take Up Running This Spring