Category Archives: Life Happens

My 2015 Lenten Journey


Happy Ash Wednesday friends! I don’t talk much about my religion on the blog but I am Catholic and today marks the Lent season for me. {Source} So what am I planning for my Lenten season? Well, in addition to … Continue reading

Friday Favorites: Remembering Mr. T ♥

Friday Favorites | Lil Mys Ninja

Last week was a rough week. The world lost a great man, Mr. Roy “Tommie” Thompson. I’ve known my friend Tre Thompson for more than half of my life. We had a very wide circle of friends and growing up … Continue reading

My Most Popular Posts of 2014


It is officially the last day of 2014. Can you believe it?! 2014 has come and it’s going out tonight! If you missed my year in running review yesterday, be sure to swing over there and check it out! I’ve … Continue reading

How Will You Give Back? #GivingTuesday

Giving Tuesday

WHAT IS #GIVINGTUESDAY? Well, there’s Thanksgiving on Thursday – a day for thanks. Black Friday for great shopping deals. Small Business Saturday where you support your local small business. Then Cyber Monday for online deals. And now we have Giving … Continue reading

I’m Still Here!


I survived the heat and humidity in VA Beach for this past weekend’s races. I’m sorry for the radio silence this week. It’s been a little busy with catching up with work and life plus making sure my training still … Continue reading

Celebrating National Dog Day {Cuteness Alert!}


Did you know that yesterday, August 26th was National Dog Day? National Dog Day was founded in 2004 to honor and celebrate dogs. Their unconditional love is amazing and some people don’t realize the impact they have on our lives. … Continue reading

Life Curveballs + Featured Runner Tuesdays

AC Unit

I know I always talk about how crazy busy I sometimes am. Between work, running, volunteering and fostering…boy, I’m tired just typing it out. Anyhow, I had hope this year was going to be a pretty great year. And it … Continue reading

Friday Favorites: Weekend Edition

Friday Favorites | Lil Mys Ninja

Wow, I feel like I’ve been on the go-go-go socially for the past two weeks. Sometimes I don’t get how I do it all. And when all is said and done, I really do enjoy and relish in my lazy … Continue reading

Run Inspired Feature + Random House Update


Have you heard of Run Inspired? If not, you should check it out! It’s a running/healthy lifestyle website dedicated to inspiring runners operated by Alicia Benjamin. Not only does she provide runspiration, a subscription runners box and articles, but she … Continue reading

Snap Back to Reality!

Body Comp Test

Monday I had an actual body composition test done for the first time ever. What made me decide to take advantage of this opportunity during the down time with my running and with struggling to getting back to it after … Continue reading