November 22, 2012

Get Fit or Die Tryin’ – Change of Plans

I’ve got a Thanksgiving day¬†revelation¬†for y’all – recognizing your limitations stinks. I’ve been out of commission for half-marathon training for nearly two weeks due to a strained hip flexor. It felt bad before the Hot Chocolate Run, despite going to the chiropractor the Friday before, and it felt REALLY bad after it. I visited the […]

November 5, 2012

Get Fit or Die Tryin’ – Rude Awakening

Sunday was my first organized 5K as an official “runner.” And it was more than a bit of a rude awakening. I met up with my fit friend Jess outside Principal Park, as she’d been nice enough to pick up my race packet and my nifty fleece jacket. I met Jess’ friend Lisa, who’s a […]

October 31, 2012

Get Fit or Die Tryin’ – Vegas Nearly Steals My Mojo

Got back Monday night from a week in Las Vegas to watch the World Finals of the Professional Bull Riders. It was an awesome week, hanging out with my mom and visiting our family in Henderson in between bull riding events. There was a lot of this: Blackberry margaritas at Hussong’s Cantina. Yum.

September 29, 2012

Get Fit or Die Tryin’ – Every (Other) Day I’m Shufflin’

Long time, no post – but I’ve been busy. Swearsies. Training for the Gasparilla Half-Marathon continues, even though it’s slow and I’m not happy with my pace. 13 minute miles? Seriously? But I know I’m doing the right thing by keeping it slow and steady, even though seeing that average pace KILLS me. But that […]

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