If you follow me on social media then you already know that I spent the weekend of Dec. 9-10 at Trail Racing Over Texas' Brazos Bend 100 in order to pace my dear friend Jennifer. She was attempting her first 100-mile race and asked me way back in January or February if I would consider … Continue reading Helping a Hundred
When I set out to race The Colony Half, I wasn’t really thinking too much about a PR. What I was thinking is that I was cold (in the 30s at the start) and that I needed to do what Coach Becki said to do. She told me to go out at 11-11:20 pace and … Continue reading Whoa PR!
After what was supposed to be my goal race, a marathon, was cancelled due to weather in April, I took some time off from running and training to kind of figure out what to do next. I had a long FaceTime call with my coach Becki, and told her that over the summer I just … Continue reading How I’ve grown through summer running
Crazy summer happening over here! After I got back from my Boston and Bird Camp trip (more on that coming later this week) in June. I had a job interview in Dallas for a new teaching position. I ultimately ended up accepting the job (a raise and incredible leadership opportunities are hard to beat!) In … Continue reading On the move!
Some of y'all will remember my post where I talked about being injured. Since then (end of January/early February) I've been scaling down my running, doing daily PT and seeing my physical therapist weekly. Officially I have a posterior tibialis strain in my right leg. I had to do so much time on the bike … Continue reading Getting better… I think!
I recently read a post by Priya on Model Behaviors where she mentioned using a coconut oil hair mask. According to her, and other sources, coconut oil is great for your hair as far as strengthening, moisturizing and adding shine. I've used a dollop of coconut oil in my hair after washing it, to help … Continue reading 10 Thoughts I had while trying out a coconut oil hair mask
Ever since I was a little bitty 5-year-old, I've been getting manicures. Call me spoiled if you want, but my grandfather would always take me. He would get his hair cut, beard trimmed and he would get a man-manicure. While he was getting groomed, I would get my teeny nails done. It's something I love … Continue reading Nails. Always.