Category Archives: Summer Fun

My Next Big Thing, The Capital City Half Marathon!


I am so excited to tell you something, I almost cannot wait. I have been training for the Mackinaw City Great Turtle Half Marathon in October, right?   Well, I jumped the gun and started my training plan a little … Continue reading

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St. Patricks Festival 5K recap


I have to be honest about something. I really didn’t want to run this thing. I mean, I wanted to run it when I signed up for it. I was excited to do a race with Sara R. We hadn’t … Continue reading

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Time for new running shoes, woohoo!


I have been loving this summer weather. I was depressed as hell getting kind of down because I thought that the summer was almost over. I’m not sure what I as thinking, but Nathan pointed out that we are not actually … Continue reading

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Anybody Else Got the Itch for a New Racing Plan?


I don’t know what it is about this summer, but I have caught the running bug something fierce! Last winter, I started running just to stay fit. I had tried to run in the past but always got shin splints, … Continue reading

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Weight loss challenge


Spring rolls around and I am usually just itching to get out of the house!  This year, I was crazy stupid smart enough to schedule my first half marathon for the last weekend in April, which meant that I had … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick Festival 5K


I am happy to report that spring has returned…sort of. Harley and I took advantage of the warmish weather by going to our favorite park. Complete with lake. Harley’s ears have been bothering him lately so we are back to … Continue reading

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Vacation Wrap-up


I am sad to say that my 9 day vacation is coming to a close. Sadly, Nathan had to go back to work today. Sorry!!  I have one more day to bask in the vacation glow before I start my … Continue reading

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Frederick Meijer Gardens, Part Deux


So, we LOVED the sculpture park at the Frederick Meijer Gardens, but it was nice to go inside into the air conditioning.  We took turns in the gardens outside and in the greenhouses. Some were flowers that I had never … Continue reading

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Frederick Meijer Gardens


On Tuesday, before all the craziness with Harley, Mom and Dave and I went to the Frederick Meijer Gardens on Tuesday to take pictures. I had never been there before so I was not sure what to expect. For you all … Continue reading

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Workout Roundup


It is that time again. I cannot believe how fast the weeks are flying by!  I am working this weekend and am in the middle of a 7 day long working stint, so my postings have been few and far … Continue reading

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