Category Archives: workout

My Gear


So I was thinking about my last race, and I realized that I have a lot of “gear” that I use to run. Running used to be so easy….you just got your shoes on and started running. I never ran with … 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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Weight loss challenge week 1


This week was the first week of project “Deer Run Gets Fit Fast”. Since I started my half marathon training plan in December, I have steadily been losing weight without trying very hard. Total I think I  lost about 15 … 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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Hirt the Dirt Half Marathon recap


HI ALL! I wanted to sit down and recap my first “Hirt the Dirt Half Marathon” in Rockford last weekend and this is the first time that I have been able to actually get to the computer for some quiet … Continue reading

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Last long run…


I wanted to talk about my last long run before race day.  About 2 weekends now (I know, I am such a bad blogger, move on!) I went on my long training run…10 miles. It had hailed the day before, then … Continue reading

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Busy weekend and enough of winter!


Hi all. I have just gotten to sit down for a second on this very busy long weekend for me. I am getting ready to do my 9 days in a row at work so today I had the day … Continue reading

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This week has been so weird.  This is my long week, where I work 9 days in a row at the hospital.  It’s only 8 hour shifts, so I cannot complain, and I get 4 days off at the end, … Continue reading

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