Random things

Beautiful Oahu

I am so ready for fall.  I created the Winter 100 Challenge at the end of last year partially because I thought I needed motivation to make it through running in the cold.  Apparently, I need more motivation to run through the heat and humidity.  When I wake up in the morning, I check my [...]

I’m a coach!

Well, almost.  There’s just one last thing I need to do to complete my certification.  I got re-certified in CPR earlier this week, but now I need to get re-certified in First Aid.  I had to do the CPR class in person, but I can do the First Aid class online.  Once I complete that, [...]

I have so much knowledge now

Over the weekend, I took the RRCA running coach certification course.  It was an awesome course and I learned SO much.  I feel like I learned everything I’ve been doing wrong in my own running and a lot that I can do to improve in the future. I want to take all my new knowledge [...]

Why you need a jogging stroller (and how to pick one)

This is my favorite view when I run

As a stay at home mom/running mom, there are 2 very important pieces of equipment that I need to keep running: my jogging stroller and my treadmill.  If you’re better than me, then all you need is an alarm clock to wake up and get moving before your kids and spouse wake up.  For me, [...]

I’m going to jinx it


Up until the past week, I cannot remember the last time I had a good run. I’ve had some mediocre runs in the past 2 months since I found out I was pregnant, but I haven’t had any where I actually feel great the whole time I’m running. So why do I keep running if [...]