Body after baby #2

There's still work to be done

I always enjoy body after baby posts on other blogs so I wanted to share my story, complete with embarrassing photos… My experience with getting back in shape after having Ezra has been drastically different from after I had Zain. There are a few reasons why: When I was pregnant with Zain, I gained about [...]

Happiness

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On Tuesday, as I was huffing and puffing through the first 2 miles of my 6 mile stroller run, a thought kept running through my mind – I really wish I didn’t care so much about my pace.  My comfortable pace is a 10 minute mile, but I don’t want to run a 10 minute [...]

Why it took me 5 years to run another marathon

When I ran my first marathon I was 22.  I had just graduated from college, started my first real job and began my first semester of graduate school.  I was a different person than I am today.  In a lot of ways, I think I’m a not only a stronger runner today, but also a [...]

My First Marathon(s)

My first exposure to a marathon was years before I ran my first.  My high school field hockey team volunteered to work the water stop at the Baltimore Marathon.  I don’t remember exactly what mile marker it was, but I do remember it was mile 20-something.  One of our teachers was running the marathon and [...]

October

October is my favorite month in my favorite season of the year.  It probably has something to do with my birthday being this month, but that’s not the only reason :).  I love the cooler weather, the leaves changing and the excitement as we get ready to enter the holiday season. I’m especially thrilled this [...]

YMX Maori Dragon Shirt Review and Giveaway!

A couple weeks ago, I received an e-mail from YMX asking if I’d be interested in reviewing one of their products and hosting a giveaway on my blog.  Of course, my answer was YES! YMX has some of the coolest and most unique workout apparel I’ve ever seen.  I tend to pick out boring, monochrome [...]

Why I run

I love reading other runners’ blog posts about why they run so I thought it was about time for me to tell you why I run. When I first started running, I was in high school.  I ran because I played field hockey and they made us run.  I hated it.  It was something I [...]