Running Check-In

July 19, 2016

I’m officially 24 weeks out from the Walt Disney World Marathon. Here are my current stats: Weekly miles: 0-6 miles Runs per week: 0-3 Average pace: ?? (12:00 min/mi???) As you can see, I’m basically starting from scratch here. My goal is to start training in September, giving myself roughly 18 weeks to train. After more »

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Have Milk, Will Travel

July 14, 2016

WARNING: This is a post about breastfeeding! In this post I will discuss – in great detail! – how I managed to express breastmilk while traveling without my baby. There will be numerous references to pumping, breastmilk, and just making it work. If this offends you in any way please skip this post. You have more »

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Run Happy to Rio (Part II)

July 11, 2016

Okay, where did I leave off? Oh, yeah. After being up for nearly 24 hours, I had my first baby-free night of sleep for the first time in 9 months. You’d think I’d take advantage of this glorious moment and sleep for 12+ hours. That did not happen. Instead I was wide awake at 5:30 more »

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Run Happy To Rio (Part 1)

July 5, 2016

Wow. All I can say is wow. I’m currently flying 30,000 feet in the air, on my way back from Portland, and I’m still grinning ear-to-ear. This is my fifth year on the Brooks Run Happy Blog Ambassador team and I was honored, yet again, to be invited back for the annual ambassador trip. This more »

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Annalynn: 9 Months

July 1, 2016

Happy 9 months, Annalynn! Oh, how you continue to grow! I have absolutely no idea what your height or weight is (your 9 month check-up isn’t for a couple of more weeks), but you’re comfortable in 9-12 month clothes and we just moved you up into size 4 diapers. Milestones It’s been quite a month more »

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Baby Face

June 27, 2016

Welcome to the world, Baby James! Baby faces are the best. This little guy was in a big hurry to get out and explore. He arrived 3 weeks early and is as healthy as can be. My little brother and gorgeous sister-in-law are doing well with their new bundle of joy. I’m not sure I’ll more »

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