February 24, 2015

Mercedes Marathon

*Disclaimer: This post is full of pictures… I would apologize, but I’m not sorry. I documented my entire first marathon.* I spent Saturday hanging out with all the Nuun Hood to Coast people that came in to run the race… we had so many laughs! It was a great reminder of why I love that […]


February 12, 2015

Mercedes Preview Course Run

  Hi. Remember me? I used to blog here. I can’t promise that I am back on a regular basis, but I’m going to give this thing a try again. Especially with my very first FULL MARATHON coming up. I love the Mercedes Marathon… it’s honestly one of the best races that I have ever […]


December 19, 2014

5 Years Ago…

5 years ago, I toed the line of the most life changing experience I have ever forced myself into. 5 years ago, I toed the line of my very first race. It was a 5k in Huntsville, which is about 45 minutes away. Pin It It was rainy and overcast. I wore a pair of […]

December 18, 2014

A Random 15 Things…

Hi… Remember me? Yeah, I used to blog around here, but I have been a terrible blogger lately. I won’t bore you with my excuses and reasons, but I’m here and I’m not going to be a Debbie Downer! My gorgeous Nuun HTC teammate Hyla┬ánominated me for a Liebster Award and it involves 15 random […]


November 25, 2014

Half Marathon #16… Magic City Half

On Sunday, I ran my 16th half marathon. Which is crazy to think about. I’ve run Magic City since it’s inaugural race when it was called the Ruben Studdard Run. This year the switched the course around and had it start and end at the new Regions Field where the Birmingham Barons play baseball. I […]

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November 20, 2014

Guilt. The Unmentioned Grieving Emotion.

Following the days of Mom’s death, I took on the role as planner and caregiver. How was my step dad? Did he have enough food? Was he sleeping? How was my Granny dealing with it? What about my sister? And the girls? And John? I was just so numb to what had happened, that all […]


November 14, 2014

October 26th, 2014. An Unfair Reality.

I’ve thought a lot about how to start this post. But the truth of the matter, there isn’t an easy way. How do you start telling a story about losing one of the most important people in your life? I guess I will start at the beginning. Two and a half weeks ago, I went […]


September 24, 2014

Alabama vs Florida

If you’ve been around here for long, then you know we are HUGE Alabama football fans. With both of our new jobs, Saturdays off are pretty nonexistent, but we were both able to swing it to make it to the Alabama/Florida game. It started like it normally does for us.. entirely too early to set […]


September 17, 2014

Dega Half… AKA What Happened??

  Half marathon number 15 is in the books… and it probably has taught me the most about running. I feel like I’ve had this sub 2 monkey on my back forever and that I was psyching myself out about it. I did all of my runs and my speed work accordingly. So, I was […]

September 10, 2014

Running Lately

Getting out of my running funk was a bit of a struggle, but I’m happy to say that it has happened. Hood to Coast helped, as well as signing up for the next sub 2 half attempt at Talladega. I must say, Talladega will be warm but I think a cool front is moving through […]

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