15 Life Update Facts


  I haven’t written a life update in awhile, and my weekly training posts haven’t been happening, because I am not truly training for anything at the moment. I am kind of living life day by day, and just being … Continue reading 

My Fall Shoes Essentials this 2015


Don’t press snooze on shoes this fall! Photo by Topher Riley As summer is ending, one of my favorite seasons is approaching. Bring out the mochas, leggings, Netflix, and cuddling. Fall is the season you can accessorize layer after layer … Continue reading 

Don’t Get Sad, Get Proactive!


This is one of my friend’s favorite sayings, and I love it! When we are sad, the best thing to do is to start putting one foot in front of the other and being proactive. Unfortunately, while hiking El Camino … Continue reading 

Bilbao and Santander Adventures


I was excited to explore Bilbao. I had heard so much about this beautiful city, as it’s one of the most famous in Spain, and it didn’t disappoint. I must say though, before I recall the rest of this trip, … Continue reading 

Bobo’s Oat Bars – Why You Gotta Try Them


I’m excited to announce I’ve been officially selected to be a Bobo’s Oat Bars Ambassador. They are by far my favorite bar out there, and I have them before workouts, during the bike portion of races, and sometimes for breakfast … Continue reading 

Travel Weekend: How to Balance It All

Had the lake all to myself this morning  2 miles of H2O ᗷᒪIᔕᔕ  @jolynclothing

I was so excited to head to Lake Wawasee this past weekend to catch up with my 3 best girlfriends from college. 2 of them I hadn’t seen in 2yrs, since a friend’s wedding, and one of them had just … Continue reading 

8 Weeks til Santa Cruz 70.3 and 12 Weeks til the Chicago Marathon

I began to realize how important it was to be an enthusiast in life. If you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it full speed. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good.  - Roald Dahl // Get after it my friends. Whatever your passionate about, ᒪOᐯE IT. Then love it some more and get after those dreams! ☀️ @saucony #26Strong

Well training just hasn’t been going to plan. Sometimes you just have to accept things the way they are, and start working with what you have, instead of trying to force something you want. I wish I had the time … Continue reading 

9 Weeks til Santa Cruz 70.3 and Update on Life

GOT 'ER DONE!  It was a crazy morning with a broken wheel, switched out that wheel and then the newly switched in wheel's valve broke and wouldn't hold air in the tire. But eventually I got it fixed and I got it done! It's never too late in the day to go for a ride. This week has been anything but routine and ease but NEVER GIVE UP  The challenge is part of the journey.  #heartandcourage @coeursports @osmohydration

Holy moly my friends. Work has been crazy busy. My dream is to become a full time blogger, and when I don’t have the time to blog, because I also have dreams of getting a promotion at work, and podiuming … Continue reading