Disclaimer: I have partnered with Breathe Easy Maine. All opinions expressed in my post are my own.
Several years ago, well, 12 years, 6 months and 8 days ago, my life changed forever and left a gaping whole in my heart. My mom died from small cell lung cancer. The type of cancer one gets from years of smoking and damaging their body. As a child, I feared that day would come. I hated thinking about it... losing my mom to smoking. I would push those thoughts down way deep with hopes that my greatest fears would never come true.
Then it came, September 15th. My dad called me at work to let me know that they had been to a doctor and that the pneumonia the doctors thought she had was actually lung cancer. The doctor had given her three to six months to live. In actuality, she died less than a month after diagnosis.
Smoking tore apart my family. It stole my mom, my son's grandmother, the grandmother my daughter would never meet, my husband's mother-in-law. It stole my dad&…
Happy Monday! Let's get this workweek started off right with Move It Monday!!!
What's your plan to be active today and this week? I have found that when I have a plan, my workouts happen.
Here is a snapshot for this upcoming week: Monday: 30-45 min recovery runTuesday: off or if I can squeeze in some bikingWednesday: run as much as I can possibly squeeze in before I need to get back to school for parent teacher conferences from 4-7pm. Thursday: 30-45 min runFriday: hills with Aimee Saturday: 5-6 milesSunday: 14 miles
Now - keep in mind, if something comes up and I need to swap around some days, it's not the end of the world. I try to keep an open mind about this so I don't stress out, as much. But I will admit, I do get rather cranky if I don't get my workout in!
So, how is my gluteal strain feeling? WAY better. No pain when I run, no pain after. The only times it hurts is when I cross my legs. So, as long as I stop crossing my legs, I should…
Runners need happy feet. I think the nail polish really adds the happy touch on my feet because we know they definitely are not pretty!
Needing happy feet means sometimes we need to take extra measures to take care of them. Profoot could be the perfect place for you to turn for your foot needs. I was contacted by Profoot a bit ago to try out some of their products. I was happy to do so and Izzy, of course, was pleased to be my little model for the photo shoot. First up - The 2 oz Miracle orthotics
These are great! I cut them to size. Trust me, this is easy because all you had to do is cut along the lines. They are incredibly thin and easy to fit in just about any shoe.