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{Book Review} Five Key Takeaways from The Ultra Mindset by Travis Macy

I enjoyed listening to this book. I even got a bit choked up at the point where I took this screenshot. I’ve never ran further than 26.2 miles. But let’s be honest, for us mere mortals, to run a full marathon absolutely seems like an insurmountable task that requires a certain mindset. A certain determination.… Continue reading {Book Review} Five Key Takeaways from The Ultra Mindset by Travis Macy

Food · What I Ate Today

What I Ate Today #9

Hi there! It’s been so long since I’ve done a WIA post. Breakfast: 5 Tangerines Snack: A bunch of pumpkin seeds Lunch: 12 oz vegan shake with strawberry beet sorbet, rice milk, and peppermint essential oil. (Random but sounded refreshing) forgot to take pic… Snack: Finished my pumpkin seeds Dinner: Sockeye salmon panini with sweet… Continue reading What I Ate Today #9

Running · Weekend Recaps

February 2017 Weekend Recaps & Running Update

Hi there! This post will be a wrap up of the last three weekends. You can read the Travel Oregon story I wrote about our trip to Coos Bay and Yachatz two weekends ago here. (And I hope that you do! Such a great weekend). Last weekend was the KLCC Brewfest. If you’ve been a reader… Continue reading February 2017 Weekend Recaps & Running Update

Reading · Reviews

{Book Review} The Possessions by Sara Flannery Murphy

Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book from the publisher for review. All opinions expressed are 100% honest and my own. Purchase Links: HarperCollins | Amazon | Barnes & Noble   Author Links: Website, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram Hi there! The Possessions was so much fun and a breath of fresh air. This dystopian was strange and bizarre, interesting, and sexy in a creepy… Continue reading {Book Review} The Possessions by Sara Flannery Murphy

podcast · Running

Drumroll Please… Podcast Pilot!

Hi friend! Okay… I know I have been slacking on my marathon training weekly recaps. For a lot of reasons. The main one being I have only been running on the weekends the last three weeks as I have been coming back from a minor foot injury which I really do think is healed (YAY!).… Continue reading Drumroll Please… Podcast Pilot!

Reading · Reviews

{Book Review} The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown

Hi Friend :). Oy, did I ever need to listen to this book. I’m exploring and discovering Dr. Brene Brown’s research and writing in reverse, But I guess I am cool with that! You can read my notes on her latest book, Rising Strong, here. Theoretically, everything is “fine”. I just hit a rough patch.… Continue reading {Book Review} The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown

Golden Retrievers · Grocery Hauls · Oregon Lifestyle · Running · Weekend Recaps

Smorgasbord – Weekend Recaps #23-24 & Marathon Training Week 7 Recap

Hey, hey. Not gunna lie, the past two weeks have been rough and tough and emotionally exhausting. Stress at work, a minor ankle/foot/heel injury that is finally feeling healed, exhaustion. Super fun, right? I don’t feel like typing politics, but the political climate is the broader context in which the personal craziness has occured. I… Continue reading Smorgasbord – Weekend Recaps #23-24 & Marathon Training Week 7 Recap