Running · Words of Wisdom

Last Night at the Park

Yesterday was the first evening of fall that was cool enough to opt for a tech long sleeve for the run. The breeze and small speckling of yellow and orangey-brown leaves making their first appearance of the season had me feeling giddy and grateful as I walked across the street to my neighborhood park. There… Continue reading Last Night at the Park

Lifestyle

Ten Things, Volume 3

You can view Volume 1 and Volume 2 here and here, if you’d like. 1. Running around the .3ish mile perimeter of this undeveloped neighborhood park behind the middle school.  There’s kind of a single track, kind of… I’ve only ever seen one person walking on it. It’s a shame hardly anyone uses the space,… Continue reading Ten Things, Volume 3

Lifestyle · Reviews · Running

Alert! 10% Discount on Super Cute, Most Functional Sports Bra Ever by Senita Athletic! (Rave Review)

Hi there 🙂 It’s been awhile since I’ve done a product review on the blog, but I am so happy to spread the word about my new favorite work out apparel company, Senita Athletics! Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Senita Athletics. As always, all opinions expressed are 100% my own. I believe I first… Continue reading Alert! 10% Discount on Super Cute, Most Functional Sports Bra Ever by Senita Athletic! (Rave Review)

Lifestyle

20 Self-Care Practices to Combat Stress

Tempo running. Yoga. Specifically, tree pose with hands in prayer. Drinking enough water. A phone call with my sister. Listening to music or a podcast while doing house chores. Day dreaming about future goals, trips, etc. Getting lost in a good book, show, or movie. Short morning guided meditation. Brushing the tangles out of the… Continue reading 20 Self-Care Practices to Combat Stress

Golden Retrievers · Weekend Recaps

Trail Running around Alsea and Green Peak Falls

Went to bed early on Friday, and slept in on Saturday. it was glorious. GPS watch finished charging around 10:45, so I got my lazy, coffee sippin’ self out of bed. Had the most beautiful time trail running in the Alsea Falls area, just 45 mins from home. Sunday Lazy Sunday recovery. We took a… Continue reading Trail Running around Alsea and Green Peak Falls

Golden Retrievers · Lifestyle · Oregon Lifestyle

The Day the Dog Finally Learned to Swim

Only took 2.5 years 😉 ❤ Proud of the dude… I began to think he would be a wader, like his father, forever. But as a former lifeguard/swimming instructor, I refused to give up. Last summer: Earlier this summer: So close, but not quite there. But today was the day! 🙂 I knew he could… Continue reading The Day the Dog Finally Learned to Swim

Lifestyle

Ten Things, Volume 2 (#10 is a doozy!)

You can view Ten Things, Volume 1 here. 1. Blended Watermelon. Does anything taste more summery? I don’t think so. 2. Contributing to the community. Just call me Lorelai Gilmore. 😉 3. Listening to classics. 4.  Front yard chillaxing with friends. 5. Obsessively organizing garage gear. 6. Bringing popcorn to work. 7. Taking my sweet,… Continue reading Ten Things, Volume 2 (#10 is a doozy!)