Jumping jacks, squats AND mosquitos!

This morning was amazingly awesome! I am SO proud of the 20 courageous women who not only signed up for my six-week beginner bootcamp class, but who also showed up and worked hard! They squatted, sprinted, crunched, jumping jacked, chair posed, jumped rope, arm circled and reversed lunged for 45 minutes this morning at a park in Alexandria. And, as impressed as I was by this, I … Continue reading Jumping jacks, squats AND mosquitos!

Best AND worst race!

Things I may have been worried about during our last race…my asthma, the weather, lack of training, the course and whether or not I would be able to run the WHOLE thing. All. Ten. Miles. What I wasn’t worried about? My always trusty, always reliable, mostly accurate Garmin Forerunner 220 sports watch. Last Saturday, March 7, the hubster and I ran in Twin Cities in Motion’s … Continue reading Best AND worst race!

LOTS to talk about!

Where do I began? So much has happened since I last posted and it’s only been FIVE days! I’ve raced, I celebrated Valentine’s Day, I signed up for more races, I ate a really unusual meal, I’ve tasted some really cool beers AND, I not only signed up to become a certified running coach, but I also signed up to become a certified group fitness instructor! Yep… If you … Continue reading LOTS to talk about!

Valentine’s race, training, injection and a night out on the town

Friday was the big day for my injection shot. I think I would have been more nervous if I had felt better – Thursday, I went to the doctor and found out I have bronchitis. Been on antibiotics and an inhaler ever since. Because of how crappy I was feeling, I wasn’t really feeling myself and kind of had an “I don’t care attitude.” Yes, … Continue reading Valentine’s race, training, injection and a night out on the town