Friday Five- Friday the 13th Edition

Welcome to Friday!! We made it, so lets give ourselves a golf clap. It has been a particularly rough week as I had a migraine for 4 days. Thankfully Friday has me feeling so much better!! This episode has left me feeling rather dissatisfied with my current pharmaceutical treatment so I will be researching and exploring other avenues of treatment and prevention. I’m very curious about Botox as I have heard that it works well Continue reading Friday Five- Friday the 13th Edition

Heather’s Helpful Hydration Hacks (Hydr-8 Water Tracking Bottle Giveaway)

Summer time is already here in Georgia!! Higher temperatures plus higher humidity equals a need to stay hydrated. And unfortunately drinking 64 ounces of coffee each day isn’t going to cut it!! How much water do I need to drink?  Most experts say that an average person needs to drink at least 64 ounces of water each day. I have been told by my doctor that for an athlete I need to drink at least Continue reading Heather’s Helpful Hydration Hacks (Hydr-8 Water Tracking Bottle Giveaway)

But first, let me take a selfie…

The selfie. The word was first heard on an Australian newscast in 2002 but did not soar in popularity until 2012. Now you can not log into social media without seeing a barrage of selfies. So what IS a selfie? Merriam-Webster defines a selfie as: selfie play noun self·ie ˈsel-fē Definition of selfie –  an image of oneself taken by oneself using a digital camera especially for posting on social network There are a lot Continue reading But first, let me take a selfie…

Chapter 2: The return of the muchness

See this smile? This is from when I looooooved to run. I loved it so much that I did it every day. I had an enthusiasm that was contagious. I craved the run and the psychological release that pounding the pavement provided. Whenever race day rolled around, I was super crazy excited. I would look forward to these events like a kid at a candy store.  But somewhere along my journey I lost this drive, Continue reading Chapter 2: The return of the muchness

Just a little old 5K with one hill…lessons from the Brasstown Bald Buster

“Just a little old 5K with just one hill” That is how the Brasstown Bald Buster 5K advertises their race. This race is held annually every December in Blairsville, GA. Brasstown Bald is touted as the highest elevation in the state. When I first saw the advertisement for the race I reached out to my friends to see who was up for a girl’s weekend in the mountains. Because who wouldn’t want to run “the Continue reading Just a little old 5K with one hill…lessons from the Brasstown Bald Buster

It’s the Most Wonder Filled Time of the Year

Ah December is here and what a year this has been. Heartbreak, loss, and self discovery. I can’t believe it has been a year since we said goodbye to my dad. I miss him sooooo much and there is not a day that goes by that I don’t think of him. But I get by, because I know that he is with me every day. Every race I have run this year was dedicated to Continue reading It’s the Most Wonder Filled Time of the Year

The Winter Gauntlet Endurance Race Entry Giveaway

Do you want to experience life outside of your comfort zone? Would you like the opportunity to test your limits and your strength? Do you want to push yourself beyond anything that you ever experienced before? If so, then this giveaway is for you. Picture Credit: The Gauntlet Welcome to The Gauntlet. According to the event registration “The Gauntlet is an endurance event lasting 24-48 hours that will test athletes’ abilities to excel in agility, strength, Continue reading The Winter Gauntlet Endurance Race Entry Giveaway

PRO Compression Marathon Sock Review and Giveaway

  Hi! My name is Heather and I am addicted to socks. I can usually be recognized at races either by the Fellow Flower in my hair or by my awesome knee socks.   For most distances I wear my normal knee socks, but for anything over 13.1 miles I prefer compression sleeves or socks. I usually will pull on a pair of compression socks after a half marathon for recovery though.  Longer distances or Continue reading PRO Compression Marathon Sock Review and Giveaway

Going Loco on Daufuskie Island. LocoMotion Day 1 Recap!

This past weekend I had the honor and the privilege of participating in an amazing event- LoCoMotion. The LoCoMotion is a 3 day, 3 island, 30 mile event in South Carolina. The proceeds from the event go toward breast cancer education, screening, treatment, and research. LocoMotion does not have any paid staff or office space, so every dollar raised goes to provide charitable grants to breast cancer related organizations. The event is held in the Continue reading Going Loco on Daufuskie Island. LocoMotion Day 1 Recap!

It’s my Birthday!! Celebrate with a Sox Box Giveaway!!!

Hello friends!!! Well, I have survived another year!! Today is my 43rd birthday and surprisingly I don’t feel old at all. I remember when I was so scared of 30!!! Now I am older and hopefully wiser. I realize that the best of my life is yet to come.  I am so excited about the future and about working towards reaching my goals!! This next year is going to be pretty exciting, so please stick Continue reading It’s my Birthday!! Celebrate with a Sox Box Giveaway!!!