My Life as a Single Mom: The Mom Brain

I can probably get a shirt that says "Permanent Mom Brain". Working, raising a child, avoiding the rabbit hole of depression, and trying to fit in my running/fitness takes up most of my time.  The blog has suffered a little bit lately because of this juggling act. I have had many ideas for posts.  I …

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Races, Brain Melts, and the Return of the FitBit

  Okay, So over the holidays I decided that I seriously needed to keep moving this year.  Not just for my physical health, but for my mental health.  I sat and muddled about a fall half marathon.  I wanted something close to home (because I am without my own vehicle, and would need to acquire …

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When Life Gives You…..Shingles

Yes, You Are Reading That CorrectlyPic courtesy of Bitmoji :)This is NOT an "old people" thing.Your risk of complications increases over the age of 70.TeenThing had them when she was 10/11 years old.They appeared on the right hand side of my stomach, just across from my hip bone, just over a week ago.At first, I …

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Confessions of a Social (Anxiety Filled) Introvert

Sounds Funny Right? I love being out around people. Sometimes. I know that my mental illness contributes to my "I can't people" moments.  I've learned that is just a part of who I am now, and that's okay. I had a really bad anxiety filled "OMG I am going to be out in a group …

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Running and Pink Ice Energy

A Little Fitting.  The Weather, That Is...For those who follow me on Instagram, you'll remember a post I made earlier this week, about running in warm weather.This is Mother Nature's Revenge.  But very fitting to go along with my review this week.I haven't run since Thursday.  I am in the "in between" with a head/chest …

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Countdown to Half Marathon Training – Blue Nose Marathon 2016

Nervous is an understatement...So nervous that I miscalculated the the beginning date of my training plan when putting it in my calendar.  Oops!I had myself starting on January 14th.  When I was finishing up the calendar entries I noticed that I was ending the week BEFORE the Blue Nose.....GAH!So, this week I will redo the …

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