Last week seemed like the longest week ever. Probably because it was my first full week back at work since my travels. But this week is moving along very quickly. How is it Thursday already?! Continue reading “M&Ms, Double Rainbows & Arthur”
I can’t believe we’re already 5 weeks into our training plan! It’s going so fast. But so far so good! Today I’m sharing a recap of my training last week and a full body dumbbell workout that I love! Continue reading “A Full Body Dumbbell Workout & Philadelphia Marathon Training Week #5”
A couple of weeks ago, I decided to change my availability at my second job. I’m no longer going to work on Sundays. I mentioned this briefly on Tuesday, but I want to discuss it from a money stand point.
Heading into the third quarter of 2016, I actually said I was going to pick up more hours at my second job. Now I’m moving in the opposite direction and working less hours. And getting a smaller paycheck. Here’s why. Continue reading “More Important than Money?”
Lots to catch up on this week so let’s get to it!
Considering I was away from home again for most of last week, I’m pleased that I managed to fit in all 23 scheduled miles as well as some strength training and cross training. Continue reading “Philadelphia Marathon Training Week #4”
Just when I was getting back into my normal routine after vacation, I’m away from home again this week. I’m in Houston for 4 days for work. I’ve never been to Texas so am quite excited about it! I’ll tell you all about it next week, but for now here are some random thoughts from earlier this week. Continue reading “Hello from Houston!”
Another week of training is in the books! This week was a lower mileage “stepback” week. Our training plan includes these lower mileage weeks every three weeks to allow for recovery and to gain strength for the next few weeks of the program. I think these stepback weeks are going to be my favorite! Continue reading “Philadelphia Marathon Training Week #3”
Before we went to Aruba, we saved money and made a budget for our vacation. I’m pleased to say that we stayed within the budget! But there were definitely some ups and downs with spending while we were away. Here’s a recap of what worked and what did not work for us. Continue reading “Our Vacation Budget – What Worked & What Didn’t”
I hit my training goal last week! All 20 training miles logged…but not quite according to my training plan. Here’s a recap of marathon training week #2! Continue reading “Philadelphia Marathon Training Week #2”