Weekly recap: 12 weeks till Brooklyn

Weekly Training update.  The half marathon is 12 weeks away.  My training plan is starting to up my mid-week miles which I don’t like.  I feel safe and comfortable in the 3 mile zone!   This week called for 4,4,2 and 6 as the long run.  

Monday:  This week my husband got an improved mounting system for his bike trailer.  We had a great family bike ride after work.  The kids kept peeking their little eyes at me from behind.


We ended the bike ride at the local baseball field and the kids were so excited for ice cream.  They looked so silly I had to take a picture, then I couldn’t stop laughing!  


This is what summer looks like.  Dirty, tired kids with ice cream faces.  Workout was a 3 mile bike.  Super easy.

Tuesday, 5:30 am 4 mile run at 9:56 average pace.  I was happy with negative splits though.

Wednesday morning’s for had me like this…


I literally felt asleep the whole time. So I went for 2 and planned on knocking the last 2 out on the  treadmill later.  Needless to say. I got it done.  

Thursday took it to the gym for body pump.  It was amazing!   I even ran into a coworker.  I love making fitness friends.  


Friday Jimmy came down w a fever and had a super rough morning.  Needless to say I didn’t shower until my husband came home from work.  


Luckily, James came home and I got in a fast 3 miles in 26:17, then picked up Sam and went to our Friday yoga class.   

Saturday:  we took a bike ride into town, town pool, and I hope to meet up with a friend for my long run. 

Sunday: 6 miles along the Delaware while dad and the kids biked 7.  Finished with a dip in the river.  


On the way home we stopped at a farmers market and ran into some neighbors!  So excited for this produce!  Jimmy grabbed the peach and it was so juicy he was covered in peachy goodness.


Finished the day at the town pool, I couldn’t get the kids out of the water! Sam is doing amazing and Jimmy is a little fish too! 


Nothing like a summer day.

Next week mileage is 5,5, 3, & 7 miles! 

Find your strong

I could start this with “beach weather is around the corner… Blah blah blah.” No.   Strong is not always about your body.

This NOT about looking good in a bathing suit.


This week has been really horrible. Social media always makes it seem like life is sunshine and rosy all the time. That everyone is doing everything and they’ve got their sh%# together and everyone is all smiles.

So not the case. No one wanted to wake up this week, I was a horrible mom and yelled most mornings, no screamed. I got to work stressed out, I missed 70% of my workouts, I picked the kids up late every day, I think they got a bath twice.

My current exercise group had an amazing week though, they felt stronger, more empowered, lost weight, got more done at work, had patience for their families. I just was not my best self.

We made up for it with ice cream Friday and some Saturday workouts.

The eternal debate… Hard or soft ice cream. Hard coffee ice cream is my weakness!

Felt better after sweating on Saturday.  Don’t have a weight bench for decline push-ups? Use the stairs!


Anyway, I am reaching out if you want help reclaiming your inner self. I need YOU to keep me accountable. I will be expanding April 4th and participating in #summerstrong with my coach.

I am going to share what I learn with you. I’ll recommend a workout you enjoy (from boot camp, cardio, weights to yoga/Pilates), I’ll provide motivation, support, a meal plan and friendship.

I have high interest already so comment below if you want in. I’m accepting 10 new clients only. We’ll chat and I’ll give more details.

Just visualize yourself 30, 60, 90 days from now. Where do you see yourself?   A faster runner?   Getting into that yoga headstand, or maybe succeeding at work, or having more patience for your family.   Let’s get you there.   It’s worked for me every time, now I want to share the feeling with you.

Nutrition, Exercise, Support…Success

Reclaim your strong.  Regain your happy.