Monthly Archives: June 2011

Change of Plans: A Day to Run Commute

I’ve tried to make “flexibility” my half marathon training philosophy.  I’ve been covering the recommended miles but not necessarily on the same days and not necessarily as prescribed.  This weekend, it’s the boyfriend’s birthday and I want everything we do to be about him – not about the fact that I have to wake up…

Rock & Roll VA Beach Training: Week 2 Recap

Don’t forget to enter my Yurbuds giveaway! It’s open until 5:00 pm EST on Friday 6/24! Another week in the books.  If the weeks keep ticking by this quickly, Virginia Beach is going to be here before  I know it.  I didn’t quite follow my scheduled training plan this week but I feel like everything…

My First Track Workout: That Time I Ran Really Fast

I’ve heard from numerous people that I should run with a training group.  I always resisted, I didn’t think I was fast enough to run with a group.  I didn’t want to hold the group back or be the slowest person. Thankfully, Suze snapped me out of this mindset when she signed up to train…

Multi-brand Earbud Review (& A Giveaway)

I may not be the fastest runner but I sweat like I am. Since the weather has turned brutal here in DC recently,  I’ve shorted out two pairs of earbuds and tried two more pairs before finding something that will stay in my ears and not fizzle out from sweat. Thankfully I was able to…

Wordless Wednesday: Natalie Dee Goes to the Dentist

Hoping to survive this morning’s dentist appointment.  Wah.