Sweet Potato Fried Rice {Grain-Free!}

A flavorful and comforting grain-free fried rice recipe for those who are sensitive to grains (or just want to experiment with a fun new way to eat sweet potato!).  This delicious fried rice recipe is so convincing that you will NOT miss the rice one … [Read more...]

Five Things Friday 5.13.2016

It's the weekend!  I felt very busy with some blog projects, an experiential internship, and just life this week, so for me this week seriously FLEW! This weekend is the Colfax Half Marathon and we are dog sitting.  That means our weekend will … [Read more...]

Colfax Half Marathon Training Update: Weeks 7 and 8

I can't really believe it, but it's already RACE WEEK! Last Wednesday, I ran my final long run of 12 miles, so this week it's all about the taper.  I felt great after the 12 mile run with minimal soreness the days following, which was definitely a … [Read more...]

Colfax Half Marathon Training Update: Week 5 (and 6)

Hey friends! So, I'm a little out of schedule with my half marathon posting updates, but instead of just not sharing at all this week I thought I would share weeks 5 and 6 together instead of a Five Things Friday post :) Training has been going … [Read more...]

Colfax Half Marathon Training Update: Week 4

Last week was another great one in the training books.  The plan I am following (and what I have found works best for my body) decreases mileage after some of the long run weeks, so this week the long run was only 6 miles.  Overall, my legs felt … [Read more...]

Colfax Half Marathon Training Update: Week 3

This week, the big challenge was completing 8 miles.  I can't believe that I'm already at such high mileage (I haven't run that far in about 6 months!), but the weather is finally cooperating.  I was able to run in beautiful sunshine with just a tank … [Read more...]

Colfax Half Marathon Training Update: Week 2

It's time for another half marathon training update! Last week, I completed my second week of training for the Colfax Half Marathon in May.  Overall, I'd say my training went really well!  I did just about everything according to plan, but cut out … [Read more...]

Colfax Half Marathon Training Update: Week 1

Hey friends! I hope the first full week of spring has been treating you well.  The weather here in Denver has been a bit of a roller coaster (per usual), but it's all good! With warmer weather hanging out occasionally (and hopefully here to stay … [Read more...]

Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon Recap

Yesterday I finished the Rock 'n' Roll Denver Marathon! In April, I turned 26 years old and I vowed that I wanted to run 26 miles for 26 years.  AND I DID IT! I am still in disbelief that the marathon is over and done with.  Overall, the … [Read more...]

Tips for Getting Through a Long Run

Guys it's MARATHON week! I'm really trying to stay calm and not completely freak out, so this week I am focusing on great nutrition, rest, hydration, and mental focus and clarity.  Yes! So much of marathon training is MENTAL. Today, I decided I … [Read more...]