A Hidden Benefit of Running

For the last year of my life, I’ve been nannying for a family that has, apparently, the same immune system type as I.  ‘Cuz we’ve been passing a nasty bug back and forth for months now.  This is not the first time it’s happened, either.  Thankfully, that job has ended, and now there’s hope we…

Tools to Keep You Active

If you need a little motivation or help with goal setting, a simple and somewhat ambiguous (but useful and fun) goal you might set for yourself is to cross America virtually. Set up a simple and easy to maintain account with http://exercise.lbl.gov/ You can track your mileage there.  Log it every day or every so…

Weekly Challenge #8–Run a 5k

It had been quite a while since I’d run any “real” distance (more than a mile), so it was time to amp it up.  It was March before I did a weekly challenge because of some personal things going on.  Which made me all the more determined to get back into it and do more…

Weekly Challenge #7–Run in the Freezing Cold!

Several weeks ago, when it was still only 20-something degrees, I challenged myself to go running in the freezing cold weather (and didn’t get to blog about it). So…I took that research and went out, wearing: extra running socks tights running pants hat gloves scarf Being a Florida girl running in the coldest month of…