Outdoor Adventures

A Day of Firsts!

Today was a fantastic day of firsts.  It was my first time riding a snowmobile and my first time ice fishing!  I had such a great time going out on the ice and it was really neat to experience a new side of winter fun. The lake was covered in snow and it was still… Continue reading A Day of Firsts!

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Running

To pace or not to pace?

I was recently asked by a friend if I would pace her through her first half marathon.  I have not yet paced anyone and have only completed one half marathon myself.  During marathon training I ran several long runs that were above half marathon distance but still have not completed another half marathon.  She said… Continue reading To pace or not to pace?

Recipes

Making breakfast easy!

Everyone knows how important breakfast is! But sometimes it can be hard to fit breakfast in when you're rushing out the door.. This is one of my favourite recipes to make something that is quick and easy for the morning.  These overnight oats are easy to make the night before and you just have to… Continue reading Making breakfast easy!

Outdoor Adventures, Running, Training

Back to reality..

I had my first day back on the trails since the marathon and it was fantastic!  I have been doing some running indoors but have chickened out on braving the cold and hitting the trails.  Yesterday I finally decided I needed to go outside and I forgot how much I love the trails.  It was… Continue reading Back to reality..

Outdoor Adventures

Geocaching

I have to admit, I am a huge fan of geocaching.  My family is really into it and we enjoy taking adventures to many different places to find caches!  For those of you who don't know geocaching is called a "real world pressure hunt".  Basically it's a purposeful way to explore new areas.  This is… Continue reading Geocaching

Recipes

Vegan Cookie Dough

I found this recipe this morning on Pinterest and had to share!  Normally I would post healthier recipes, since I am a nutrition student after all, but this recipe was too good to pass up!  Hopefully everyone enjoys it! http://www.veganricha.com/2014/06/chocolate-chip-cookie-dough-bars-no.html?m=0

Races, Running

Race Recap: Walt Disnet World Marathon

Hello everyone! This is my first blog post ever!  I thought since I want to focus this blog on healthy living I would write my first post on my very first marathon! Two weeks ago I finished my first marathon at the runDisney Marathon Weekend.  It was the most fantastic experience.  I finished the marathon… Continue reading Race Recap: Walt Disnet World Marathon