I’ve Moved!

But not far…. I’ve finally moved my blog over to wordpress.org! Find me here: Running Muffin so head on over and check it out….it’s way cooler than this site.  Well, it at least looks cooler. Thank you for reading!!

5 Things

Good morning and happy Friday! I saw this survey over at A Change of Pace and thought it would be a fun way to start the weekend.  Enjoy! 5 things I have passion for: 1.  Being healthy 2.  Living in the moment, but also planning for the future 3.  Running 4.  Family 5.  Rescue animals … Continue reading

South of the James

A couple of weekends ago, T and I headed north to Richmond to check out a different farmers’ market for a change, the South of the James (SOTJ) farmers’ market.   Williamsburg market is great for quick trips to pick up produce but it is nothing compared to the SOTJ. It’s located in the Forest … Continue reading


Good morning and happy Monday friends! It sure has been hot over the past couple of weeks!  Just look at weather puppy’s forecast for last Wednesday: It’s been a week since my last post and it’s been quite eventful!  Here’s what I’ve been up to lately: 1. First and foremost, I finished my first pre-calculus … Continue reading

Island Boost Review

A few weeks ago, Caroline posted an opportunity on Running Bloggers to review a product called Island Boost.  I had coincidentally just bought a packet from REI because I love trying new products to help with my running performance during these hot and humid Virginia summers.   The reason I initially chose Island Boost over … Continue reading

Running In the Dark

Happy Friday, friends! For the past few weeks T and I have been getting up before sunrise to get our mid-week runs in before work, and more importantly, before the humidity and heat gets too bad.  Otherwise, I would happily sleep in and run after work 🙂 Since we live in an apartment with planned … Continue reading

100 Days

Today marks 100 days until my first marathon, Mount Desert Island in Bar Harbor, Maine. So excited, I can’t believe it’s coming up so quickly!

Fab Fitness Survey

Good morning! I saw this survey recently on Julie’s blog over at Peanut Butter Fingers, and thought it would be a fun way to start the day. 1.  What did you eat for breakfast? An English muffin, 1 egg, a slice of cheddar and blackberries from the farmers market. Green tea and water on the … Continue reading

Quinoa Jambalaya

Lunch of the week: Quinoa Jambalaya!   This is a super-simple recipe that, of course, reheats well. I got the idea for this recipe from Oxygen Magazine via Spark People, but I added Cajun spices to kick the flavor up (and also doubled the recipe).  Here’s the recipe: 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 zucchinis, chopped … Continue reading

Weekly Workouts {7/1-7/7}

I was expecting this week to be a wonderful training week: 1.  Only had to work 2 days, and ended up having a staycation due to a doggie illness. and 2.  I actually thought I had time to fit in rest and cross training. Well, cross training happened, and unfortunately, the long run did not. … Continue reading