covid-19, Detroit Free Press/Chemical Bank Marathon, Goals for 2020, Month of Movement, Running, Running Bucket List

A Stay at Home Update from RD on the Run

The last time I posted as about my alcohol free journey - I was 60 days alcohol free at that moment, as I write to you today I am 94 days alcohol free. A) I'm pretty freakin' proud of this accomplishment and B) I'm pretty freakin' bummed that I haven't written anything in a month.… Continue reading A Stay at Home Update from RD on the Run

Goals for 2018, Month of Movement, Running, Training Recap

May 2018 Training Recap

In May I completed my first ever run/walk streak - I participated in the "Still I Run" streak for Mental Health Awareness month, and I walked or ran at least 1 mile every day in the month of May. I came close to breaking my streak a few times but I was determined to accomplish… Continue reading May 2018 Training Recap

Goals for 2015, Month of Movement, Race Recaps, Running

Race Recap: Winterlaufe 2015 8k

"It'll be fun!" she said.  "Just a few little hills!" she said.  Those were the thoughts going through my head as I climbed the first "little hill" in the 2015 Winterlaufe race and saw rolling hills ahead of me.  More than just a few.  And not little! As you might recall, one of my goals… Continue reading Race Recap: Winterlaufe 2015 8k

Goals for 2015, Month of Movement, Race Recaps

Race Recap: The Snowman’s 5k

We are more than a month into the New Year, and I have gotten a great start to my Goals for 2015.  Although a bout of the stomach flu derailed some of my momentum at the beginning of January, I did follow through on my goal of running a race, even though I did not… Continue reading Race Recap: The Snowman’s 5k

Goals for 2014, Month of Movement, Running, Weekly Wrap Up

Month of Movement: Week 4 Wrap Up

I can't believe February is officially over!  Although I didn't accomplish my goal of an entire month of movement, I must say I am pretty darn proud of myself.  I exercised 24 out of 28 days, and even if you don't count the days where I cleaned instead of doing a workout, I still exercised… Continue reading Month of Movement: Week 4 Wrap Up

Goals for 2014, Month of Movement, Running, Weekly Wrap Up

Month of Movement: Week 3 Wrap Up

Well, this week was my first official week with two no movement days.  And while I am frustrated that I missed two days, I am also really proud of myself.  I mean... we're talking going from working out 3 days a week at the maximum since August 2013, and most weeks not working out at… Continue reading Month of Movement: Week 3 Wrap Up

Goals for 2014, Month of Movement, Race Recaps, Running, Weekly Wrap Up

Month of Movement: Week 2 Wrap Up

I can't believe that February is halfway over!  My body has been a-movin-and-a-groovin this past week.  Here's a summary... Housework. Housework. Ran on the track at the gym. ZUMBA! Plus danced in my living room. :) Ran on the track at the gym. Ran mile outside to get ready for my 5k race then ZUMBA!… Continue reading Month of Movement: Week 2 Wrap Up