I have been alcohol free for 60 days. It all started with something called "Dry January". A friend of mine had gone one month alcohol free (or "AF" as she called it) earlier in 2019. She decided to start 2020 off sober and posted on her Facebook asking if anyone was interested in joining and… Continue reading My Alcohol Free Journey
Every year I set goals for myself... and although I find that putting it in writing makes a goal real, sometimes I'm too hard on myself when I don't hit them. So instead I'm going to write down ideas... some may really be goals, maybe they're just wishes and dreams... for what may come in… Continue reading My Ideas, Goals and Dreams for 2019
Last week I was nothing but nerves because after running my 20 miler, the top of my foot was so painful I could hardly walk. I did all kinds of RICE: rest, ice, compression, elevation. On Wednesday I went with my friend Christine to a free injury clinic at a local running store. The PT… Continue reading Two Weeks til Marathon #3!
I signed up for my second marathon on January 1st, 2017 to get the early bird rate. I can't believe that was just a little over 10 months ago, and I can't believe how much my life has changed since then. So many things have happened to me - good and bad. A lot of… Continue reading Race Recap: Detroit Free Press International Marathon 2017
It is that time of year again! The New Year, and with it comes the resolutions. Something that I teach my patients about as a dietitian is setting SMART goals. So what is a SMART goal? Here's what I learned from an aritcle put out by MSU Extension: SPECIFIC. A SMART goal focuses on answering… Continue reading Goals for 2016
My friends and family are wondering who I am, and what did I do with the "real" Megan, because I have started getting up at 4:30 in the morning... for BOOT CAMP. I started a boot camp workout class on Wednesday, and even on my days off from I am getting up no later than… Continue reading Race Recap: Run For Your Heart 5k
I'm running the Crim in less than 2 weeks. To say that I am nervous would be an understatement. This will be the longest race I have ever run... by a whole lot. I haven't even run an official 10k in more than a year... and in less than 2 weeks I will be running… Continue reading Banking the Miles: July/August Update