Hello! Happy Friday! Yesterday was World Tapir Day and we had an awesome day celebrating this amazing species at the zoo! This is Cofan, a male mountain tapir. He is one of two tapirs I care for at the zoo and is a total sweetheart. They are pretty famous for their unusual noses (called a … Continue reading World Tapir Day!
Well hello there! Yesterday was slated for 3 miles, but about an mile into my run, I started to feel pain in my feet and some itchiness in my legs. Fast forward about 10 minutes and I was having a full blown allergic reaction and had to quit the run. This is pre-run and pre-swollen … Continue reading Allergies and Forrest Gump
Why hello there! How's your day so far? Mine was a whirlwind day, but that's just how I like it so I'm one happy camper right now. The whole weekend was over in a flash, let's catch up! I spent a lot of time downtown this weekend and got all hyped up on the city … Continue reading Downtown adventures!
Hi there! I officially started half marathon training today and to say I am super pumped about it is an understatement. I am starting a little early and added an extra week to my training plan. While I have a digital version of the plan, I'm a little old school and like to write it all … Continue reading And so it begins….
Hiya! How's it going? We had a great weekend with my Dad and are so grateful that we got to spend Easter with him before he headed back home. A little highlight from the weekend was going through some fun artwork I made as a child. My dad brought a bunch of the cards, pictures, … Continue reading Ready to race
Happy Saturday!! How is your weekend going? Today started off with a 3 mile run on the treadmill. This is what your face looks like when you start your run too late in the morning and it feels like 100 degrees when you're finished. When you're shoes are orange and blue, it's perfectly acceptable to … Continue reading Foam rolling & a pasta salad recipe
Why hello and TGIF my friends! How's your Friday going? We're ready to jump into the weekend and have some fun. Not a lot of running going on this weekend, we've got a jam packed schedule, but I did get out for a long walk with the dogs today. My dad is in town visiting … Continue reading Friday fun
Hello and Happy Hump Day! Let's jump in with the best parts of the day. Play along in the comments, I want to hear the BEST part of your day! • A friend stopped by to say hello at work today. I just love the wild deer on the mountain. • Bosco the Hoffman's two-toed … Continue reading Hump Day Highlights
Hi! How has your day been going? Today I want to talk a little bit about running with our dogs. But before I get into that, I made some new friends today at work and was pretty thrilled about it. These little cuties are African penguins and they stole my heart the way they hop … Continue reading Tips for running with your dog
How's your weekend going?! Ours is in full swing and we've been out and about loving the warmer weather. Unfortunately, I kind of twisted/pulled something in my right foot and am taking a few days off of running. It's crazy how one quick slip in some mud can affect you for so long. I'm back … Continue reading Happy Saturday!