Steamtown Marathon Training 2016: Week 6 – Dealing with the Dog Days of Summer

This week was probably one of the hottest weeks of the summer. Conditions like these will definitely effect any outdoor activity. Here are a few IMPORTANT pointers that could help you survive the hot, sultry temperatures this time of year. Continue reading “Steamtown Marathon Training 2016: Week 6 – Dealing with the Dog Days of Summer”

Raw Rice Pudding Made with Chia Seed – Dinner and Drinks at SoHo House New York

When taking a dessert like pudding and transforming it into a RAW, DAIRY FREE and GLUTEN-FREE healthy treat, you might not think it would come out so creamy and delicious. Well, think again! You have to give this easy-to-make, nutritiously packed and tasty delight a try. The texture and flavours are out of this world, I promise you will not be disappointed. Substitute the honey for another unrefined sweetener and it can be vegan as well! Continue reading “Raw Rice Pudding Made with Chia Seed – Dinner and Drinks at SoHo House New York”

Steamtown Marathon Training 2016: Week 2 – Coldplay Concert

The topic of the week is zzz… SLEEP. Yes, one of the many things necessary to allow your body to recover, but are you getting enough? If you live in an area like I do where there is too much to do and not enough time in the day to do it, sometimes sleep falls to the wayside. Or maybe there are too many exciting events to attend all in one week… like a Coldplay Concert perhaps? Continue reading “Steamtown Marathon Training 2016: Week 2 – Coldplay Concert”

Let the Marathon Training Begin: Start Date July

The girl is back!!! Yes, the day is finally here where I begin my marathon training with Roger Aspholm, my coach, for the Steamtown Marathon in Scranton, PA. The photograph above was taken a few days before my surgery. I would like to have officially started my training in June. My body was not ready for the intense workouts that are required, especially after my surgery… not to mention the sacrifices I have to make to put the time in for the training. In the end, the sense of accomplishment and the proud look in my kids eyes when I bring home a plaque makes it all worth it. Continue reading “Let the Marathon Training Begin: Start Date July”