Monthly Archives: March 2013

Snow, ice, and icing…

How ridiculous — cleaning snow off my car in running shorts?  Spring Break, really?!  Yesterday’s spring snow storm looked pretty.  But honestly, not one snow day this entire school year, and Mother Nature decides that Spring Break would be an … Continue reading

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A tale of two states, with the help of a bridge…

According to my AccuWeather app, Saturday was a “fair” day for outdoor fitness.  I couldn’t disagree more!  It was a picture perfect day for a run between two states and some great views of the City of Brotherly Love, courtesy … Continue reading

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Friday Thank Yous

No running updates to report since I’m sidelined for another day or so…thought I’d share a tradition at my school and get my attitude of gratitude on for this First Friday of Spring Break. Gracias!      Merci!     … Continue reading

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First Day of Spring recap….Water Ice!

My plan to run every day during Spring Break has been foiled! A pesky knee injury that sneaks up on me every six months or so necessitated a visit to my favorite orthopedic doc for a little (ummm…that was a pretty hugh … Continue reading

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It’s a Comfort Food Kinda Day…

Even though the pansies have sprung in my neighbor’s window box, it’s not feeling so “springy” here in the city of Brotherly Love.  What to do on my first official day of Spring Break when it’s grey and cold and … Continue reading

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You’ve come a long way, baby! 10K Recap

What better way for this Irish girl from Philly to kick off her St. Patrick’s Day celebration but with a 10k!  And even better yet, for this colon cancer survivor to run her first 10K EVER in the Get Your … Continue reading

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Exciting News!

So what do a NHL hockey player, minor league baseball players, marathon runners, and this newbie to the running world have in common?  We are all ENERGYbits Ambassadors!  If you have been following my blog, you know how much I … Continue reading

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March Madness Goes Blue with DetermiNation

Today had to be the longest day ever! It all started bright and early with a short 2 mile run which I finished in 21:48. Then off to school for the Spring Break countdown to begin. I just needed to … Continue reading

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Bits of Monday Motivation

I’m not sure if it was losing an hour of sleep (thank you, Day Light Savings Time) or the cup of coffee I had enjoyed with dinner (it certainly wasn’t the wine!) but I tossed and turned all night long. … Continue reading

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Weekend Philly Tales Recap

After being powered by ENERGYbits and running 5 miles on Saturday, it was time to kick back and enjoy the beautiful spring like weather.  Here’s a recap of the places I stopped to rehydrate and refuel after a weekend of … Continue reading

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