Monday’s Suck Less with Coffee Chocolate Smoothie

Hi, Friends! Hope you had a really great weekend! We drove to Dallas this weekend for the Red River Showdown: Texas vs. OU- a football rivalry we look forward to all year long. I actually didn’t take one.single.photo. this year- BLOG FAIL! But it was so fun….even though we lost. I loved visiting my sister […]

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A Life-Changing Diagnosis & 5 Ways to Cope

The question I get asked most often by friends and strangers alike is, “How did you know something was wrong?” Please don’t use my experience in lieu of a doctor’s professional opinion. If you think something is wrong…go get checked out!  Okay. Here’s my story: Once upon a time in early Fall at a coffee […]

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Wedding Recap: Georgetown, TX

This post obviously has nothing to do with running or food. But it’s a pretty cool part of life that I’d like to remember, and I thought, “HEY! Maybe someone else is planning a wedding and would like to creep on mine???” So… in honor of receiving the wedding photos (from our amazing photographer), here’s one of the […]

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Why did I start running?

I’ve been wanting to do this post for awhile: Why did I start running? For those of you who don’t know, I was diagnosed with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis in 2012, the year before my college graduation. I had never heard of ulcerative colitis until my diagnosis. I remember thinking, “Thank God- it’s not […]

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Day 1 Half-Marathon Training Recap + Pick-Me-Up Morning Smoothie Recipe

Today started off with a phone call from my neighbor. “Are you Jaxon’s owner? He’s in my living room.” Silly me-thinking we had a morning routine, especially on gorgeous days like these.  Jaxon normally likes to do his business and then sunbathe when it’s a warmer day, just for about ten or twenty minutes, and […]

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Vanilla Berry Smoothie Recipe

CHECK OUT THAT BLUE SKY! For the past few days it has been gorgeous outside! Seriously. Wow. View from the top floor of a parking garage in OKC. Am I the only person who always parks on the top floor of the parking garage so I don’t forget where I parked my car? I am a […]

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