Sabbatical

For months (since about May – after I ran the Coastal Delaware 9K) I’ve felt guilty for not running more, not exercising more, and for not taking better care of myself.  In the last two weeks I worked really hard to re-frame my thinking in a major way. I finally came to the conclusion that …

Project Me – Week 3 & 3.5

Another week has whizzed by and I don’t even know how it happened.  I even wrote this post LAST Friday evening and never published it because my attention flew elsewhere and then the new week happened. But I felt it was worth posting anyway, so here it goes! It’s the eve of April and I …

The Ecuador Challenge!

The spirit of a Soleful Mama is one of connection, empowerment, and indestructible hope.  We are passionate women who live to have an immeasurable influence in our community and beyond.  We are here to support and strengthen one another so that we can do the things in life we never thought possible.  With that said, …

The Next Step…

Eeekkk! We just did it! We signed up for our first women’s only runners retreat.  Rock Retreat Run 2016 is a retreat hosted by Fellow Flowers.  If you watched our pre-race video from the Disney Princess Half Marathon weekend, you saw Mel.  Mel’s a co-founder of Fellow Flowers and she really gave us a push to …

Our First Care Package

Ever since we returned from our trip we’ve been focused on bringing the magic and spreading joy.  Mama D and I decided that our first project should be to support the Boyertown Junior High West Road Warriors after school running club.  About 65 runners strong, this group of students can be found around town pounding …

2016 Glass Slipper Challenge: Part 1 The Expo

There were so many incredible moments this weekend it was difficult to make just one video to share the time with you.  We decided that we should post a few to give you the full experience of this thrill ride we went on.  We didn’t sleep much and we packed an unbelievable amount of fun into our …

Finding the Training Sweet Spot

Striking the balance of half marathon training with life is easier said than done.  Striking the balance of running and cross training is also easier said than done.  It’s clear that the strength training is working.  After coming home from vacation (which gave me about 10 days of rest) I ran my fastest 5K since …