What do you do the day after running 3 laps of an obstacle course race located on the beach, covering approximately 12 miles? Why you go "run" the 7 Sisters Trail Race of course!
For the second time in my life, I let Andy Weinberg talk me into doing a race that I was convinced was beyond my capabilities.The Endurance Society's second event. Frigus. A winter race with the options of a 10k, 30k, or 60 snowshoe; 10k, 30k, 60k back-country ski; 5k sled run; and combined, 30k ski, … Continue reading Frigus 2015 Race Recap
We have all heard the saying “Life beings at the end of your comfort zone.” by Neale Donald Walsh.We all have places we feel comfortable and confident. We know that we will succeed, even if it takes effort and all that we have, we know we will not fail. That is our comfort zone.It’s important … Continue reading Stop Hiding Behind Your Comfort Zone
Just what does it take to inspire someone?Not necessarily as much as you might think. It will differ for each person. You might not even realize that you are being an inspiration. Everything that you do can be inspiring to the right person.Did you share a recipe that was healthy? Someone might have seen it … Continue reading What it takes to be an inspiration.
I am not a big New Year’s Resolutionist. If I set them too quickly, without a lot of thought, they usually aren’t right for the long term and I give up. If I spend too much time setting them, the year is too far into it and I give up. Sometimes I set them too … Continue reading Resolutions and Goals
One of the meals I have missed since going gluten free has been lasagna. I haven't dared try to use a GF noodle to recreate the dish as I don't always like how the noodles are the next day. I have found I tend to prefer them fresh and that doesn't translate well to lasagna. … Continue reading Butternut Squash Lasagna
I have been wanting to make a gluten free lasagna for a while, so today was the day.But first, let me take a selfie!Okay, just kidding, first I needed to make a meat sauce. This made more than enough for the lasagna, left me with enough leftovers to make a serving or two of pasta, … Continue reading Simple Meat Sauce
Yesterday my friend Lindsay had a Soup Night. A lovely take on a potluck in which everyone brings a soup to share. People taste the soups, eat the soups, and then divy up the leftovers into containers to take home! It was genius and I now have several different types of soup in my freezer … Continue reading Cream of Mushroom Soup
I love pushing myself physically, and mentally. I also love trying new things, especially new events. When a new series was announced with the inaugural event only 45 minutes away from me at Sugarbush Mount Ellen, I put it on my calendar immediately.Per their website: O2X is the most authentic challenge out there. Our Base-To-Peak … Continue reading O2X Summit Challenge at Sugarbush Mount Ellen
Well, I have had my first DNF, technically speaking. If only in the manner that I couldn’t go continuously for 24 hours, nor could I finish my fourth lap. Thank you 24 Hours of Shale Hell for that! The start and finishing for each lap of the 24 Hours of Shale Hell (Hell) was the … Continue reading 24 Hours of Shale Hell