Category: Fitness

And It All Unravels: Week 2 of Marathon Training

This past week was a doozy in more ways than one. Surprises around every turn, emotional setbacks, and physical discomfort. I managed to get in 3 walks for the week and one run. The plan was three walks and three runs. Plan… busted. Here’s how it broke down: Monday: 30-minute...

What does all this data mean?

Last January, I purchased Jawbone UP devices on sale for Chris and I. He chose to wear his as a wristband. I chose to stick with the clip that it came with. They each cost $25, and we had a $50 credit to Amazon. We were excited to try out...

My mind thinks I’m a runner…

…but my body has other thoughts. I was running rather well for about 6 weeks before I came down with a cold 3 weeks ago and have since slacked off. Between leaving social media, where I felt motivated and shared a TON of my workouts, to winning that head cold lottery,...

Running Around in Circles

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted about my workouts, my eating habits, or where I am in my weight-loss journey here. I plan to share more, as I feel it is a huge part of my lifestyle and affects many other areas in my life from finances to health to...

The pitfalls of trail running.

You’ll be surrounded by nature. Chipmunks will be flying out into your path. Squirrels will drop nuts and branches on your head. And you’ll most likely swallow a nat or a fly at one point or another. Keep an eye down, as you’ll probably run over a variety of animal...

5 Awesome Things About a Home Treadmill

I’m so glad I decided to get a treadmill instead of another couch, as its proven it’s worth in this excessive heat wave we are having. I have no excuse not to run and I’ve been journaling my journey over on Instagram: @kate_nesi if you’re interested in following along. Last...

No New Clothes: May Update

Another month has gone by, to make it over 6 months since I went on a clothes shopping ban. Let’s see what happened this month… I didn’t purchase any new clothing, but I did receive 5 shirts as a part of registering for 5 running/triathlon races. Two were from local 5k races, one...