Illinois Half-Marathon Training: Week 11

It’s official- I can’t count on two hands how many weeks I’ve been training! After wrapping up Week 11 I have been training for 75 days...WOW. That’s a crap ton of time dedicated to accomplishing a goal. I’m the WORST at committing to doing something... but it’s actually happening. I’m really doing this!! THANK GOODNESS … Continue reading Illinois Half-Marathon Training: Week 11

Illinois Half-Marathon Training-Week 10

Week 10 of training….how can that be real life!? Training this week was more of a battle than it was anything. It felt more like I was just trying to get through my days to be honest. Another week full of migraines meant that once again I was behind on my training. After ending week … Continue reading Illinois Half-Marathon Training-Week 10

Illinois Half-Marathon Training: Week 9

We are almost in double digits for training...crazy! Shortly after launching my blog I decided that I wanted to share my journey to my first half. I had already started my training so when I’m sharing about my weeks of training I’ve actually already completed that week. Which is actually kinda cool because I get … Continue reading Illinois Half-Marathon Training: Week 9

Illinois Half-Marathon Training:Week 8

Ohh boy do I have lots to tell you guys!! It’s week 8 of training-aka I've officially committed to this journey for 2 WHOLE months!! Coming from the girl who never finishes anything, we are getting closer and closer to that being in my past!! All the exclamation marks in the world wouldn't be enough … Continue reading Illinois Half-Marathon Training:Week 8

Illinois Half Marathon Training- Week

Week 7 is officially in the books! This week I started a new journey to focus on my nutrition. Back in November after recognizing my food addiction, I was ready to build a better relationship food. Since then I set personal goals to accompany my new lifestyle. Those goals included losing extra stomach fat and … Continue reading Illinois Half Marathon Training- Week

Illinois Half-Marathon Training: Week 6

How am I already through 6 weeks of training!? Like holy cow...I can’t wrap my head around that. Week 6 was super busy you guys. But as crazy as it sounds, I felt more balanced. It’s as if the more I add to my schedule the more organized I feel. Which is probably because it … Continue reading Illinois Half-Marathon Training: Week 6

Illinois Half-Marathon Training: Week 5

Well I’m still here guys. This week was ugly! As in I was short on my miles by a long shot and the runs that I did get in were awful. Yuck…. But it goes hand in hand with how gross the weather was here. We experienced some history breaking temps in central Illinois. Chicago … Continue reading Illinois Half-Marathon Training: Week 5

Illinois Half Marathon Training: Week 4

Week 4 training is complete! I just realized that I haven’t included how exactly I’ve been following the training guide. In my photos tab you will find the training plan that I am using. The training plan is setup for 12 weeks but I am doing 16 weeks of training. This is how my training … Continue reading Illinois Half Marathon Training: Week 4

Training for the Illinois Half-Marathon: Week 3

I’m so happy that you’re here! Thanks for continuing to follow my journey! It’s been quite the week guys. I have decided that I may need to carry over my weekday sleep schedule over to the weekends as well. I was doing some math the other night and came to the realization that I will … Continue reading Training for the Illinois Half-Marathon: Week 3