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Katie S.

Littleton, Colorado
I am a stay at home mom of a 2 and 4 year old. After the birth of my second blessing, I was also blessed with an extra 80 pounds! What can I say, I was craving a lot of peanut butter. Instead of accepting this new mom body, I set out on a quest to lose the weight and improve my overall... Full Bio
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Pace is not a goal by Katie S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I want to start this off by saying that I love my children.  All the moms out there probably know what is coming next.  In case you are not a mom, I will explain.  When a mo ... Read on »
My Children's Generation by Katie S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running  The kids and I love to get out of the house.  Since Tuesday is not a preschool day we headed out to the zoo after going to the gym.  By the way, this is the perfect place ... Read on »
Why I mow the lawn by Katie S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Sundays usually mean two things around my house: church and "lawn" mowing.  I say "lawn" because although it is green and covers the ground, it is mainly a mixture of thistl ... Read on »
Star Struck- The Marshall Ulrich Experience by Katie S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I lived in Malibu for four year.  I saw a lot of stars.  At the grocery store, Starbucks, walking around in bathrobes (seriously), running the stairs at school, ordering ... Read on »
A birthday date with Marshall Ulrich by Katie S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running "Oh gravity, thou art a heartless bitch." -Sheldon Cooper (The Big Bang Theory) Yes, that quote is in honor of my birthday.  Tomorrow is the big 3-2!  Not exactly a mile ... Read on »
Fantasy? by Katie S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I fantasize about a lot of things (don't worry, this is not getting dirty).  I fantasize about having a maid, and a cook, and a nanny.  I fantasize about taking an tro ... Read on »
Stinker by Katie S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I love strawberries so very much!  They are my favorite food.  I grew up in the heart of strawberry country and was blessed with almost 22 years of the finest, juicies ... Read on »
Changing a flat and other life skills I never learned. by Katie S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The kids and I went to the Downtown Aquarium yesterday for a bit of fun.  We have a season pass and it is a great place to pop into when you have a few hours to kill.  ... Read on »
Tis the season for....raccoons by Katie S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I have always had a fondness for raccoons.  I think it goes back to camping trips in the Redwoods with my family.  My little brother loved the raccoons we would see while ca ... Read on »
Getting on my soap box by Katie S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running "Whether you think that you can or think that you can't, you're usually right." -Henry Ford I recently read this quote on Shut Up And Run .  She wrote a great ins ... Read on »
Derailed by Katie S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I have been sick and therefore sitting on my tush for the last three days.  No running, no riding, no swimming.  Just laying around and doing the bare minimum in t ... Read on »
I feel the need, the need for speed by Katie S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yes, I am referencing Top Gun because it is still one of my favorite movies of all time.  Is it totally 80's?  Yes.  Is it kinda cheesy?  Absolutely!  But has Tom Cruise ... Read on »
You talking to me?? by Katie S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running   I was completely out of breath, hyperventilating, and my heart rate was out of control.  The water was starting to engulf me and my body was sinking.  I was overwhel ... Read on »
Ditching the Cape by Katie S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This morning I went for a run, got the family dressed and to church on time, mowed the lawn, did the dishes, and shaved my legs.  Whoa, someone grab me a cape because I ... Read on »
A goal and a plan by Katie S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I have mentioned before that my daughter loves Dora the Explorer.  What two year old girl doesn't love Dora, right?  As much as it makes me want to stick a fork in my eye, ... Read on »
Fork(s) in the road by Katie S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I know I just did a tri a little over a week ago but I am itching to throw one more in this year!  The open water swim left a bad taste in my mouth (not literally beca ... Read on »
On the lamb by Katie S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running   Yesterday I got a letter from the fine state of Texas informing me that there is a warrant out for MY arrest!!!!  It says and I quote, "you are subject to arrest a ... Read on »
A new toy for mom by Katie S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Sometimes when one door closes you need to open another door. . .like one that leads to REI. My heart rate monitor bit the dust during the tri.  It was on its last leg be ... Read on »
Swimming like a cat, riding like the wind, and running UP a Dam Road by Katie S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I think I must have been a cat in a former life.  Ok, so I don't actually believe in reincarnation, but really my aquatic skills are quite feline in nature.  It seems ... Read on »
Name Change by Katie S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I have not been getting along with sippy cups lately.  We've been having our differences and I think it is time they made their exit from our lives.  Since I am no lon ... Read on »