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kda1114

California
Hello! My blog is about my journey from being overweight and miserable, to losing weight (30 lbs. so far), running numerous races, including a Half Marathon. And now training for a full marathon!
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Kicking Butt 5k and a costume I won't forget by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I ran this race the past few years, and it's always been very small (100-200 ppl). This year they changed the name (still for the same cause- colon cancer awareness), and th ... Read on »
5 Things Friday! by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running TGIF! This was my first full week working full time, and it has taken a little adjusting. Especially when it comes to dinner time.  I've never planned ahead of time, I usu ... Read on »
Running, camping, and a new job by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hey guys! I sure have missed you!   I hope you all are having a great summer. I sure am. I can't believe it's almost over. Unbelievable! I've still been doing lots of ... Read on »
Break time by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hey guys!  I just wanted to let you know I am going to take a break from blogging for a couple months. But I will be back! You can still keep up with me on Insta ... Read on »
It's a porcupine, it's a fish by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It's Friday, so that means my quiet, peaceful week of house sitting is almost over. This has been a daily occurrence.  I am now in week 2 of marathon training, so Wedn ... Read on »
Fun in the sun by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well, week one of marathon training for the Indy Monumental is done. Only 17 more weeks to go. Tuesday- 3 miles Wednesday- 3 miles Friday- 5 miles Saturday- 6 miles W ... Read on »
5 Things Friday! by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Happy Friday! I'm linking up with Clare today for 1. My boy got his drivers license. He bought a big ol' loud, redneck truck that needs a paint job- which he loves. ... Read on »
Stride length confusion by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I've been really confused about something lately. I recently read on Instagram someone who said her coach told her to shorten her stride when she runs, and that it would he ... Read on »
Chasing buffalo and marathon training by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hey guys!  I hope you all had a nice, long weekend! For a few months now my laptop has been on it's death bed. Every day I wanted to smash it to a million pieces and hel ... Read on »
A dry run, beet juice and Fathers Day by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Something unusual happened this weekend...it didn't rain during my run! It was cool and cloudy, and it did start misting when I first started out, which felt wonderful. But ... Read on »
A wet race and a jumping dog by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Lately every single one of my runs has been in the rain, so I didn't expect Saturday's Chocolate 5k to be any different...and it wasn't!  It was raining before the race and ... Read on »
5 Things Friday by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Happy Friday!  Here's a few favorites from my week... Getting my first box from Rocksbox . They send you 3 pieces of designer jewelry a month. You can wear them as oft ... Read on »
A different kind of race by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running After my half marathon on the 7th, I decided to take a few days off from running. Well, now I've taken over a week off! Not by choice either. I got sick...again. A few weeks ... Read on »
Five Things Friday Niagara Falls Style by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It's time for.... from my recent trip to Niagara Falls! (How has it already been a week since I was there?) Linking up with Clare today! Things I di ... Read on »
Niagara Falls Womens Half Marathon Recap by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This weekend I ran the Niagara Falls Womens Half Marathon , half #15 for me! I met Michelle at her home in Canada and we spent a few days together, and ran the race on Sund ... Read on »
Heading to Niagara! by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Happy Thursday! As you all know, yesterday was National Running Day. I read somewhere that it's like Christmas for runners! I had to take 9 days off running because of ... Read on »
Things I'm thankful for by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today I am linking up with my sweet friend Rebecca for Thankful Thursday.  I have so much to be thankful for! My knee is feeling much better. Something still doesn' ... Read on »
Noblesville Mini Marathon and my knee hates me. Again. by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Happy Memorial Day! I SO appreciate all those who serve and have served. Thank you! Saturday I ran half #14, the Noblesville Mini Marathon . My Friday started off with ... Read on »
What a week! by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This week has been a little crazy, and I'll be glad when it's over! Sunday my sisters, brothers, sister in law, nephew and niece, all took my Mom out for Mothers Day. M ... Read on »
Horse Capital half marathon recap by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Saturday I ran half #13. The Horse Capital half , in Lexington, KY. This was their inaugural race and it was amazing! It was probably the prettiest race I've ran. It was ver ... Read on »