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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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Marathon Tidbits by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I wanted to share some more details about my marathon on Saturday. I didn't want to make that post too long, so decided to do a separate one.    I'm sure you've heard how ... Read on »
Carmel Marathon recap by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Saturday I ran marathon #4,  the Carmel Marathon !  This was my very first marathon a year ago, so I was really excited about running it again. To make things even better I ... Read on »
Answers to your questions! by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It's Friday, which means tomorrow is marathon day!! Woohoo! More on that later... In my last post, I asked you guys to ask me questions. Anything at all, and I would answ ... Read on »
What's your question?? by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running As I was reading my friends the 3 Cheap Runners   blog the other day, they said if we had any questions, to ask them anything. And that made the light bulb in my head st ... Read on »
Seen on my run in Hilton Head by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well, I'm back home from Hilton Head. I had such an amazing time. I feel refreshed and renewed...and ready to go back.  One thing I loved about it was all of the bike trai ... Read on »
Mussels and tattoos in Savannah by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My vacation is almost over. It has been amazing! On Wednesday Charity and I went to Savannah, GA. I booked a tour on the trolley for us. Amazing. (My word for the day) I lo ... Read on »
Hilton Head Vacation by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This week I am in Hilton Head with Charity. It has been so peaceful and relaxing. Exactly what I needed. We got here Monday evening, after driving 10.5 hours. That is a LONG ... Read on »
The race that didn't happen by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well, Saturday was supposed to be half marathon #7. It was the Run the Bluegrass half, in Lexington. I had been sick all week, but I thought all I had was a cold. Friday mo ... Read on »
5 Things Friday! by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Happy Friday!  I'm linking up with Clare for today's post.  1. I've had a glorious week alone! My fam is at Disney World with my husband's dad. I was not invited, but ... Read on »
Packing for a 50 mile run by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running  I am certainly no expert on this, but these are some of things I brought along, and what worked for me. I got ginger chews and blister protectors from zombierun ... Read on »
35 mile snowy, icy, muddy run! by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well, actually it wasn't a run at all! Saturday Dan and I went to Chain O Lakes campground, in Indiana, to run the same trail that we'll be running for our 100 mile race i ... Read on »
I think I'll run 50 miles tomorrow by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Happy Friday!  This evening Dan (my running buddy) and I will be leaving for Indiana, and tomorrow we'll be running 50 miles on the same course where we'll be running 100 ... Read on »
RJ Corman 10 mile Race Recap by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This weekend I ran the RJ Corman 10 mile race. Saturday was the perfect day for it! I couldn't have asked for a better day. It would've been completely perfect if... my musi ... Read on »
A long run and 100 mile planning by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Sorry I'm just now getting around to writing about Saturday's long run. Life is a little crazy! I only had 18 miles on the schedule, but my goal was to do 30. I ate a pb& ... Read on »
5 Things Friday by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Happy Friday!  I'm linking up with Clare , for today's 5 things. 1. I am back in my running groove! I was only out of it for a week, but I think the break did my mind a ... Read on »
You keep on going by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running We got hit by the snow and ice AGAIN. It is currently 15 degrees. It could be worse though. Where my sister lives, in WI, it's -2.  There's always something to be thankful f ... Read on »
20 mile track run by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yes, you read that right. Saturday I ran 20 miles here! And I still have my sanity! I was supposed to run 31 miles on Saturday, and I decided to do it at the track. Why? ... Read on »
Ultra Training Update by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Congrats to Jen at Dare, Run, Share for winning my Color Run giveaway! I so bad wish everyone could've won! But remember, you can use this code to get $5 off your registrati ... Read on »
Spills and scarves by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running As I'm sitting here, I'm watching Hoda and Kathie Lee (even though Kathy Lee annoys me to NO END), and they're getting ready to do a segment on how to fall without hurting y ... Read on »
The Color Run Giveaway! by kda1114 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running A year and a half ago I ran The Color Run 5k , also known as "the happiest 5k on the planet", with my now sister in law, Sydney. I had never ran a race like this, so wasn't ... Read on »