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Kiley M.

I'm a wife, I'm a mom, I'm a runner. FITNESS & FOOD (nutrition) are a major passion of mine. I have a bachelors degree in nutrition from Oregon State University and someday I might become a certified personal trainer. This blog is to help me remember what I've learned, to keep learning, and to... Full Bio
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Great Compression Sock deal!! by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I just got an email from Pro Compression with a 42% off coupon code, that is good for ANYTHING in their online store. Socks, tights, sleeves, leggings, anything!  I’ ... Read on »
Finally in the 3rd Trimester! by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m about 28 1/2  weeks pregnant right now, which means I’m most definitely, officially in the third trimester. I’ve been trying to keep up with working out but it gets a ... Read on »
Planning ahead – my New Years Resolution {one word} by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I know it isn’t even Christmas yet, but New Years is within a month, so I figured I’d get on it. For the last couple years I’ve been picking ONE WORD for my New Years reso ... Read on »
Thanksgiving day 5K –> new PR by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Thanksgiving day I “ran” a 5K as a running buddy for Girls on the Run . It was their final 5K race for the Fall season, and a heck of a race to finish with. There were nea ... Read on »
Healthy Kids - Lead by example by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This morning when I was working out, my little boys came in, grabs some 5 lb weights and started working out with me. They were huffing and puffing lifting their weights, ... Read on »
Girls on the Run – Running Buddy take 2 by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This was my second time around as a running buddy for Girls on the Run . The first time I was a running buddy was for their final 5K of the Spring season. This time it was ... Read on »
My pregnancy survival “secret” by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Pregnancy is not my thing. I really don’t like that I’m restricted, that I can run as long or nearly as fast as I use to. I can’t do sit-ups, pull-ups, push-ups, planks, e ... Read on »
DIY Care Bear Costume – Grumpy Bear [running & pregnant!] by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I volunteered to be a running buddy for Girls on the Run . Since their practice 5k was the day before Halloween (yesterday), they encouraged costumes. But of course, I am ... Read on »
IDmeBAND {Review} – Gone For A Run by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Gone for a Run sent me one of their IDmeBANDS to try out and review. They have many different styles & colors to choose from, but in the end I went with their Premier Sili ... Read on »
Inspiring words from #LDSconf by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Of course there were many things said & taught during the Saturday sessions of General Conference that were amazing, but this one really caught my attention. As one who ha ... Read on »
E is for Exercise {preschool edition} by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I like to do preschool for my two little boys at home. I particularly like doing it on days like today – E is for Exercise was right up my alley!! I love teaching my kids ... Read on »
3.3 miles (x 2) for Lori by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today is my sister’s birthday. Lori would have turned 33 today, but 12 years ago she died in a car accident. So in honor of her 33rd birthday, I got my pregnant self out t ... Read on »
Tabata workout #332 by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I decided to do a workout outside with the boys today, and I took it to our land. Normally I put the boys in the bike stroller and ride over there (about 1.5 miles away), ... Read on »
El Vaquero Loco 25K trail race - 2014 race recap {and some big news!} by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yet another great year at El Vaquero Loco ! Last year when I crossed the finish line I told my brother-in-law (the race director, TY), “that sucked and once is enough.” Bu ... Read on »
Final prep for Vaquero by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living El Vaquero Loco is in 2 days & I’m crossing my fingers I’m ready enough for this race! When I ran it last year , I definitely didn’t feel like I was prepared for it, espe ... Read on »
Running funk by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I think my body has been needing a break from running. Despite being in the middle of training for a 25K trail race, the past week & a half I was struggling to get the mil ... Read on »
Backpacking & rock climbing by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This weekend I went backpacking, the first time in 5 years. Once I had kids, my backpacking adventures were at a stand-still. But this weekend I went out with a group from ... Read on »
Backyard tabata workout by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s been a while since I posted a workout, so how about this one. I did this tabata workout in the backyard while watching my boys play/fight in the sprinkler. All I need ... Read on »
GOTR pics & my next race (25K trail) by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I finally got to see pictures from the Girls on the Run 5k race that I volunteered as a running buddy. I stole shared them from the photographers website, so they are pret ... Read on »
Vega Sport Recovery Accelerator #fuelyourbetter {review} by Kiley M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I received a sample of Vega Sport Recovery Accelerator to review as part of the Fuel Your Better campaign (as an Sweat Pink Ambassador). I’ve tried only one other brand of ... Read on »