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Roselyn P.

California
I am a busy mom and military spouse who has lost 60+ pounds.  I am also a half marathoner and certified Spinning instructor who has made fitness and health a priority.  I am always trying to find a balance between family, fitness, and fun!
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Christmas Traditions by Roselyn P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms 2 days until Christmas! I’m super excited this year because we are actually going to wake up in our own house, to our own tree, just the 4 of us. This is really the ... Read on »
All I want for Christmas… by Roselyn P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms I’m not going to lie, I don’t care much to receive presents.  I grew up in a house where the focus wasn’t really on receiving, and MY “love language” isn’t spoken by h ... Read on »
Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas! by Roselyn P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms After a couple days that left me feeling down and blue, on Sunday, I decided to unplug and turn off the news and tackle my holiday to-do list…with gift wrapping and ba ... Read on »
I’m easily amused by Roselyn P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms Contrary to what people may think about me, I am extremely low maintenance, at least as far as keeping me entertained.  I don’t get bored too often and I know how to k ... Read on »
5 Things Friday by Roselyn P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms 1. Typically I welcome Fridays with open arms…love, love, love me some Fridays.  Friday usually means the weekend is here and the Hubby is home and the boys don ... Read on »
I can be multi-dimensional at times by Roselyn P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms So believe it or not, I do have interests outside of running, fitness, and exercise.  Actually, although I tend to only blog about my fitness endeavors, its really jus ... Read on »
I can’t pretend to be something I’m not by Roselyn P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms No matter how hard I try, I cannot be a minimalist runner. The trend lately has leaned towards minimalist running, with major running shoe companies streamlining t ... Read on »
Cold Weather Running by Roselyn P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms When I first started running outside a couple years ago, it was January and in the dead of winter.  I honestly thought it was miserable, but I did it anyway.  I was tr ... Read on »
Stay safe out there, kids by Roselyn P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms While running continues to be a safe pursuit, I have heard stories of women who go out running and never come back.  I have (stupidly) never really thought I’d fall in ... Read on »
Back at it by Roselyn P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms Its been almost 4 weeks since I ran my marathon and I’ve learned a lot about myself in these 4 weeks.  Lets go through the list, shall we? 1. When I am not ... Read on »
My Marathon Truths by Roselyn P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms The marathon journey and experience is different for everyone.  When people find out I’ve been training for a marathon, I get so many questions that I never rea ... Read on »
My First Time was in Charm City by Roselyn P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms Hellloooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!  I’m STILL on a high from finishing my first MARATHON!  I can’t even begin to put into words how amazing the race was…but I’ll try. Let m ... Read on »
Tapering makes me do bad things by Roselyn P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms Ten days. That’s how many days are left until I FREAKING RUN MY FIRST MARATHON. And when I say “marathon” it is not to be confused with a 5K, 8K, 10K, or half ... Read on »
Virginia Beach Rock N Roll Half Marathon Re-cap! by Roselyn P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms My husband and I hate traffic.  We avoid it at all costs.  But this weekend we did something we haven’t done since we left Virginia Beach 5 years ago: we drove ho ... Read on »
What being a parent has taught me… by Roselyn P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms I have SO many friends right now who are either pregnant, just had a baby, or are trying to have a bambino of their own, and with my oldest being almost 7, I feel ... Read on »
What we’ve been up to this summer! by Roselyn P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms Its been awhile since I’ve touched the blog because this summer has been so different from any other summer I’ve experienced as a parent, mainly because both kids ... Read on »
First weekend of the summer: Check! by Roselyn P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms This past Friday was a much anticipated, more so by myself than anyone else.  Friday was Noah’s last day of school!!  No more teachers, no more books… ... Read on »
I understand now by Roselyn P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms So, after the Zooma Half marathon last year, I was DONE with running.  Just DONE.  I hung up my running shoes, put on some cross trainers and dabbled in kickboxin ... Read on »
Zooma Annapolis 2012 Race Re-cap! by Roselyn P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms Race day has officially come and gone and what a race it was!  This was my second year running Zooma and I remember telling myself that if I were to run it again, ... Read on »
Warrior Dash 2012 Re-cap! by Roselyn P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms On Sunday, I was able to cross something off my bucket list: Participate & complete in the Warrior Dash . I had actually never heard of the Warrior Das ... Read on »