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The Sweet Life

Houston, Texas
Hi Everyone! My name is Heidi and I blog over at The Sweet Life. My blog follows my journey as a wanna be runner training for my first half marathon. As a newlywed, my husband and I are trying to figure out this thing called life while enjoying eachother's company through biking, running, cooking... Full Bio
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To Keep or Delete: Why I am keeping my blog by The Sweet Life Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I have been struggling for the past few months with the idea of deleting this little blog of mine for many reasons. 1. I’m not actually that great of a writer ... Read on »
Marathon Training Plans by The Sweet Life Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living First, I am still beyond excited about running the Houston Marathon in January.  I just hope a fraction of this excitement stays with me throughout training. ... Read on »
Shall We Try This Again by The Sweet Life Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living After meeting up with Texas Runner Girl and Happy Healthy Runner this weekend, I have decided to give this old blog another chance. I’m not sure how long it will last ... Read on »
At Dawn We Ride! by The Sweet Life Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Okay, so we aren’t riding at dawn and we aren’t riding in a swing but in just a few short days, Scott and I will be starting our MS 150 ride from Houston to Austi ... Read on »
This and That: Friday Addition by The Sweet Life Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Happy Good Friday everyone! I am still at work but thankfully, I get off at 12 today. Then we’re packing and getting ready to head up to Lake Limestone for the weekend ... Read on »
Happy 1st Anniversary to us! by The Sweet Life Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Scott and I celebrated our first wedding anniversary on Monday. We have been together for almost 8 years and have now been officially married for just over 36 ... Read on »
B-Geo Magnolia Miles Ride: AKA the day a bee stung me on my boob by The Sweet Life Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I guess I need to go ahead and talk about the B-Geo Ride this past weekend since I am due to run a race this weekend…. This past Saturday Scott and I took part in ... Read on »
Let’s Rodeo! by The Sweet Life Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I am dead tired today but it is completely worth it. Last night I went to the rodeo and I have to say, it was the best time I’ve had at the rodeo that I can remember. ... Read on »
Live Fit Cardio Playlist by The Sweet Life Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I mentioned yesterday that Phase 2 of Live Fit started. That also means that cardio in the form of running and biking are back in my life 4 times a week or so and it c ... Read on »
Live Fit by The Sweet Life Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I haven’t blogged in forever but I am currently into week 2 of Jamie Eason’s Live Fit program and so far I’m finding it very enjoyable. At first my plan was to continu ... Read on »
Monday has once again come way too soon! by The Sweet Life Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Wow, once again I feel like Monday has snuck up on me. Today has been a whirlwind of grant submissions and preparing even more grants. I can’t wait for March when thin ... Read on »
Shinning a little brighter by The Sweet Life Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I am very fortunate that I have some amazing people in my life that continuously bolster my self-esteem. Not in a big headed type of way but in a way that lets me know ... Read on »
Walking a fake dog…that’s a workout by The Sweet Life Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I have been slowing writing this post for a few days now. It seems like every time I sit down to write, something else that “must” claim my attention comes up. Fi ... Read on »
Three Things Thursday by The Sweet Life Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living   1. With Scott and I riding in the MS150 this April , (yes, that links to my MS150 site…no shame here in looking for donations) we have been slowing adding to our ... Read on »
Tuesday Things by The Sweet Life Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living These three-day weekends always throw me off a little. Here’s what my workouts looked like this past week. I rested a little more than I wanted but overall I feel like ... Read on »
Good Luck to the Houston Marathon/1/2 Marathon Runners by The Sweet Life Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I just wanted to take a quick moment to wish those that are running the Houston Marathon this weekend good luck. I know you will crush it! For those of you that live i ... Read on »
Week 1: Done, some new shades, and a building implosion! by The Sweet Life Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Well, we’re already chugging along into week two of the new year. Last week went pretty well and my motivation is still high. Here’s a quick look back at last week’s w ... Read on »
Three Things Thursday by The Sweet Life Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yay! It’s finally Thursday! I didn’t even work on Monday and this week is still dragging on. Last night I was so tired that I didn’t even move off the sofa when I got ... Read on »
Biggest Loser-No Excuses by The Sweet Life Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Did you all catch the season premiere of the Biggest Loser last night?  I am pretty excited for this season to kick off. Roy (aka Santa) CRACKED me up at the ... Read on »
Random Things by The Sweet Life Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I have finally found a few minutes to blog! Since I don’t have a lot of time to really ponder creating a cohesive post I thought I would just ramble a little about what’s be ... Read on »