Hamster Bites

Lentil Artichoke Stew with Fire Roasted tomatoes

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I don’t know about you, but when the weather starts to cool off and the leaves start to change, it’s time to switch it up from the light summer meals to something a little heartier! This simple stew fits that bill!  I have been experimenting with more meatless recipes and stumbled across this one and […]

Half Crazy Hamster

Race around the lake, Take 2

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Victory is having done your best.  If you’ve done your best, you have won – Bill Bowerman, Coach At some point in your life, you will have that one day, one event or one challenge that, for whatever reason, you really wonder how it could have been different if something had happened differently.   Sometimes, no […]

Training

Fitness Follow-up Friday

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Fitness Follow-up Friday is here! Well, it was here a few days ago but since we were out of town for the weekend, I didn’t have a chance to post it until now! Several people have asked what all is included in my weekly fitness.  So going forward, I am going to try and give […]

Personal Growth

Hike, Bike and Ice (part 2)

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Any morning that you can wake up with the sound of the waves less than 50 yards from your front door, you know is going to be a good day! The waves also so relaxing that we didn’t wake up as early as we originally planned!  Hitting the trail at 7am can’t happen if you […]

Travel

Hike, Bike and Ice weekend 2014 (Part 1)

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This past weekend was the 4th annual mom/son Michigan Adventure weekend.   From my last posted, I said announced this year’s challenge of 50 miles of hiking, biking and running. We knew this was going to be a tough challenge, a lot of miles but we were going to give it our best shot!  When […]

Hamster Races

5th Annual Packers Training Camp 5k

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This past weekend marked the 5th annual Packers Training camp 5k.  Since I have run this event every year since it started, it was one that I didn’t hesitate to sign up for when registration opened.  This is one of 2 times during the year that I know I will get inside Lambeau Field (the […]

Nutrition

Energybits Product Review!

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A about a week ago I was having a casual conversation via twitter with fellow runner @crystalduff about energy and what we use to keep us moving.  She mentioned that her go to is Energybits.  This was a new product that I had seen a few other posts about, but never really looked into them further. […]

Personal Growth

Marathon training, 6 weeks down, 13 to go!l

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No one ever said that training to run a marathon would be easy… but it will be worth it! So far, the first half of that statement rings very true!  Training for the Cellcom Marathon has taken some getting used to for me. Miles, Miles Miles!  I live my life these days by the number […]