Hamster Bites

Gluten Free Zucchini Banana Bread

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Nothing beats a a good cup of coffee in the morning… unless it’s paired with a slice of warm banana bread! After a crazy buys weekend running around Chicago (literally!), I took Monday off from work to relax and recover.  I also found that I had a pile of banana’s that had gone uneaten over […]

Training

What was I thinking? Have I lost my mind?

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As I sit here tonight, running through lists in my head, I can’t help bu wonder if I have gone completely crazy! Last winter I saw a post on Facebook for a local run.  Once that I had never even thought about running in the past, it was one of those races that only the […]

Nutrition

Reading, learning and rediscovering

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Every day is an opportunity to learn.  We are constantly learning.  Learning helps us grow, expand horizons, meet mew people, try new things and so much more.  In reality, we never can learn everything, there will always be something new. This has been my life in the last few weeks. As you may recall, I […]

Hamster Races

Can a single race really change your life?

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Yes, it can.  In more ways than one! A few weekends ago (June 12-13th – sorry it’s taken me this long to get this posted!) I had the opportunity to run the Chicago Raganr with a team from the Chicago area.  12 of us joined forces to run about 200 miles, from Madison WI to Chicago. […]

Half Crazy Hamster

Inside the head of a Runner!

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Last Saturday marked my first half of 2015.  The Dick Lytie Spring Classic. I have been looking forward to this run since last year, but up until I started running the course, I was not sure how it was going to go.  I actually didn’t even sign up to run it until Monday!  After the […]

Nutrition

Exciting new adventures with the EnergyBits team!

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As some of you may have noticed, last week there was a new badge added to the sidebar of my blog.   I was approached by ENERGYBits to become one of their Brand Ambassadors!  I am excited to let you know that I said YES!   Back in April, someone told me about these as a energy source and […]