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Shady Rays Sunglasses Review

Disclaimer: I received a pair of Shady Rays to review as part of being a BibRavePro. Learn more about becoming a BibRavePro (ambassador) and check out BibRave.com to review, find and write reviews!

When I got picked to test out a pair of Shady Rays Sunglasses from their Signature Series, I was beyond excited! I immediately went to their website and fell in love with so many of the styles they offered. How would I pick just one??!! Seriously go to their website www.shadyrays.com and see for yourself.

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Intention: My 2019 Word of the Year

Seeing as how we’re nearing the end of the first quarter, this might seem a little late. But goals are a year-round topic and my life has already greatly improved so I’m sharing this post! (Plus, it took me a long time to write the draft in January.) So onward, lovelies!

Speaking of love, I adore having a theme word that represents how I want my year to go and who I want to be. In past years, I’ve used COMMIT, THRIVE, SHINE and for 2018, FOCUS … which was a great word until it shifted into a negative, representing my need to focus on work instead of happiness.

Plus, FOCUS wasn’t a pretty word. I like pretty words such as Peace and Joy and Serenity. So for 2019, I wanted a pretty word, even though INTENTION kept popping into my head. Sure, INTENTION would be perfect, but it wasn’t pretty! What about JOY? Joy is pretty and perfect because, duh, Joyful Miles! So I dismissed INTENTION no matter how many times God whispered it in my ear and decided on JOY.

Although … I’m already a rather joyful person. And while JOY is a lovely, pretty word … it felt too vague for my needs.

So fine, God. INTENTION it is!

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Thank you, it's only at Disney: Acknowledging your Accomplishments

Sometimes you’re touched so deeply that you just gotta share.

We received an email from Shawna Spaziani about her running story and how it was clouded with guilt and secrecy until she learned to acknowledge her accomplishments! Her words brought tears to our eyes and after finishing, I knew it simply had to be shared here. Not to give Joyful Miles kudos of any kind. But for anyone who is battling the same guilt for their passion or downgrading their runDisney accomplishments because, “It’s only at Disney.”

You guys. No. Just no! Disney races are the same distances as non-Disney races. Plus you’re waking up super early and often have to walk nearly a mile to get to your corral, plus stopping for characters only adds to the endurance challenge so Disney finishes are just as spectacular and more so!

You’re going to love how Shawna came to this conclusion, so read on! And thanks again, Shawna, for sharing your lovely story!

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Addaday Pro Massage Roller: My Journey of Better Self Care

Disclaimer: I received the Addaday Pro Massager to review as part of being a BibRavePro. Learn more about becoming a BibRavePro (ambassador) and check out BibRave.com to review, find and write reviews!

Happy Monday, everyone, doesn’t it feel like spring is in the air? I mean, yeah, current temps don’t exactly support this theory and my friend who Snapchatted me a photo of her icy roads this morning might not agree, but doesn’t it feel like spring? Maybe it’s the time change that has me feeling this way. Or how my plucky daffodils are now sprouting, ignoring the cold and getting ready to bloom. Or maybe it’s simply from my own sense of renewal from better self-care.

Before I get too ahead of myself, though, let’s talk about my Addaday Pro Massage Roller.

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Do I Really Need a Running Coach?

Do I Need a Running Coach?

As someone that has been somewhat consistently since about 2012 I never considered needing a running coach. Honestly I didn’t even know they existed until our dear friend Chris Savio used one and was on our podcast talking about. I pictured him at a high school track with a coach and a whistle telling him how many laps to do.

The reality is most running coaches are via online. They help come up with a schedule for you. This will include different types of runs geared toward your goals.

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Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio Half Marathon

Disclaimer: I received free entry to the 2019 San Antonio Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews!

This just in!! I’m going to be running the 2019 San Antonio Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon that takes place on December 7 – 8th, woo-HOOOOO!!!!! I’m so excited. I’m so excited!!!!! Why??

  1. I’ve never done a Rock ‘n’ Roll race before.
  2. We have family in San Antonio who we haven’t seen for at least five years so Bob will be going with me and maybe my sons, and brother-in-law, making this a family trip!
  3. I love San Antonio … the Riverwalk, the Alamo, the Buckhorn Saloon, the sightseeing, EVERYTHING!
  4. The city will be decorated for the holidays and hopefully, I’ll have a chance to visit the iconic Light The Way Holiday Festival.
  5. I’VE NEVER DONE A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL RACE BEFORE!

So yeah. This is me:

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